Finger on the Pulse. 

  • 4 May 2024
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  • 〜 by Shammah Sirima



Monday, 29th April 2024

  • Kenya’s projected expenditure plans for the 24/25 financial year are expected to reduce by Sh350 billion owing to the contracting tax net flows as the Treasury prepares to present to the National Assembly the government’s printed budget estimates

Tuesday, 30th April 2024

  • Data from the Office of the Controller of Budget (CoB) indicates that Kenyan counties cumulatively set aside Sh1.9 billion to their emergency funds in the 2023/2024 financial year. Counties have yet to spend Sh973 million budgeted for emergency services in this financial period.


Wednesday, 1st May, 2024

  • In his address during the 59th International Labour Day celebrations at Uhuru Gardens in Nairobi, President Ruto directed Labour Cabinet Secretary Florence Bore to spearhead the process of raising the minimum wage by at least six per cent.


Thursday, 2nd May 2024

  • President William Ruto promoted Lieutenant General Charles Muriu Kahariri to the rank of General and appointed him Chief of Defence Forces (CDF) following the death of Gen Francis Ogolla


Friday 3.05.24

  • In an age where digitalisation dominates various aspects of life, handling citizens’ personal information has become a topic of immense importance. Like many other countries, Kenya is undergoing rapid digitisation, raising questions about the fairness and legality of digitalising citizens’ personal information.