Today in the morning, reports emerged that Uhuru's goverment has made two major appointments as per the law. As reported by the Nation Africa, the goverment through the ministry of Finance has appointed hon Joseph Kibwana and John Ngumi as the chairpersons of the KPA and ICDC respectively.
Members of Parliament have rejected National Treasury proposals to impose VAT on basic food items including maize and wheat flour, which would have resulted in severe price increases despite the present high cost of living. The Finance and National Planning Committee, led by Homa Bay Woman Representative Gladys Wanga, presented the Finance Bill 2022 to parliament, noting that Kenyans were struggling to make ends meet and that the tax proposals would be a needless burden.
The Star Campaign cash fight disrupts Kenya Kwanza- According to the star newspaper headline, some affiliates protest they are being mistreated by the big boys. Fuel Subsidy tops Treasury sh64bn extra budget appeal to Mps-The National Treasury has asked the National Assembly to approve an additional sh.64 billion, to stabilise fuel prices In what reveals the extent to which taxpayers are shouldering the burden of meeting the extra Cost of fuel, Treasury has set aside sh37.8 billion, of which it has already spent sh15.8 billion.
The finance committee has shot down proposals by the national treasury to tax maize wheat and cassava flour. The committee has also recommended that the tax on liquid petroleum gas be reduced by half. Prices of beauty products and nicotine will increase as the committee's recommendation is carried through parliament after taking in the views of the public on the finance bill of 2022.
President Uhuru Kenyatta is now facing pressure from DP Ruto's team over the alleged plan to auction Kenya ports. As brought out by the two Kenya Kwanza top principals, that is the ANC leader Musalia Mudavadi and Ford Kenya leader Moses Wetangula, there is a deal which was signed by the Finance CS Ukur Yatani to action Mombasa and Kisumu ports.
Raila Odinga, the Orange Democratic Party leader and Azimio na Umoja presidential flag bearer, has given out six cabinet spots in his government should he win the August 9 general elections, but he has yet to make further selections to build up his entire cabinet squad after the polls.
Azimio la Umoja coalition consists of a number of politicians who will all be looking at being part of the next government. That is in case Azimio la Umoja forms the next government. Most of these politicians are retiring governors who won't be seeking for another term.
The goal of the Azimio Coalition parties is to have a majority of MPs in Parliament in order to advance Raila Odinga's transformational agenda for Kenyans. Wycliffe Oparanya, the governor of Kakamega, stated that the ODM, Jubilee, and Wiper parties, as well as other coalition members, have intensified their campaigns to persuade voters to vote for their parliamentary candidates so that they will have numerical strength in both houses to conduct government business and implement Odinga's manifesto.
Former Treasury CS Rotich Suffers a Blow in His Arror and Kimwarer Dams Case as the Court Issues Fresh Ruling
Former Finance and Treasury Cabinet Secretary Henry Rotich has suffered a major setback in his corruption case involving Arror and Kimwarer dams project. According to the latest news reaching our desk, the court of law has failed to stop the petition seeking to stop the prosecution of the former CS in the case where he is accused of corruption scandals involving Ksh63 billion in the construction of the two dams.
On April 21st, the third President of Kenya, Mwai Kibaki died in an announcement that was delivered straight from State House Nairobi by President Uhuru Kenyatta. Picture courtesy. Former President Kibaki State Funeral. Millions of Kenyans mourned the leader as a great man who ensured that Kenyans didn't lack during his tenure in office from 2002 to 2013 when he left office.
Photo courtesy of the Minister of Finance CS Yatani. As the government seeks to raise the debt to ten trillion and make more investments. Kenya has been one of the countries which depends on debts for faster development in the country.This developments include construction of super highways all over the country.
Politics are taking a new turn day after another as people keep on giving different opinions about their stand in that field. Different political parties are now existing, as aspirants join their best sides while others are vying as independent candidates. We have Azimio La Umoja and UDA which are the top parties contesting against each other.
Every Kenyan student is aiming to make big in life, but this dream can't be realized without pursuing a diploma course.As of 2021, there are a couple of courses that will give you a job instantly. There are several colleges in Kenya that offers diploma courses, the majority of the specialize in Finance and Accounting Courses.
Cabinet Secretary ecretary of Finance Ukur Yatani, PHOTO COURTESY In the budget for the 2022/2023 financial year there are sectors that are expected to benefit and others to lose. The Finance Minister Ukur Yattan has submitted a proposal to waive tariffs on machines used to manufacture drugs in the country in line with the oxygen gas delivered to hospitals.
In a mass recruitment of 5,000 police constables which is to be held on 24th March 2022,the National Police Service targets holders of at least D+ (plus) in their KCSE.Either the recruits should not be university graduates so as to avoid dispute over salaries. John Ole Moyaki,the Head of Finance in the Commission stated that the exercise will take place in all Kenyan Sub-counties on Thursday.
President Kenyatta announced that Kenya's third President, Mwai Kibaki, passed on Thursday night, aged 90 years old. Mwai Kibaki will be remembered globally for his leadership skills and the optical strategies that enabled him to rule the country for ten years. In this piece am going to share with you three things that Mwai Kibaki will always be remembered for.
The Cabinet secretary of Finance and treasury has once again updated Kenyans that he will read the 2022 budget on April 7th. The dates have been brought forward from June to April due to the general elections that will be held in August this year. This is usually a case in the elections year.
Her name is Jedidah Thotho. She was born and raised in Nairobi. She is a reknown woman who holds a great position in the largest footwear companies in Kenya. She is the first woman and black person to be a managing director for Bata shoes Kenya PLC, a multinational footwear and fashion accessory manufacturer and retailer.
Kenya's third President Mwai Kibaki dies at the age of 90 years, President Uhuru Kenyatta confirmed on Friday 22, April. The late former President Mwai Kibaki will be remembered as gentleman in politics and gave Kenya new constitution, his was brilliant in debate, contribution in the ministry of Finance and as the Kenya's vice President saw the country's economy grow.
Ukur Yatani , the minister of Finance presented Uhuru's last budget as the president of Kenya.This was done earlier than expected time due to the upcoming parliament reshuffling.The budget is rated at 3.3 Trillion kenya shillings.Ukur Yatani proposed the following to be exempted.The exempt of locally manufactured passenger motor vehicles.