Turkana gets Sh271m for development

Turkana County will receive the largest share of the Sh3 billion Equalisation Fund established to prop up development in marginalised areas.

The Commission on Revenue Allocation Wednesday said it had identified 14 counties that will benefit from the funds, with Turkana receiving Sh271 million.

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Kenya: World Bank Predicts 4.9 Percent Growth

The World Bank predicts that Kenya’s economic growth will remain moderate in the face of a flat global growth prospect.

In its global economic prospects released last week, the World Bank forecasts that Kenya’s GDP will peak at 4.9 per cent this year, way below its peers in the sub-Saharan Africa region.

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