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Mbuvi Kasina faces six counts of improper use of licensed telecommunication system

Mbuvi Kasina

Mbuvi Kasina, an activist and businessman from Kitui County is facing six counts of improper use of licensed telecommunication system for calling for accountability in the management of Constituency Development Funds (CDF) of Kitui South Constituency. Kasina has been charged with the six counts and defamation by the area legislator Hon. Rachael Nyamai for posts he made in a Facebook ...

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The Role of Women Representatives in Kenya

Some of the women legislators in Kenya. Photo courtesy; www.capitalfm.co.ke

By George Githinji Each of the 47 counties has an elected women representative. The 47 women representatives are situated in the National Assembly. While the public perceives them as a different group of legislators, the women representatives are in fact Members of Parliament (MPs) just like the members representing the Constituencies and those in the Senate. It appears that they ...

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How your taxes will be spent in this financial year

By George Githinji The government came up with an ambitious budget in the 2015/16 financial year of sh2.234 trillion to finance its programmes and activities. Of the two trillion shillings, sh784.2 billion will finance the recurrent expenditure of government ministries whereas sh721.3 billion will be used on capital expenditure, also known as the development expenditure. The government will also spend ...

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Mbooni MP urges residents to register as voters

  Daniel Kituku Mbooni MP Kisoi Munyao has urged residents in his constituency to register as voters ahead of the next general elections. Kisoi said for residents of Mbooni and the rest of Kenyans to elect leaders of their choice they should register as voters in large numbers and vote in leaders who will serve them. Speaking recently when he inspected ...

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Of government funds that never benefit the target population

The Ugandan playwright John Ruganda talks of situations in life when “you bleed the leech to fatten a heifer.” A leach is a parasite such as a tick, and thinking of how its blood can be used to fatten a heifer is classic irony. Yet this is what happens in many situations in Kenya when funds meant for development end ...

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