Ukur Yattani

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Ukur Yattani said : "The increase in revenue collection will be underpinned by the ongoing reforms in tax and revenue administration as well as the implementation of the economic recovery strategy," External link

sinacom-en Wednesday, October 13, 2021 6:09:00 PM EAT

Ukur Yattani said : "We remain committed to fiscal consolidation path so as to stabilise growth in public debt," External link

4-traders Wednesday, October 13, 2021 12:17:00 PM EAT

Ukur Yattani said : "Leading indicators for the economy so far point to a robust economic recovery following the reopening of the service sectors and stronger global demand," "So it is going to be a major leap from (negative) 0.3 to 6% and that is clear that all sectors of the economy will actually take on that trajectory of growth" External link

4-traders Wednesday, October 13, 2021 12:17:00 PM EAT

Ukur Yattani said : “In view of the constrained fiscal space the Country is currently operating in, the National Treasury will factor the proposed payments in the Budget for the ensuing Financial Year,” External link

capitalfm Thursday, September 30, 2021 4:04:00 PM EAT

Ukur Yattani explained : “It’s quite easy to say that I put it in the Supplementary Budget, but that will not be realistic. We cannot give what we cannot afford,” External link

capitalfm Thursday, September 30, 2021 4:04:00 PM EAT

Ukur Yattani said : “All former councillors will be enrolled in the Inua Jamii Programme upon age eligibility. The implementing agencies will initiate the process of establishing the necessary legal and policy instruments to facilitate the payments,” External link

capitalfm Thursday, September 30, 2021 4:04:00 PM EAT

Ukur Yattani said : “To protect these farmers and the sector from cheap imports, the EAC Partner States agreed that vegetable products including potatoes, peas, and tomatoes among others shall attract a duty rate of 30 per cent for one year as we await the finalisation of the review of the EAC Common External Tariff,” External link

standardmedia Monday, June 21, 2021 7:41:00 AM EAT

Ukur Yattani said : "The overwhelming response from global investors reflects the market's continued confidence in Kenya's economic recovery program supported by the International Monetary Fund (IMF) and is in line with our medium-term debt management strategy approved by parliament," External link

polandsun Friday, June 18, 2021 3:58:00 PM EAT

Ukur Yattani said : "The overwhelming response from global investors reflects the market's continued confidence in Kenya's economic recovery program supported by the International Monetary Fund (IMF) and is in line with our medium-term debt management strategy approved by parliament," External link

sinacom-en Friday, June 18, 2021 3:29:00 PM EAT

Ukur Yattani said : "The overwhelming response from global investors reflects the market's continued confidence in Kenya's economic recovery program supported by the International Monetary Fund (IMF) and is in line with our medium-term debt management strategy approved by parliament," External link

xinhuanet_en Friday, June 18, 2021 2:13:00 PM EAT

Ukur Yattani said : “This funding (development expenditure) is expected to accelerate completion of ongoing critical infrastructure projects in the country,” External link

thestarkenya Friday, June 18, 2021 1:41:00 PM EAT

Ukur Yattani said : "I have initiated a process of developing a National Tax Policy Framework that will not only enhance administrative efficiency of the tax system but provide consistency and certainty in tax legislation and management of tax expenditure," External link

thestarkenya Friday, June 18, 2021 4:22:00 AM EAT

Ukur Yattani said : ''In particular, measures being taken to mitigate the effects of the pandemic to the economy were well received by investors,'' External link

thestarkenya Thursday, June 17, 2021 10:10:00 PM EAT

Ukur Yattani said : "Sh4 billion is for the examination fee waiver for all class eight and form four candidates and Sh1 billion for the school feeding program," External link

thestarkenya Wednesday, June 16, 2021 11:39:00 AM EAT

Ukur Yattani said : “In order to unlock the full potential of digital lenders , the government proposes the licensing of digital credit service providers,” External link

standardmedia Wednesday, June 16, 2021 9:47:00 AM EAT

Ukur Yattani said : "Sh 4 billion is for examination fee waiver for all class eight and form four candidates and Sh1. billion for school feeding program," External link

thestarkenya Tuesday, June 15, 2021 8:07:00 PM EAT

Ukur Yattani said : “As a result, credit to the private sector increased from Sh1.5 trillion in 2013 to Sh2.8 trillion in 2020,” External link

standardmedia Sunday, June 13, 2021 12:38:00 AM EAT

Ukur Yattani said : “14.3 billion is earmarked for the purchase of Covid vaccines. It will facilitate the ongoing vaccination of Kenyans and create herd immunity against COVID-19 to allow resumption of full economic activities,” External link

capitalfm Saturday, June 12, 2021 5:21:00 PM EAT

Ukur Yattani said : "We are likely to realise the benefits of the growing budget through the creation of multiplier effect to the various sectors," External link

allafrica Saturday, June 12, 2021 3:02:00 AM EAT

Ukur Yattani asserted : "These proposals alongside others contained in the Finance Bill will create the legal and policy framework to achieve our medium-term budget goals," External link

allafrica Saturday, June 12, 2021 3:02:00 AM EAT

Ukur Yattani said : “Cost-sharing in public university was introduced in 1991, and the cost of training was Sh120,000… currently the ideal cost of training a university student has risen to Sh200,000,” External link

thestarkenya Friday, June 11, 2021 9:40:00 AM EAT

Ukur Yattani noted : “Our investment in the expansion of road networks, railways, seaports, airports and energy has enhanced domestic and regional connectivity, boosted rural productivity and reduced urban congestion,” External link

thestarkenya Friday, June 11, 2021 9:40:00 AM EAT

Ukur Yattani proposed : “Sh 1.5 billion has been set aside for the National Value Chain Support Programme; Ksh 1.5 billion for the Agricultural Sector Development Support Programme II; Ksh 1.5 billion for the Small Scale Irrigation and Value Addition Project; and Ksh 620 million for Food Security and Crop Diversification Project,” External link

capitalfm Friday, June 11, 2021 7:44:00 AM EAT

Ukur Yattani added : “To enhance animal diseases control, I have set aside Ksh 180.0 million for Sustainable Tsetse and Trypanosomiasis Free Areas in Kenya; Ksh 131.4 million for the Disease-Free Zones Program; and Ksh 60.0 million for modernization of the Foot and Mouth Disease Laboratory and related activities,” External link

capitalfm Friday, June 11, 2021 7:44:00 AM EAT

Ukur Yattani says : “An increased demand for additional priority expenditure poses a challenge to the implementation of the ongoing projects,” External link

thestarkenya Friday, June 11, 2021 6:24:00 AM EAT

Ukur Yattani says : “The additional is on account of provision for the Covid-19 vaccines,” External link

thestarkenya Friday, June 11, 2021 6:24:00 AM EAT

Ukur Yattani said : “This budget required a lot of balancing ... considering the prevailing weak business environment,” External link

businessday Thursday, June 10, 2021 9:09:00 PM EAT

Ukur Yattani said : "In addition, the County Governments will receive Sh7.5 billion as conditional allocations from the National Government share of revenue and Sh32.3 billion from development partners," External link

thestarkenya Thursday, June 10, 2021 8:37:00 PM EAT

Ukur Yattani said : “Government ministries, departments, and counties directed to clear pending bills by June 30. To enforce compliance, Treasury will stop cash transfers to counties that don't comply with the directive... MPs urged to support the proposal,” External link

thestarkenya Thursday, June 10, 2021 8:37:00 PM EAT

Ukur Yattani said : "Kenyans, private sectors, SMEs have been providing goods and services to governments, whether county or national government and at the end of the day they are not being paid or not paid in time," External link

thestarkenya Thursday, June 10, 2021 8:37:00 PM EAT

Ukur Yattani said : "In order to strengthen our healthcare system, make the cost of medicines affordable for Kenyans, and step up the fight against the Covid-19 Pandemic, I propose to introduce VATexemption on medicaments used in our health facilities including decongestants and food supplements," External link

thestarkenya Thursday, June 10, 2021 8:37:00 PM EAT

Ukur Yattani said : “We have developed sufficient capacity for local manufacturing in the metal and allied subsection but the local manufacturers in this sector continue to face stiff competition from cheaper imports,” “In order to continue protecting this sub-sector, the EAC partner states agreed that imported iron and steel products shall continue attracting a duty rate of 25 per cent with the corresponding specific rates for a further one year” External link

standardmedia Thursday, June 10, 2021 7:54:00 PM EAT

Ukur Yattani said : "This budget required a lot of balancing ... considering the prevailing weak business environment," External link

4-traders Thursday, June 10, 2021 7:27:00 PM EAT

Ukur Yattani said : “Government ministries, departments, and counties directed to clear pending bills by June 30. To enforce compliance, Treasury will stop cash transfers to counties that don't comply with the directive... MPs urged to support the proposal,” External link

thestarkenya Thursday, June 10, 2021 5:22:00 PM EAT

Ukur Yattani said : "Sh 4 billion is for examination fee waiver for all class eight and form four candidates and Sh1. billion for school feeding program," External link

thestarkenya Thursday, June 10, 2021 5:22:00 PM EAT

Ukur Yattani said : “The urban area has continued to face the housing problem and to ensure the success of this initiative, I have proposed an allocation of Sh13.9 billion for the affordable housing project,” External link

capitalfm Thursday, June 10, 2021 5:21:00 PM EAT

Ukur Yattani said : “We are in this regard, requesting for special approval of the expenditures adjustments which are beyond the 10 per cent threshold in accordance with regulation 40 (9) of the Public Finance Management Regulations, 2015,” External link

standardmedia Thursday, June 10, 2021 2:09:00 PM EAT

Ukur Yattani said : “The total value of the 10 new loans signed is equivalent to Sh132. 37 billion. One of the loans has been disbursed by the time of submitting this report,” External link

thestarkenya Tuesday, June 8, 2021 6:19:00 AM EAT

Ukur Yattani said : “Your proposals should also be centered on tips on how to foster a secure and cohesive business environment to promote investment growth, business recovery and jobs creation,” External link

capitalfm Friday, May 14, 2021 2:25:00 PM EAT

Ukur Yattani said : “Additionally, and in relation to this Kenya will soon be launching its debut Sovereign Green Bond to finance green projects across the country in line with the country’s green economy and climate change development agenda,” External link

standardmedia Wednesday, May 12, 2021 1:55:00 AM EAT

Ukur Yattani told : "The government is at an advanced stage in establishing the Kenya Emissions Trading System allowing companies and organisations to buy Emission Allowance and thereby enable Kenya to meet her commitments in limiting greenhouse emissions," External link

reuters-en Tuesday, May 11, 2021 4:39:00 PM EAT

Ukur Yattani said : “The fuel prices may be reduced soon,” External link

thestarkenya Tuesday, May 11, 2021 7:04:00 AM EAT

Ukur Yattani said : “As a government, we are ready. The port is ready for business,” External link

thestarkenya Friday, May 7, 2021 3:17:00 PM EAT

Ukur Yattani said : “We expect turbulence and challenges for the first few days or months, but together we will overcome them,” External link

thestarkenya Friday, May 7, 2021 3:17:00 PM EAT

Ukur Yattani said : “It is true we made provisions for the purchase of vaccines for this and the next financial year. We have made all necessary planning and budgeting for the same,” “I cannot tell the exact amount, but I know this financial year we have made a provision of over Sh7 billion and for next year a figure higher than for this year,” External link

standardmedia Tuesday, May 4, 2021 2:23:00 AM EAT

Ukur Yattani said : “In order to facilitate clearance, the drugs were consigned to the American Embassy as a stop gap measure in order to save the situation pending the conclusion of the formal engagement framework,” External link

