Finger on the Pulse 

  • 29 May 2023
  • 2 Mins Read
  • 〜 by Jewel Tete


Monday, 22nd May 2023

  • Governors pushed against President Ruto’s plan to take back healthcare from counties as it is seen as an encroachment on the devolved function and they have since warned the national government to stop interfering and frustrating the sector.
  • Proposed reforms at the Kenya Revenue Authority (KRA) that involve rebranding to Kenya Revenue Services (KRS) will cost the taxpayer Sh2.7 billion, according to estimates presented to the National Assembly.


Tuesday, 23rd May 2023

  • The Cabinet suffered its first resignation as Ms Esther Ngeno stepped down as the Principal Secretary in the Correctional Services Department citing personal reasons.
  • Africa Oil announced the decision to withdraw from its joint venture agreements and production-sharing contracts in Kenya.
  • Azimio suspends bipartisan talks for seven days under claims that Kenya Kwanza is insincere


Wednesday, 24th May 2023

  • Housing PS Charles Hinga addressed a press briefing on the housing levy at the State House.


Thursday, 25th May 2023

  • World Bank forces the government to adopt a corporate governance system at KPLC in a bid to fight graft and improve oversight by minority shareholders and independent board members.
  • The Ministry of Interior and National Administration issued a press release negating the alleged cyber attack on Kenya’s critical and sensitive systems by Chinese hackers.


Friday 26th May 2023

  • The National Treasury has released Sh29.6 billion to counties as equitable share of revenue for the month of March following fresh threats of a shutdown by governors.