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Forget dialogue, cost of living not about to come down any time soon
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KRA average monthly tax take this year has been Sh171 billion against a target of Sh208 billion.
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Kenya Kwanza's approach to the wage bill crisis could be better
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Today’s tragedy is we miss tomorrow’s promise in Ruto's transformation agenda which, on paper, is rather clever in framing and structuring.
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From KNBS, inflation came in at 6.6 per cent in December, a fall from 6.8 per cent the previous month and far lower than the 9.2 per cent when the Kenya Kwanza administration assumed office.
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It is difficult to understand what Parliament is expected to do with the recommendations on electoral reform, multiparty democracy, new political positions or fresh politically-inspired funds.
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Leaders' words unhelpful if they do not address citizens' worries
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KRA average monthly tax take this year has been Sh171 billion against a target of Sh208 billion.
By 1 month ago
Is government on 'fuliza' mode?
Kenya Kwanza's approach to the wage bill crisis could be better
In true fat cat fashion we heard nothing this week about two important issues: pay inequity and multiple allowances.
By 1 month ago
Kenya Kwanza's approach to the wage bill crisis could be better
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Today’s tragedy is we miss tomorrow’s promise in Ruto's transformation agenda which, on paper, is rather clever in framing and structuring.
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Kenya Kwanza agenda lacks public buy-in
The trouble with this administration is they spent their first year telling us Jubilee was the existential threat, when it was our actual debt.
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If 2023 was the year of “finyaa!” and pain for Kenyans, doesn’t 2024 already feel like it might be “finyaa squared”?
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Began as national dialogue, ended up an incomplete elite settlement
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