standardmedia Tuesday, May 4, 2021 2:23:00 AM EAT

Ukur Yattani said : “However, the pandemic is expected to ease with the global vaccinations efforts,” External link

standardmedia Saturday, May 1, 2021 1:23:00 AM EAT

Ukur Yattani said : “This has resulted in about $10 billion (Sh108 billion) of committed but undisbursed official development assistance, much of it on concessional terms,” External link

standardmedia Wednesday, April 14, 2021 12:08:00 AM EAT

Ukur Yattani said : ''Kenya looks forward to a favorable outcome once the request is placed before the Board of Directors at the World Bank in the coming few weeks,'' External link

thestarkenya Friday, April 9, 2021 5:19:00 AM EAT

Ukur Yattani said : ''This deviation from the target of Sh113.2 billion was explained by a deviation from the target of Sh89.3 billion in ordinary revenues and Sh24 billion in ministerial A-I-A,'' External link

thestarkenya Friday, April 9, 2021 5:19:00 AM EAT

Ukur Yattani said : "The agricultural sector's strong performance, alongside the government's rapid deployment of the Economic Stimulus Programme coupled with tax reliefs, went a long way in driving the resilient economic performance," External link

xinhuanet_en Thursday, April 8, 2021 2:17:00 PM EAT

Ukur Yattani said : “Two cases in point of major climate phenomena in Kenya are droughts that account for eight per cent of GDP every five years and floods which are estimated to cost 5.5 per cent of GDP every seven years,” External link

thestarkenya Thursday, April 8, 2021 8:41:00 AM EAT

Ukur Yattani said : “At the start of the pandemic, the Government moved fast and implemented bold measures. We provided tax reliefs (tax cuts) to businesses and people and rolled out various monetary and social policy measures (cash transfers, VAT refunds, and payment of pending bills) to mitigate the effects of the COVID 19 Pandemic,” External link

thestarkenya Tuesday, April 6, 2021 12:52:00 AM EAT

Ukur Yattani said : "The National Treasury is confident that the support and reforms set out in this IMF program will go a long way in mitigating the effects of the pandemic while aiding in the achievement of the government's policy objectives set out in the recently approved budget policy statement as well as the Medium Plan II," External link

xinhuanet_en Saturday, April 3, 2021 5:21:00 PM EAT

Ukur Yattani said : "These require that the government be adequately resourced to make prompt and targeted interventions," External link

thestarkenya Saturday, April 3, 2021 10:04:00 AM EAT

Ukur Yattani said : “As recent experiences show, debt restructuring can be protracted and time-consuming, and expensive if the country has to hire debt advisers,” “Effective technical assistance could be considered to help prepare countries and facilitate the process” External link

standardmedia Saturday, April 3, 2021 12:44:00 AM EAT

Ukur Yattani said : ''Furthermore, with contraction in exports and increased exchange rate volatility, debt servicing costs are slowly reaching unsustainable levels,'' External link

thestarkenya Wednesday, March 31, 2021 7:44:00 PM EAT

Ukur Yattani said : ''The National Treasury requested SEC to investigate this matter with the potential to irreparably harm Kenya's fiduciary standing internationally,'' External link

thestarkenya Friday, March 26, 2021 6:55:00 AM EAT

Ukur Yattani said ( about Commission ) : “The National Treasury and Planning (NTP) wishes to notify the public that on 23rd March, 2021, the United States Securities Exchange Commission (SEC) suspended trading in the securities of Kallo, Inc. – the company that claimed in its recent filings with the SEC, to have entered into a EUR 1, 068, 932, 543.00 COVID-19 loan contract with the NTP,” External link

capitalfm Thursday, March 25, 2021 9:18:00 PM EAT

Ukur Yattani said : "The document at SEC website is an unsigned contract purportedly drawn between the government, Kallo Inc and Techno-Investment Module Ltd. The unsigned contract cannot be authenticated by Treasury as it is not a party to the drafting, discussion or filing at SEC," External link

allafrica Tuesday, March 23, 2021 12:55:00 PM EAT

Ukur Yattani said : “Treasury wishes to categorically state that the CS Ukur Yatani did not enter into any loan contract…with a company by the name Kallo Inc. as claimed in the article and in the company’s filings with the US Securities Exchange Commission (SEC) ,” External link

thestarkenya Thursday, March 18, 2021 10:44:00 PM EAT

Ukur Yattani claimed : “The article erroneously attributed the story to the US SEC by claiming that it had disclosed the deal between the Treasury and Canadian firm Kallo Inc over the multi-billion-shilling deal to upgrade Kenya’s health infrastructure” External link

standardmedia Thursday, March 18, 2021 8:01:00 PM EAT

Ukur Yattani told : “We fear we might unnecessarily create a crisis,” External link

thestarkenya Wednesday, March 17, 2021 5:58:00 AM EAT

Ukur Yattani said : “Thus, we have had to critically review our existing programmes and policies to ensure that they are not only consistent with our development agenda but also informed by emerging realities brought about by the emergence of Covid-19 Pandemic,” External link

standardmedia Tuesday, March 16, 2021 12:19:00 PM EAT

Ukur Yattani said : “In addition, following extensive consultations with concerned ministries, departments and agencies (MDAs), the National Treasury proposes that four existing conditional allocations funded from the national government’s revenue share be converted to unconditional allocations to be disbursed to counties as part of their equitable revenue share,” External link

standardmedia Friday, March 12, 2021 12:57:00 AM EAT

Ukur Yattani said : “This will enhance regional integration and promote tourism and international trade which are key in supporting the manufacturing pillar of the Big Four Agenda,” External link

thestarkenya Thursday, March 11, 2021 5:37:00 AM EAT

Ukur Yattani said : “Some of them have become a burden,” External link

thestarkenya Wednesday, March 10, 2021 5:02:00 AM EAT

Ukur Yattani notes : “The government has embarked on expenditure rationalisation and prioritisation to ensure that expenditures are on the most impactful programmes that yield the highest welfare benefits to Kenyans,” External link

thestarkenya Wednesday, March 10, 2021 5:02:00 AM EAT

Ukur Yattani said : “I have reviewed the list of the names, scores and ranking of the candidates proposed for the appointment as Managing Director, Kenya Ports Authority, and note that all the candidates scored below the desired threshold of 70 per cent in the interview,” External link

thestarkenya Tuesday, March 9, 2021 2:30:00 AM EAT

Ukur Yattani said : “I have reviewed the list of the names, scores and ranking of the candidates proposed for the appointment as Managing Director, Kenya Ports Authority, and note that all the candidates scored below the desired threshold of 70 per cent in the interview,” External link

thestarkenya Thursday, March 4, 2021 5:40:00 AM EAT

Ukur Yattani said ( about Debt Management ) : ''The capacity of the Public Debt Management Office will be enhanced to handle the task,'' External link

thestarkenya Tuesday, February 23, 2021 4:08:00 AM EAT

Ukur Yattani told : ''We are looking at extending Treasury bills into longer maturities,'' External link

thestarkenya Tuesday, February 23, 2021 4:08:00 AM EAT

Ukur Yattani said : “We should give support to BBI that has a sign of our late senator,” External link

thestarkenya Monday, February 22, 2021 1:41:00 AM EAT

Ukur Yattani said : “The grant is to support livelihood protection and restoration to the communities/ households negatively impacted by the desert locust invasion. The allocation criteria is based on hectares under crop and pasture damaged, number of households and wards affected,” External link

standardmedia Sunday, February 21, 2021 1:04:00 AM EAT

Ukur Yattani said : “The National Treasury has taken into account the approved formula for allocating revenue among counties pursuant to Article 217 of the Constitution, whose implementation would be preceded by a Sh53.5 billion increase,” External link

standardmedia Sunday, February 21, 2021 1:04:00 AM EAT

Ukur Yattani said : “We were making every arrangement to pay by today, but two days ago after our engagement, we are happy to get feedback that we don’t need to pay now,” External link

news-yahoo-in Tuesday, February 16, 2021 8:17:00 PM EAT

Ukur Yattani told : “Implementation of this debt management strategy may require the revision of the debt ceiling, based on future borrowing requirements,” External link

thestarkenya Tuesday, February 16, 2021 8:27:00 AM EAT

Ukur Yattani said : “This will enhance regional integration and promote tourism and international trade which are key in supporting the manufacturing pillar of the Big Four Agenda,” External link

standardmedia Friday, February 12, 2021 1:06:00 PM EAT

Ukur Yattani said : "Having consulted with all the stakeholders and having agreed on a position, we do not expect any resistance or divergence in opinion because we are going to IBEC with one position," External link

allafrica Thursday, February 11, 2021 3:07:00 AM EAT

Ukur Yattani said : “Thus, we have had to critically review our existing programmes and policies to ensure that they are not only consistent with our development agenda but is also informed by emerging realities brought about by the emergence of Covid-19 Pandemic,” External link

standardmedia Thursday, February 11, 2021 12:14:00 AM EAT

Ukur Yattani said : "The project reinforces our resolve to promote locally-led climate actions aimed not only at building resilience, but also improving the livelihoods of climate-vulnerable groups across the country," External link

xinhuanet_en Wednesday, February 10, 2021 5:40:00 PM EAT

Ukur Yattani said : "Responding to the climate challenge especially in the era of COVID-19 will require collective and innovative action including significant financial resources from both the public and private sectors," External link

xinhuanet_en Wednesday, February 10, 2021 5:40:00 PM EAT

Ukur Yattani said : “No state corporation shall commence implementation of programmes or incur expenditure where approval has not been granted by the line ministry and Treasury,” “The National Treasury will not approve or recommend to line ministries for approval proposed budgets that are not in line with the circular” External link

thestarkenya Wednesday, February 10, 2021 12:15:00 AM EAT

Ukur Yattani said : “The lower-than-projected spending on development expenditure poses a risk to the fiscal programme, going forward,” External link

thestarkenya Tuesday, February 2, 2021 4:31:00 AM EAT

Ukur Yattani said : “It is our hope that county governments will prioritise the settlement of pending bills to suppliers, as well as other statutory dues to enable concerned institutions to discharge their mandates effectively,” External link

standardmedia Wednesday, January 27, 2021 6:34:00 AM EAT

Ukur Yattani says ( about Kenya Railways ) : “The overhaul of the Naivasha–Kisumu railway is being spearheaded by a multi-agency team coordinated by the Kenya Defense Forces,” External link

thestarkenya Wednesday, January 27, 2021 4:26:00 AM EAT

Ukur Yattani said : “Thus, we have had to critically review our existing programmes and policies to ensure that they are not only consistent with our development agenda but also informed by emerging realities brought about by the emergence of the Covid-19 pandemic,” External link

standardmedia Tuesday, January 26, 2021 11:32:00 PM EAT

Ukur Yattani said : "The fiscal deficit in the financial year 2021/22 will be financed by net external financing of KSh 345.5 billion (2.8% of GDP), and net domestic borrowing of KSh 592.2 billion (4.7% of GDP)," External link

tuko Tuesday, January 26, 2021 3:35:00 PM EAT

Ukur Yattani says : “Revenue performance will be underpinned by on-going reforms in tax policy and revenue administration,” External link

thestarkenya Tuesday, January 26, 2021 5:30:00 AM EAT

Ukur Yattani says : “The government has embarked on expenditure rationalisation and prioritisation to ensure that expenditures are on the most impactful programmes that yield the highest welfare benefits to Kenyans,” External link

thestarkenya Tuesday, January 26, 2021 5:30:00 AM EAT

Ukur Yattani said : "Consequently, growth is projected to bounce back to 6.4 percent in 2021 from the projected 0.6 percent in 2020," External link

