budget implementation

One Stop Border Point (OSBP) in Moyale to boost Kenya Ethiopia trade

8th October 2019

The Cabinet Secretary for treasury has reported that the One Stop Boarder Point in Moyale is under-utilized and called upon residents of Upper Eastern region use it more often for trade.  In my own observation, the fact that the boarder post is not being used is a signal that it was established without being informed […]

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Economic blocs in Kenya

28th March 2019

Economic blocs in Kenya Read More: Important lesson of the day   Sharing is Caring:0

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You have a right to participate in making public budgets in Kenya

21st January 2019

public participation in policy making

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A stalled ECDE Center in Kibos area of Kisumu East Sub-County. I urge all counties to complete stalled projects in their jurisdictions.

Stalled projects in Kenya is a waste of taxpayers money

24th November 2018

Stalled projects in Kenya is a waste of taxpayers money I’ve always been perplexed by numerous incomplete, abandoned or stalled projects in Kenya initially put in place by both national and counties across Kenya. Read More: Trends of Revenue collection in Nyamira County The stalled projects in Kenya is a blatant waste of taxpayers money […]

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Kwale County planning and budgeting

Miembeni residents on Kwale County Budget

17th October 2018

Miembeni residents on Kwale County Budget Read More: County planning and budgeting in Kenya Important Dates in County Planning and Budgeting Process in Kenya Nairobi City County budget 2018/2019 Sharing is Caring:0

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NATIONAL HOUSING DEVELOPMENT FUND 

14th June 2018

NATIONAL HOUSING DEVELOPMENT FUND  The National Housing Development Fund is the newest concept in town. This is a new levy that the national government plans to put in place to enable them raise resources for implementation of one housing component of the big four agenda. Mr. Speaker, in order to promote development of low cost […]

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Ukunda Town

ANALYSIS OF KWALE COUNTY BUDGET ESTIMATES FY 2018/2019

11th June 2018

This article is about Kwale County budget.

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Nyali bridge

Second Nyali Bridge Mombasa

2nd February 2018

Second Nyali Bridge Mombasa  Did you know that the Kenya National Government is planning to construct the 2nd Nyali Bridge? Now you know. 🙂 This is one of the planned Public Private Partnerships (PPPs) project for 2018 to 2020. Sharing is Caring:0

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Urban Renewal Programme in Mombasa County

31st January 2018

Urban Renewal Programme in Mombasa County I’ve taken many hours thinking about Urban Renewal Programme in Mombasa County. Here is a few of my findings: a) Mombasa has many many old and dilapidated estates such as Tudor, Khadija, Miritini, Greenfields, Changamwe, Likoni, Nyerere, Mzizima, Buxton, Tom Mboya, Kaa Chonjo and Kizingo estates. b) Population of […]

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Open Budget Survey (OBS) 2017

Open Budget Survey (OBS) 2017

30th January 2018

Open Budget Survey (OBS) 2017 On Tuesday 30 January 2018 the International Budget Partnership released the long awaited Open Budget Survey (OBS) results for 2017. This is a report that looks into how 102 countries around the world performed in terms of transparency, public participation and budget oversight. Read More: Urban Renewal Programme in Mombasa […]

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Kwale County Government

Kwale County Budget

15th January 2018

Kwale County Budget  At the beginning of 2017, we analyzed Kwale County Fiscal Strategy Paper (CFSP). We discovered a number of interesting facts. Below is a summary: a) Kwale County budget was Ksh. 7.88 billion out of which Ksh. 7.39 billion was to be received from the national government as equitable share; Ksh. 273.5 million […]

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Machakos County Executive Audit Reports

20th December 2017

Machakos County Executive Audit Reports Machakos County is made up of the following eight (8) sub-counties: Mavoko, Machakos, Yatta, Matungulu, Kangundo, Mwala, Masinga and Kathiani.  The county’s financial statements for financial year 2015/2016 were audited by the Office of the Auditor General and the following observations were made: Machakos County executive was given a Disclaimer […]

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Isiolo County Under-Performed in Local Revenue Collection in FY 2015/2016

8th December 2017

Isiolo County Under-Performed in Local Revenue Collection in FY 2015/2016 The audit reports which are now at our disposal reveals that Isiolo County under-performed in its local revenue collection. The county had set to collect Ksh. 360 million during the year under focus but managed to collected Ksh. 116 million only. This was 32% of […]

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Isiolo County

Isiolo County did not maintain an updated fixed assets register as at 30 June 2016

8th December 2017

Isiolo County did not maintain an updated fixed assets register as at 30 June 2016 Just like many other counties, Isiolo County did not maintain an updated fixed assets register. As at 30 June 2016 the county did not have in place policies and procedures on asset management. Further, asset were not labelled, tagged or […]

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Pirates Beach in Mombasa County

Analysis of Mombasa County Executive Audit Reports 2015/2016

7th December 2017

Analysis of Mombasa County Executive Audit Reports 2015/2016 Below is a summary of what we unraveled on how Mombasa County executive spent taxpayers’ money between 1st July 2015 and 30th June 2016: This report highlights a number of audit queries such as unsupported payments, unconfirmed bank balances and outstanding imprest among others. The Mombasa County […]

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Hassan Joho’s Administration “Lack of Focus on Planning” in Mombasa County

5th December 2017

Hassan Joho’s Administration “Lack of Focus on Planning” in Mombasa County Working hard to have projects included in your county budget is not a guarantee that those projects will be implemented as it has been proved by this long list of unimplemented projects in Mombasa County. Year: 2015/2016 Source: Audit reports The Office of the […]

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Review of Kisumu County Executive Audit Reports 2015/2016:  Part 1

4th December 2017

Review of Kisumu County Executive Audit Reports 2015/2016:  Part 1 The Office of the Auditor General released audit reports on how our 47 counties spent the taxpayers’ money. Today, we will review the audit reports for Kisumu County. The year under focus ranges from 1st July 2015 to 30th June, 2016. Come along. The Office […]

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Photo: Lodwar town in Turkana County

Turkana County Executive Audit Report FY 2015/2016

3rd December 2017

Turkana County Executive Audit Report FY 2015/2016 This review of Turkana County executive audit reports. We’ve focused on the following audit queries: Repair and maintenance of water points by Diocese of Lodwar on a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) with Turkana County Government. Construction of governor’s residence Street lighting in Lowareng town in Turkana County Get […]

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INSIGHTS: Kenya Annual Implementation Reports 2016/2017

1st December 2017

INSIGHTS: Annual Implementation Reports 2016/2017 In August 2017, the Office of Controller of Budget (OCoB) released the annual report on how the national and county governments implemented their budgets. Jason Lakin and his organization conducted a review of that report and came up with very interesting observations. To start with, since devolution commenced, counties have been […]

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Why the inaction on Implementation Reports

23rd March 2017

Why the inaction in Audit and Implementation Reports? Audit reports are produced by the Office of the Auditor General. We can say the office is headed by the “supreme auditor”. It is a requirement for all public firms to be audited by auditing firms. On the same measure, the auditor general audits government departments and […]

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