Nairobi County

What is in Nairobi Finance Bill 2019?

25th August 2019

What is in Nairobi Finance Bill 2019? The Nairobi Finance Bill 2019 came into effect on 1st July, 2019. This is a document which sets out the taxes, penalties, levies and charges to be paid in Nairobi City County. To operate a large petroleum station in Nairobi to pay Ksh. 50,000 as charges while Ksh. […]

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How did Nairobi City County spend Money in the first 9 months of 2018/2019?

23rd July 2019

How did Nairobi City County spend Money in the first 9 months of 2018/2019? I remember vividly, Nairobi City County had an approved budget of Ksh. 32 billion in FY 2018/2019. However, the non-inclusive supplementary budget changed it to Ksh. 33.34 billion.  By the way, we need to do something about supplementary budgets they are […]

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Nairobians, are we in Winter?

29th June 2019

Nairobians, are we in Winter? Nairobi City is a place of low tempratures in the month of July. For many years, the entire of July is a very cold month in Nairobi and its environs. However, it cannot get as cold as Nyahururu and Limuru. These two counties are the undisputed champions of very cold […]

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Nairobi County CIDP 2018 to 2022: Episode 2

12th June 2019

Nairobi County CIDP 2018 to 2022: Episode 2 All counties in Kenya are required by law to develop five-year plans called County Integrated Development Plan (CIDP). In today’s episode, we highlight plans for Nairobi County CIDP for financial years 2018 – 2022. Read More: How much money does Nairobi County say it will raise from […]

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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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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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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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Does Nairobi County budget for FY 2019/2020 have a budget deficit and how will it be paid for?

3rd June 2019

Does Nairobi County budget for FY 2019/2020 have a budget deficit and how will it be paid for? Nairobi County plans to implement a deficit budget in FY 2019/2020. This means that the county is planning to spend slightly more resources than it plans to raise from various sources of revenue. Allow me to illustrate […]

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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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Nairobi City County Revenue Administration Bill 2019

27th May 2019

Nairobi City County Revenue Administration Bill 2019 Introduction Nairobi City County has formulated the Revenue Administration Bill 2019 to provide a legislative framework for the general administration of revenue raising laws, effective administration of revenue collected by the county government; the assessment, collection, receipt and management of the revenue; establish the County Revenue Board. We […]

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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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Effects of supplementary budgets in Kenya

25th February 2019

Effects of supplementary budgets in Kenya Our research has shown that in most cases, there is no public participation during the drafting of supplementary budgets in Kenya. This runs from the national level all the way to the 47 counties. These budgets are developed during retreats outside the county territory in most cases. I urge […]

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Nairobi old estates

Sessional Paper on Urban housing Renewal and Regeneration Policy

28th January 2019

Urban housing Renewal and Regeneration Policy

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Pawa Festival faces temporarily setbacks but bounces back

23rd December 2018

Pawa Festival faces temporarily setbacks but bounces back  Pawa254 has been successfully hosting the #PawaFestival for the last four (4) years. On December 17, through their twitter account, Pawa254 announced that on Sunday 23rd December 2018 (today) they will host the #PawaFestival at Koinange Street featuring 16 live performances. The other activities which are taking […]

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Quality Assurance, Nairobi City County education sector.

Is Ksh 2 Million enough for Quality Assurance in Education in Nairobi?

5th August 2018

Is Ksh 2 Million enough for Quality Assurance in Education in Nairobi? Quality assurance in education is a very important component in any education system. We are just wondering whether an allocation of Ksh 2 million is enough for a city with 4.5 million people out of which a majority are children of school-going age. […]

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Geoffrey Kerosi and Kamadi Amata of Mtaani Radio discussing projects funded by Nairobi City Ward Development Fund

NAIROBI COUNTY LIQUOR LICENSING BOARD

23rd July 2018

NAIROBI COUNTY LIQUOR LICENSING BOARD Nairobi County Liquor Licensing Board Nairobi County Liquor Licensing Board established by Alcoholic Drinks Control & Licensing Act, 2014 is made up of 10 members. These are: Chairperson appointed by the governor; County Director of Health; County Police Commander; The county Commissioner; One (1) representative of relevant agency; Four (4) persons […]

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child responsive budgeting

Child Responsive Budgeting 2018

5th June 2018

Child Responsive Budgeting 2018 Today, I was fortunate to be part of a forum organized by World Vision. The organization shared their findings on a research they conducted on how twenty three (23) counties have budgeted for children. This is what we call ‘child sensitive budgeting.’  Background World Vision is “a Christian relief, development and advocacy […]

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Plane Landing at Wilson Airport, Video

8th January 2018

MUST WATCH: Plane Landing at Wilson Airport Sharing is Caring:0

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Latest Nairobi County Executive Audit Reports

1st December 2017

Latest Nairobi County Executive Audit Reports This video highlights some of the audit queries raised by the Office of Auditor General (OAG) in their most recent reports of financial audits. The office of the auditor General was created and given its mandate by Article 229 of the Constitution of Kenya. Enjoy watching. LIKE.SHARE.SUBSCRIBE. Sharing is […]

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