xinhuanet_en Monday, January 25, 2021 8:06:00 PM EAT

Ukur Yattani said : "With the fast advancement in technology, many business transactions are increasingly being carried out through digital platforms. In some cases, due to the nature of the transactions, it is difficult to effectively tax the income derived through such platforms," External link

allafrica Friday, January 22, 2021 3:04:00 AM EAT

Ukur Yattani said : “In this respect, we once again appeal to them to make full and timely use of these funds, as additional disbursements from exchequer are made in due course,” External link

thestarkenya Thursday, January 21, 2021 1:33:00 PM EAT

Ukur Yattani said : “The total balances for the various county governments now held at CBK amount to Sh61.4 billion, and in this respect we once again appeal to them to make full and timely use of these funds, as additional disbursements from the exchequer are made in due course,” External link

capitalfm Thursday, January 21, 2021 1:15:00 PM EAT

Ukur Yattani added : “Noting the general improvement of the economy and in particular positive revenue performance since December 2020, the National Treasury and Planning will prioritize disbursements to county governments, noting their critical obligations of service delivery to Kenyan citizens,” External link

capitalfm Thursday, January 21, 2021 1:15:00 PM EAT

Ukur Yattani said : "I have said before and I will say it again, we have nothing to hide, everything is public, the law compels us to put it in public. We send the register to parliament in detail, the loans that have been procured since 1960 are in this register and if there is anything outside that debt register then that is not a debt for this country, we have no reason to give half information," External link

tuko Wednesday, January 20, 2021 12:56:00 PM EAT

Ukur Yattani says : "Disbursements to county governments are falling behind by two months," External link

allafrica Friday, January 15, 2021 3:59:00 PM EAT

Ukur Yattani stated : “Nonetheless, the National Treasury notes that as at 13 January 2021, the balances of the County Governments at the Central Bank of Kenya stands at Sh34.6 billion and appeal them to make full use of these funds in the meantime as further disbursements from exchequer are made in due course,” External link

capitalfm Friday, January 15, 2021 11:59:00 AM EAT

Ukur Yattani added : "In effect, the initiative apart from suspending the payments, will give us a total of five years to repay the loans, with a grace period of one year. This is not only timely, but a sign of confidence in the country and will give us the fiscal space to make the much-needed spending on the COVID-19 economic recovery strategy especially in the social, health and economic sectors," External link

allafrica Wednesday, January 13, 2021 4:29:00 AM EAT

Ukur Yattani said : “to safeguard its sovereign rating and its future access to international financial markets,” External link

bloomberg Tuesday, January 12, 2021 7:01:00 PM EAT

Ukur Yattani said : “In effect, the initiative apart from suspending the payments will give us a total of five years to repay the loans, with a grace period of one year. This is not only timely, but a sign of confidence in the country and will give us the fiscal space to make the much-needed spending on the COVID-19 economic recovery strategy especially in the social, health and economic sectors” External link

standardmedia Monday, January 11, 2021 7:11:00 PM EAT

Ukur Yattani said : “It is worth noting that in spite of the Covid-19, we have continued to maintain macro-economic stability as measured by the existing low and stable inflation and interest rates and a competitive exchange rate,” External link

thestarkenya Wednesday, January 6, 2021 5:59:00 AM EAT

Ukur Yattani said : "We reduced on the categories from five to three and there is no one who is going to pay more than what they were paying before Covid-19. Our simulations show that under the new tax rates, all categories will be paying less by at least Sh3,000," External link

allafrica Saturday, January 2, 2021 3:20:00 AM EAT

Ukur Yattani said : "Kenya has not applied for the G20 Debt Service Suspension Initiative. Some countries have faced challenges re-arranging debt service with creditors with undesirable outcomes," External link

allafrica Tuesday, December 29, 2020 3:15:00 AM EAT

Ukur Yattani said : "In this respect, Kenya seeks a cautious approach in evaluating the costs and benefits of the offer and make informed decision to safeguard the economic and financial standing of the country," External link

allafrica Tuesday, December 29, 2020 3:15:00 AM EAT

Ukur Yattani said : "The rate of completion of the projects has been fast and they also have a long-term effect on the economy which is very good," External link

africanreview Thursday, December 24, 2020 5:44:00 PM EAT

Ukur Yattani explained : “We are highly sustainable but pressure from Covid-19 has put a strain on us. It is not that we are not able to pay but revenue is low. Since debt payment is the first charge on the Consolidated Fund, we remain with insufficient resources to settle all other obligations,” External link

thestarkenya Thursday, December 24, 2020 10:31:00 AM EAT

Ukur Yattani said : “We are careful because if revenue is not growing and debt increases, we will have a problem. We get professional advice from the team so unless they concur, we cannot borrow,” External link

thestarkenya Thursday, December 24, 2020 10:31:00 AM EAT

Ukur Yattani said : “If we were to borrow money for the expressway, it would have put a strain on us. We want to use PPPs to substitute for borrowing,” External link

thestarkenya Thursday, December 24, 2020 10:31:00 AM EAT

Ukur Yattani said : "We were seeking the legal advice of the AG to know the way forward given the limitations on the budget, we are not the procurement entity for IEBC, so it is up to it to ensure that they follow the law and that the relevant entities such as the EACC and the AG approve it," External link

allafrica Thursday, December 24, 2020 3:08:00 AM EAT

Ukur Yattani says ( about Commission ) : "We note that maintenance and audit of election technology is a priority expenditure to the Commission and as required by law," External link

allafrica Thursday, December 24, 2020 3:08:00 AM EAT

Ukur Yattani says ( about Commission ) : "The Commission is therefore advised to submit detailed itemised requirements for the 2022 general elections, including a breakdown by financial year, for consideration," External link

allafrica Thursday, December 24, 2020 3:08:00 AM EAT

Ukur Yattani notes ( about Commission ) : "The National Treasury has noted the need to have a secure location for the Commission's premises. The commission is however advised to ensure that the project is well prepared and in compliance with the Public Investment Management," External link

allafrica Thursday, December 24, 2020 3:08:00 AM EAT

Ukur Yattani said : “In my view, that is good enough, it is a beginning. It may not be to the satisfaction of the medical staff but we have provided resources,” External link

standardmedia Thursday, December 24, 2020 12:15:00 AM EAT

Ukur Yattani said : "Unfortunately, we cannot say it in any other way. That is the situation," External link

allafrica Wednesday, December 23, 2020 4:31:00 AM EAT

Ukur Yattani said : “The journey has just begun and we are going to move together as the government and as agencies. This calls for the business community, the main stakeholders of this port, to detox our minds that the business we were doing many years ago is no longer tenable,” “You have to adjust and plan with this logistics network in mind,” External link

thestarkenya Saturday, December 19, 2020 2:47:00 PM EAT

Ukur Yattani said : “We want everybody to shape up because there is no time to baby-sit you, no time to nurse your ego and no time to move with your speed. We are going to move with our speed,” External link

thestarkenya Saturday, December 19, 2020 2:47:00 PM EAT

Ukur Yattani said : “I am happy to note that the JOA is now ready for execution by the three agencies, under the leadership of the National Treasury and ICDC ,” External link

thestarkenya Friday, December 18, 2020 4:01:00 PM EAT

Ukur Yattani said : “To actualize the JOA will require committed leadership, focused management and a lot of sacrifice from all players, including the staff in each agency,” External link

thestarkenya Friday, December 18, 2020 4:01:00 PM EAT

Ukur Yattani said : “With reduced turnover and disruptions in the market and supply chains, many MSMEs were, and still are, unlikely to attract affordable and quality credit under the traditional arrangements. Interventions are necessary to cushion the impact of Covid-19 on MSMEs,” External link

standardmedia Wednesday, December 9, 2020 8:52:00 AM EAT

Ukur Yattani affirmé : "Avec des chiffres d'affaires réduits et les importantes perturbations qui affectent les marchés et les chaînes d'approvisionnement, de nombreuses MPME étaient - et sont toujours - peu susceptibles d'avoir accès à des crédits abordables et de qualité dans le cadre des dispositifs traditionnels. Des interventions sont donc nécessaires pour amortir l'impact du COVID-19 sur les MPME" External link

french.china.org.cn Tuesday, December 8, 2020 10:50:00 PM EAT

Ukur Yattani said : “However, the government will continue to cushion the low-income earners, by retaining 100 per cent tax exemption/relief for those earning monthly incomes of Sh24,000 and below,” External link

thestarkenya Tuesday, December 8, 2020 6:30:00 AM EAT

Ukur Yattani said : “Gone are the days when we’d allow State agencies to come here with a begging bowl or for a bailout,” External link

standardmedia Tuesday, December 8, 2020 12:57:00 AM EAT

Ukur Yattani said : “Among objectives of the loan is the continuous support of Kenya’s Covid-19 response. We are also looking at areas of reduced debt vulnerabilities through a revenue-driven fiscal consolidation,” External link

thestarkenya Monday, December 7, 2020 7:34:00 AM EAT

Ukur Yattani told : "Our revenue is not up to date. The Covid-19 pandemic has really affected our revenues," External link

allafrica Sunday, December 6, 2020 3:03:00 AM EAT

Ukur Yattani said : "Supporting the budget and preventing the economy from crashing is our main priority. We borrow to support the budget because revenue is either limited or not there," External link

allafrica Sunday, December 6, 2020 3:03:00 AM EAT

Ukur Yattani said ( about Kenya Power ) : "Our debt strategy is sustainable. Kenya has never been given relief on account of being unable to repay her loans," External link

allafrica Sunday, December 6, 2020 3:03:00 AM EAT

Ukur Yattani said : "The purpose of this letter therefore is to forward to you the framework and request you to ensure adherence to the requirements," External link

allafrica Sunday, December 6, 2020 3:03:00 AM EAT

Ukur Yattani said : "The proposed framework takes into account the above-stated constitutional and legal provisions as contained in CARA, 2020 as well as the provisions of the Deed of Transfer of Functions," External link

allafrica Sunday, December 6, 2020 3:03:00 AM EAT

Ukur Yattani said : “The purpose of this letter is to forward to you the framework and request you to ensure adherence to the requirements,” External link

thestarkenya Saturday, December 5, 2020 4:18:00 PM EAT

Ukur Yattani said : “The purpose of this letter therefore is to forward to you the framework and request you to ensure adherence to the requirements,” External link

kenya-today Friday, December 4, 2020 9:01:00 PM EAT

Ukur Yattani said : “The above legal provisions therefore imply that equitable share allocation due to Nairobi City County Government, including monies for personnel emoluments, shall be transferred to NCCG Revenue Fund Account,” External link

kenya-today Friday, December 4, 2020 9:01:00 PM EAT

Ukur Yattani added : “The proposed framework takes into account the above stated constitutional and legal provisions as contained in CARA, 2020 as well as the provisions of the Deed of Transfer of Functions,” External link

kenya-today Friday, December 4, 2020 9:01:00 PM EAT

Ukur Yattani said : “However, the government will continue to cushion the low-income earners, by retaining 100 per cent tax exemption/relief for those earning monthly incomes of Sh24,000 and below,” External link

thestarkenya Friday, December 4, 2020 2:17:00 PM EAT

Ukur Yattani said : “To mitigate against currency fluctuations, the currency mix is usually preferred,” External link

standardmedia Thursday, December 3, 2020 4:28:00 PM EAT

Ukur Yattani said : “We need to have a strategy in our medium-term debt plan, that we have alternatives, and we are aggressively pursuing euro-denominated loans,” External link

standardmedia Thursday, December 3, 2020 4:28:00 PM EAT

Ukur Yattani said : “Overall, external loans, are highly vulnerable to exchange rate risks. Like in a situation where, the dollar was at 100, but when the dollar appreciates, the cost then rises from Sh100 to Sh110,” External link

