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Public Participation on the County Fiscal Strategy

Public Participation on the County Fiscal Strategy

According to the Public Finance Management Act, it indicates that there shall be openness and accountability including public participation in all financial matters. 1st February, residents of 17 sub-counties in Nairobi County have been...

What Next for “Baba” Raila Odinga?

Thousands of NASA supporters’ leader Raila Odinga gathered in Nairobi Tuesday 30th ahead of a ceremony to swear him in as the People’s President, three months after he claims an election was stolen from...

Uhuru Kenyatta Nominates New Cabinet Secretaries

Kenyan President Uhuru has added more names to the list of cabinet secretaries. 7 cabinet secretaries failed to retain their positions that is Judy Wakhungu (Environment), Cleopa Mailu (Health), Dan Kazungu (Mining), Phylis Kandie...

Curtains Fall for South African Jazz Legend

Legendary Jazz musician Hugh Ramapolo Masekela died on Tuesday 23 January at 78 after battling prostate cancer, which was diagnosed in 2008. He was born on April 4, 1939.He was a South African trumpeter,...

George Weah is Sworn In

Liberian President George Weah has appointed the first members of his cabinet, all of them men, largely naming party allies but picking a foreign minister close to former president Ellen Johnson Sirleaf. Weah was...

World Bank Launches NAGRIP

The World Bank has launched the National Agriculture & Rural Inclusive Growth project (NAGRIP) that will be rolled out in 21 counties in Kenya. Agriculture is one of the highest contributors to Kenya’s gross...

14th Edition of the SOYA Awards

World Paralympic champion Samuel Muchai was crowned the 2017 Sports Personality of the year in the SOYA awards gala held Wednesday night at Kenyatta International Convention Centre (KICC). Muchai who won a gold medal...

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