The Five Sources of County Government Revenue in Kenya

The sources of county government revenue in Kenya are diverse. The county governments require revenue to implement their functions. Schedule Four of the Constitution...

The 7 Key Duties of a Ward Administrator in Kenya

The duties of a Ward administrator in Kenya are important for the county administration at the ward level. Section 51 of the County Governments...

Why Sex Education in Kenya is Important for Children

Sex education in Kenya is an emotive issue. Sex education is instruction on issues relating to human sexuality. It includes emotional relations and responsibilities,...

The Role and Functions of a Deputy Governor in Kenya

The role and functions of a Deputy Governor in Kenya are important. A Deputy Governor is the second in command after the County Governor....

What to Expect from the Budget Process for the Coming Year

The Ministry of Finance and Economic Planning (National Treasury) has released a Budget Circular to all its Ministries, Departments, and Agencies (MDAs). The circular...

Will Kenya Spend Half of its Tax Revenue in 2019 on Debt Repayment?

Business Daily reports that debt repayments will take up half of the taxes in the current financial year (FY) 2018/19.According to the article published in...

The County Government Budget Process in Kenya

The County Government budget process in Kenya is a continuous process. It usually begins officially on 30th August of the current year. The process...

Is the Counties’ Wage Bill Taking Up Over 70% of their Budgets?

An article in the Business Daily (June 2018) raised a question about the sustainability of county governments due to their “ballooning” wage bill.The article entitled...

The Role of the County Assembly Service Board in Kenya

The role of the County Assembly Service Board is crucial for the County Assembly in each of the 47 counties. Section 12 of the...

Why County Governors Cannot Dismiss County Executives Arbitrary

The Constitution of Kenya in Article 179 vests the executive authority of the county in the County Executive Committee. The county executive committee also exercises...

The Leadership of the County Assembly in Kenya

The leadership of the County Assembly in Kenya plays a vital role in the Assembly. The County Assembly is the legislative arm of the...

The Role and Functions of the Office of the Ombudsman in Kenya

The Office of the Ombudsman in Kenya is also known as the Commission on Administrative Justice in Kenya. Article 59 (4) and Chapter Fifteen of the...