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Governors Should Use Their Constitutional Taxation Powers to Raise Development Money

Rather than Governors keep talking of referendum to ask National Government to raise more revenue so they can get 45%; Governors should use their constitutional powers to raise revenue. Kenya Constitution sets 6 ways of getting the taxation budget. 4 ways assigned to National Government and 2 ways to County Governments.
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Machakos County MoU With USIU For Healthcare Teaching & Training

The Department of Health and Emergency Services has signed an MoU with United States International University (USIU-Africa) where the University will use the Machakos County Level 5 Hospital as a Teaching and Training hospital....
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Counties Can Manage Land Better

As historical injustices and corrections of allocation of land are done; millions of acres of land held today under private leasehold will revert to the county government. The land will be held per Kenya Constitution article 62 (2) "Public land shall vest in and be held by a county government in trust for the people resident in the county, and shall be administered on their behalf by the National Land Commission." Each County Government is empowered by Kenya Constitution 185 and 209 (3) to pass bills that anchor the management of land as land becomes a factor of production. Kenya land policy going forward should be based on land production to sustain a population of 100 million Kenyans living in Kenya by around 2065. ...
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Referendum Talk Wakes MCA’s Up to Understand their Constitutional Powers

The Members of County Assembly (MCAs) are now waking up to understanding the Kenya Constitution powers they have. Before the referendum call few MCA’s could explain 257 that reads, “(5) If the Independent Electoral and Boundaries Commission is satisfied that the initiative meets the requirements of this Article, the Commission shall submit the draft Bill to each county assembly for consideration within three months after the date it was submitted by the Commission. (6) If a county assembly approves the draft Bill within three months after the date it was submitted by the Commission, the speaker of the county assembly shall deliver a copy of the draft Bill jointly to the Speakers of the two Houses of Parliament, with a certificate that the county assembly has approved it.”...
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Will Governor Dr. Alfred Mutua Dethrone Kalonzo Musyoka as Kamba Leader?

Kalembe Ndile, former Member of Parliament, in his book, “My Squatters My Struggles My Dream,” writes that a hail of stones were directed towards him by goons of Kalonzo. A section of the book reads, “I was dazed. I couldn’t imagine that Kalonzo could organize something like that. I was in whirlpool and as police escorted me to my car amongst the din and the commotion I was literally in another world.” At least Governor Dr. Mutua has prepared for this; he invested heavily on police cars. ...
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President Uhuru Kenyatta & Governor Julius Malombe in Kitui

One way to empower the Governors and celebrate the successes is to meet with them and create a feeling of teamwork. President Uhuru Kenyatta meeting with the Governors and the pictures thereof is also sending a powerful message that he supports counties and devolution. Missing in this picture is Kalonzo Musyoka. By 2017 expect Kalonzo power to have gone to zero as new ways of doing business are established. ...
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Division of Revenue: Why Constitution Should Remain at 15% Minimum

“Today I signed into Law the Division of Revenue Act, 2014 which raises county allocation from the previous 15% minimum threshold. County governments will now receive Kshs 226.7 billion, representing 43% of the National Revenue. I signed the Division of Revenue Act alongside the County Governments (Amendment) Bill 2014. I also signed into law the Counsellors and Psychologists Bill 2014 which provides for the training, registration, licensing, practice and standards of counsellors and psychologists and other connected purposes,” President Uhuru Kenyatta posted after signing the bills....
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President Kenyatta Meets Kwale County Leaders

“Today I held a lengthy meeting with Kwale leaders comprising all Members of Parliament from Kwale together with Governor Salim Mvurya and Senator Boy Juma Boy at State House, Nairobi. We discussed a number of projects that are to be completed this year, aimed at improving the lives of people in Kwale. These include the tarmacking of Samburu-Kinango-Kwale road and development of a water supply system at Mkanda dam. Another priority project my Government will undertake is the upgrading of Ukunda Airstrip. Next year, we will start working on plans to develop a fishing port at Shimoni so that Mombasa port can continue handling cargo and Shimoni will be for the fishing industry. We will also fast-track the issuing of title deeds to residents of Kwale,” President Uhuru Kenyatta posted. ...
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5 Reasons Mutua, Maendeleo Chap Chap, is in Trouble!

Governor Dr. Alfred Mutua troubles have started. The Governor who in all likelihood watched the World Cup saw how the superstars in the sport, especially Brazil superstar Neymar, were brutalized. Neymar injured to the disappointed of fans. The speed at which the Governor moved has inspired the county but at the same time awakened the devil's that are disguised with holy attire. It is no wonder that he has found himself in trouble with some who will try to bring him down. The following are five reasons for bringing him down....
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Community Water Project - Meru County

Pass Africa has been contracted by Meru County to provide water through drilling of boreholes in the area. Nine very high yielding boreholes will be drilled with the county funds for the benefit of community at large. The Governor has a Vision to put this water to good use for human consumption which will put direct effect on health, hygiene and sanitation of the local people....
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