budget

Summary of Kisumu budget implementation (first 9 months FY 2018/2019)

17th September 2019

This article summarizes how Kisumu County implemented her budget for the first nine months of 2018/2019:  During the FY 2018/2019, Kisumu County had an annual supplementary budget of Ksh. 11.5 billion;  Kisumu County was planning to raise Ksh. 1.38 billion from Own Sources of Revenue;  During the 1st 9 months of the year under focus, […]

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CPA Stephen Masha appointed acting Controller of Budget

16th September 2019

Following the end of term in office for Madam Agnes Odhiambo as Controller of budget, on 27 August 2019, CPA Stephen Masha was appointed the Acting Controller of Budget.  Below is an extract of his impressive profile as highlighted on the OCoB website.   CPA Masha is an executive leader, manager and seasoned finance and management professional […]

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Means of legislative control

20th August 2019

Means of legislative control The President’s speech- Every new session of parliament opens up with the speech of the President. The president uses his speech to spell out the broader policies as well as activities of the executives in the near and medium-term future. This speech is then debated by parliament. MPs get a chance […]

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Mombasa County budget expenditure for the first 9 months of 2018/2019

9th August 2019

Mombasa County budget expenditure for the first 9 months of 2018/2019 The Office of Controller of Budget (OCoB) releases quarterly budget implementation reports for both counties and national government. In this blog article we will focus on how Mombasa County spent their budget for the first 9 months of Financial Year 2018/19.  Mombasa County had […]

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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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Kisii County Integrated Development Plan 2018 – 2022

26th June 2019

Kisii County Integrated Development Plan 2018 – 2022 CONTENT General information about Kisii County Implementation of the previous CIDP 2013-2017; Challenges which faced the implementation of 2013-2017 CIDP Development Priorities in Kisii CIDP 2018-2022 General Information Administrative Units  Kisii County is divided into 11 Sub-Counties, 33 Divisions, 103 Locations and 237 Sub-Locations. These administrative units […]

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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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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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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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Proposed Development budgetary allocations to Universities in FY 2019/2020

6th May 2019

Proposed Development budgetary allocations to Universities in FY 2019/2020   The table below shows how selected number of university will receive development funds in FY 2019/2020. Note that we have also included how much was allocated for development in FY 2018/2019. No. Name of University FY 2018/2019 FY 2019/2020 1 Technical University of Kenya (TUK) […]

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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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Call upon the Kenya National Government to digitize health records

26th March 2019

Call upon the Kenya National Government to digitize health records On May 23, 2018 this was our ask for Kenya National Assembly during a public forum held at Dagoretti South Constituency: Centralized paperless referral healthcare information system: We call for allocation of funds for development and roll-out of a paperless referral system. One of the […]

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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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IEA-Kenya launches Analysis of Auditor General’s Reports

21st March 2019

IEA-Kenya launches Analysis of Auditor General’s Reports Today, the Institute of Economic Affairs launched their analysis of the Auditor General Reports from 2013/2014 to 2015/2016. The IEA Kenya has analyzed the audit reports for financial years 2013/2014 to 2015/2016. The organization focused on the following four Ministries: Ministry of Health Ministry of Education Ministry of […]

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Interview with Willis Sumba on Busia County health budget

14th March 2019

Interview with Willis Sumba on Busia County health budget Busia County is located in Western part of Kenya. In Fiscal Year 2017/2018, Busia County has a supplementary budget of Ksh. 7.45 billion out of which Ksh. 5.06 billion and Ksh. 2.39 billion is for recurrent and development expenditure respectively. Busia County was targeting to collect […]

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Budget Policy Statement (BPS) 2019 was enacted by the Senate

13th March 2019

Budget Policy Statement (BPS) 2019 was enacted by the Senate According to information on Kenya Senate website, it is reported that the Budget Policy Statement (BPS) 2019 was enacted. Below and the ceilings for the three arms of government: a) Parliament- Kshs. 39.501 Billion. b) Judiciary- Kshs. 18.937 Billion c) Executive- Kshs. 1,766.363 Billion. From […]

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What is recurrent expenditure?

25th February 2019

What is recurrent expenditure? The word recurrent is derived from the word ”recur” which is a verb which according to Merriam-Webster dictionary means “to occur again after an interval.” Hence we can say that recurrent expenditure is that expenditure which happens again and again. Watch the video below for more details: Read More:  Mombasa County […]

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Mombasa County plans on land and housing in 2019

21st February 2019

Mombasa County plans on land and housing in 2019 Going through Mombasa County Fiscal Strategy Paper (CFSP) 2019 you will realize that County 001 is planning to do the following as indicated in the extract from the draft CFSP 2019: “The county strives to facilitate attainment of high quality of life for its residents of […]

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These are the important dates in County planning and budgeting process in Kenya.

Important Dates in County Planning and Budgeting Process in Kenya

19th September 2018

The County Planning and budgeting process in Kenya is made up four main stage. That is: formulation stage; approval stage; implementation stage; evaluation and monitoring stage.

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