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NAIROBI CITY COUNTY TO PRESENT A POSITION PAPER TO CRA ON ITS CHALLENGES

CRA commissioners lead by the chairperson Dr. Jane Kiringai made a courtesy call to Nairobi City County. The meeting discussed key concerns regarding revenue shared from national government to the county and perspectives of the county government in relation to the Equalization Fund among other issues. The county executive member […]

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CRA COMMISSIONERS MEET WITH H. E. PRESIDENT UHURU KENYATTA AT STATEHOUSE, NAIROBI

H. E. President Uhuru Kenyatta met with members of the Commission on Revenue Allocation at State House, Nairobi. The commissioners are: chairperson Dr. Jane Kiringai, vice-chairperson, Mr. Humphrey Wattanga, commissioners: Prof. Edward Akong’o Oyugi, Prof. Peter Kiko Kimuyu, Ms. Fauza Abdikadir Dahir, Mr. Kishanto ole Suuji, Dr. Irene C. Koech […]

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CRA MEETS WITH C.S. ENERGY AND PETROLEUM- HON. CHARLES KETER

CRA Delegation meets with C.S. Energy and Petroleum, Hon. Charles Keter

A delegation from CRA led by chairperson Dr. Jane Kiringai accompanied by vice chairperson, Humphrey Wattanga, and commissioners: Prof. Edward Oyugi, Dr. Irene Asienga, Kishanto ole Suuji, Peter Gachuba, Prof. PeterKimuyu and commission secretary/CEO George Ooko made a courtesy call to Hon. Charles Keter the Cabinet Secretary (C.S.) for Energy […]

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NEW CRA COMMISSIONERS SWORN IN TODAY

Eight commissioners were today sworn in by Deputy Chief Justice Philomena Mwilu to head the Commission on Revenue Allocation. The new team was sworn in at the Supreme Court in Nairobi and are to serve for a period of 6 years. While swearing in the chairperson and commissioners, on behalf […]

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ZIMBAMBWE DELEGATION VISITS CRA TO LEARN ABOUT DEVOLUTION

A delegation from Zimbabwe and the International Co-operation Agency of the Association of Netherlands municipalities, visited the Commission on Revenue Allocation to undertake a study on how devolution is being implemented. The delegation was led by Erica Jones from the Ministry of Local Government and Christopher Shumba from the Ministry […]

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CRA at the Senate/County Assemblies Forum (CAF) Legislative Summit

The first Senate/County Assemblies Forum Legislative Summit was held in Mombasa County from the 22nd – 29th May, 2016. The Summit created a platform for positive engagement between the legislative arms of the devolved system of government and the Senate. It brought together Senators and Members of County Assemblies from […]

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CRA VISITS THE STANDARD GAUGE RAILWAY

The Commission represented by commissioners Prof. Joseph Kimura, Meshack Onyango, Rose Osoro and CEO, George Ooko as well as James Katule, Jacqueline Marita and Jenniffer Nafula visited the standard gauge railway currently under construction. The team viewed various sites between Nairobi and Taru which is near Mombasa from 24th – […]

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CRA/KEPTAP OIL AND GAS WORKSHOP

The World Bank granted Kenya a 50M USD credit facility to implement the Kenya Petroleum Technical Support Project (KEPTAP) over the next six years, effective from July 2015. The objective of the project is to strengthen the capacity of Kenya to manage its petroleum sector and create wealth for sustainable […]

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BRIEF ON THE SECOND BASIS FOR EQUITABLE SHARING OF REVENUE AMONG THE COUNTY GOVERNMENTS

A. INTRODUCTION Article 216 mandates the Commission to make recommendations on the equitable basis for revenue sharing among county governments. Article 217 (1) mandates the Senate to determine once every five years the basis for allocating among counties the share of national revenue that is annually allocated to county government. […]

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CRA VISITS NEWLY APPOINTED CS FOR HEALTH

Newly appointed cabinet secretary for health Dr. Cleopa Mailu has assured the Commission of his commitment to ensure that conditional grants meant for hospitals in counties are released in a timely manner. “I call upon counties to provide statistics that are required to enable timely processing of funds from the […]

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