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Kisumu County budget FY 2019/2020 stalemate

3rd July 2019

Kisumu County budget FY 2019/2020 stalemate Read More: Forms of Decentralization Sharing is Caring:0

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Accountability Monday 1st July, 2019

1st July 2019

Accountability Monday 1st July, 2019 Today,  I was a guest at Mtaani Radio show, Accountability Monday where alongside with Ms. Tebby Otieno a new anchor and journalist at the station we urged residents of Dagoretti North and Dagoretti South to embrace public participation as a tool for enjoying one’s sovereign power.  In fact this is […]

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Mombasa County Health budget analysis 2018/2019

18th June 2019

Mombasa County health budget analysis 2018/2019  BUDGET-TRACKING FOR HEALTH SECTOR MOMBASA COUNTY Presented by: Geoffrey Kerosi Venue: Methodist Church Hall, Tononoka Outline Abuja Declaration Stages of Budget Process in Kenya – Formulation, Approval, Implementation and Oversight. National Government- The Big Four Agenda, Universal Healthcare Coverage Reasons for budget tracking Recommendations for consideration Introduction The objective […]

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Kisumu County budget allocation on development projects for FY 2019/2020

16th June 2019

Kisumu County budget allocation on Development Projects for FY 2019/2020 Kisumu County Treasury has proposed to Construction of Governor’s residence at a cost of Ksh. 25 million while the construction of the Deputy Governor’s residence has been allocated Ksh. 30 million shillings for FY 2019/2020. Construction of Ward and Village Administrator’s Offices will cost the […]

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Boda Boda business in Kenya to bear the blunt side of Kenya’s budget for FY 2019/2020

15th June 2019

Boda Boda business in Kenya to bear the blunt side of Kenya’s budget for FY 2019/2020 In order to mitigate the risk associated with boda boda business in Kenya, the National Treasury has proposed to amend the Motor Vehicle Third Party Risks Rules to require all passenger carrying boda boda and tuk tuks to have […]

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Here is how the Kenya National Treasury will raise resources to finance Budget for FY 2019/2020?

15th June 2019

Here is how the Kenya National Treasury will raise resources to finance Budget for FY 2019/2020? New Taxation measures introduced by the Kenya National Treasury are expected to generate an additional Ksh. 37 billion in revenues. The Kenya National Treasury has proposed the review of Capital Gains Tax legislation to enhance fairness and equity. The […]

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What will be the cost of fighting corruption in Kenya budget FY 2019/2020?  

15th June 2019

What will be the cost of fighting corruption in Kenya budget FY 2019/2020?   All Ministries Departments and Agencies are required to publish all procurement details on the Public Procurement Information Portal. The public Procurement Regulatory Authority is in the process of publishing contracts awarded on a monthly basis. Up to now, 385 public entities […]

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What is the size of Kenya National Security budget in FY 2019/2020?

15th June 2019

What is the size of Kenya National Security budget in FY 2019/2020? A total of Ksh. 326.5 billion was allocated as Kenya National Security budget for security agencies out of which Ksh. 121.6 billion was for Defense; Ksh. 37.7 billion for National Intelligence Services (NIS) and Ksh. 26.9 billion for Prisons Department).  The State Department […]

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Allocation for Big Four Agenda in Kenya in 2019/2020 Budget

15th June 2019

Allocation for Big Four Agenda in Kenya in 2019/2020 Budget All the Big Four Agenda in Kenya were allocated a total of Ksh. 450.9 billion. 1.0 Universal Health Care Coverage (UHC) 47.8 billon was allocated to UHC Scaling UHC to all counties NHIF cover will be provided for the elderly people as well as severely […]

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Treasury CS Henry Rotich Budget Statement on FY 2019/2020

15th June 2019

Treasury CS Henry Rotich Budget Statement on FY 2019/2020 The Cabinet Secretary for Treasury Henry Rotich read his budget statement on 13 June 2019. In his speech, he highlight a number of issues. In this article, we summarize those issues. The theme of Financial Year 2019/2020 is: Creating Jobs, Transforming Lives – Harnessing the “Big […]

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Classification of public expenditure in Kenya

8th June 2019

Classification of public expenditure control in Kenya Public expenditure in Kenya is classified as listed below: Recurrent expenditures,  Development expenditures and  Transfer Payments Recurrent expenditures are those allocations aimed at meeting state operations, e.g. payment of salaries and wages, transport costs, operating expenses, and maintenance of equipment among others. Non-discretionary These are expenditures provided for […]

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How much money does Nairobi County expect to get from national government?