standardmedia Thursday, December 3, 2020 4:28:00 PM EAT

Ukur Yattani noted : “Over time we have created so many of them, there is duplication and some of them veer off the core mandate,” External link

thestarkenya Thursday, December 3, 2020 3:18:00 PM EAT

Ukur Yattani said : "The rate of completion of the projects has been fast and they also have a long-term effect on the economy which is very good," External link

kenyastar Wednesday, December 2, 2020 6:13:00 PM EAT

Ukur Yattani noted : "There is a perception that we are getting loans from foreign governments at very high rates," External link

kenyastar Wednesday, December 2, 2020 6:13:00 PM EAT

Ukur Yattani said : "Over time we have created many state enterprises that have led to duplication of functions and so some will be merged or dissolved," External link

kenyastar Wednesday, December 2, 2020 6:13:00 PM EAT

Ukur Yattani said : "The rate of completion of the projects has been fast and they also have a long-term effect on the economy which is very good," External link

irishsun Wednesday, December 2, 2020 2:08:00 PM EAT

Ukur Yattani noted : "There is a perception that we are getting loans from foreign governments at very high rates," External link

irishsun Wednesday, December 2, 2020 2:08:00 PM EAT

Ukur Yattani said : "Over time we have created many state enterprises that have led to duplication of functions and so some will be merged or dissolved," External link

irishsun Wednesday, December 2, 2020 2:08:00 PM EAT

Ukur Yattani souligné : "Le rythme d'achèvement des projets a été rapide et ils ont également un effet à long terme sur l'économie, ce qui est très bon" External link

french.china.org.cn Tuesday, December 1, 2020 11:10:00 PM EAT

Ukur Yattani annoncé : "Au fil du temps, nous avons créé de nombreuses entreprises publiques qui ont conduit à une duplication de fonctions et certaines seront donc fusionnées ou dissoutes" External link

french.china.org.cn Tuesday, December 1, 2020 11:10:00 PM EAT

Ukur Yattani said ( about Strategy ) : “Revenue performance will be underpinned by the on-going reforms in tax and revenue administration and implementation of Post Covid-19 Economic Recovery Strategy,” External link

thestarkenya Thursday, November 26, 2020 7:09:00 PM EAT

Ukur Yattani said : “The Government remains committed to pursuing a fiscal consolidation policy. The policy aims at gradually reducing the fiscal deficit from 8.0 per cent of GDP in FY 2019/20 to 3.5 per cent over the medium term,” External link

thestarkenya Thursday, November 26, 2020 7:09:00 PM EAT

Ukur Yattani said : “The revised Fiscal Framework will be contained in the Budget Policy Statement which we expect to submit to Parliament by mid February, 2021,” External link

thestarkenya Thursday, November 26, 2020 7:09:00 PM EAT

Ukur Yattani said : “We are now in the process of reversing some of the interventions It is clear that we are going to have a significant revenue shortfall, which is going to place pressure on expenditure,” External link

standardmedia Thursday, November 26, 2020 8:36:00 AM EAT

Ukur Yattani said : “It is important for us to underscore that what happens in the global arena has major implications in the performance of our economy,” External link

thestarkenya Thursday, November 26, 2020 5:50:00 AM EAT

Ukur Yattani noted : "The shortfalls in government revenues are as a result of suppressed economic activities as a result of the pandemic, as well as the tax reliefs implemented in April to cushion people and businesses from the adverse effects of the pandemic," External link

kenyastar Wednesday, November 25, 2020 9:44:00 PM EAT

Ukur Yattani said : “We hope towards the end of the financial year, around May or June, to even access part of the disbursement from the World Bank,” “It will all depend on a number of factors, including our ability to manage within the fiscal framework” External link

standardmedia Tuesday, November 24, 2020 11:46:00 AM EAT

Ukur Yattani told : "Our fiscal consolidation plan has been adversely affected by the events over the last six months," External link

thestarkenya Tuesday, November 24, 2020 4:23:00 AM EAT

Ukur Yattani said ( about Kenya Power ) : “continuous support of Kenya’s Covid-19 response,” “We are also looking at areas of reduced debt vulnerabilities through a revenue-driven fiscal consolidation” External link

dailymaverick Monday, November 23, 2020 7:32:00 AM EAT

Ukur Yattani said : “We have not yet made any formal application to join this arrangement,” “We are still studying the effect it’s going to have on the economy. We are going to make this decision in the course of time based on our own domestic situation” External link

dailymaverick Monday, November 23, 2020 7:32:00 AM EAT

Ukur Yattani said : “We have no intention at the moment to renegotiate any debt,” External link

dailymaverick Monday, November 23, 2020 7:32:00 AM EAT

Ukur Yattani said : “extraordinary support in line with the fiscal framework that we have, including injecting resources,” External link

dailymaverick Monday, November 23, 2020 7:32:00 AM EAT

Ukur Yattani said : "We have been reluctant in the past because of the attendant unintended consequences in terms of those holding private debt," External link

allafrica Monday, November 23, 2020 4:30:00 AM EAT

Ukur Yattani told : "They are trying to introduce this as one of the key pre-requisites to accessing resources from the IMF and World Bank," External link

allafrica Monday, November 23, 2020 4:30:00 AM EAT

Ukur Yattani said : “We are actively holding discussions with the International Monetary Fund for a programme to anchor our fiscal policy to stabilise our economy and address emerging vulnerabilities,” External link

standardmedia Sunday, November 22, 2020 9:10:00 AM EAT

Ukur Yattani said : “Kenya has not applied for the G20 Debt Service Suspension Initiative. Some countries have faced challenges re-arranging debt service with creditors,” External link

standardmedia Saturday, November 21, 2020 12:29:00 AM EAT

Ukur Yattani said : “We have been reluctant in the past because of the attendant unintended consequences in terms of those holding private debt,” External link

zambiareports Saturday, November 21, 2020 12:06:00 AM EAT

Ukur Yattani told : “They are trying to introduce this as one of the key pre-requisites to accessing resources from the IMF and World Bank,” External link

zambiareports Saturday, November 21, 2020 12:06:00 AM EAT

Ukur Yattani déclaré : "Le Kenya cherche une approche prudente dans l'évaluation des coûts et avantage de cette offre, et à prendre une décision informée pour protéger la situation économique et financière du pays" External link

french.china.org.cn Friday, November 20, 2020 11:57:00 PM EAT

Ukur Yattani déclaré : "Le Kenya salue cette intervention entre autres sous la forme de soutien financier ciblant le secteur de la santé. En particulier, le gouvernement reconnaît le soutien immense reçu par le biais des agences multilatérales et bilatérales en vue d'atténuer l'impact de la pandémie de COVID-19" External link

french.china.org.cn Friday, November 20, 2020 11:57:00 PM EAT

Ukur Yattani said : "Kenya seeks a cautious approach in evaluating the costs and benefits of the offer and making an informed decision to safeguard the economic and financial standing of the country," External link

sinacom-en Friday, November 20, 2020 7:52:00 PM EAT

Ukur Yattani said : "Kenya welcomes this intervention among others in the form of financial support targeted to the health sector. In particular, the government acknowledges the immense support received through multilateral and bilateral agencies towards mitigating the effects of the COVID-19 pandemic," "Whereas challenges remain given the uncertainties of COVID-19 pandemic, we are confident that the economy will respond to policy and structural reform measures supported by our development partners," External link

sinacom-en Friday, November 20, 2020 7:52:00 PM EAT

Ukur Yattani said : "Kenya seeks a cautious approach in evaluating the costs and benefits of the offer and making an informed decision to safeguard the economic and financial standing of the country," External link

xinhuanet_en Friday, November 20, 2020 7:09:00 PM EAT

Ukur Yattani said : "Kenya welcomes this intervention among others in the form of financial support targeted to the health sector. In particular, the government acknowledges the immense support received through multilateral and bilateral agencies towards mitigating the effects of the COVID-19 pandemic," "Whereas challenges remain given the uncertainties of COVID-19 pandemic, we are confident that the economy will respond to policy and structural reform measures supported by our development partners," External link

xinhuanet_en Friday, November 20, 2020 7:09:00 PM EAT

Ukur Yattani said : “This initiative coupled with One Stop Border Post has improved the flow and efficiency of goods and services across our borders, with considerable savings to traders,” External link

thestarkenya Friday, November 13, 2020 3:35:00 PM EAT

Ukur Yattani said : "It opens the private sector window for climate mitigation and adaptation projects and programs investments in the country. It is a key milestone that the bank is the first locally established lender and private entity to be accredited as the direct access in the medium category to receive up to KSh 25 billion," External link

tuko Thursday, November 12, 2020 3:29:00 PM EAT

Ukur Yattani said : “We can least afford to spare public resources to bail out public enterprises, some of which are wanting not because of the nature of the business transaction but the inability of management to stay true to their objectives,” External link

standardmedia Thursday, November 12, 2020 1:27:00 AM EAT

Ukur Yattani said : “We are considering a review of tax expenditures and incentives to minimise revenue loss,” External link

thestarkenya Wednesday, November 11, 2020 8:43:00 PM EAT

Ukur Yattani said : "Establishment of the 'Boma line' is part of initiatives to bring services closer to taxpayers and facilitate them to conduct their business effectively and efficiently," External link

kenyastar Wednesday, November 11, 2020 12:45:00 AM EAT

Ukur Yattani said : "This, therefore, means that the cargo verification process will be simplified and there will be a great improvement on the verification turnaround time," External link

kenyastar Wednesday, November 11, 2020 12:45:00 AM EAT

Ukur Yattani said : “This initiative coupled with One Stop Border Post (OSBP) has improved the flow and efficiency of goods and services across our borders, with considerable savings to traders,” External link

tuko Tuesday, November 10, 2020 10:17:00 PM EAT

Ukur Yattani said : “I can confirm to you that we have been deliberating on the matter and we have now resolved to support the BBI in totality. We want to thank President Uhuru Kenyatta and former Prime Minister Raila Odinga for having a special place for us in this matter,” External link

thestarkenya Monday, November 9, 2020 4:58:00 PM EAT

Ukur Yattani said : "With this, businesses are changing their models to take advantage of the new opportunities presented by the new operating ecosystem and tax administration processes and policies must equally align. If we pretend that we want to survive in such a competitive environment without embracing ICT, then we are doomed. And that's what we should not allow," External link

allafrica Sunday, November 8, 2020 3:16:00 AM EAT

Ukur Yattani said : “In exercise of the powers conferred by Section 53(1) of the Banking Act, the Cabinet Secretary for the National Treasury and Planning exempts the Bank of Africa Kenya from the provisions of section 13 (1) of the Banking Act for a period not exceeding five years,” External link

standardmedia Saturday, November 7, 2020 12:31:00 AM EAT

Ukur Yattani said : "Through supported tax policy measures and digital services set to be introduced in January 2021, we anticipate to collect more revenues for the year 2020/2021," External link

thestarkenya Friday, November 6, 2020 8:23:00 PM EAT

Ukur Yattani said : “The legal provisions, therefore, imply that Equitable share allocation due to the Nairobi County Government including monies for personnel emoluments shall be transferred to the NCCG Revenue Fund Account,” External link

thestarkenya Wednesday, November 4, 2020 4:05:00 PM EAT

Ukur Yattani added : "We have to a balance between reducing the spread of the virus and keeping the economy running at the best of its capacity," External link

tuko Wednesday, November 4, 2020 12:09:00 PM EAT

Ukur Yattani said : “This support will go a long way in facilitating trade and unlock economic growth of Kenya, Uganda, Rwanda, Burundi and by extension the Democratic Republic of Congo, with the completion of the Malaba One-stop Border Post,” External link

