Month: May 2019

Nairobi City County Revenue Administration Bill 2019

27th May 2019

Nairobi City County Revenue Administration Bill 2019 Introduction Nairobi City County has formulated the Revenue Administration Bill 2019 to provide a legislative framework for the general administration of revenue raising laws, effective administration of revenue collected by the county government; the assessment, collection, receipt and management of the revenue; establish the County Revenue Board. We […]

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Budget for Jaramogi Oginga Odinga Teaching and Referral Hospital (JOOTRH) in FY 2019/2020

27th May 2019

Budget for Jaramogi Oginga Odinga Teaching and Referral Hospital (JOOTRH) in FY 2019/2020 Jaramogi Oginga Odinga Teaching and Referral Hospital (JOOTRH) is expected to be allocated Ksh. 378 million which comprises 61.4% of the Medical and Bio-Medical Services programme. The remaining resources under the programme are expected to be allocated towards Kisumu County Hospital (Ksh. […]

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Kisumu County doesn’t care about mental health

27th May 2019

Kisumu County doesn’t care about mental health When were recently analyzing the Kisumu County Integrated Development Plan (CIDP) 2018-2022, we’re shocked on discovering that only Ksh. 3 million had been allocated towards mental health in Kisumu County. This is an allocation which definitely needs to be looked into during the mid-term review next year. The […]

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Kisumu County Priorities in FY 2019/2020

27th May 2019

Kisumu County Priorities in FY 2019/2020 The table below compares Kisumu County budget estimates for FY 2018/2019 and the proposed estimates for 2019/2020. Sector  FY 2018/2019 FY 2019/2020 Deviation  Agriculture, Livestock & Fisheries  519,131,207 534,957,307 15,826,100 Finance & Economic Planning  1,809,264,810 1,211,961,574 -597,303,236 Business, Cooperatives and Markets  494,596,975 199,555,429 -295,041,546 Physical Planning, Lands, Housing and […]

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We are at budget approval stage

25th May 2019

We are at budget approval stage Kenya’s planning and budgeting process has four main stages. That is: Formulation Approval Implementing Oversight Right now, we’re on stage no. 2 on the above list or approval stage. Many county executive arms of government made up of Governor, Deputy Governor and County Executive Committee Members (CECMs) have submitted […]

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Health Referral System in Kisumu County

24th May 2019

Health Referral System in Kisumu County An health referral system is key towards accessing emergency healthcare systems. In the case of Kisumu County we information from reliable sources that they have eight (8) ambulances. This is an enabler of the county’s referral system. Out of the eight ambulances, 1 is a state-of-the-art ambulance. We were […]

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Is Open Defecation a national problem in Kenya?

24th May 2019

Is Open Defecation a national problem in Kenya? Yes. Open Defecation is a big problem in many counties in Kenya. It is estimated that 12.5% of the 1.2 million people (possibly more) in Kisumu County practice open defecation. This means that they do not have toilets and latrines for safe disposal of human waste. Open […]

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Kisumu CIDP 2018-2022

24th May 2019

Kisumu CIDP 2018-2022 Yesterday we had a lot of discussions around Kisumu County Integrated Development Plan (CIDP) 2018-2022. This is a five-year plan which is projected to cost taxpayers Ksh. 66 billion to implement. Out of that amount Kisumu County has approximated that they will be able to mobilize Ksh. 53 billion. That leaves the […]

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What is in Kisumu CIDP 2018-2022?

22nd May 2019

We are in a mission to cover the entire country, Kenya, in terms of letting Kenyans have a preview in terms of what their counties are planning to do from 2018- 2022. I’m pretty sure that you will be impressed or shocked by some of the plans contained therein. For instance, Kisumu County is planning […]

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Is traffic a global problem?

21st May 2019

Is traffic a global problem Is road traffic a global problem? If the answer is yes, what strategies have other countries used to overcome this problem? Why is a traffic a serious issue in African and Asian countries? Read More: History: Police officer controls traffic in Nairobi in 1945 Share your ideas on the comments […]

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Value of relations in International Business: Lessons from Kenya’s flower exporters

19th May 2019

Value of relations in International Business: Lessons from Kenya’s flower exporters Relationships are very key in business, two economics professors, Rocco Macchiavello of London School of Economics (LSE) and Ameet Morjaria of Northwestern University conducted a research on the value of relationships in international business focusing on Kenya’s flower exporters. The two scholars made great […]

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Paramount Chief Amoth Awira of Alego

18th May 2019

Paramount Chief Amoth Awira of Alego Paramount Chief Amoth Awira of Alego was father of current Siaya Governor Cornel Rasanga Amoth. Read More: Bandani Informal Settlement, Kisumu  Sharing is Caring:0

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America’s Defense budget is mind boggling!!!

18th May 2019

America’s Defense budget is mind boggling!!! The Trump Administration is requesting for a $750 billion budget for Pentagon. This is a massive budget by all means. If passed, America’s military budget will the largest ever. It will be bigger than the country’s budget during the Vietnam War for instance. Public Finance analyst say that there […]

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Wards in Kisumu County

17th May 2019

Wards in Kisumu County Kisumu County is made up of 35 wards. These are: Kolwa East, Manyatta “B”, Nyalenda “A”, Kolwa Central, South West Kisumu, Central Kisumu, North Kisumu, West Kisumu, North West Kisumu, Railways, Migosi, Shauri Moyo-Kaloleni, Market Milimani, Kondele, Nyalenda “B”, West Seme, Central Seme, East Seme, North Seme, East Kano Wawidhi, Awasi […]

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History: Police officer controls traffic in Nairobi in 1945

17th May 2019

History: Police officer controls traffic in Nairobi in 1945 Photo credit: Robert nderitu accessed via @KResearcher on Twitter. Read More: The Global economy    Sharing is Caring:0

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Sahle-Work Zewde is Ethiopia’s first woman president

16th May 2019

Sahle-Work Zewde is Ethiopia’s first woman president Sahle-work Zewde became the first woman president for Ethiopia after she was elected by parliamentarians following the sudden resignation by former president Mulatu Teshome. Read More: “Chinese-built railway to Nowhere in Kenya,” Bloomberg Zambia Airways comes back to live at two decades of poor performance Sharing is Caring:0

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Public Forum on Kenya National Budget 2019/2020 schedule

16th May 2019

Public Forum on Kenya National Budget 2019/2020 schedule Sharing is Caring:0

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Arnold Buttler founded Limuru Girls for his four daughters

16th May 2019

Arnold Buttler founded Limuru Girls for his four daughters Read More: Limuru Town Kenya Kuria Kanyingi Goes to His Maker in India       Sharing is Caring:0

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Eldoret-Kakamega Road in 1950s

15th May 2019

Eldoret-Kakamega Road in 1950s Read More: Kakamega Governor Wycliffe Oparanya takes MCAs and CECs through county budget FY 2019/2020 – Irregular Procurement and Lack of a Fixed Assets Register in Kakamega County  Sharing is Caring:0

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Nairobi-Mombasa Highway in 1960 (Photo)

15th May 2019

Nairobi-Mombasa Highway in 1960 (Photo) Tumetoka mbali sana. This is how Nairobi-Mombasa Highway looked in 1960. Leave a comment below. Read More: Mombasa County health budget analysis 2018/2019  Sharing is Caring:0

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