The role of the Kenyan Parliament in public finance matters in Kenya is very important. Parliament plays this role through two committees of the National Assembly and the Senate Respectively. These Committees are the National … Continue ReadingThe Role of Parliament in Public Finance in Kenya
There are several types of public funds in Kenya. In this article, we explore these different funds and the purpose they serve. According to the WHO, the public sources of funding include those which are … Continue ReadingThe Key Types of Public Funds in Kenya
Section 110 of the Public Finance Management Act establishes the County Emergency Fund in Kenya. A County Executive Committee may, with the approval of the County Assembly, establish an emergency fund for the county government … Continue ReadingWhat is the County Emergency Fund in Kenya?
The Kenyan Constitution provides for the process to remove or impeach the Deputy President in Kenya. The Constitution gives the National Assembly and the Senate the power to impeach the Deputy President. The Constitution provides … Continue ReadingHow to Remove or Impeach the Deputy President in Kenya
There is a vacancy in the office of the President in Kenya if the holder of the office- dies; resigns, in writing, addressed to the Speaker of the National Assembly; or otherwise ceases to hold … Continue ReadingVacancy in the Office of the President in Kenya
Article 149 of the Kenyan Constitution speaks about the vacancy in the office of the Deputy President in Kenya. The Deputy President in Kenya is elected on a single ticket with the President. He or … Continue ReadingVacancy in the Office of the Deputy President in Kenya
Article 208 of the Kenyan Constitution establishes the Contingencies Fund. The purpose of the Contingencies fund is the urgent and unforeseen need for expenditure for which there is no other legislative authority. Further, the Public … Continue ReadingWhat is the Contingencies Fund in Kenya?
Before we talk about the types of government budgets in Kenya, let’s define a budget. A budget is a document that sets out the government’s proposed revenues, expenditure and priorities for a specific financial year. … Continue ReadingWhat are the Types of Government Budgets in Kenya?
The budget process in Kenya is an important part of government planning and decision-making. In itself, the budget-making process in Kenya is a comprehensive process. It begins in August of the current financial year to … Continue ReadingThe Key Stages and Dates in the Budget Process in Kenya
Article 204 of the Constitution establishes the Equalisation Fund in Kenya into which should be paid one half per cent (0.5%) of all the revenue collected by the national government each year. This amount is … Continue ReadingWhat is the Equalisation Fund in Kenya?