standardmedia Wednesday, November 4, 2020 9:28:00 AM EAT

Ukur Yattani indiqué : "Ces projets produiront des frontières efficaces qui favoriseront le commerce international, les investissements, la croissance économique, la promotion de la compétitivité économique et l'amélioration des relations entre les pays" External link

french.china.org.cn Tuesday, November 3, 2020 10:53:00 PM EAT

Ukur Yattani said : "These projects will create efficient borders that will facilitate international trade, investment, economic growth, promotion of economic competitiveness and improved relations between countries," External link

xinhuanet_en Tuesday, November 3, 2020 8:37:00 PM EAT

Ukur Yattani said : “The above legal provisions therefore, imply that equitable share allocation due to Nairobi city county Government, including monies for personal emoluments, shall be transferred to NCCG revenue fund account,” External link

tuko Friday, October 23, 2020 9:15:00 AM EAT

Ukur Yattani stated : “The above legal provisions therefore, imply that equitable share allocation due to Nairobi City County Government, including monies for personal emoluments, shall be transferred to NCCG Revenue fund Account,” External link

capitalfm Friday, October 23, 2020 6:54:00 AM EAT

Ukur Yattani said : “The above legal provisions therefore imply that Equitable share allocation due to the Nairobi County Government including monies for personnel emoluments shall be transferred to the NCCG Revenue Fund Account,” External link

thestarkenya Thursday, October 22, 2020 6:03:00 PM EAT

Ukur Yattani said : “The pension wage bill that rose from Sh27.9 billion in the 2013-14 financial year to Sh86.7 billion in 2019-20 is projected to cross the Sh100 billion mark in the current financial year 2020/21,” “It is clear that this situation cannot wait any longer, therefore giving urgency for the roll-out of the contributory scheme” External link

standardmedia Saturday, October 17, 2020 12:16:00 AM EAT

Ukur Yattani said : “It is my hope that the Senate and the National Assembly will find a permanent solution to this matter to avoid unfortunate stalemates in future,” External link

standardmedia Wednesday, October 14, 2020 12:29:00 AM EAT

Ukur Yattani says : “These Regulations may be cited as the Value Added Tax (Digital Marketplace Supply) Regulations, 2020,” External link

thestarkenya Thursday, October 8, 2020 6:54:00 AM EAT

Ukur Yattani said : “The balance of the funds left after taking into account these priorities is hardly enough to finance other programmes of government,” External link

standardmedia Friday, October 2, 2020 12:05:00 AM EAT

Ukur Yattani said : “Despite their important contribution, this sector has continued to face challenges of accessing credit, due to lack of sufficient collateral, high cost of credit, and informal business structure. These challenges have been worsened by the Covid-19 Pandemic,” External link

standardmedia Friday, September 25, 2020 8:15:00 PM EAT

Ukur Yattani said : “The country will reap the benefits of created synergies through increased efficiency, lower cost of doing business and hence competitiveness of our products and services, and generally higher returns on the infrastructural investment,” External link

hellenicshippingnews Friday, September 25, 2020 1:00:00 AM EAT

Ukur Yattani said : “The country will reap the benefits of created synergies through increased efficiency, lower cost of doing business and hence competitiveness of our products and services, and generally higher returns on the infrastructural investment,” External link

thestarkenya Wednesday, September 23, 2020 4:58:00 AM EAT

Ukur Yattani said : “The revenue projections for FY 2020/21 have been revised taking into account the revenue performance by end August 2020 and the prolonged effects of Covid-19 pandemic on economic activities and the measures put in place to curb its spread,” External link

businessdailyafrica Sunday, September 20, 2020 11:07:00 PM EAT

Ukur Yattani said : “T he company will offer fixed-rate long-term loans at concessional rates to mortgage providers who are expected to pass the benefit to citizens at lower than market rates,” External link

thestarkenya Saturday, September 19, 2020 3:19:00 PM EAT

Ukur Yattani said : “It might be just cutting on some expenditures, particularly the slow-moving projects, and… some state agencies are doing well so we are likely to get some substantial dividends,” External link

financialgazette Friday, September 18, 2020 11:20:00 PM EAT

Ukur Yattani said : “I want to assure Kenyans that we will disburse that money latest Monday. It has been here for the last 2 months and we have already finalized all the internal arrangements within the treasury. The funds are ready and we are only waiting for the presidential assent possibly by today,” External link

capitalfm Friday, September 18, 2020 5:24:00 PM EAT

Ukur Yattani said : “Treasury cannot give the money without the authority of the two Houses. It is not possible. Funds from a consolidated fund cannot be disbursed in absence of any written law either appropriation or direct charge of the consolidated fund but that is now behind us,” External link

capitalfm Friday, September 18, 2020 5:24:00 PM EAT

Ukur Yattani said : “I want to assure Kenyans that we will disburse that money latest Monday. It has been here for the last 2 months and we have already finalized all the internal arrangements within Treasury. The funds are ready and we are only waiting for the presidential assent possibly by today,” External link

capitalfm Friday, September 18, 2020 3:16:00 PM EAT

Ukur Yattani said : “Treasury cannot give the money without the authority of the two Houses. It is not possible. Funds from a consolidated fund cannot be disbursed in absence of any written law either appropriation or direct charge of the consolidated fund but that is now behind us,” External link

capitalfm Friday, September 18, 2020 3:16:00 PM EAT

Ukur Yattani said : “The notion that we want to subsidise payment of SGR loans is not the case. Ultimately, you are the ones who give authority for payment of loans,” External link

thestarkenya Friday, September 18, 2020 9:49:00 AM EAT

Ukur Yattani wrote : “The government will continue to ensure proper prioritisation of public expenditures to the most impactful programmes with highest welfare benefits to Kenyans,” External link

businessdailyafrica Wednesday, September 16, 2020 7:36:00 AM EAT

Ukur Yattani said : "Prior to the outbreak, Kenya's economy was strong and resilient despite the challenging global environment," External link

kenyastar Friday, September 11, 2020 9:56:00 PM EAT

Ukur Yattani said : "Prior to the outbreak, Kenya's economy was strong and resilient despite the challenging global environment," External link

xinhuanet_en Friday, September 11, 2020 5:13:00 PM EAT

Ukur Yattani said : "will be safeguarded over the medium term" External link

businessdailyafrica Friday, September 11, 2020 4:26:00 PM EAT

Ukur Yattani said : “As we implement the current budget and move forward in preparing the next budget, we have to contend with the reality of trying to meet the funding requirement for our development objectives against the prevailing unfavourable macroeconomic conditions,” “This means that we have to live within our means and calls for a critical review of our existing programmes and policies to ensure that they are not only consistent with our development agenda but also informed by emerging realities brought about by emergence of Covid-19 pandemic and other economic shocks in the future,” External link

thestarkenya Friday, September 11, 2020 1:08:00 PM EAT

Ukur Yattani said : “In this regard, Sector Working Groups are directed to undertake a critical scrutiny of individual MDAs budgets execution reports to guide allocations when preparing the FY 2021/22 and the Medium-Term Budgets,” External link

thestarkenya Friday, September 11, 2020 1:08:00 PM EAT

Ukur Yattani said : “All ongoing multi-year projects should be allocated adequate funds in accordance with the contract signed between government and third parties within the projected ceilings before a new project which must have been approved by Cabinet as indicated earlier is allocated budgetary resources,” External link

thestarkenya Friday, September 11, 2020 1:08:00 PM EAT

Ukur Yattani said : “We expect revenue collection in the FY 2021/22 to spring back buoyed by the improving economic environment, tax policy and revenue administration measures that we have put in place,” External link

thestarkenya Friday, September 11, 2020 1:08:00 PM EAT

Ukur Yattani said : “The country will reap the benefits of created synergies through increased efficiency, lower cost of doing business and hence competitiveness of our products and services, and generally higher returns on the infrastructural investment,” External link

thestarkenya Friday, September 11, 2020 6:42:00 AM EAT

Ukur Yattani said : “There have been reports that the coast economy will be affected, allow me to emphasise and assure all concerned stakeholders that the creation of this network will not lead to any job losses,” External link

thestarkenya Wednesday, September 9, 2020 6:31:00 AM EAT

Ukur Yattani said : “The companies are all liquid and doing very well. In fact, last year, a significant amount of our budget funding came from these entities,” External link

thestarkenya Wednesday, September 9, 2020 6:31:00 AM EAT

Ukur Yattani said : “There are reports that the acting managing director Rashid Salim has been allowed to be in the office in the next six months, I do not have any information regarding that but what I know we shall repeat the exercise to bring more transparency in the process,” External link

businessdailyafrica Tuesday, September 8, 2020 10:36:00 PM EAT

Ukur Yattani said : "Reports that this agreement is aimed at bailing out some institutions is far from the truth. Last year, a significant amount of our budget funding came from these institutions," External link

thestarkenya Tuesday, September 8, 2020 2:19:00 PM EAT

Ukur Yattani said : “Incomplete disbursement of FY 2019/20 equitable revenue share to the counties was due to unprecedented shortfalls in ordinary revenue experienced during the last quarter of the financial year as a result of the Covid-19 pandemic,” External link

businessdailyafrica Tuesday, September 1, 2020 10:21:00 PM EAT

Ukur Yattani said : “We wish to inform you that the negotiations for the above three projects are at different stages and shall expedite the process to conclude them and also identify other priority projects to be funded under this Arrangement,” External link

thestarkenya Thursday, August 27, 2020 9:12:00 PM EAT

Ukur Yattani said : “We wish to inform you that the negotiations for the above three projects are at different stages and shall expedite the process to conclude them and also identify other priority projects to be funded under this Arrangement,” External link

thestarkenya Thursday, August 27, 2020 5:44:00 PM EAT

Ukur Yattani said : “We have put up accountability measures that will be rolled out soon so that the programme can continue until the economy stabilises and the people can go back to their jobs,” External link

tuko Thursday, August 27, 2020 10:55:00 AM EAT

Ukur Yattani said : “We have put up accountability measures that that will be rolled out soon so that the program can continue until the economy stabilized and the people can go back to their jobs,” External link

businessdailyafrica Wednesday, August 26, 2020 10:18:00 PM EAT

Ukur Yattani said : “To cushion the economy against major shocks arising from uncertain weather, desert locusts and other global challenges such as coronavirus pandemic, it is imperative to strengthen efforts towards maintaining macroeconomic stability, fiscal prudency, and political stability,” External link

thestarkenya Tuesday, August 25, 2020 4:17:00 AM EAT

Ukur Yattani says : “A person who willfully applies any proceeds of a guaranteed credit facility to any purpose other than the purpose for which the credit was approved, knowingly gives false information or wilfully destroys any asset used as a collateral by a financial intermediary commits an offence and is liable on conviction to a fine not exceeding five million shillings or to imprisonment for a term not exceeding two years or to both,” External link

businessdailyafrica Sunday, August 23, 2020 10:24:00 PM EAT

Ukur Yattani said : “It is against this backdrop that the credit guarantee framework was developed,” External link

thestarkenya Friday, August 21, 2020 1:12:00 PM EAT

Ukur Yattani said : “The effect of the charge will be affordable credit to MSMEs to enhance growth and sustainability of their enterprises,” External link

thestarkenya Friday, August 21, 2020 1:12:00 PM EAT

Ukur Yattani said : “It’s unfair that after a contractor finishes their work, you stay with money…we are getting reports that some of these people owed by the government are stressed to the extent where they take their own lives,” External link

