African Peer Review Mechanism

Report of the African Peer Review Mechanism Technical Support Mission on International Credit Ratings - Republic of Kenya

The APRM technical support mission team undertook a series of consultations with a variety of stakeholders in the Republic of Kenya from the 25th of November to 3rd of December 2021. The mission team held meetings with representatives from the National Treasury, Central Bank of Kenya (CBK), Capital Markets Authority, Office of the IMF representative in Kenya, Representatives of banking sector, Kenya National Chamber of Commerce and Industry amongst other stakeholders.

A Case for Democratic Legitimacy of the AfCFTA Process

The centralisation of democratic practise in the implementation of AfCFTA will require serious commitment on the part of national and regional officials involved in negotiating the process. A key first step in this respect is the express inclusion of respect for democratic values in the Agreement.