State of Use of Country System (UCS) in Infrastructure Financing in Kenya

Stephen Jairo
Post Date: 16 November 2017

Most countries on the African Continent, consider infrastructure development as a key enabler of development as it stimulates job creation, creates trade opportunities and corridors, and thus yield to investment opportunities for a large majority. 

Education Sector in Kenya

Cosmas Tabuche
Post Date: 02 November 2017

The education sector plays a major role in Kenya’s development strategy in developing the human resource of the country which is the basis of wealth creation of the country. To build an educated and skilled human resource, Kenya needs to invest in education and encourage innovation to provide a foundation for sustainable development in the long run. Article 43 (1) (f) of the Constitution of Kenya 2010, under the Bill of Rights on Social and Economic Rights of the Kenyan populous, states that every person has the right to education. 

How TTI Supported work in Kenya may Trigger Commitment to Open Government at Sub-national level?

John Mutua
Post Date: 01 September 2017

Kenya’s commitment to an open and transparent government is not in doubt. First, from a legal perspective, the three pillars: openness, accountability and participation that are a cornerstone of good governance are well captured in the Constitution. In particular, Article 35 of the Constitution guarantees every citizen the right to access any information held by the state. It goes further to also note that every citizen has a right to access information held by another person, if required for the exercise or protection of any right or fundamental freedom. In fact, the Access to Information Act 2016, gives effect to this constitutional provision. Simply put, all public entities are obligated to publish and publicize any important information affecting the National Government and the County Governments. 

Why Efforts to Unlock Mobilization of Local Revenue Collection in Nairobi are Critical to Improved Service Delivery?

John Mutua
Post Date: 03 August 2017

Nairobi City County boasts as one of the most attractive cities to investors. In fact, in 2015, it was ranked third in Africa. Besides, it is also a regional financial service hub with a booming construction and property market. Moreover, Nairobi City County (NCC) leads in property registration among the key indicators  of Doing Business in Kenya 2016. There is probably more that is positive of Nairobi worth noting especially in this election period depending on one’s judgement.

Kenya’s plastic consumption needs to be addressed

Edwige Marty
Post Date: 26 January 2017

It is a daily occurrence for many Kenyans especially in the urban areas to use plastic bags. They can be spotted anywhere, be it when buying chapatis at the corner of the street or vegetables from mama mboga; the inevitable plastic bags are everywhere. In Nairobi County, the Government introduced ‘The 2016 Nairobi County Plastic Control Bill’. This new bill will seek to apply a fee to everyone using plastic bags(Njoroge, Nairobians will pay for plastic bags under new Bill, 2016). The intention behind it is laudable, reducing plastic waste and encouraging recycling of bags but its application is dubious, it could work well in big retail outlets but what about the street vendors?

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