Uhuru’s Sh866b record Budget


Funding for free primary education, hiring more teachers and paying arrears in salary increments for teachers forms a huge chunk of the Budget. [PHOTO:FILE]

Finance Minister Uhuru Kenyatta will today read a Budget that is short on surprises and heavy on spending and borrowing. Today’s is a Sh865.6 billion Budget. Read More

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The real players behind the Budget

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Tanzanian denies 1998 bombing of US embassy in Nairobi

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MP: I drove stolen car with owner in boot

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Besigye accuses Museveni of mischief on Migingo

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