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Industry wins from 2016 Budget - Capital FM Kenya (press release) (blog)

Industry wins from 2016 BudgetCapital FM Kenya (press release) (blog)The Kenyan economy has been growing robustly at an average of 6 percent amid global economic slowdown, according to the Budget statement delivered by the Cabinet Secretary, Henry Rotich. We had set out to enhance our economic growth by double ...and more »

Lobby for change if unhappy with budget-GMK - The Star, Kenya;

Lobby for change if unhappy with budget-GMK - The Star, Kenya

The Star, KenyaLobby for change if unhappy with budget-GMKThe Star, KenyaTreasury Cs Henry Rotich at the media briefing in Nairobi over the Euro-bond saga on December 4. Photo/Enos Teche. Facebook · Twitter · Google+ · WhatsApp · Email. Sectors not satisfied with Treasury CS Henry Rotich's tax proposals in the 2016-17 ...and more »

How CS Henry Rotich plans to tax matatus, kiosk operators and farmers - The Standard Digital News (press release) (blog);

How CS Henry Rotich plans to tax matatus, kiosk operators and farmers - The Standard Digital News (press release) (blog)

The Standard Digital News (press release) (blog)How CS Henry Rotich plans to tax matatus, kiosk operators and farmersThe Standard Digital News (press release) (blog)Florence Kamunya harvests peas on her farm at Mutaga village within Sagana Settlement Scheme in Mathira, Nyeri County. Farmers are now being targeted to pay tax. [PHOTO: KIBATA KIHU/STANDARD]. Farmers and matatu operators will start paying taxes ...and more »

Experts hail tax amnesty on offshore income - Citizen TV (press release);

Experts hail tax amnesty on offshore income - Citizen TV (press release)

Citizen TV (press release)Experts hail tax amnesty on offshore incomeCitizen TV (press release)Tax experts have welcomed the government's move to give amnesty to Kenyans with offshore investments. Treasury Cabinet Secretary Henry Rotich during his budget presentation directed the Kenya Revenue Authority to give an amnesty window for ...and more »

Kenya raises 2016/2017 budget deficit forecast to $6.9 billion - Africanews;

Kenya raises 2016/2017 budget deficit forecast to $6.9 billion - Africanews

AfricanewsKenya raises 2016/2017 budget deficit forecast to $6.9 billionAfricanewsFinance Minister, Henry Rotich, said in a budget speech the deficit would be $6.9 billion a figure equivalent to 9.3 percent of Kenya's GDP. In its April statement, the finance ministry said the actual deficit in the 2016 fiscal year would probably be ...and more »

Kenya Sets Aside Kes13.4 Billion for the Digital Literacy Programme - AllAfrica.com

Kenya Sets Aside Kes13.4 Billion for the Digital Literacy ProgrammeAllAfrica.comThis was said by the Cabinet Secretary National Treasury, Henry Rotich as he presented the 2016/2017 budget at the Parliament Chambers. The 2016/2017 budget is the fourth Budget Statement under the Administration of His Excellency President Uhuru ...and more »

Tourism sector hails CS Rotich budget as positive to recovery - The Standard Digital News (press release) (blog);

Tourism sector hails CS Rotich budget as positive to recovery - The Standard Digital News (press release) (blog)

The Standard Digital News (press release) (blog)Tourism sector hails CS Rotich budget as positive to recoveryThe Standard Digital News (press release) (blog)The Kenyan travel industry has welcomed the allocation of Sh4.5 billion plus incentives to the ailing sector by the National Treasury in the 2016/2017 national budget . Speaking in Mombasa, Kenya Association of Hotelkeepers and Caterers (Kahc) Coast ...and more »

Kenya plans US $23 billion dollar budget to drive growth 2016/17 - Coastweek;

Kenya plans US $23 billion dollar budget to drive growth 2016/17 - Coastweek

CoastweekKenya plans US $23 billion dollar budget to drive growth 2016/17CoastweekNAIROBI (Xinhua) -- Kenya's Treasury has presented a 23 billion U.S. dollar fiscal budget for the 2016/17 financial year, widening tax bracket as part of efforts to cushion low-income earners in the country.and more »

Rotich sweetens sugarcane and tea farmers' lives - The Standard Digital News (press release) (blog);

Rotich sweetens sugarcane and tea farmers' lives - The Standard Digital News (press release) (blog)

The Standard Digital News (press release) (blog)Rotich sweetens sugarcane and tea farmers' livesThe Standard Digital News (press release) (blog)Sugarcane and tea farmers were the biggest winners in the 2016-17 budget after the Government removed taxes on their products. Treasury Cabinet Secretary Henry Rotich removed transactional tax on the two products after the Government realised that ...and more »

Kenya: #BudgetKE2016 - Government of Kenya Allocates KES6.1 Billion on ICT Projects - AllAfrica.com

Kenya: #BudgetKE2016 - Government of Kenya Allocates KES6.1 Billion on ICT ProjectsAllAfrica.comThe Government of Kenya has allocated KES 6.1 billion for ongoing ICT Projects including Single Window Support Project, Research Development Fund, Roll out of IFMIS, Development at Konza Technopolis, Digital Migration (KBC), and for the Presidential ...and more »

