Author: Jane Kenda

Nov
16

Prof. Mukras receives Elder of the Burning Spear award

KIPPRA hosted the former Board Chairman Prof. Mohammed Mukras for a presentation of the Elder of Burning Spear (EBS) decoration awarded to him by President Uhuru Kenyatta. The award was given to Prof. Mukras in recognition of his remarkable contribution to the nation, especially in academia. Before the award presentation and cake sharing, KIPPRA Executive Director […]

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Nov
10

Balancing Prudence and Government Borrowing in Financing Development in Kenya

Government borrowing is necessitated by a commitment to deliver on development agenda. While tax revenue is a major source of government finance, the amounts mobilized are not always adequate to fully finance the desired delivery of public services and development agenda. Generally, in fiscal budget preparations, priority spending takes into account the size of resource […]

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Nov
10

KIPPRA conducts three regional health dissemination workshops

KIPPRA hosted three regional workshops to disseminate findings of a study titled ‘Assessment of Health Care Delivery under Devolved System’. The events were held in Nakuru (13th October 2017), Mombasa (17th October, 2017) and Nyeri (23rd October 2017) and attracted the participation of health sector leaders from all the 47 counties. Kenya’s new Constitution introduced […]

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Nov
07

Enhancing County Governments Own Source Revenue

The power to raise revenue both at the national and county government is enshrined in the 2010 Constitution of Kenya. The establishment of a two-tier system of government has seen fiscal decentralization as spelt out in Schedule IV of the Constitution. The Constitution defines the responsibilities of national and county governments in revenue collection and […]

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Nov
06

Making Kenya the Aviation Hub in Africa

The aviation industry plays a critical role in Kenya’s development agenda. The industry catalyzes other sectors such as tourism, manufacturing, horticulture and the hotel industries, which contribute billions of shillings to Kenya’s economy and also offers thousands of jobs. In 2016, for example, the aviation industry contributed Ksh58.9 billion to the economy, which represents1.1 per […]

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Oct
06

The Next Frontier in Kenya’s Automobile Industry

Kenya’s motorization rate stands at 28 vehicles per 1,000 inhabitants as at 2015, translating to an estimated 2.5 million vehicles on Kenyan roads. This is in comparison to a motorization rate of 7 in Tanzania, 13 in Uganda, and 176 in South Africa. With an annual growth rate of 11 per cent, Kenya is likely […]

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Oct
06

How the Proposed Basic Education Curriculum Caters for Learners with Special Educational Needs in Kenya

In May 2017, the Government of Kenya launched a pilot new Basic Education Curriculum Framework (BECF) which aims at nurturing the potential of every learner, including those with special educational needs. The curriculum is expected to catalyze the achievement of Kenya Vision 2030 as well as the National Education Goals, one of which is promoting […]

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Oct
04

Young Professionals are KIPPRA’s Ambassadors and Permanent Partners

One of KIPPRA’s flagship capacity building initiatives is the Young Professionals (YPs) programme, which entails an annual recruitment and training of ten to twelve officers from the public and private sectors. During the one-year programme, the officers undergo rigorous training in public policy analysis and formulation through hands-on experience. To celebrate the achievement of the […]

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