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Hiring of ‘fake’ executive returns to haunt Nakuru county

The process in which the county government of Nakuru hired a County Executive Committee (CEC) member who was allegedly unqualified for his post has returned to haunt the Kinuthia Mbugua led government. In his report of the financial operations of the Nakuru County Executive for the period of 1st July 2013 to June 2014, the Auditor General has questioned how ...

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Tharaka Nithi County Assembly has poor budgetary control measures

Auditor General Edward Ouko has shone a spot light on Tharaka Nithi County Assembly for its poor budgetary expenditures during the financial period 1 July 2013 to 30 June 2014. The report states that the assembly could not explain some difference of over sh19 million.   An analysis of the total annual expenditure in the manual vote book revealed that the ...

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Why the Auditor General’s report may gather dust

Kenyans have been outraged by the recent Auditor General’s report on corruption and misuse of funds in various public institutions but perhaps nothing concrete, in terms of prosecutions will come out of it, giving credence to calls for a shift in how auditing process is done. In audits for the period 2013 to 2014, the financial records of the institutions ...

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Understanding the Auditor General’s report

Some terminologies and expressions have been used in the Auditor General’s report to explain the discrepancies in the financial records of between 1 June 2013 to 30 June 2014, the period under review. These expressions or terminologies may mean failures in one way or another which could be corruption or not. It is important to understand that in most of ...

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Marsabit County Assembly audit raises concerns over lack of financial prudency

The Marsabit County Assembly has been put on the spot by the Auditor General’s report that paints a picture of an assembly unable to spend all allocations budgeted, return unspent funds, provide documentary evidence for expenditure and made irregular payments, shedding light into serious alleged corruption that is robing Marsabit residents quality service delivery. According to the report titled, “the financial operations ...

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