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Joint Civil Society Press Statement on Doctors Strike 8th December 2016

  • December 09, 2016
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We the undersigned civil society organizations, meeting to deliberate on various governance and human rights issues affecting our Country here at the Kenyatta International Conference Centre; conscious of our civic duty to protect public interests and benefits in the administration of state affairs; mindful of our responsibility to uphold...

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NATIONAL PUBLIC DIALOGUE FORUM

The purpose of the national dialogue forum the present social audit report findings on public empowerment initiatives, and allow members to dialogue on the findings as a way of building consensus moving forward. The social audit was conducted under the Jipeshughuli program. Jipeshughuli is a youth participation in governance...

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ASSESSMENT REPORT ON OVERSIGHT EFFECTIVENESS OF NAIROBI CITY COUNTY GOVERNMENT

  • September 27, 2016
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Over the last three years of budget formulation, implementation and accountability,
various issues have been raised by the Auditor General and the Controller of Budget
concerning the unlawful and inefficient use of public money including; irregular
procurement, unsupported expenditure and irregular use and accounting of revenue...

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Which way for CDF 2015

A CONSULTATIVE PUBLIC FORUM ON THE CONSTITUENCY DEVELOPMENT FUND

The Constituency Development Fund (CDF) was established by the Constituency Development Fund Act 2003 whose primary objective was alleviating poverty at the grassroots level by allocating 2.5% of...

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Non Profit Organizations and Auditing

  • May 05, 2015
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A Non-governmental organization (NGO) is an organization which is established by a group of people to render service to the nation and people. NGOS ought to audit their books of accounts annually

What is Audit, one would ask. Audit is the process of checking and ensuring that...

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Devolution, two years and still counting

  • April 22, 2015
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Let everyone sweep in front of his own door and the whole world will be clean” –Johann Wolfgang

On the 4th August 2010, Kenyans...

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ICTs for Women and Girls Empowernment

  • April 01, 2015
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“No country can get ahead if it leaves half of its people behind,” words from US Secretary of State, John Kerry.

While there is recognition of the potential of ICT as a tool for the promotion of gender equality and the empowerment of women, a “gender divide”...

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Nairobi Is Organizing- Grassroots Organizing &Public Participation for Social Change

  • March 23, 2015
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In our collective consciousness, in our action and in action, we are constantly in the business of remodelling our counties, our country. Whether this remodelling propels us towards a positive or negative ideal depends on the degree of awareness we have on our individual and collective responsibility to bring...

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Gendered governance and the MDGs; where are we?

  • March 16, 2015
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The Millennium Development Goals, commonly known as MDG’s are eight international development goals established following the millennium summit of the United Nations in the year 2000. These goals range from halving extreme poverty ( defined by the world bank as subsisting on an average of US$1.25 or less a day),...

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Daily Nation got it wrong

  • February 13, 2015
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The DailyNation (Friday 6th) article on ‘How the governor’s spent your money’and a subsequent editorial in the same daily on Monday 9th ‘Public service should be based on patriotism’ appears to set a disturbingtrend in...

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