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KRA chief, Humphrey Wattanga, skips MPs' summons 14 times

Nairobi, Feb. 20 -- Parliament has summoned the Kenya Revenue Authority (KRA) Commissioner General Humphrey Wattanga after skipping its invitations for the 14th consecutive time over queries on whethe... Read More


Lawyers start reporting dirty cash in money laundering fight

Nairobi, Feb. 20 -- Lawyers will from next month start reporting suspicious transactions by their clients to the Financial Reporting Centre (FRC), in a major boost to the fight against money launderin... Read More


State plans new hospital categories for SHIF

Nairobi, Feb. 16 -- The Ministry of Health will re-categorise all hospitals before they are empanelled by the Social Health Insurance Fund (SHIF) in a bid to eliminate fraud that has seen taxpayers lo... Read More


Industrial training levy nets Sh1.5bn from firms

Nairobi, Feb. 14 -- The Kenya Revenue Authority (KRA) collected Sh1.48 billion in the new industrial training levy from employers in the nine months to January 2024. The taxman told the National Asse... Read More


Why IT experts want State to reject the new robotics bill

Nairobi, Feb. 7 -- Information Technology experts have asked Parliament to reject the Robotics and Artificial Intelligence (AI) Society Bill, 2023 on grounds that it has a lot of glaring gaps. The Am... Read More


Kenya to clear Sh650bn pending bills in 12 years at current pace

Nairobi, Feb. 2 -- Kenya will take more than 12 years to clear payments to road contractors whose certified works stood at Sh650 billion as at the end of the financial year 2022/23. The National Asse... Read More


State-owned firms top list of offices with acting roles

Nairobi, Feb. 1 -- State corporations and semi-autonomous government agencies (SAGAs) top the list of institutions where 2,660 held acting positions in the year to June 2023. The Public Service Commi... Read More


Northern Kenya MPsoppose Ethiopia-Somaliland Red Sea access deal

Nairobi, Jan. 5 -- MPs from Northern Kenya have warned that a pact between Somalia's breakaway region of Somaliland and Ethiopia allowing Addis Ababa to use a major port with access to the Red Sea wil... Read More


MPs push Treasury to release Sh43bn power utilities owe firms

Nairobi, Jan. 4 -- Parliament has asked the Treasury and the Ministry of Energy to pay Sh43 billion that power utilities such as Kenya Electricity Transmission Company (Ketraco), Kenya Power and Geoth... Read More


MPs call for merger of UN missions in Nairobi

Nairobi, Jan. 2 -- Members of Parliament have recommended the merger of the Kenya UN missions in Nairobi as well as the purchase of property to eliminate the more than Sh20 million lease expense annua... Read More