4th June 2019

How much money does Nairobi County expect to get from national government? For the financial year 2019/2020, Nairobi County expects to receive a total of Ksh. 17,267 million out of which Ksh. 16,500 million will be received in the form of Equitable Share (share of resources collected at the national level and then shared with […]

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Does Nairobi proposed budget for 2019/2020 contain a summary table allowing easy comparison of total proposed spending for all ministries/departments?

4th June 2019

Does Nairobi proposed budget for 2019/2020 contain a summary table allowing easy comparison of total proposed spending for all ministries/departments? There is no summary table to enable easy comparison of total proposed expenditure for Nairobi County administrative units in FY 2019/2020. Nairobi County Treasury should be asked to include the summary table for the obvious […]

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Is there a list of development projects in Kenya and in which ward or sub-county will be located as per Nairobi County budget 2019?

4th June 2019

Is there a list of development projects in Kenya and in which ward or sub-county will be located as per Nairobi County budget 2019? There is no list of development projects in Kenya and their locations for FY 2019/2020. Citizens of Nairobi County should demand to be provided with the list of development projects clearly […]

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Are there resources for civic education funding in Nairobi County budget for 2019/2020?

3rd June 2019

Are there resources for civic education funding in Nairobi County budget for 2019/2020? All counties are required to have funds for civic education to facilitate public participation forums. There is no budget for Civic Education funding. This is strange considering that on page 102, Nairobi County goes ahead to indicate that they will hold 17 […]

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Does Nairobi County budget for FY 2019/2020 have a budget deficit and how will it be paid for?

3rd June 2019

Does Nairobi County budget for FY 2019/2020 have a budget deficit and how will it be paid for? Nairobi County plans to implement a deficit budget in FY 2019/2020. This means that the county is planning to spend slightly more resources than it plans to raise from various sources of revenue. Allow me to illustrate […]

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How much money does Nairobi County say it will raise from its Own Source of Revenue in FY 2019/2020 and is that reasonable?

3rd June 2019

How much money does Nairobi County say it will raise from its Own Source of Revenue in FY 2019/2020 and is that reasonable? Nairobi County is planning to Raise Ksh. 17.3 billion from Own Sources of Revenue (OSR) in Financial Year 2019/2020. The question is whether this is reasonable.   The Office of Controller of […]

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Areas that need to be reviewed in Kisumu County budget 2019/2020

1st June 2019

Areas that need to be reviewed in Kisumu County budget 2019/2020 Kisumu County executive tabled a Ksh. 10.2 billion budget before the Budget and Appropriation Committee. This is the Kisumu County budget for financial year 2019/2020. A large portion of the budget (Ksh. 8.8 billion) will be financed by Equitable Share (Ksh. 6.6 billion) and […]

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What is in store in the national budget FY 2019/2020 for Dagoretti Area in Nairobi?

6th May 2019

What is in store in the national budget FY 2019/2020 for Dagoretti Area in Nairobi? In general the national budget has many items which touches on all Kenyans. For instance the National Government Constituency Development Fund (NGCDF) and Free Primary Education budgets are distributed across the country. However, the following specific development projects were identified […]

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False promises kill

30th March 2019

False promises kill It is 30 March 2019 and it is still hot as usual. It has not rained as expected. During the usual times before the climate change menace took over our weather and climate, we would be preparing to weed our maize and beans. Now here we are waiting for rain and our […]

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