The torch will travel through the Kitui County for 3 days and will then be received by H.E Kivutha Kibwana on 14th October 2016.
Nairobi Cluster Gender Responsive Budgeting - Counties Sensitization Programme Day 2
The second cluster of the County Governments Gender Responsive Budgeting (GRB) meeting entered its second day with discussions centered on ways in which Kenya can borrow from countries that already have working Gender Responsive Budgets. The lessons to learn from countries that faced challenges implementing the GRBs were also discussed to help Kenya in its implementation process for the Gender Responsive Budgets.
Countries like Australia and Sweden were highlighted especially because...
Nairobi Cluster Counties Sensitization Programme on Gender Responsive Budgeting
The second cluster of the County Governments Gender Responsive Budgeting (GRB) meeting designed to ensure that all Counties’ budgetary frameworks allocate a significant amount to gender took place at the Kenya School of Monetary Studies. The initiative, hosted by the Council of Governors in collaboration with UN Women, seeks to ensure that all programs undertaken by County Governments have in it components of gender equality and equity.
The meeting attended by County Directors of...
Press Statement Addressing Budgetary Allocation in Counties, 14th October, 2016, At The Main Parliament Buildings, Senate
Members of the Press,
Citizens of Kenya,
We address you today after recent coverage in the dailies portraying counties to be misusing funds allocated to them. County Governments have achieved much since the inception of the devolved system of governance and each county can readily demonstrate what they have achieved in each sector.
In line with this, the Council of Governors would like to clarify some things and the set the record straight.
ACCESS TO OVERDRAFT FACILITIES
This weekend the Embakasi West Sub County Administrator, Charles Awuonda intensified the clean-up of Umoja 1 and 2 areas. The event which also incorporated a cleanliness awareness session was attended by Nairobi City County Environment team who were joined by Umoja 1 and 2 area residents.
The major clean up exercise continues in Kariobangi South ward,Molem ward, Umoja East and West wards.
Nairobi County Re-Opens Langata Health Center Maternity Unit.
Nairobi City County health Executive Dr Bernard Muia presided over the re-opening of Langata health centre maternity unit. The County Government refurbished the facility at a cost of KSh 3M.
Dr Muia said that the health centre boasts of quality standards and improved services. The new installed equipment will increase the number of babies delivered each month from the current delivery standing at 90.
The health centre is supposed to provide quality health services and reduce congestion...
Sanitary Pads And Geometrical Sets Donated To Candidates.
First lady of Lamu County Dr Hajara Elbusaidy donated sanitary pads and geometrical sets to candidates of both Primary & Secondary through Lapfund and Zarara Oil & Gas Ltd at Faza Ward on 15th October 2016. She was accompanied by the CO Education, Gender & Youth affairs.
The donations were necessary for the candidates as the exam period approaches to enable candidates to sit for their exams without so much difficulties.