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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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Standard guage railway stalling in Mombasa due to land issues

By Davis Mwandawiro When it was announced that the long awaited Standard Gauge Railway (SGR) project would commence last year, there was a huge relief that it would open up the region and ease up the congestion that is usually along the busy Mombasa-Nairobi road. However, controversy is flaring up once more over the construction of the multi-billion shilling Standard ...

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