Monday, June 17, 2019

Kenya Budget Speech 2008 – The Nation 13 June 2008

An article by Wachira Kang’aru ‘Budget On Stability’ The Nation 13 June 2008 is a reveiw of Kenya Finance Minister Amos Kimunya’s Budget 2008 speech which extended a ‘hand to the poor’ as he removed import taxes on rice and wheat.
There are PDFs links to the Budget Speech of the 3 East African nations, Kenya, Uganda and Tanzania plus The Government of Kenya 2030 Vision Report.
Critiques and commentaries of the Kenya Budget 2008 in the Nation:
The Nation Editorial – Sealing Tax Loopholes for MPs Inspired. 13 June 2008 – ‘Mr Kimunya delivered a budget geared towards social stability, with an emphasis on job creation especially in rural areas, providing opportunities for youth, redressing regional imbalances, and cushioning the poor and vulnerable against wild increases in the prices of basic foodstuff.’


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