politics

Bobi Wine has declared his presidential bid against President Yoweri Museveni in 2021

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Bobi Wine has declared his presidential bid against President Yoweri Museveni in 2021 The controversial Ugandan singer and Member of Parliament, Bobi Wine has officially declared his interest in the presidential seat come 2021 […]

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Counties

Garissa County budget absorption for the first 9 months of 2018/2019

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The approved Garissa County budget for financial year 2018/2019 was Ksh. 10.16 billion. The county government expected to collect Ksh. 250 million from own sources of revenue and Ksh. 6.93 billion from […]

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public finance

Amb. Ukur Yattani appointed acting CS for National Treasury Kenya

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Amb. Ukur Yattani appointed as acting CS for National Treasury Kenya  President Uhuru Kenyatta has appointed Ambassador Ukur Yattani as the acting Cabinet Secretary for Kenya National Treasury. He is replacing Cabinet […]

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Counties

Kwale County budget absorption for first 9 months of FY 2018/2019

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The Kwale County budget had an approved budget of Ksh. 12.23 billion for FY 2018/2019. The county expected to receive Ksh. 7.54 billion from the national government as equitable share and raise […]

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News

An abusive woman attacks boyfriend for looking at other women (video)

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An abusive woman attacks boyfriend for looking at other women (video) An abusive woman turned extremely abusive to her boyfriend while in a plane and even hit him on the head with […]

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News

Emotional meeting when US Army Sgt made a surprise visit to his mum at work in Georgia (video)

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Emotional meeting when US Army Sgt made a surprise visit to his mum at work in Georgia (video) A woman in Savannah Georgia on seeing her son, U.S. Army Sgt. Christopher Williams, […]

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Donald B Kipkorir criticizes retired people who still apply for jobs

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Donald B Kipkorir criticizes retired people who still apply for jobs  “When you are over 60 Years & have served in various levels as a CEO, why do you still apply for […]

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Economics

Economics: What is Ricardian Equivalence?

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Economics: What is Ricardian Equivalence? Ricardian Equivalence is a situation which was named after David Ricardo.  “Consumers respond to changes in fiscal policy in ways that make fiscal policy less effective. If […]

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Counties

How did Nairobi City County spend Money in the first 9 months of 2018/2019?

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How did Nairobi City County spend Money in the first 9 months of 2018/2019? I remember vividly, Nairobi City County had an approved budget of Ksh. 32 billion in FY 2018/2019. However, […]

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Entertainment

T-Series vs Pewdiepie

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Description  T-Series is ranked among the leading YouTube Channels in the world.  “Music can change the world”. T-Series is India’s largest Music Label & Movie Studio, believes in bringing world close together […]

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Economics

CS Henry Rotich presents himself before the DCI

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CS Henry Rotich, the Cabinet Secretary National Treasury, was today listed among 21 people who were to be arrested and arraigned in court over the Kimwarer and Arror dams scandal. He and […]

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corruption

“Four billion was withdrawn in CASH from a bank in Westlands,” Mutahi Ngunyi

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“Four billion was withdrawn in CASH from a bank in Westlands,” Mutahi Ngunyi This Twitter message was shared by Professor Mutahi Ngunyi regarding the manner in which the Arror and Kimwarer dam […]

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Counties

State of Devolution in Kenya

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State of Devolution in Kenya In 1963 Kenya adopted a Majimbo form of government comprising 8 regions below the national government. We are revisiting the state of devolution in Kenya. Once again […]

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Business

Manu Chandaria formalizes his marriage at AG Chambers after 64 years

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The renown businessman Manu Chandaria has formalized his marriage to Aruna Chandaria after 64 years of living together.  Kenyans on Twitter we even more impressed by the fact that Manu Chandaria budget […]

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Economy

Economic growth vs economic development

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Economic growth vs economic development #PublicPolicySeries  Many people use interchangeably the terms economic growth and economic development. These are not synonyms and as a result, let me attempt to differentiate between the […]

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Okun’s Law

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There is an inverse relationship between Gross Domestic Product (GDP) growth and unemployment. To be specific according to Professor Okun’s original research, “a 3% increase in real GDP leads to a 1% […]

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Education

Twitter Stories: Wycliffe Oparanya’s son Ian graduates with 1st Class degree in Economics

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Twitter Stories: Wycliffe Oparanya’s son Ian graduates with 1st Class degree in Economics Kakamega County Governor Wycliffe Oparanya‘s son, Ian Oparanya, took to twitter to celebrate his graduation with a first class […]

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5 Reasons why public finance is important

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1) For governments to provide public goods for instance, defense, street lighting, railways and roads makes it necessary to have public finance; 2) Public finance makes it possible to deal will spillovers […]

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pensions

Pension Industry in Kenya to Finance the Big Four Agenda

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Pension Industry in Kenya to finance the Big Four Agenda  Background Since yesterday we have been engaging in a lot of debate around the new plans by national government to use resources […]

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Economics

Components of Public Finance

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There are various components of public finance. These are: a) Public revenue Under this component we discuss taxation and its effects on the economy. Secondly, there are non-tax sources of public revenues […]

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News

Coronavirus: Africa’s confirmed cases surpass 115,000

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Africa Centres for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) has confirmed that the number of confirmed coronavirus cases in the African continent were 115,616 by Tuesday afternoon with 3,479 deaths connected with the […]

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Uganda to begin easing coronavirus restrictions on Tuesday

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Uganda will ease restrictions as from Tuesday, with shops and restaurants reopening and private cars expected back on the roads. Each and every one is expected to wear face masks in public. […]

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