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Are there staff costs in the Nairobi County budget 2019/2020?

4th June 2019

Are there staff costs in the Nairobi County budget 2019/2020? Does the Nairobi County budget 2019/2020 have staff costs? There is no detailed information about staff costs such as salaries as well as benefits of employees by department, and better still, by job class, group, or individual positions. As residents of Nairobi County, we can […]

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How did Nairobi County spend its budget during the first quarter of FY 2018/2019?

21st March 2019

How did Nairobi County spend its budget during the first quarter of FY 2018/2019? The implementation of budget reports for Nairobi County are currently available online on the Office of Controller of Budget website. According to the first quarter of FY 2018/2019 report, Nairobi County Assembly had approved a budget of Ksh. 32.3 billion out […]

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Nairobi City County pays Ksh 1 billion as salaries every month

8th February 2019

Nairobi City County pays Ksh 1 billion as salaries every month According to reports from Nairobi City County, a total of Ksh. 1.1 billion is paid out every month as remuneration of employees. It was further revealed that the county has a heavy bottom workforce. The technical departments are understaffed while non-technical ones are overcrowded. […]

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Power of Public budgets to positively transform lives

4th February 2019

I am a great advocate of open public budgets and these are the tools which can transform our communities for the better.

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Newton Kapiyo exposes the rot at Homa Bay Referral Hospital using Facebook

31st January 2019

Newton Kapiyo exposes the rot at Homa Bay Referral Hospital using Facebook A Facebook user by the name Newton Kapiyo is doing a recommendable job through exposing mismanagement of Homa Bay Referral Hospital. Check the extract of his post below: HOMA BAY MORGUE, A MUSEUM FOR CORPSES Today, I took a walk at the dungeons […]

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Athuman Mwatunza promises mobile health services for mining host communities in Kwale County

29th January 2019

Residents of Kibwaga and Nguluku villages are determined to get development projects from Kwale County government.

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Beautiful signpost seen in Kwale County

Advanced signposts

26th January 2019

Advanced signposts This is one of the most beautiful signposts that I have seen in 2019. If you have seen a better one than this post it in the comments section below. However, the question is how much does it cost? Read More: Water Shortage bites Modica Location in Garissa County  Sharing is Caring:0

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Chepkigen Health Centre in Uasin Gishu County.

Uasin Gishu Plans to Cut Health Budget by Ksh. 1.3 billion in 2018/2019

27th June 2018

This article focuses on how Uasin Gishu county government in Kenya allocates resources towards the health sector and what implications that has on the local residents.

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Kisii Stalled Avacado Factory

Kisii Avacado Factory Stalled

2nd January 2018

Kisii Avacado Factory Stalled The most recent reports on Kisii County executive from the Office of the Auditor General reveals that the planned Kisii avacado factory stalled. Below are the details: Sharing is Caring:0

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MERU COUNTY EXECUTIVE: Irregular Procurement, Ethnic Balancing & Other Stories

20th December 2017

Meru County: Irregular Procurement, Ethnic Balancing and Other Stories FY 2015/2016 This article summarizes findings made by the Office of the Auditor General on Meru County Executive Audit reports covering the period ranging from 1 July 2015 to 30 June 2016 or Financial Year 2015/2016. During the year under focus, Hon. Peter Munya was the […]

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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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County Planning and Budgeting in Kenya

17th November 2016

On 15th November, 2016 Ibrahim Shabo and Geoffrey Kerosi had a fruitful engagement with Isiolo County residents at Silver Bells Hotel. We majorly discussed the major documents used in county budget making process in Kenya. Please follow our conversation on the video below. We will be happy if you share this video or leave your […]

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Budget Advocacy

Interview on Budget Advocacy Efforts in Kenya

30th October 2016

Welcome to Kerosi Dotcom website. Today we are exploring the Civil Society budget advocacy efforts in Kenya. Lucas Fondo (LENGGO – Mombasa) and Peter Rono (Center for Transformational Leadership – Nakuru) on the panel. Mue Ndeto is the Moderator.  This is part of Kerosi Dotcom’s efforts  to narrate the African stories with high level of accuracy and […]

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Video: Roles of Counties and National Government

12th October 2016

Forth Schedule of Constitution of Kenya 2010 clearly highlights the functions of National and County Governments. View the video and share with friends. Do not be mean. 🙂     Sharing is Caring:0

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Improving County Budget Oversight

26th September 2016

26th September, 2016 at 11:00 pm  By kerosi.com The Nairobi Budget and Economic Forum organized a meeting to discuss strategies for improving budget oversight at the county level and a number of issues emerged. These may also be affecting your county. Keep reading.  Recurrent Expenditure/Wage Bill Many counties around Kenya have a high recurrent expenditure. […]

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Nairobi City County Budget

PROMOTED CONTENT: Is Equal Share Equitable?

13th September 2016

By Geoffrey Kerosi The above infographic summarizes Nairobi City County’s budget for FY 2016/2017. You will notice that Ward Development Fund (WDF) valued at Ksh 1.6 Billion will be shared equally in all the 85 wards. Is this equitable? Is there fairness?  The equity topic is quite slippery. Most people think that getting equal share […]

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Budget Advocacy in Mombasa and Nakuru Counties

3rd September 2016

For the past three decades the city of Porto Alegre in Brazil has been conducting successful experiments with participatory budgeting. At the peak of these experiments, over 50,000 city residents were actively involved in determining the priority projects to be funded from the public coffers. This practice has spread to other parts of the world […]

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Budget Advocacy in Pictures 2015 – 2016

19th August 2016

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