@Standard

Budget: County plans to spend less on projects - 3 weeks ago, 03:00

Patrick Beja

The county government has proposed to spend about Sh13.4 billion in the next financial year, with wages and health services taking a huge portion of the recurrent expenditure.

In the 2019/2020 financial year, the wage bill will grow to Sh5.3 billion, up from Sh5 billion in the current financial year.

Health services will take Sh3.2 billion, finance and economic planning Sh1.6 billion, transport and infrastructure Sh1.3 billion, waste management Sh1 billion while devolution and public service will be allocated Sh1.1 billion.

Development budget has been slashed to Sh4 billion from Sh4.96 billion in the current financial year, raising eyebrows among residents.

It emerged that the county government was struggling to offer services as wage bill continues to rise.

The county government plans to raise Sh4 billion local revenue in the next financial year, up from Sh3.9 billion in the current financial year.

Speaking at the Tononoka Social Hall during ...
Read More


Category: topnews news politics

Item ID: f26ff07c-03d4-449d-9a89-ed4b35533875

kadiNewsItemCategoryList
  1. newsPriority: 0.062
  2. calculatedNewsPriority: 10.279
  3. description: View the latest and breaking Top News
  4. parsedURL: https://www.standardmedia.co.ke/
  5. name: topnews
  6. title: Top News

  1. newsPriority: 0.024
  2. calculatedNewsPriority: 10.241
  3. description: View the latest and breaking News
  4. parsedURL: https://www.standardmedia.co.ke/kenya
  5. name: news
  6. title: News

  1. newsPriority: 0.024
  2. calculatedNewsPriority: 10.241
  3. description: View the latest news in Politics
  4. parsedURL: https://www.standardmedia.co.ke/kenya
  5. name: politics
  6. title: Politics

compoundTime
  1. timeLastCalculatedUpdate: Apr 26, 2019 3:00:00 AM
  2. timeCreatedAsFromServer: Apr 26, 2019 9:26:25 AM
  3. timeUpdatedAsFromUser: Apr 26, 2019 10:19:43 AM
  4. timeCreatedAsFromUser: Apr 26, 2019 3:00:00 AM
  5. timeUpdatedAsFromServer: Apr 26, 2019 10:19:43 AM

Suggested

1 hour ago
Dan Kazungu on the spot over Sh18bn cashew nut deal

Kenyan ambassador to Tanzania Dan Kazungu is on the spot for endorsing a local firm that took John Magufuli government for a ride in a Sh18 billion cashew nut deal. On Monday, the Tanzanian Parliament ...

Category: topnews news

Item ID: a6c97aba-21dd-4a27-8fd3-50bd3e8256cf

kadiNewsItemCategoryList
  1. newsPriority: 0.002
  2. calculatedNewsPriority: 0.002
  3. description: View the latest and breaking Top News
  4. parsedURL: http://www.nation.co.ke/
  5. name: topnews
  6. title: Top News

  1. newsPriority: 0.002
  2. calculatedNewsPriority: 0.002
  3. description: View the latest and breaking News
  4. parsedURL: http://www.nation.co.ke/
  5. name: news
  6. title: News

compoundTime
  1. timeLastCalculatedUpdate: May 21, 2019 3:24:23 PM
  2. timeModifiedAsFromUser: May 21, 2019 12:18:45 PM
  3. timeCreatedAsFromServer: May 21, 2019 3:24:23 PM
  4. timeUpdatedAsFromUser: May 21, 2019 3:25:53 PM
  5. timeCreatedAsFromUser: May 21, 2019 11:48:06 AM
  6. timeUpdatedAsFromServer: May 21, 2019 3:25:53 PM
  7. timeModifiedAsFromServer: May 21, 2019 3:22:50 PM
1 hours ago, 14:18
Kirinyaga health workers to go on strike in seven days

The medics union has issued a seven-day strike notice to Kirinyaga County. The Kenya Medical Practitioners, Pharmacists and Dentists Union accuses the Anne Waiguru-led administration of failing to ...

Category: topnews news

Item ID: ab03cdb1-b47b-44fb-8a86-b078b650bfec

kadiNewsItemCategoryList
  1. newsPriority: 0.002
  2. calculatedNewsPriority: 0.002
  3. description: View the latest and breaking Top News
  4. parsedURL: http://www.nation.co.ke/
  5. name: topnews
  6. title: Top News

  1. newsPriority: 0.002
  2. calculatedNewsPriority: 0.002
  3. description: View the latest and breaking News
  4. parsedURL: http://www.nation.co.ke/
  5. name: news
  6. title: News

compoundTime
  1. timeLastCalculatedUpdate: May 21, 2019 2:18:40 PM
  2. timeModifiedAsFromUser: May 21, 2019 11:13:42 AM
  3. timeCreatedAsFromServer: May 21, 2019 2:18:40 PM
  4. timeUpdatedAsFromUser: May 21, 2019 2:20:17 PM
  5. timeCreatedAsFromUser: May 21, 2019 11:01:22 AM
  6. timeUpdatedAsFromServer: May 21, 2019 2:20:17 PM
  7. timeModifiedAsFromServer: May 21, 2019 2:16:41 PM
1 hours ago, 14:47
Textbook shortage hits primary schools in Nakuru

Most primary schools in Nakuru County have been hit by shortage of textbooks. A spot-check by Nation in various institutions revealed that schools are yet to receive Christian Religious Education ...

