development finance

Financing of James Gichuru Rironi Road project in Nairobi

14th October 2019

Most public development projects are either financed by Government of Kenya (GoK) or loans and grants from donors. This is not different for James Gichuru Rironi Road Project.  The James Gichuru Rironi Road Project is a 26 kilometer stretch which is expected to cost Ksh. 4.6 billion to complete out of which initial information shows […]

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Kibera Slums Laini Saba ward deliberations on development

25th July 2019

Kibera Slums in Kenya’s Laini Saba ward deliberations on development I spent much of my time today at Laini Saba Ward in Kibera slums in Kenya interacting with local residents who were debating on the progress of development projects in the ward.  This meeting was also attended by Charles Wesambura, the Laini Saba Ward Administrator Kibera […]

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Diversions on JKIA-Rironi

8th July 2019

Diversions on JKIA-Rironi Road I have quite an experience with JKIA – Rironi road. It was in 2017 and I was travelling with team to Simba Lodge in Naivasha. We were going to attended a very important meeting to discuss public finance management in Kenya.A few days before that day, vehicles carrying charcoal from Kitui […]

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Kenya National Sovereign Wealth Fund

15th June 2019

Kenya National Sovereign Wealth Fund Kenya National sovereign Wealth Fund bill is awaiting approval by the legislature. In order to achieve sustainable use of natural resources, Kenya will soon export crude oil. Kenya has in place the Kenya Sovereign Wealth Fund Bill which is undergoing legal drafting before submission to parliament for approval. Creation of […]

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Public Private Partnership Projects (PPPs) in Kenya

15th June 2019

Public Private Partnership Projects (PPPs) in Kenya Cabinet Secretary for Treasury revealed that the following Public Private Partnership projects are being implemented under the PPP framework:  The Nairobi-Nakuru-Mau Summit Toll Road Projects JKIA – James Gichuru Expressway Project   Read More: Learn more about PPPs in Kenya  – Urban housing renewal and generation policy   […]

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LAPSSET

LAPSSET Challenges and possible solutions part 2

26th December 2018

LAPSSET Challenges and possible solutions part 2   Read More: Trade meat in South Korea is shrinking Sharing is Caring:0

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Women in development

21st October 2018

Women in development   Read More: Kenya Public debt update Sharing is Caring:0

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Modica location offices

Water Shortage bites Modica Location in Garissa County

7th July 2018

Water Shortage bites Modica Location in Garissa County  Parts of Modica location in Garissa County have a water piping system infrastructure but the last time the residents received water on those pipes was in 2006. Currently, water bowsers deliver water to the residents but according to them, there is water shortage.  The LAPSSET Corridor projects […]

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Modica Area in Garissa at the Junction to Modogashe town. The two areas will be affected by LAPSSET Corrodor projects

LAPSSET Corridor Projects Updates

6th April 2018

LAPSSET Corridor Projects Updates LAPSSET are initials which means Lamu Port Southern Sudan Ethiopia Transport Corridor infrastructure development projects. These mega LAPSSET Corridor projects were launched by the then president of Kenya Mr. Mwai Kibaki and his counterparts from Uganda, South Sudan and Ethiopia. The project launch happened in Lamu County which is the epicenter […]

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Resource Allocation in Kenya to State Department for Petroleum

1st March 2018

Resource Allocation in Kenya to State Department for Petroleum Resource Allocation in Kenya, according to Kenya’s Budget Policy Statement 2018, the state department responsible for exploration and drilling for petroleum may be allocated ksh. 3.1 billion in fiscal year 2018/2019. The resources will be used for administration and value addition on crude oil. The government […]

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sigiri bridge Kenya

RECONSTRUCTION OF SIGIRI BRIDGE KENYA COMMENCES AFTER ITS COLLAPSE IN 2017 

25th February 2018

RECONSTRUCTION OF SIGIRI BRIDGE KENYA COMMENCES AFTER ITS COLLAPSE IN 2017 Sigiri bridge Kenya is under construction over the Nzoia River in Budalangi, Busia County. If you remember the bridge collapsed on Monday 26 June 2017 while under construction. The president and his deputy and visited the construction site 12 days before the collapse. Chinese […]

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Photo: A land surveyor working on the Bonyunyu Dam Project with an escort of police officers. This was done on 11 Jan 2018.

UPDATES ON Bonyunyu Dam Project in Nyamira County 

5th February 2018

UPDATES ON Bonyunyu Dam Project in Nyamira County  We’ve access to additional information on Bonyunyu Dam Project based in Kitutu Masaba Constituency of  Nyamira County. According to Lake Victoria South Water Services Board under completed, ongoing and planned projects the following information is made available on Bonyunyu Project: a) Financier = Dutch government b) Beneficiaries = […]

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Bonyunyu Dam in Kitutu Masaba

Bonyunyu Residents call for Processing of title deeds to facilitate compensation

5th February 2018

Bonyunyu Residents call for Processing of title deeds to facilitate compensation Residents of Bonyunyu area, where a dam that is to cost Ksh5.8 billion is to be built have asked the government to process their title deeds. Most of the residents are afraid of losing their land when the works commence in August as they […]

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Photo: World Bank Chief Economist Paul Romer

World Bank Chief Economist Paul Romer Resigns

26th January 2018

World Bank Chief Economist Paul Romer Resigns Josh Zumbrum writing for the Wall Street Journal has reported the resignation of World Bank Chief Economist Paul Romer. He resigned yesterday exactly 2 weeks after he apologized to Chile on how the nation was treated in the recent World Bank reports on Ease of Doing Business. Jim […]

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FILE PHOTO: President Uhuru Kenyatta's visit to Lamu Port, one of the LAPSSET Corridor Projects.

197,000 acres of land to be acquired for Lapsset Projects in Kenya

15th January 2018

197,000 acres of land to be acquired for Lapsset Projects in Kenya The chairman of National Land Commission (NLC) Prof. Mohamed Swazuri has confirmed that the land acquisition process for LAPSSET Projects in Kenya is beginning this week, reported the Daily Nation newspaper. The regions under the LAPSSET Projects in Kenya corridor are: Garissa, Isiolo, Lamu, […]

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Land Compensation on Suswa SGR Route

15th January 2018

Land Compensation on Suswa SGR Route  The latest reports on Kerosi Dotcom desk indicates that there are 77 land owners occupying 120 kilometer stretch of land where the SGR will be constructed in Suswa. On Tuesday last week a meeting between National Land Commission (NLC), local administration and the local Maasai community was held at Duka […]

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What is LAPSSET?

17th December 2017

What is LAPSSET? Sharing is Caring:0

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African Coalition for Corporate Accountability General Assembly - Pretoria

The Official Opening of ACCA General Assembly

14th November 2017

The Official Opening of ACCA General Assembly African Coalition for Corporate Accountability (ACCA) is holding its general assembly between 14th – 16th November 2017. The assembly is taking place at Farm Inn Hotel & Wildlife Sanctuary in Pretoria, South Africa. This is a coalition was established in 2013 to support respect for human rights around […]

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New Development Bank Strategy

6th July 2017

THE NEW DEVELOPMENT BANK STRATEGY 2017 – 2021 The New Development Bank (NDB) was established by South Africa, Russia, China, India and Brazil. These are called BRICs Countries). The idea to form the bank was conceived during the 5th BRICS summit in Fortaleza on  July 2014. The bank was launched later on July 2015.  Brics is […]

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