Last Updated: September 24, 2014 00:17

Drastic proposals for elections calendar

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In an attempt to make elections transparent and efficient, the Independent Electoral and Boundaries Commission (IEBC) has drafted amendments to the country’s laws, and even to the Constitution.

Two Makueni county staff shot as Kivutha supporters clash with police

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Five people were injured after supporters of Makueni Governor Kivutha Kibwana engaged police in running battles outside the County Assembly.

Thuo quarrelled with wife days before his death, court hears

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The late Juja MP and former Chief Whip George Thuo had a disagreement with his wife days before he met his death, a trial court heard.

Kiraitu, Munya accuse Jubilee of doing little for Meru

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Senator Kiraitu Murungi and Governor Peter Munya have spoken against the length of roads the county has been allocated under the road tarmacking programme.

New Bill targets retailers’ savings to fund State coffers

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It will soon be possible for retail investors to participate in the Government debt market, using smaller denominations in bids that can be submitted through electronic means.

County governments set to access external loans

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County governments could soon begin accessing funds through direct borrowing from external donors, easing pressure for more resources to be allocated to the devolved units.

Kenya

Bill to cushion citizens at risk of food shortage

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Kenyans have a chance give input on a proposed legislation that seeks to compel the State to provide food to vulnerable persons, including pregnant mothers.

The Counties

MP blames Parliament for delayed county development funding

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Moiben MP Silah Tiren has blamed the parliamentary Public Accounts Committee (PAC) for delays in disbursing development funds to the counties.

Business

Anxiety in financial sector over revived capital gains tax

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Anxiety has gripped the financial sector following the passage into law of the Finance Bill, which among others, provide for a five per cent capital gains tax (CGT).

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