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11 May
Rotary Webinar
Public Debt and Health Service Delivery Conversations
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If you missed this event, you can still get to watch it here as our CEO gets to speak on Public Debt and Health Service Delivery at the Rotary club of Nairobi East.
18 May
Donor
Curb dependence on donor support for health programmes
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The earliest countries to experience large-scale community transmission of COVID-19, such as China, Iran, Italy and Spain, offered incontrovertible proof that the pandemic requi...
25 Apr
Assembly
For devolution to succeed, County assembly budget resolutions must be respected.
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In February this year, counties submitted to their respective assemblies the fiscal strategy papers which have been used to finalize the development of the executive budget esti...
25 Apr
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Allow counties to implement Big Four agenda
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It is that time again when your government plans how to spend Sh2.08 trillion of your hard-earned money, which you pay as taxes, in the 2019-20 budget. One of key documents that...
25 Apr
Counties and Budgets
Counties should tell us how they spend our cash
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County governments have struggled to raise sufficient revenue of their own. There have also been reports of poor use of available resources. Worth appreciating is that county bu...
25 Apr
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WILL PRESUMPTIVE TAX HAVE A TAX INDUCED BEHAVIOR?
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In January 2008, the Turnover tax which has been replaced by the presumptive tax in January 2019 was introduced with the purpose of simplifying how the small business file and p...
25 Apr
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Universal Health Coverage (UHC) in Kenya will collapse unless our health budgeting is improved
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Kenyans peculiar habit include moving on swiftly from serious national conversations even without asking ourselves what solutions have been provided. Few weeks ago, a mother who...
25 Apr
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Timely Budget implementation reports are a key route to checking inequalities
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Government decisions on how money is spent should be made known to people in a timely manner if we are to maintain high levels of accountability in management of public finances...
25 Apr
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Opening the government sector working groups to taxpayers will increase budget transparency
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Every August of each year, and as required by section 36 of the Public Finance Management Act 2012, the Cabinet Secretary for National Treasury issues guidelines to ministries, ...
20 Apr
Public Participation
ARE WE MEETING THE CRITERIA OF PUBLIC PARTICIPATION IN THE BUDGET PROCESS AT THE COUNTY LEVEL?
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In Kenya today Public participation in the budget process especially at the county level is both “means” and “ends” of well-functioning county government. The county government ...