Category: topnews news

Item ID: 2f7df5b4-6cd1-43e1-a24f-a6bfe74a449b

kadiNewsItemCategoryList
  1. newsPriority: 0.003
  2. calculatedNewsPriority: 0.003
  3. description: View the latest and breaking Top News
  4. parsedURL: http://www.nation.co.ke/
  5. name: topnews
  6. title: Top News

  1. newsPriority: 0.003
  2. calculatedNewsPriority: 0.003
  3. description: View the latest and breaking News
  4. parsedURL: http://www.nation.co.ke/
  5. name: news
  6. title: News

compoundTime
  1. timeLastCalculatedUpdate: May 21, 2019 2:47:35 PM
  2. timeModifiedAsFromUser: May 21, 2019 11:43:25 AM
  3. timeCreatedAsFromServer: May 21, 2019 2:47:35 PM
  4. timeUpdatedAsFromUser: May 21, 2019 2:49:53 PM
  5. timeCreatedAsFromUser: May 21, 2019 11:20:34 AM
  6. timeUpdatedAsFromServer: May 21, 2019 2:49:53 PM
  7. timeModifiedAsFromServer: May 21, 2019 2:46:50 PM
22 minutes
Government Mortgage Firm to deliver Cheaper Homes

The State-backed company to implement the social housing project to advance cash to banks and saccos for on-lending to home buyers is to be launched tomorrow with commercial banks, mortgage companies ...

Category: topnews news business

Item ID: 4d378cc1-ed35-4822-85ed-79fe108d529c

kadiNewsItemCategoryList
  1. newsPriority: 0.004
  2. calculatedNewsPriority: 0.004
  3. description: View the latest and breaking Top News
  4. parsedURL: https://citizentv.co.ke/
  5. name: topnews
  6. title: Top News

  1. newsPriority: 0.004
  2. calculatedNewsPriority: 0.004
  3. description: View the latest and breaking News
  4. parsedURL: https://citizentv.co.ke/
  5. name: news
  6. title: News

  1. newsPriority: 0.002
  2. calculatedNewsPriority: 0.002
  3. description: View the latest and breaking Business News
  4. parsedURL: https://citizentv.co.ke/business/
  5. name: business
  6. title: Business News

compoundTime
  1. timeLastCalculatedUpdate: May 21, 2019 3:49:53 PM
  2. timeModifiedAsFromUser: May 21, 2019 3:48:00 PM
  3. timeCreatedAsFromServer: May 21, 2019 3:49:53 PM
  4. timeUpdatedAsFromUser: May 21, 2019 3:51:19 PM
  5. timeCreatedAsFromUser: May 21, 2019 3:48:00 PM
  6. timeUpdatedAsFromServer: May 21, 2019 3:51:19 PM
  7. timeModifiedAsFromServer: May 21, 2019 3:49:10 PM
2 minutes
Kang’ata says Maraga overstepped mandate in sex age debate

Murang’a Senator Irungu Kang’ata has disclosed his plans to force out Chief Justice David Maraga over his remarks on the consensual age for sex, claiming that the CJ overstepped his mandate when he ...

Category: topnews news

Item ID: b502936d-6fe3-4afe-ac80-407a13ea0833

kadiNewsItemCategoryList
  1. newsPriority: 0.011
  2. calculatedNewsPriority: 0.011
  3. description: View the latest and breaking Top News
  4. parsedURL: http://www.nation.co.ke/
  5. name: topnews
  6. title: Top News

  1. newsPriority: 0.011
  2. calculatedNewsPriority: 0.011
  3. description: View the latest and breaking News
  4. parsedURL: http://www.nation.co.ke/
  5. name: news
  6. title: News

compoundTime
  1. timeLastCalculatedUpdate: May 21, 2019 4:09:40 PM
  2. timeModifiedAsFromUser: May 21, 2019 1:02:19 PM
  3. timeCreatedAsFromServer: May 21, 2019 4:09:40 PM
  4. timeUpdatedAsFromUser: May 21, 2019 4:10:59 PM
  5. timeCreatedAsFromUser: May 21, 2019 1:50:00 PM
  6. timeUpdatedAsFromServer: May 21, 2019 4:10:59 PM
  7. timeModifiedAsFromServer: May 21, 2019 4:07:40 PM
1 hour ago
Raila winds up three African countries tour on infrastructure

NAIROBI, KENYA: African Union envoy Raila Odinga Tuesday completed a three-nation tour to discuss Africa's infrastructure agenda with leaders ahead of the AU Special Summit scheduled for July 2019 in ...

Category: topnews news business

Item ID: 9f3a6f84-3a48-46d1-b0b7-daad1e4c46c1

kadiNewsItemCategoryList
  1. newsPriority: 0.011
  2. calculatedNewsPriority: 0.011
  3. description: View the latest and breaking Top News
  4. parsedURL: https://www.standardmedia.co.ke/
  5. name: topnews
  6. title: Top News

  1. newsPriority: 0.011
  2. calculatedNewsPriority: 0.011
  3. description: View the latest and breaking News
  4. parsedURL: https://www.standardmedia.co.ke/
  5. name: news
  6. title: News

  1. newsPriority: 0.011
  2. calculatedNewsPriority: 0.011
  3. description: View the latest and breaking Business News
  4. parsedURL: https://www.standardmedia.co.ke/business
  5. name: business
  6. title: Business News

compoundTime
  1. timeLastCalculatedUpdate: May 21, 2019 3:03:43 PM
  2. timeCreatedAsFromServer: May 21, 2019 3:03:43 PM
  3. timeUpdatedAsFromUser: May 21, 2019 3:25:53 PM
  4. timeCreatedAsFromUser: May 21, 2019 2:50:46 PM
  5. timeUpdatedAsFromServer: May 21, 2019 3:25:53 PM