A large number of Kenyans who have had a keen eye on this year's budget released by the finance minister Ukur Yatan seem to have been disappointed with the government. This after coming to realize that there are some taxes which have been imposed on some goods which were not being taxed before, and also there are some good essential where taxes have been adjusted.
Photo Courtesy. The last few months have not been the best for Deputy President William Ruto whose relationship with his boss president Kenyatta has continued to deteriorate. Earlier today the Deputy President took the media to call out Uhuru's administration for mistreating him especially with the incident of denying him clearance proving a masterstroke in Ruto's troubles and tribulations.
IEBC ballot boxes on display during a past by-election. Mixed reactions have greeted an attempt to change the law to prevent corruption suspects from being allowed to participate in elections once officially charged. While some lawmakers and experts argue that this is the spirit of the Constitution, others felt that the amendments proposed by Ugunja MP Opiyo Wandayi would be difficult to implement.
Kikuyu Constituency Member of Parliament, Him Kimani Ichungwa have Boldly come to defend his appointment to the new commitee in the parliament. This comes after Ichungwa was moved from Budget Committee to Catering Commitee. Speaking during an interview in Inooro TVs, Kiririmbi show on Sunday night, Ichungwa cleared the air on his feelings about his new role. According to Kimani Ichungwa, he was ready to move from the budget committee even before this decision was made. Ichungwa said that he was working in experience
CJ David Maraga has been in aloud outcry over the continuous reduction of the judiciary allocation of fund to judiciary docket. Maraga said that this is likely to create great difficulties in the hiring of new charges considering the rising caseload and understaffed superior courts in the judiciary. Chief Justice Maraga said that continued budget cuts will hinder the Judiciary to adequately implement its functions as required by law. CJ Maraga has blames the chairman of the parliamentary budget committee for
Embu Members of County Assembly have reacted to Governor Martin Wambora's latest performance within the County.The MCAs are claiming that Wambora has been looting County Government Resources and taking advantage of his position as the Chairman of the Council of Governors to intimidate MCAs and other Juniour Politicians.
Have you ever wondered what's the academia qualifications of a member of county assembly? Have you ever wondered why most of them remain mute through out the debate sessions ? Well ! The ODM party chairman Hon John Badi has a answer to this. While speaking today in a vernacular radio station, Badi explained that the reason behind the bad behavior among the MCAs is a result of either low academic levels or others poor academic qualifications . Hon Badi added that from 2022, there will be no MCA that will be allowed
The Independent Electoral and Boundaries Commission (IEBC) has stated that the Sh14.5 billion allocated in the budget read by Finance Cabinet Secretary Ukur Yatani is not for funding the referendum. Acting Chief Executive Officer of the commission Hussein Marjan has been quoted as saying that the money was to fund preparations for the upcoming general elections and to continue the normal activities of the IEBC.
Slightly Over 316 billion were allocated to County Government in 2020/2021 budget. Exactly how the money should be shared among counties is what Senators have failed to agree on. Senate in a previous sitting Photo/Pd The Third Revenue Allocation Formula that was suggested by Finance, and Budget Committee led by Kirinyaga Senator Charles Kibiru sparked divisions on the floor of the house. The Formula was seen to favour those Counties which are populous unlike previously, where Counties with less population but
Are leaders born or trained, that is the big question one would ask when it comes to leadership.Talking of leadership, it is not easy to meet Kirinyaga senator Charles Kibiru face to face.The soft spoken Senator is not always in the press to engage journalists on small talks.
Nairobi Governor Mike Sonko has rejected the Nairobi CityCounty Appropriation Bill, 2020 possibly exposing the county to financial crisis. He sent the bill, which is basically the county budget and determines how the county would be run for the next one financial year, back to the County Assembly for consideration in accordance with Section 24(3), (4) and (5) of the County Government Act. Sonko cited illegalities and inconsistencies contained in the budget which was passed by the assembly on October 8. In a
Moses kuria claims that unless the BBI constitution amendment bill is revised to remove creation of a 640 member of parliament including nomination of 180 women MPs. Moses Kuria vows to vote No,he continued by urging his friends and supporters to do the same thing,This is what he posted on twitter, "Unless the BBI Constitution Amendment Bill is revised to remove creation of a 640 Member parliament- including nomination of 180 women MPs- me and my house will vote NO. I urge all my friends and supporters to do
The Kenya Revenue Authority has announced that the digital service tax (DST) that had been proposed by the Budget Committee of the national assembly under Finance Act amendment in 2020/2021 budget formulation process in bid of widening tax bases will take effect in January 2021.The digital tax was set at 1.5% of the transaction value of all the technological revenue of firms operating in the country through applications like Uber, Netflix which are firms that market and sell their products online or services