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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

  • November 29, 2016
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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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Underachieving economic growth grim forecast for future Easter spending

  • March 29, 2016
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<p><b>‘Had the economic growth rate projections been realistic at the beginning of the financial year, the revenue projections would have been firmed up and perhaps there would be no need to amend the expenditure estimates by large margins leading to poor budget implementation’...

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Which way for CDF 2015

  • July 09, 2015
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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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Where transfers are highly unpredictable, sub national governments become almost useless 2015

  • June 04, 2015
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The Public Finance Management Act is very deliberate in its timing of the Kenya planning and budgeting process. The Public Finance Management Act (PFMA) says that the Division of Revenue (DOR) should be approved at least two months before the end of the financial year. This should be by...

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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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