Budget

Budget Review and Outlook Paper 2019

22nd November 2019

On Sep 2019 Kenya National Treasury published a budget review and outlook paper (BROP). This is a public document which reviews how the national government spent and raised resources in the previous financial year and what it plans to do in future. In the Foreword section of the BROP, the Cabinet Secretary for Finance, Ambassador […]

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Process to formulate Finance Bill 2020 starts in earnest

11th November 2019

The National Treasury has announced the commencement of the process of formulating the Finance Bill 2020.  “In view of the above, the National Treasury hereby invites the public and private sector institutions as well as individuals to submit proposals on economic policy measures including taxation proposals, not later than 30th November, 2019, forconsideration by the […]

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Loan from Japan to be used in construction of Mombasa Gate Bridge project over Likoni Channel

8th October 2019

The Mombasa Gate Bridge project will be constructed using a loan of Ksh. 82.7 billion from the government of Japan. The Cabinet Secretary for Treasury indicated that Kenya has been having bilateral relationship with Japanese government since 1964. Kenya has received an accumulative amount of Ksh. 615.83 billion from the people of Japan over the […]

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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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Kibos ECDE Center which stalled for 5 years is now on course

19th September 2019

On November 2018, we conducted a GIS mapping of stalled projects in informal settlements of Kisumu County in places such as Obunga, Nyalenda and Kibos among others.  We identified projects such as Kibos ECDE center, Dunga Health Center and Komakowa road among others.  According to Google Earth, Kibos ECDE Center was established in 2013 among […]

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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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