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Moses Kuria Lauds Raila for Reprimanding Senator Malala

Gatundu south MP, Moses Kuria, has thanked ODM party leader, Raila Odinga, for calling out Kakamega county senator Cleopas Malala for being against the new proposed County Revenue Allocation formula thus denying his county an increment of Sh 1billion in their yearly financial allocation. Kuria took to his twitter account to tell senator Malala that there is no justification for him to deny his county and those who elected him such amount of money. According to Kuria, Malala’s stand on the CRA formula is misguided.

  1 year ago ago
Moses Kuria Lauds Raila for Reprimanding Senator Malala

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A photo of Senator Irungu Kang'ata and Millicent Omanga Sparks Reactions

The County Revenue Allocation formula stalemate has seen senators disagree on the appropriate formula to be used. The stalemate has seen the Chairman of Council of Governors,Oparanya castigating the senators for failing to resolve the stalemate. The senators have finally come to a consensus on the appropriate County Revenue Allocation formula which will be used. The CRA formula has been agreed upon after President Uhuru Kenyatta met with ODM party leader in State House and he agreed to give Counties an extra

  1 year ago ago
A photo of Senator Irungu Kang'ata and Millicent Omanga Sparks Reactions

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"You Sound so Petty,” Murkomen Tells Raila Hours After He Called Out Senators Who are Against CRA

Elgeyo Marakwet senator, Kipchumba Murkomen, has come out to reply to ODM party leader Raila Odinga, few hours after he called out the section of senators who are against the new County Revenue Allocation formula despite their counties being on the gaining list. The senator took to his twitter account to tell off Raila, asking him to clearly come out and state hi stand on the CRA. According to Murkomen the seven of them who represent gaining counties chose to be against the CRA because they want a just and equitable

  1 year ago ago

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Malala Hits Out At Those Criticizing Ruto Over Wheelbarrow Donations To The Youth

Kakamega Senator and Deputy Leader of Minority in the Senate, Cleophas Malala has lashed on those criticizing Deputy President William Ruto in his efforts to create employment among the youth by giving out wheelbarrows and handcarts. Asking Kenyans to be honest in their criticism he singles out the head of state who he intimates through the Nairobi Metropolitan Services has donated "mitaro" or drainage systems to the youth. This latest attack goes to reveal the incredible political transformation the youthful

  1 year ago ago
Malala Hits Out At Those Criticizing Ruto Over Wheelbarrow Donations To The Youth

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Senators Take Selfies to Show Their Happiness Over The County Revenue Allocation Success

Kenyans have been waiting for such a time when our Senators would finally arrive at a consensus concerning the County Revenue Allocation formula. The debate has been a very heated one with politicians picking sides and clashing with their rivals. The journey has been so long since it commenced and finally there is reprieve. After several weeks if not months of back and forth and adjournments without a consensus in the Senate, today they finally got to one. They have finally agreed on something though a little

  1 year ago ago
Senators Take Selfies to Show Their Happiness Over The County Revenue Allocation Success

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New Realignments In The Senate Following The New CRA Formula That Threaten BBI Laws

The new realignments in the senate following the County Revenue Allocation (CRA) debate is now threatening the passage of the BBI report. This is after three groups emerged in the senate based on ideologies (Team Kenya), interests of the party leaders and needs of their constituencies following the CRA impasse. The new CRA formula dubbed one shilling one vote is meant to allocate more funds to counties depending on the number of populations. Traditionally, more resources have been allocated to marginalized counties

  1 year ago ago
New Realignments In The Senate Following The New CRA Formula That Threaten BBI Laws

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'You Are The Beacon Of Hope' Kenyans Tell Murkomen After Presenting Progress Report

A section of Senators. Image | Courtesy The County Revenue Allocation formula has been for a while the center of political discussion after the Senate had several seatings without coming to an agreement. The Elgeiyo Marakwet Senator, Senator Kipchumba Murkomen has been at the forefront in fighting for the win-win formula that has faced a lot of backlash from fellow leaders even from the Jubilee party. Senator Murkomen. Image | Courtesy However, after being elected in a committee to oversee the passing of the