thestarkenya Saturday, August 15, 2020 5:52:00 PM EAT

Ukur Yattani told : “I wish further to inform you that domestically through the Covid-19 Emergency Response Fund, we have mobilised Sh9.9 billion which has not been utilised to date,” External link

businessdailyafrica Friday, August 14, 2020 6:53:00 AM EAT

Ukur Yattani said : “Following catastrophic flooding that took place towards the end of the year 2019, desert locust infestation and the ongoing Covid-19 pandemic, the first submission should cover all the four quarters of financial year 2019/20,” External link

standardmedia Friday, August 7, 2020 12:37:00 AM EAT

Ukur Yattani said : “as of the fourth quarter of FY 2019/20 has become mandatory for all MDAs that incur disaster-related expenses to report on these expenses,” External link

standardmedia Friday, August 7, 2020 12:37:00 AM EAT

Ukur Yattani said : “The pension wage bill that rose from Sh27.9 billion in the Financial Year 2013/14 to Sh86.7 billion in 2019/2020 is projected to cross the Sh100 billion mark in the current financial year,” External link

standardmedia Thursday, August 6, 2020 1:01:00 AM EAT

Ukur Yattani said : "The expected fund income of over Sh3 billion monthly presents resources that will not only stimulate the economy, but will also support the big four agenda," External link

standardmedia Thursday, August 6, 2020 1:01:00 AM EAT

Ukur Yattani said : “The regulations establish one fund to provide a one-stop shop for targeted groups looking for business loans from government and improve effectiveness as well as eliminating duplication of efforts,” External link

businessdailyafrica Tuesday, July 28, 2020 6:01:00 AM EAT

Ukur Yattani said : “This will go on for a month or two, and then they (banks) will start lending to the private sector,” External link

standardmedia Monday, July 27, 2020 12:38:00 AM EAT

Ukur Yattani said : “Our debt limit has been quite sustainable. We have never defaulted on any payment that has fallen due,” External link

standardmedia Friday, July 24, 2020 12:21:00 AM EAT

Ukur Yattani said : “The inflation target shall be five percent, with a flexible margin of 2.5 percent on either side in the event of adverse shocks,” External link

businessdailyafrica Monday, July 20, 2020 4:56:00 PM EAT

Ukur Yattani said : “The government is also developing a comprehensive post-Covid-19 economic recovery strategy that will reposition the economy on a steady and sustainable growth trajectory after the pandemic” External link

businessdailyafrica Monday, July 20, 2020 4:56:00 PM EAT

Ukur Yattani said : “Our debt limit has been quite sustainable. We have never defaulted on any payment that has fallen due,” External link

standardmedia Monday, July 20, 2020 12:46:00 AM EAT

Ukur Yattani said : “We want to be more pro-active by making sure that we retire all the commercial loans,” External link

standardmedia Monday, July 20, 2020 12:46:00 AM EAT

Ukur Yattani said : “The implementation of the National Action Plan requires a well-coordinated national mechanism. The goal of the plan is to strengthen a multisectoral sustainable and coordinated response to prevention of teenage pregnancy,” External link

thestarkenya Saturday, July 11, 2020 2:12:00 PM EAT

Ukur Yattani said : “This report, therefore, contains information which will help the government to provide targeted response and for sound formulation of strategies and policies necessary for developing interventions to cushion the households,” External link

standardmedia Friday, July 10, 2020 8:43:00 PM EAT

Ukur Yattani said : “To overcome the financial distress caused by the pandemic, majority (41.9 per cent) of the households had cut on financial spending on commodities they could do without, while 14.8 per cent took loans from friends spending on commodities they could do without,” External link

standardmedia Friday, July 10, 2020 8:43:00 PM EAT

Ukur Yattani said : ''There is hope at the end of the tunnel if we maintain self-discipline in observing Covid-19 safety measures,'' External link

thestarkenya Friday, July 10, 2020 5:34:00 AM EAT

Ukur Yattani said : “A higher proportion (22.9 per cent) of female-headed households received cash transfers/remittances from relatives or friends compared to 16.9 per cent of male-headed households,” External link

capitalfm Thursday, July 9, 2020 7:24:00 PM EAT

Ukur Yattani said : “We are still weighing the G-20 offer of the debt relief. Additionally we are directly engaging individual bilateral partners, including China for a debt moratorium,” External link

businessdailyafrica Thursday, July 9, 2020 7:23:00 AM EAT

Ukur Yattani said : “We are firmly at 2.5 per cent. This could be the lowest that we can go,” External link

thestarkenya Tuesday, July 7, 2020 6:22:00 AM EAT

Ukur Yattani announced ( about Medium Enterprises ) : “I further propose an allocation of Sh712 million to provide credit targeted to Micro, Small and Medium Enterprises in the manufacturing sector,” External link

thestarkenya Tuesday, July 7, 2020 6:22:00 AM EAT

Ukur Yattani said : “Kenya has made progress between 2017and 2019 in SDG 3 on health, SDG 4 on education, SDG 6 on provision of clean water and sanitation and SDG 11 in ensuring sustainable cities,” External link

standardmedia Monday, July 6, 2020 1:09:00 PM EAT

Ukur Yattani said : “The players in the industry have been petitioning the government to reduce taxation in the industry,” “The removal of this tax happened during the committee stage of the bill...The National Treasury will be proposing to the National Assembly the re-introduction of the excise duty on betting within the next six months” External link

businessdailyafrica Friday, July 3, 2020 8:07:00 AM EAT

Ukur Yattani said : “The removal of this tax happened during the committee stage of the Bill,” External link

standardmedia Friday, July 3, 2020 7:49:00 AM EAT

Ukur Yattani noted ( about Finance Act ) : “As noted in the print media, the excise tax was removed through the Finance Act, 2020. The removal of this tax happened during the Committee Stage of the Bill,” External link

standardmedia Thursday, July 2, 2020 7:22:00 PM EAT

Ukur Yattani said : “Betting activities in the country have adversely affected the social fabric of our society, particularly the youth. In this regard, we wish to reiterate the commitment of government on taxation of this industry so as to contain such vices,” External link

standardmedia Thursday, July 2, 2020 7:22:00 PM EAT

Ukur Yattani said : “Government will scale up efforts to boost the tourism sector by promoting aggressive post Covid-19 tourism marketing and providing support for hotel refurbishment through soft loans to be channeled through the Tourism Finance Corporation,” External link

thestarkenya Wednesday, July 1, 2020 12:28:00 PM EAT

Ukur Yattani said : “The County Allocation of Revenue Act (CARA) 2019 provides for a total of Sh378.4 billion comprised of Sh316.5 billion for equitable share, Sh22.8 billion and Sh39 billion for conditional grants funded by the national government and development partners, respectively,” External link

standardmedia Monday, June 29, 2020 4:58:00 AM EAT

Ukur Yattani said : “State corporations are required to settle by June 30, 2020, all unremitted sacco staff and loan deductions, all statutory deductions (PAYE, NSSF, NHIF and pension arrears),” External link

businessdailyafrica Wednesday, June 24, 2020 11:30:00 PM EAT

Ukur Yattani said : “All bench-marking and study tours are immediately suspended until further notice,” External link

thestarkenya Monday, June 22, 2020 7:06:00 AM EAT

Ukur Yattani said : “It goes without saying that public procurement and supply chain management systems in all other sectors of the economy will be heavily relied upon to deliver initiatives under these four pillars,” External link

standardmedia Thursday, June 18, 2020 7:57:00 PM EAT

Ukur Yattani said : “The tourism sector has been adversely hit by the coronavirus following cancellation of international flights, travel bans and lockdown measures taken by countries,” “To jumpstart the sector, we are allocating funds for soft loans to hotels and related establishments and another Sh2 billion through the Tourism Finance Corporation” External link

standardmedia Thursday, June 18, 2020 7:13:00 PM EAT

Ukur Yattani alisema : "Hatujapunguza bajeti ya idara ya mahakama na bunge, kile tumefanya na kuweka masharti lakini tutaendelea kufadhili shughuli za mahakama," External link

tuko Wednesday, November 6, 2019 5:57:00 PM EAT



Key Titles and Phrases Count Lang Last Seen
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county governor18.75%EN09/21/201321/09/2013
candidate6.25%EN07/25/200625/07/2006
Names Lang Count
Ukur YattaniEN41.67%
Ukur YataniEN31.25%
Ukur YattaniFR25.00%
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Ukur Yattani said : "The increase in revenue collection will be underpinned by the ongoing reforms in tax and revenue administration as well as the implementation of the economic recovery strategy," External link

sinacom-en Wednesday, October 13, 2021 6:09:00 PM EAT

Ukur Yattani said : "We remain committed to fiscal consolidation path so as to stabilise growth in public debt," External link

4-traders Wednesday, October 13, 2021 12:17:00 PM EAT

Ukur Yattani said : "Leading indicators for the economy so far point to a robust economic recovery following the reopening of the service sectors and stronger global demand," "So it is going to be a major leap from (negative) 0.3 to 6% and that is clear that all sectors of the economy will actually take on that trajectory of growth" External link

4-traders Wednesday, October 13, 2021 12:17:00 PM EAT

Ukur Yattani said : “In view of the constrained fiscal space the Country is currently operating in, the National Treasury will factor the proposed payments in the Budget for the ensuing Financial Year,” External link

capitalfm Thursday, September 30, 2021 4:04:00 PM EAT

Ukur Yattani explained : “It’s quite easy to say that I put it in the Supplementary Budget, but that will not be realistic. We cannot give what we cannot afford,” External link

capitalfm Thursday, September 30, 2021 4:04:00 PM EAT

Ukur Yattani said : “All former councillors will be enrolled in the Inua Jamii Programme upon age eligibility. The implementing agencies will initiate the process of establishing the necessary legal and policy instruments to facilitate the payments,” External link

capitalfm Thursday, September 30, 2021 4:04:00 PM EAT

Ukur Yattani said : “To protect these farmers and the sector from cheap imports, the EAC Partner States agreed that vegetable products including potatoes, peas, and tomatoes among others shall attract a duty rate of 30 per cent for one year as we await the finalisation of the review of the EAC Common External Tariff,” External link

standardmedia Monday, June 21, 2021 7:41:00 AM EAT

Ukur Yattani said : "The overwhelming response from global investors reflects the market's continued confidence in Kenya's economic recovery program supported by the International Monetary Fund (IMF) and is in line with our medium-term debt management strategy approved by parliament," External link

polandsun Friday, June 18, 2021 3:58:00 PM EAT

Ukur Yattani said : "The overwhelming response from global investors reflects the market's continued confidence in Kenya's economic recovery program supported by the International Monetary Fund (IMF) and is in line with our medium-term debt management strategy approved by parliament," External link

sinacom-en Friday, June 18, 2021 3:29:00 PM EAT

Ukur Yattani said : "The overwhelming response from global investors reflects the market's continued confidence in Kenya's economic recovery program supported by the International Monetary Fund (IMF) and is in line with our medium-term debt management strategy approved by parliament," External link

xinhuanet_en Friday, June 18, 2021 2:13:00 PM EAT

Ukur Yattani said : “This funding (development expenditure) is expected to accelerate completion of ongoing critical infrastructure projects in the country,” External link

thestarkenya Friday, June 18, 2021 1:41:00 PM EAT

Ukur Yattani said : "I have initiated a process of developing a National Tax Policy Framework that will not only enhance administrative efficiency of the tax system but provide consistency and certainty in tax legislation and management of tax expenditure," External link

thestarkenya Friday, June 18, 2021 4:22:00 AM EAT

Ukur Yattani said : ''In particular, measures being taken to mitigate the effects of the pandemic to the economy were well received by investors,'' External link

