• 3 Jul 2023
  • 2 Mins Read
  • 〜 by Jewel Tete

Monday, 26th June 2023

  • Kenyans will now start paying more for their loans after the Central Bank of Kenya increased the Central Bank’s base lending rate to 10.5% from 9.5%.
  • Siaya Deputy Governor William Oduol survived impeachment after a majority of Senators voted against the bid to remove him from office following allegations of gross violation of the Constitution and abuse of office.

Tuesday, 27th June 2023

  • The Cabinet has approved the establishment of a Pending Bills Verification Committee which has been tasked with the auditing of liabilities for the period between 2005 and 2022.
  • Opposition Leader Raila Odinga launched a campaign of defiance and civil disobedience to deny President William Ruto’s administration taxes.
  • The Treasury has five years to bring down the country’s level of debt to 55 per cent of the Gross Domestic Product (GDP) after MPs approved the conversion of the debt ceiling from the current Sh10 trillion to an anchor.

Wednesday, 28th June 2023

  • President William Ruto has appointed former Family Bank chief executive Peter Munyiri to chair the National Standards Council (NSC).
  • Concerns were raised on whether President William Ruto is violating the Constitution in allowing three advisors and the United Democratic Alliance (UDA) Party Secretary-General to sit in Cabinet meetings.

Thursday, 29th June 2023

  • The Treasury has set monthly cash limits to government ministries, departments, and agencies (MDAs) and restricted recruitment of new staff, promotions and pay rise deals as part of wide-ranging measures to deal with the wastage of public funds amid tight budget conditions.
  • A parliamentary committee has backed a Bill that seeks to repeal the idle and disorderly offence in the Penal Code on the ground that it is abused by law enforcers to harass the public.

Friday, 30th June 2023

  • The Kenya Health Professional Society has issued a two-week ultimatum to the government, demanding commitment to recruit 20,000 health workers yearly.
  • The State announced plans to charge the Nairobi county government for water it supplies to residents.