  1 year ago ago
'You Are The Beacon Of Hope' Kenyans Tell Murkomen After Presenting Progress Report

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Counties to Shut Down Officially From Tomorrow

The County Revenue Allocation politics has been creating a lot of drama in the Senate and to some extent, went outside parliament when political parties started picking sides. For Weeks, Counties have been running low on resources since the Treasury has not disbursed funds citing the reason as, the delays by the Senators on the floor to arrive at a consensus. Therefore the Council of Governors has issued a notice publicly. The chair of the CoG HE Wycliff Oparanya had earlier on announced a period of two weeks

  1 year ago ago
Counties to Shut Down Officially From Tomorrow

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Internet Erupts With Free Advice For Nairobi Senator Sakaja As He Looks Set To Join ANC

Nairobi Senator Johnson Sakaja is trending as the internet heaps on him free advice over his choice to keep Amani National Congress leader Musalia Mudavadi company in his latest political tours. Nairobi Senator Johnson Sakaja (right) in one of the ANC popularization tours. Sakaja is among the youthful crop of politicians who still excited the rainbow voters of the Nairobi metropolis.

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Internet Erupts With Free Advice For Nairobi Senator Sakaja As He Looks Set To Join ANC

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Blow to Uhuru as his own Senators Blast him over CRA

Photo: the Head of State, President Uhuru Kenyatta while giving his address to the Nation. Courtesy/File. The President, Uhuru Kenyatta, has been blasted by some Senators in his Jubilee Party and from other parties, blaming him for disrupting the dispute over the County Revenue Allocation formula that is currently still in the Senate. This is according to Friday September 4 ''Taifa Leo'' publication as shown below; According to the publication, Senators who sought confidentiality for the fear of being followed

  1 year ago ago
Blow to Uhuru as his own Senators Blast him over CRA

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Pastoralist Communities Unites To Make an Unexpected Statement

The stalemate that is being experienced in the senate is due to lack of consensus on county revenue allocation formula. The formula that was proposed by County Revenue Allocation (CRA) was suggesting the sharing be based on population. This means that the more the county is populated the more the revenue it receives. This created fear that the less populated counties like Turkana, Wajir may end up losing a lot of revenue. This forced Senators who come from those counties that were set to loss to unite and reject

  1 year ago ago
Pastoralist Communities Unites To Make an Unexpected Statement

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Moses Kuria Reveals Where he Has Been For The Last 27 Days

Most Kenyans have been left wondering the whereabouts of Gatundu South Member of Parliament Moses Kuria. Mr Kuria who represents President Uhuru Kenyatta’s constituency has always been vocal on current and topical issues since he was elected in office. His failure to have his voice heard on the current issues facing the country like the County Revenue Allocation stalemate, the Building Bridges Initiative (BBI) debate, the flattening of the curve and the subsequent 2022 succession politics had left many Kenyans

  1 year ago ago
Moses Kuria Reveals Where he Has Been For The Last 27 Days

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“No way Forward for CRA Stalemate Yet,” A Section of 12-Member Senate Committee Reveals

A section of 12-member senate committee on CRA stalemate. Pic/Courtesy. A section of the 12-member senate committee formed to discuss and reach a consensus on the County Revenue Allocation formula has posted messages on their social media accounts insinuating that they are yet to agree on a deal and way forward on CRA. The committee was formed after nine unsuccessful attempts by the senate to come into an agreement on the CRA stalemate. However, on Wednesday Nakuru Senator, Susan Kihika who is part of the committee

  1 year ago ago
“No way Forward for CRA Stalemate Yet,” A Section of 12-Member Senate Committee Reveals

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Kalonzo Musyoka's stand on the CRA formula finally revealed by Kipchumba Murkomen

