Sh400bn Allocated to Uhuru’s Big Four Agenda

[Nation] The government has allocated Sh400 billion to Jubilee’s Big Four agenda, which is the main focus of President Uhuru Kenyatta in his second and final term in office.

[Nation] The government has allocated Sh400 billion to Jubilee's Big Four agenda, which is the main focus of President Uhuru Kenyatta in his second and final term in office.

source: AllAfrica News: Kenya

Budget Unfriendly to Pockets, Takes Debt Near Tipping Point

[Nation] Ordinary consumers will have to bear the brunt of new tax proposals contained in the Sh3 trillion Budget proposals read yesterday. Unlike in the past, when budgets sought to secure social equity, the new tax proposals target essential commodit…

[Nation] Ordinary consumers will have to bear the brunt of new tax proposals contained in the Sh3 trillion Budget proposals read yesterday. Unlike in the past, when budgets sought to secure social equity, the new tax proposals target essential commodities such as maize flour, milk, bread, petroleum products and medicine, and will, therefore, hit where it matters most.

source: AllAfrica News: Kenya

High Income Earners Spared Steeper Tax Rate

[Nation] High income earners have been spared higher taxes after Treasury CS Henry Rotich backtracked on a proposal to levy a top tax rate of 35 per cent on income above Sh750,000 a month or Sh9 million year.

[Nation] High income earners have been spared higher taxes after Treasury CS Henry Rotich backtracked on a proposal to levy a top tax rate of 35 per cent on income above Sh750,000 a month or Sh9 million year.

source: AllAfrica News: Kenya

Kenyans Want ‘Stolen Money’ Deducted From the Budget

[Nairobi News] The debate on corruption has taken a new twist with Kenyans arguing that departments which lost huge amounts of money in corruption scandals have their budgets reduced.

[Nairobi News] The debate on corruption has taken a new twist with Kenyans arguing that departments which lost huge amounts of money in corruption scandals have their budgets reduced.

source: AllAfrica News: Kenya

This, for Obvious Reasons, Is the World Cup Team All Women Are Supporting

[Nairobi News] Ladies now have a reason to watch the 2018 World Cup, or rather, just one team; and they won’t be watching because of the players’ great football skills; and that team happens to be Iran.

[Nairobi News] Ladies now have a reason to watch the 2018 World Cup, or rather, just one team; and they won't be watching because of the players' great football skills; and that team happens to be Iran.

source: AllAfrica News: Kenya

It’s a ‘Tanzania First’ Budget

[Daily News] Dodoma -Finance and Planning minister Phillip Mpango yesterday proposed a raft of reforms aimed at the boosting industrial development.Particular focus is on protecting locally manufactured products and stimulating local production.

[Daily News] Dodoma -Finance and Planning minister Phillip Mpango yesterday proposed a raft of reforms aimed at the boosting industrial development.Particular focus is on protecting locally manufactured products and stimulating local production.

source: AllAfrica News: Tanzania