[VIDEO] Good grooming, beauty, air tickets to cost more - The Star, Kenya;

[VIDEO] Good grooming, beauty, air tickets to cost more - The Star, Kenya

The Star, Kenya[VIDEO] Good grooming, beauty, air tickets to cost moreThe Star, KenyaYOU will pay more for good grooming, beauty and air travel after Treasury yesterday proposed higher taxes on cosmetics and beauty products as well as tickets. This, Cabinet Secretary Henry Rotich said in his Budget Statement to Parliament, will be in ...and more »

Petrol, kerosene prices to go up, cooking gas down - The Star, Kenya;

Petrol, kerosene prices to go up, cooking gas down - The Star, Kenya

The Star, KenyaPetrol, kerosene prices to go up, cooking gas downThe Star, KenyaThe new budget has increased tax on kerosene which may lead price increase Photo/ Jack Owuor. Facebook · Twitter · Google+ · WhatsApp · Email. Poor households using kerosene for cooking and lighting and motorists are among the big losers in the ...and more »

2016/17 Budget won't benefit the common mwananchi – MP - Hivisasa.com

2016/17 Budget won't benefit the common mwananchi – MPHivisasa.comKiminini Member of Parliament Chris Wamalwa has criticised the 2016/2017 Financial Year Budget, saying it did not take care of the common mwanachi. Treasury Cabinet Secretary Henry Rotich read the Sh2.3 trillion budget on Wednesday afternoon in the ...and more »

MPs skip session, as others sleep during Budget reading - The Star, Kenya;

MPs skip session, as others sleep during Budget reading - The Star, Kenya

The Star, KenyaMPs skip session, as others sleep during Budget readingThe Star, KenyaCabinet Secretary Henry Rotich leaves National treasury building for parliament to present the 2016-17 budget estimates on June 8, 2016. Photo/Jack Owuor. Facebook · Twitter · Google+ · WhatsApp · Email. Some MPs snubbed the Budget reading yesterday ...and more »

Lawmakers grumble as CS increases tax on cosmetics - The Star, Kenya;

Lawmakers grumble as CS increases tax on cosmetics - The Star, Kenya

The Star, KenyaLawmakers grumble as CS increases tax on cosmeticsThe Star, KenyaThere were murmurs of disapproval in Parliament as Treasury CS Henry Rotich announced a 10 per cent increased tax on cosmetics. This, Rotich said in his Budget Statement to Parliament, will be in line with other countries in the East African Community ...and more »

Campaign budget cushions masses, hits middle class - The Star, Kenya;

Campaign budget cushions masses, hits middle class - The Star, Kenya

The Star, KenyaCampaign budget cushions masses, hits middle classThe Star, KenyaCabinet Secretary Henry Rotich leaves National treasury building for parliament to present the 2016-17 budget estimates on June 8, 2016. Photo/Jack Owuor. Facebook · Twitter · Google+ · WhatsApp · Email. Treasury Cabinet Secretary Henry Rotich ...and more »

EAC 2016/17 budgets prioritise infrastructure, energy sectors - The New Times;

EAC 2016/17 budgets prioritise infrastructure, energy sectors - The New Times

The New TimesEAC 2016/17 budgets prioritise infrastructure, energy sectorsThe New TimesKenya Cabinet Secretary Henry Rotich announced a $22.8 billion budget for next fiscal year. (Net photo). More in Business. Microfinance body, cross-border women traders' co-ops partner. East African Community (EAC) member states have prioritised ...and more »

Kenya's bid to recover millions stashed in offshore accounts - The Standard Digital News (press release) (blog);

Kenya's bid to recover millions stashed in offshore accounts - The Standard Digital News (press release) (blog)

The Standard Digital News (press release) (blog)Kenya's bid to recover millions stashed in offshore accountsThe Standard Digital News (press release) (blog)The Government is moving to recover millions of shillings illegally stashed in foreign countries in the fight against corruption. While reading 2016/17 Budget Statement Wednesday, Treasury Cabinet Secretary Henry Rotich said the Government has traced ...and more »

Women, the poor hit as Henry Rotich increases taxes - The Standard Digital News (press release) (blog);

Women, the poor hit as Henry Rotich increases taxes - The Standard Digital News (press release) (blog)

The Standard Digital News (press release) (blog)Women, the poor hit as Henry Rotich increases taxesThe Standard Digital News (press release) (blog)Treasury Cabinet Secretary Henry Rotich has singled out motorists, women and poor households as the biggest financiers of his budget. Women are the biggest consumers of cosmetics which will, beginning next month, attract a 10 per cent excise duty.and more »

Youth, women get Sh21b in 2016/17 budget - The Standard Digital News (press release) (blog);

Youth, women get Sh21b in 2016/17 budget - The Standard Digital News (press release) (blog)

The Standard Digital News (press release) (blog)Youth, women get Sh21b in 2016/17 budgetThe Standard Digital News (press release) (blog)The youth, the elderly and the vulnerable in the Kenyan society were not left out in Wednesday's 2016-17 budget. Treasury Cabinet Secretary Henry Rotich announced various cushioning perks, among them Sh21.1 billion for gender and youth empowerment ...and more »