Kenyan govt to speed up work permits for foreign ICT experts

Thursday 17 April 2014 | 11:18 CET | News
Kenya's ICT ministry plans to work closely with relevant departments to facilitate faster issuance of work permits for foreign ICT experts. ICT Cabinet Secretary Fred Matiang'i said his ministry will focus on helping foreign experts follow the right processes when applying, to avoid delays. He said his ministry will be coordinating with the Interior Ministry and ensure that the country only gets the right experts needed in the ICT sector, Capital News reported. Matiang'i said several ICT companies have raised complaints about the length of the process, mostly companies are those relocating to

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