The media usually carries stories about looting, theft or misappropriation of county funds. The stories occasion the release of the reports by the Controller of Budget and the Auditor General. The Controller of Budget releases … Continue ReadingAre Kenyan County Governments Always on a Looting Spree?
This article looks at the role of the office of the Auditor General in Kenya. Originally the name of the Office of the Auditor General was the Exchequer and Audit Department. With time, it changed to … Continue ReadingRole of the Office of the Auditor General in Kenya
This is a continuation of part one of this article, the budget process in Kenya. In the budget process, a budget is a document that sets out the government’s proposed revenues, expenditure and priorities for a … Continue ReadingKey Documents Essential to the Budget Process in Kenya
The question of whether the counties can play oversight on the revenue county governments collect locally is important. In the past, county officials have blamed the Senate claiming it overstepped its mandate by overseeing the … Continue ReadingCan Kenya Senate Oversee the Counties’ Local Revenue?
The Office of the Controller of Budget (OCOB) released the Ward Development Fund Guidelines through the circular No.26 of 2014. The Ward Development Fund guidelines should help the counties to actualize and operationalize the Fund. … Continue ReadingThe Ward Development Fund Guidelines in Kenya