The County Revenue Allocation formula debate has seen senators debating frequently so as to come to a consesus on the best County Revenue Allocation formula to be used on the 47 counties of Kenya.The senators have been urged to try and reach a consensus on the matter so that funds can be channeled to Counties faster. Kipchumba Murkomen who happens to be William Ruto's key allie has been very vocal in the County Revenue Allocation formula debate in which he has insisted on a dialogue between the two factions.The

  1 year ago ago
Kalonzo Musyoka's stand on the CRA formula finally revealed by Kipchumba Murkomen

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Hon.Alice Wahome congratulates senators a day after the CRA formula stalemate was resolved

The senators have finally come into an an agreement over the County Revenue Allocation formula to be used among the 47 counties. The CRA formula stalemate has dragged for a long time which has derailed the allocation of funds to Counties. Various Counties had been shut down due to lack of funds since the government refused to release even the 50% of the County Revenue Funds to Counties. Various Political leaders and Kenyans have applauded the senators for the good work. "Team Kenya" senators have been applauded

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Hon.Alice Wahome congratulates senators a day after the CRA formula stalemate was resolved

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Details of Raila's Meeting With President Uhuru Earlier Today[Photos]

President Uhuru Kenyatta has today Sept 15, 2020,convened a closed-door meeting to resolve the County Revenue Allocation stalemate. The mid-morning meeting took place at the statehouse and was attended by among others ODM party leader Raila Odinga and Chairman of the Council of Governors (COG) Wycliffe Oparanya. In the meeting, the leaders resolved that an additional 50 billion will be allocated to the counties to strengthen devolution. "Depending on the financial performance of the economy, the Government will,

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Details of Raila's Meeting With President Uhuru Earlier Today[Photos]

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Names Of Leaders Who Attended Uhuru-Raila Meeting On County Revenue Allocation Stalemate At Senate

With counties decrying lack of funds to run their daily operations amid the stalemate in the County Revenue Allocation formula bill in the Senate, President Uhuru Kenyatta has today chaired a meeting seeking breakthrough in the matter. The meeting was held at the State House, according to Kanze Dena, State House Spokesperson. President Uhuru Kenyatta chairing today's meeting at State House. Photo courtesy "President Uhuru Kenyatta today at State House, Nairobi convened a leaders meeting to discuss the County

  1 year ago ago
Names Of Leaders Who Attended Uhuru-Raila Meeting On County Revenue Allocation Stalemate At Senate

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'You Sound So Petty' Senator Murkomen Fires At Raila After County Revenue Statement

The Elgeiyo Marakwet Senator, Senator Kipchumba Murkomen has had a good reputation recently on his fight for the common Mwananchi. The County Revenue Allocation formula has been quite a headache since the Senate and many leaders could not agree on the best possible one to use. Senator Murkomen together with other Senators such as Senator Johnson Sakaja and Senator Ledama among others have vowed to fight for a win-win formula. This has also been backed by The Deputy President William Ruto who urged the leaders

  1 year ago ago
'You Sound So Petty' Senator Murkomen Fires At Raila After County Revenue Statement

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Kenyans blast Murkomen after criticizing Oparanya

The County Revenue Allocation formula has dragged for a long time with senators failing to reach a consensus on the right CRA formula to use. There has been a push and pull on the CRA formula between senators as most of them have been against the "one man,one vote,one shilling" formula which will see the marginalized counties losing more funds. The delay in the CRA formula stalemate has seen the National Government delay releasing funds to Counties. This has made the Council of Governors to urge the senators

  1 year ago ago
Kenyans blast Murkomen after criticizing Oparanya

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Kenyans Must Seize BBI From Politicians And Make Pro-People Amendments

President Uhuru yesterday clearly indicated that the constitutional changes are soon coming up. The BBI recommendations will be made public for Kenyans to decide whether to adopt or reject the changes. However some constitutional experts have warned Kenyans that the process of changing the constitution is long and tedious and very expensive . With a highly independent Judiciary the proponents of BBI must take great caution to ensure the process meets the constiturional requirements otherwise any Kenyan may to

  1 year ago ago
Kenyans Must Seize BBI From Politicians And Make Pro-People Amendments