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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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CRA/EU PARTNERSHIP ENHANCING REVENUE COLLECTION IN COUNTIES

In order to strengthen its analytical and institutional capacity, CRA requested and received technical assistance from the European Union aimed at enhancing revenue sources in counties. This follows a realization by the Commission that some counties are facing challenges as they pursue strategies to boost their revenue generation capabilities. To […]

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LAND OF A THOUSAND VIEWS: CRA visits Baringo County

The Commission recently undertook a visit to Baringo County. The CRA team lead by the CRA Chairman and Commissioner Rose Osoro visited various county projects on irrigation such as Chemosusu dam, Perkerra and Barwessa Irrigation Schemes, hospitals in Eldama Ravine and Kabartonjo, agricultural projects such as the Sabatia dairy and […]

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Commission resolves stalemate in Bomet County

A stand-off between the county assembly and the executive team over the control of development funds in the Sh4.7 billion annual budget has been resolved following the intervention of the chairman of the Commission on Revenue Allocation (CRA). On Monday, CRA Chairman Micah Cheserem brought together Governor Isaac Ruto and […]

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CRA CONSULTS SENATE ON SECOND-GENERATION FORMULA

The Senate standing committee on Finance is to work with CRA to re-look into various options, aimed at determining the second revenue generation sharing formula and present its report within the next three weeks. This follows a retreat organized by CRA and Senate from 16 – 17 October 2015 in […]

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