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TRUE: Kenya’s counties received Ksh1.5 trillion in Equitable Share since 2013.

By Geoffrey Kerosi How much money has been allocated as Equitable Share from the national government to the 47 counties of Kenya? In an article published on The Star on October 25, Commission on Revenue Allocation (CRA) chairperson Dr Jane Karingai claimed that Ksh1.5 trillion in total had been allocated to […]

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PARTNERSHIP DIALOGUE ON JOINT DEVOLUTION PROGRAMME

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Devolution and Marginalization issues are best addressed through joint consultation and collaboration between development partners and government stakeholders.   Yesterday morning, Devolution Cabinet Secretary Eugene Wamalwa and CRA Chairperson Dr Jane Kiringai took part in the partnership dialogue on joint devolution programme funded by the UNDP, UN WOMEN AND UNICEF […]

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DR. JANE KIRINGAI ELECTED CHAIR OF CHAIRPERSONS OF CONSTITUTIONAL COMMISSIONS AND INDEPENDENT OFFICES

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CRA chairperson Dr Jane Kiringai was elected chairperson of the forum of Chairpersons of Constitutional Commissions and Independent Offices at the seventh annual congress held in Meru from the 10th to 12th of October, 2018. In her acceptance speech after being elected, Dr Jane Kiringai commended the chairpersons for their […]

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#No Kenyan Left Behind – CRA Donates to the Kenya Red Cross Society

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CRA commissioners and staff donated food, clothes and other items to the Kenya Red Cross Society targeting Kenyans recently affected by floods and other disasters around the country. The goal of the project was to join other Kenyans in helping survivors of floods, disasters and displacements that have recently occurred. […]

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Media Release: CRA Policy to Tackle Marginalization to Ensure That No Kenyan Is Left Behind

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FRIDAY 22ND JUNE 2018: The Commission on Revenue Allocation has today launched the second policy that identifies marginalized areas and also provides a criteria for sharing revenue from the Equalization Fund. The policy identifies 1424 sub-locations, spread across 366 wards, in 34 counties in Kenya as being the most marginalized. […]

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PUBLIC NOTICE: REVIEW OF THE SECOND REVENUE SHARING FORMULA AMONG COUNTY GOVERNMENTS

The principal function of the Commission is to make recommendations concerning the basis for equitable sharing of revenue raised by the National Government between the national and county governments, and among the County Governments. The Commission has embarked on a review of the second basis for revenue sharing among county […]

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EFFECTIVE COMMUNICATION OF PUBLIC POLICIES

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By Ronald Ng’eno The recent plan by Nairobi City County to deny matatus access to the central business district (CBD) is an example of a public policy that was unsuccessfully communicated to key stakeholders. Public policies are guidelines given by a government body to the public on an issue of […]

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MEDIA RELEASE: LAUNCH OF THE REVIEW OF THE POLICY IDENTIFYING MARGINALISED AREAS

Nairobi, 12th July 2017: Article 204 provides for the establishment of Equalization Fund, into which, one half per cent of all the revenue collected by the national government each year is paid. The purpose of the Fund is to bring the quality of basic services including water, roads, health facilities and […]

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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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