Budget

Pr*mary schools budget slashed by Sh2.1 bi*lion

Reading Time: 4 minutes The government has reduced capitation to pr*mary schools by Sh2.1 bi*lion. Doc*ments tabled before MP shows that in the 2024/25 […]

‘None was given even water’ – Natembeya angry that Ksh500K was spent for Trans Nzoia Mashujaa Day celebration

Reading Time: 2 minutes Trans Nzoia Governor George Natembeya has questioned Ksh500,000, the amount allocated for the Mashujaa Day celebrations in his county. Speaking […]

Ruto proposes budget cuts to tame spending

Reading Time: 4 minutes President Wi*liam Ruto yesterday embarked on the daunting task of resuscitating the economy by ordering the National Treasury to cut […]

How Kenya can make gender-sensitive budget a reality

Reading Time: 3 minutes Even though the const*tutional requirement of two-thirds gender rule has not been met, the recent elections were an improvement in […]

Budget boss decries high county perks, low utility

Reading Time: 3 minutes The office of the Controller of Budget has raised concerns over low expenditure on development budget by county governments c*mpared […]

Nairobi MCAs approve Sh38.3 bi*lion budget

Reading Time: < 1 minute Nairobi County A*sembly has approved the 38.33 bi*lion budget for the 2022-23 financial year. In the budget, the office of […]

Treasury’s h**dache as MPs punch Sh51b hole in budget

Reading Time: 2 minutes National Treasury has found itself between a rock and a hard place after legislators dug a Sh50.6 bi*lion hole in […]

Kenya needs to live within its means

Reading Time: 2 minutes Despite the increasing appet*te for spending, the National Treasury has reduced Kenya’s fiscal deficit to Sh862.5 bi*lion from over Sh930 […]

Judiciary’s cash woes to persist

Reading Time: 2 minutes The Treasury has allocated the Judiciary Sh18.9 bi*lion in this year’s Budget, way below the Sh39.5 bi*lion it had asked […]

Pending bi*ls to take large chunk of estimates despite increased payments

Reading Time: 2 minutes The government is expected to increase the allocation in the 2022/23 budget to settle bi*ls owed by both national and […]