Public Policy

This is how Nyamira County spent Ksh. 980 million during Q1 of 2021/2022

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Nyamira County has an approved budget of Ksh. 6.9 billion for FY 2021/2022. As you may be aware the financial year will come to an end on June 30, 2022. That means […]

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Public Policy

Kenya national budget 2022

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  The year 2022/2023 is an elections year in Kenya and hence the budgeting process will be quickened. The national assembly and the Senate will be dissolved some months before the August […]

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Public Policy

Budget analysts

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Government budget analysts help elected officials understand the impact of tax dollars every year.   Budget analysts have a positive influence. Elected officials all over the world have the final say on […]

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Public Policy

Using budget analysis findings in advocacy

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When used closely together, budget analysis and human rights can produce compelling evidence of state’s non-compliance or compliance with socio-economic rights.    Armed with this evidence on hand, can be used in […]

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Public Policy

Progressive achievement with respect to fulfillment of ESC rights

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Budget analysts and human rights advocate have a role to check whether the state is using the maximum available resources towards provision of health services.    It’s important to bear in mind […]

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Public Policy

Access to budget information

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One of the widespread problems facing human rights advocates is access to accurate budget data and socio- economic statistics.   There is also the problem of timeliness, accuracy and accessibility.   The […]

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Public Policy

Looming impeachment of Mike Sonko

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Mike Mbuvi Sonko allegedly refused to sign the Nairobi City County budget for Fiscal year 2020/2021.  The budget is estimated to be Kes. 37.5 billion with Kes. 27.1 billion going to the […]

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Using budget analysis to advance human rights

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There is a lot that we applied budget analysts and human rights advocates can do to ensure our people enjoy their rights. Budget analysis can play a key role in advancing economic, […]

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Public Policy

Kenya budget 2020/2021

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Key Highlights By: Geoffrey Kerosi (Policy and Budget Analyst) Background Total approved budget estimates for FY 2020/2021 is Ksh. 2.79 trillion; Recurrent expenditure will be Ksh. 1.254 trillion Development expenditure = Ksh. 633.1 […]

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Public Policy

What is in Kenya’s budget for 2020/2021?

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Today, 11th June, the Cabinet Secretary (CS) for National Treasury read the budget statement at the National Assembly from 3 pm.  This comes in the midst of Covid-19 pandemic outbreak which has […]

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Public Policy

Kenya Budget statement to be read 11th June

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According to a memo signed by Cabinet Secretary of National Treasury  Ukur Yatan, the budget statement will be read on 11th June, 2020 at the National Assembly.    Sharing is Caring:

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Public Policy

Analysis of Kenya national draft budget estimates FY 2020/2021

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Executive Summary Below is a summary of highlight of Key findings from this analysis: In the summary table there is no budget for The Judiciary and Judiciary Service Commission (JSC). The budget […]

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Public Policy

National budget highlights fy 2020/2021

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The national government of Kenya has a proposed budget of Ksh. 1,175 billion or Ksh. 1.1 trillion for the financial year 2020/2021.  Teachers Service Commission (TSC) is likely to receive Ksh. 264 […]

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Public Policy

OVERVIEW OF NATIONAL & LG BUDGET PROCESS IN UGANDA

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Key elements; Areas for influencing the Budget By Julius Kapwepwe UDN ( udn.or.ug; CSBAG (csbag.org)  22nd February, 2020 Presentation Outline Budget basics- Terminology & Concepts The Legal, Policy & Institutional frameworks The […]

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Public Policy

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

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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 […]

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Public Policy

CPA Stephen Masha appointed acting Controller of Budget

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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 […]

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Public Policy

Means of legislative control

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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 […]

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Counties

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

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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 […]

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Public Policy

Social Accountability Monday 1st July, 2019

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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 […]

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Books

Georges Simenon (1903-1989) profile

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Georges Simenon was a Belgian writer who published an estimated 500 novels during his career as a writer. Therefore, by all means he was a highly prolific writer from Belgium. Georges Simenon […]

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