thestarkenya Thursday, June 17, 2021 10:10:00 PM EAT

Ukur Yattani said : "Sh4 billion is for the examination fee waiver for all class eight and form four candidates and Sh1 billion for the school feeding program," External link

thestarkenya Wednesday, June 16, 2021 11:39:00 AM EAT

Ukur Yattani said : “In order to unlock the full potential of digital lenders , the government proposes the licensing of digital credit service providers,” External link

standardmedia Wednesday, June 16, 2021 9:47:00 AM EAT

Ukur Yattani said : "Sh 4 billion is for examination fee waiver for all class eight and form four candidates and Sh1. billion for school feeding program," External link

thestarkenya Tuesday, June 15, 2021 8:07:00 PM EAT

Ukur Yattani said : “As a result, credit to the private sector increased from Sh1.5 trillion in 2013 to Sh2.8 trillion in 2020,” External link

standardmedia Sunday, June 13, 2021 12:38:00 AM EAT

Ukur Yattani said : “14.3 billion is earmarked for the purchase of Covid vaccines. It will facilitate the ongoing vaccination of Kenyans and create herd immunity against COVID-19 to allow resumption of full economic activities,” External link

capitalfm Saturday, June 12, 2021 5:21:00 PM EAT

Ukur Yattani said : "We are likely to realise the benefits of the growing budget through the creation of multiplier effect to the various sectors," External link

allafrica Saturday, June 12, 2021 3:02:00 AM EAT

Ukur Yattani asserted : "These proposals alongside others contained in the Finance Bill will create the legal and policy framework to achieve our medium-term budget goals," External link

allafrica Saturday, June 12, 2021 3:02:00 AM EAT

Ukur Yattani said : “Cost-sharing in public university was introduced in 1991, and the cost of training was Sh120,000… currently the ideal cost of training a university student has risen to Sh200,000,” External link

thestarkenya Friday, June 11, 2021 9:40:00 AM EAT

Ukur Yattani noted : “Our investment in the expansion of road networks, railways, seaports, airports and energy has enhanced domestic and regional connectivity, boosted rural productivity and reduced urban congestion,” External link

thestarkenya Friday, June 11, 2021 9:40:00 AM EAT

Ukur Yattani proposed : “Sh 1.5 billion has been set aside for the National Value Chain Support Programme; Ksh 1.5 billion for the Agricultural Sector Development Support Programme II; Ksh 1.5 billion for the Small Scale Irrigation and Value Addition Project; and Ksh 620 million for Food Security and Crop Diversification Project,” External link

capitalfm Friday, June 11, 2021 7:44:00 AM EAT

Ukur Yattani added : “To enhance animal diseases control, I have set aside Ksh 180.0 million for Sustainable Tsetse and Trypanosomiasis Free Areas in Kenya; Ksh 131.4 million for the Disease-Free Zones Program; and Ksh 60.0 million for modernization of the Foot and Mouth Disease Laboratory and related activities,” External link

capitalfm Friday, June 11, 2021 7:44:00 AM EAT

Ukur Yattani says : “An increased demand for additional priority expenditure poses a challenge to the implementation of the ongoing projects,” External link

thestarkenya Friday, June 11, 2021 6:24:00 AM EAT

Ukur Yattani says : “The additional is on account of provision for the Covid-19 vaccines,” External link

thestarkenya Friday, June 11, 2021 6:24:00 AM EAT

Ukur Yattani said : “This budget required a lot of balancing ... considering the prevailing weak business environment,” External link

businessday Thursday, June 10, 2021 9:09:00 PM EAT

Ukur Yattani said : "In addition, the County Governments will receive Sh7.5 billion as conditional allocations from the National Government share of revenue and Sh32.3 billion from development partners," External link

thestarkenya Thursday, June 10, 2021 8:37:00 PM EAT

Ukur Yattani said : “Government ministries, departments, and counties directed to clear pending bills by June 30. To enforce compliance, Treasury will stop cash transfers to counties that don't comply with the directive... MPs urged to support the proposal,” External link

thestarkenya Thursday, June 10, 2021 8:37:00 PM EAT

Ukur Yattani said : "Kenyans, private sectors, SMEs have been providing goods and services to governments, whether county or national government and at the end of the day they are not being paid or not paid in time," External link

thestarkenya Thursday, June 10, 2021 8:37:00 PM EAT

Ukur Yattani said : "In order to strengthen our healthcare system, make the cost of medicines affordable for Kenyans, and step up the fight against the Covid-19 Pandemic, I propose to introduce VATexemption on medicaments used in our health facilities including decongestants and food supplements," External link

thestarkenya Thursday, June 10, 2021 8:37:00 PM EAT

Ukur Yattani said : “We have developed sufficient capacity for local manufacturing in the metal and allied subsection but the local manufacturers in this sector continue to face stiff competition from cheaper imports,” “In order to continue protecting this sub-sector, the EAC partner states agreed that imported iron and steel products shall continue attracting a duty rate of 25 per cent with the corresponding specific rates for a further one year” External link

standardmedia Thursday, June 10, 2021 7:54:00 PM EAT

Ukur Yattani said : "This budget required a lot of balancing ... considering the prevailing weak business environment," External link

4-traders Thursday, June 10, 2021 7:27:00 PM EAT

Ukur Yattani said : “Government ministries, departments, and counties directed to clear pending bills by June 30. To enforce compliance, Treasury will stop cash transfers to counties that don't comply with the directive... MPs urged to support the proposal,” External link

thestarkenya Thursday, June 10, 2021 5:22:00 PM EAT

Ukur Yattani said : "Sh 4 billion is for examination fee waiver for all class eight and form four candidates and Sh1. billion for school feeding program," External link

thestarkenya Thursday, June 10, 2021 5:22:00 PM EAT

Ukur Yattani said : “The urban area has continued to face the housing problem and to ensure the success of this initiative, I have proposed an allocation of Sh13.9 billion for the affordable housing project,” External link

capitalfm Thursday, June 10, 2021 5:21:00 PM EAT

Ukur Yattani said : “We are in this regard, requesting for special approval of the expenditures adjustments which are beyond the 10 per cent threshold in accordance with regulation 40 (9) of the Public Finance Management Regulations, 2015,” External link

standardmedia Thursday, June 10, 2021 2:09:00 PM EAT

Ukur Yattani said : “The total value of the 10 new loans signed is equivalent to Sh132. 37 billion. One of the loans has been disbursed by the time of submitting this report,” External link

thestarkenya Tuesday, June 8, 2021 6:19:00 AM EAT

Ukur Yattani said : “Your proposals should also be centered on tips on how to foster a secure and cohesive business environment to promote investment growth, business recovery and jobs creation,” External link

capitalfm Friday, May 14, 2021 2:25:00 PM EAT

Ukur Yattani said : “Additionally, and in relation to this Kenya will soon be launching its debut Sovereign Green Bond to finance green projects across the country in line with the country’s green economy and climate change development agenda,” External link

standardmedia Wednesday, May 12, 2021 1:55:00 AM EAT

Ukur Yattani told : "The government is at an advanced stage in establishing the Kenya Emissions Trading System allowing companies and organisations to buy Emission Allowance and thereby enable Kenya to meet her commitments in limiting greenhouse emissions," External link

reuters-en Tuesday, May 11, 2021 4:39:00 PM EAT

Ukur Yattani said : “The fuel prices may be reduced soon,” External link

thestarkenya Tuesday, May 11, 2021 7:04:00 AM EAT

Ukur Yattani said : “As a government, we are ready. The port is ready for business,” External link

thestarkenya Friday, May 7, 2021 3:17:00 PM EAT

Ukur Yattani said : “We expect turbulence and challenges for the first few days or months, but together we will overcome them,” External link

thestarkenya Friday, May 7, 2021 3:17:00 PM EAT

Ukur Yattani said : “It is true we made provisions for the purchase of vaccines for this and the next financial year. We have made all necessary planning and budgeting for the same,” “I cannot tell the exact amount, but I know this financial year we have made a provision of over Sh7 billion and for next year a figure higher than for this year,” External link

standardmedia Tuesday, May 4, 2021 2:23:00 AM EAT

Ukur Yattani said : “In order to facilitate clearance, the drugs were consigned to the American Embassy as a stop gap measure in order to save the situation pending the conclusion of the formal engagement framework,” External link

standardmedia Tuesday, May 4, 2021 2:23:00 AM EAT

Ukur Yattani said : “However, the pandemic is expected to ease with the global vaccinations efforts,” External link

standardmedia Saturday, May 1, 2021 1:23:00 AM EAT

Ukur Yattani said : “This has resulted in about $10 billion (Sh108 billion) of committed but undisbursed official development assistance, much of it on concessional terms,” External link

standardmedia Wednesday, April 14, 2021 12:08:00 AM EAT

Ukur Yattani said : ''Kenya looks forward to a favorable outcome once the request is placed before the Board of Directors at the World Bank in the coming few weeks,'' External link

thestarkenya Friday, April 9, 2021 5:19:00 AM EAT

Ukur Yattani said : ''This deviation from the target of Sh113.2 billion was explained by a deviation from the target of Sh89.3 billion in ordinary revenues and Sh24 billion in ministerial A-I-A,'' External link

thestarkenya Friday, April 9, 2021 5:19:00 AM EAT

Ukur Yattani said : "The agricultural sector's strong performance, alongside the government's rapid deployment of the Economic Stimulus Programme coupled with tax reliefs, went a long way in driving the resilient economic performance," External link

xinhuanet_en Thursday, April 8, 2021 2:17:00 PM EAT

Ukur Yattani said : “Two cases in point of major climate phenomena in Kenya are droughts that account for eight per cent of GDP every five years and floods which are estimated to cost 5.5 per cent of GDP every seven years,” External link

thestarkenya Thursday, April 8, 2021 8:41:00 AM EAT

Ukur Yattani said : “At the start of the pandemic, the Government moved fast and implemented bold measures. We provided tax reliefs (tax cuts) to businesses and people and rolled out various monetary and social policy measures (cash transfers, VAT refunds, and payment of pending bills) to mitigate the effects of the COVID 19 Pandemic,” External link

thestarkenya Tuesday, April 6, 2021 12:52:00 AM EAT

Ukur Yattani said : "The National Treasury is confident that the support and reforms set out in this IMF program will go a long way in mitigating the effects of the pandemic while aiding in the achievement of the government's policy objectives set out in the recently approved budget policy statement as well as the Medium Plan II," External link

xinhuanet_en Saturday, April 3, 2021 5:21:00 PM EAT

Ukur Yattani said : "These require that the government be adequately resourced to make prompt and targeted interventions," External link

thestarkenya Saturday, April 3, 2021 10:04:00 AM EAT

Ukur Yattani said : “As recent experiences show, debt restructuring can be protracted and time-consuming, and expensive if the country has to hire debt advisers,” “Effective technical assistance could be considered to help prepare countries and facilitate the process” External link

standardmedia Saturday, April 3, 2021 12:44:00 AM EAT

Ukur Yattani said : ''Furthermore, with contraction in exports and increased exchange rate volatility, debt servicing costs are slowly reaching unsustainable levels,'' External link

thestarkenya Wednesday, March 31, 2021 7:44:00 PM EAT

Ukur Yattani said : ''The National Treasury requested SEC to investigate this matter with the potential to irreparably harm Kenya's fiduciary standing internationally,'' External link

thestarkenya Friday, March 26, 2021 6:55:00 AM EAT

Ukur Yattani said ( about Commission ) : “The National Treasury and Planning (NTP) wishes to notify the public that on 23rd March, 2021, the United States Securities Exchange Commission (SEC) suspended trading in the securities of Kallo, Inc. – the company that claimed in its recent filings with the SEC, to have entered into a EUR 1, 068, 932, 543.00 COVID-19 loan contract with the NTP,” External link

capitalfm Thursday, March 25, 2021 9:18:00 PM EAT

Ukur Yattani said : "The document at SEC website is an unsigned contract purportedly drawn between the government, Kallo Inc and Techno-Investment Module Ltd. The unsigned contract cannot be authenticated by Treasury as it is not a party to the drafting, discussion or filing at SEC," External link

allafrica Tuesday, March 23, 2021 12:55:00 PM EAT

Ukur Yattani said : “Treasury wishes to categorically state that the CS Ukur Yatani did not enter into any loan contract…with a company by the name Kallo Inc. as claimed in the article and in the company’s filings with the US Securities Exchange Commission (SEC) ,” External link

thestarkenya Thursday, March 18, 2021 10:44:00 PM EAT

Ukur Yattani claimed : “The article erroneously attributed the story to the US SEC by claiming that it had disclosed the deal between the Treasury and Canadian firm Kallo Inc over the multi-billion-shilling deal to upgrade Kenya’s health infrastructure” External link

standardmedia Thursday, March 18, 2021 8:01:00 PM EAT

Ukur Yattani told : “We fear we might unnecessarily create a crisis,” External link

thestarkenya Wednesday, March 17, 2021 5:58:00 AM EAT

Ukur Yattani said : “Thus, we have had to critically review our existing programmes and policies to ensure that they are not only consistent with our development agenda but also informed by emerging realities brought about by the emergence of Covid-19 Pandemic,” External link

standardmedia Tuesday, March 16, 2021 12:19:00 PM EAT

Ukur Yattani said : “In addition, following extensive consultations with concerned ministries, departments and agencies (MDAs), the National Treasury proposes that four existing conditional allocations funded from the national government’s revenue share be converted to unconditional allocations to be disbursed to counties as part of their equitable revenue share,” External link

standardmedia Friday, March 12, 2021 12:57:00 AM EAT

Ukur Yattani said : “This will enhance regional integration and promote tourism and international trade which are key in supporting the manufacturing pillar of the Big Four Agenda,” External link

thestarkenya Thursday, March 11, 2021 5:37:00 AM EAT

Ukur Yattani said : “Some of them have become a burden,” External link

thestarkenya Wednesday, March 10, 2021 5:02:00 AM EAT

Ukur Yattani notes : “The government has embarked on expenditure rationalisation and prioritisation to ensure that expenditures are on the most impactful programmes that yield the highest welfare benefits to Kenyans,” External link

thestarkenya Wednesday, March 10, 2021 5:02:00 AM EAT

Ukur Yattani said : “I have reviewed the list of the names, scores and ranking of the candidates proposed for the appointment as Managing Director, Kenya Ports Authority, and note that all the candidates scored below the desired threshold of 70 per cent in the interview,” External link

thestarkenya Tuesday, March 9, 2021 2:30:00 AM EAT

Ukur Yattani said : “I have reviewed the list of the names, scores and ranking of the candidates proposed for the appointment as Managing Director, Kenya Ports Authority, and note that all the candidates scored below the desired threshold of 70 per cent in the interview,” External link

thestarkenya Thursday, March 4, 2021 5:40:00 AM EAT

Ukur Yattani said ( about Debt Management ) : ''The capacity of the Public Debt Management Office will be enhanced to handle the task,'' External link

thestarkenya Tuesday, February 23, 2021 4:08:00 AM EAT

Ukur Yattani told : ''We are looking at extending Treasury bills into longer maturities,'' External link

thestarkenya Tuesday, February 23, 2021 4:08:00 AM EAT

Ukur Yattani said : “We should give support to BBI that has a sign of our late senator,” External link

thestarkenya Monday, February 22, 2021 1:41:00 AM EAT

Ukur Yattani said : “The grant is to support livelihood protection and restoration to the communities/ households negatively impacted by the desert locust invasion. The allocation criteria is based on hectares under crop and pasture damaged, number of households and wards affected,” External link

standardmedia Sunday, February 21, 2021 1:04:00 AM EAT

Ukur Yattani said : “The National Treasury has taken into account the approved formula for allocating revenue among counties pursuant to Article 217 of the Constitution, whose implementation would be preceded by a Sh53.5 billion increase,” External link

standardmedia Sunday, February 21, 2021 1:04:00 AM EAT

Ukur Yattani said : “We were making every arrangement to pay by today, but two days ago after our engagement, we are happy to get feedback that we don’t need to pay now,” External link

news-yahoo-in Tuesday, February 16, 2021 8:17:00 PM EAT

Ukur Yattani told : “Implementation of this debt management strategy may require the revision of the debt ceiling, based on future borrowing requirements,” External link

thestarkenya Tuesday, February 16, 2021 8:27:00 AM EAT

Ukur Yattani said : “This will enhance regional integration and promote tourism and international trade which are key in supporting the manufacturing pillar of the Big Four Agenda,” External link

standardmedia Friday, February 12, 2021 1:06:00 PM EAT

Ukur Yattani said : "Having consulted with all the stakeholders and having agreed on a position, we do not expect any resistance or divergence in opinion because we are going to IBEC with one position," External link

allafrica Thursday, February 11, 2021 3:07:00 AM EAT

Ukur Yattani said : “Thus, we have had to critically review our existing programmes and policies to ensure that they are not only consistent with our development agenda but is also informed by emerging realities brought about by the emergence of Covid-19 Pandemic,” External link

standardmedia Thursday, February 11, 2021 12:14:00 AM EAT

Ukur Yattani said : "The project reinforces our resolve to promote locally-led climate actions aimed not only at building resilience, but also improving the livelihoods of climate-vulnerable groups across the country," External link

xinhuanet_en Wednesday, February 10, 2021 5:40:00 PM EAT

Ukur Yattani said : "Responding to the climate challenge especially in the era of COVID-19 will require collective and innovative action including significant financial resources from both the public and private sectors," External link

xinhuanet_en Wednesday, February 10, 2021 5:40:00 PM EAT

Ukur Yattani said : “No state corporation shall commence implementation of programmes or incur expenditure where approval has not been granted by the line ministry and Treasury,” “The National Treasury will not approve or recommend to line ministries for approval proposed budgets that are not in line with the circular” External link

thestarkenya Wednesday, February 10, 2021 12:15:00 AM EAT

Ukur Yattani said : “The lower-than-projected spending on development expenditure poses a risk to the fiscal programme, going forward,” External link

thestarkenya Tuesday, February 2, 2021 4:31:00 AM EAT

Ukur Yattani said : “It is our hope that county governments will prioritise the settlement of pending bills to suppliers, as well as other statutory dues to enable concerned institutions to discharge their mandates effectively,” External link

standardmedia Wednesday, January 27, 2021 6:34:00 AM EAT

Ukur Yattani says ( about Kenya Railways ) : “The overhaul of the Naivasha–Kisumu railway is being spearheaded by a multi-agency team coordinated by the Kenya Defense Forces,” External link

thestarkenya Wednesday, January 27, 2021 4:26:00 AM EAT

Ukur Yattani said : “Thus, we have had to critically review our existing programmes and policies to ensure that they are not only consistent with our development agenda but also informed by emerging realities brought about by the emergence of the Covid-19 pandemic,” External link

standardmedia Tuesday, January 26, 2021 11:32:00 PM EAT

Ukur Yattani said : "The fiscal deficit in the financial year 2021/22 will be financed by net external financing of KSh 345.5 billion (2.8% of GDP), and net domestic borrowing of KSh 592.2 billion (4.7% of GDP)," External link

tuko Tuesday, January 26, 2021 3:35:00 PM EAT

Ukur Yattani says : “Revenue performance will be underpinned by on-going reforms in tax policy and revenue administration,” External link

thestarkenya Tuesday, January 26, 2021 5:30:00 AM EAT

Ukur Yattani says : “The government has embarked on expenditure rationalisation and prioritisation to ensure that expenditures are on the most impactful programmes that yield the highest welfare benefits to Kenyans,” External link

thestarkenya Tuesday, January 26, 2021 5:30:00 AM EAT

Ukur Yattani said : "Consequently, growth is projected to bounce back to 6.4 percent in 2021 from the projected 0.6 percent in 2020," External link

xinhuanet_en Monday, January 25, 2021 8:06:00 PM EAT

Ukur Yattani said : "With the fast advancement in technology, many business transactions are increasingly being carried out through digital platforms. In some cases, due to the nature of the transactions, it is difficult to effectively tax the income derived through such platforms," External link

allafrica Friday, January 22, 2021 3:04:00 AM EAT

Ukur Yattani said : “In this respect, we once again appeal to them to make full and timely use of these funds, as additional disbursements from exchequer are made in due course,” External link

thestarkenya Thursday, January 21, 2021 1:33:00 PM EAT

Ukur Yattani said : “The total balances for the various county governments now held at CBK amount to Sh61.4 billion, and in this respect we once again appeal to them to make full and timely use of these funds, as additional disbursements from the exchequer are made in due course,” External link

capitalfm Thursday, January 21, 2021 1:15:00 PM EAT

Ukur Yattani added : “Noting the general improvement of the economy and in particular positive revenue performance since December 2020, the National Treasury and Planning will prioritize disbursements to county governments, noting their critical obligations of service delivery to Kenyan citizens,” External link

capitalfm Thursday, January 21, 2021 1:15:00 PM EAT

Ukur Yattani said : "I have said before and I will say it again, we have nothing to hide, everything is public, the law compels us to put it in public. We send the register to parliament in detail, the loans that have been procured since 1960 are in this register and if there is anything outside that debt register then that is not a debt for this country, we have no reason to give half information," External link

tuko Wednesday, January 20, 2021 12:56:00 PM EAT

Ukur Yattani says : "Disbursements to county governments are falling behind by two months," External link

allafrica Friday, January 15, 2021 3:59:00 PM EAT

Ukur Yattani stated : “Nonetheless, the National Treasury notes that as at 13 January 2021, the balances of the County Governments at the Central Bank of Kenya stands at Sh34.6 billion and appeal them to make full use of these funds in the meantime as further disbursements from exchequer are made in due course,” External link

capitalfm Friday, January 15, 2021 11:59:00 AM EAT

Ukur Yattani added : "In effect, the initiative apart from suspending the payments, will give us a total of five years to repay the loans, with a grace period of one year. This is not only timely, but a sign of confidence in the country and will give us the fiscal space to make the much-needed spending on the COVID-19 economic recovery strategy especially in the social, health and economic sectors," External link

allafrica Wednesday, January 13, 2021 4:29:00 AM EAT

Ukur Yattani said : “to safeguard its sovereign rating and its future access to international financial markets,” External link

bloomberg Tuesday, January 12, 2021 7:01:00 PM EAT

Ukur Yattani said : “In effect, the initiative apart from suspending the payments will give us a total of five years to repay the loans, with a grace period of one year. This is not only timely, but a sign of confidence in the country and will give us the fiscal space to make the much-needed spending on the COVID-19 economic recovery strategy especially in the social, health and economic sectors” External link

standardmedia Monday, January 11, 2021 7:11:00 PM EAT

Ukur Yattani said : “It is worth noting that in spite of the Covid-19, we have continued to maintain macro-economic stability as measured by the existing low and stable inflation and interest rates and a competitive exchange rate,” External link

thestarkenya Wednesday, January 6, 2021 5:59:00 AM EAT

Ukur Yattani said : "We reduced on the categories from five to three and there is no one who is going to pay more than what they were paying before Covid-19. Our simulations show that under the new tax rates, all categories will be paying less by at least Sh3,000," External link

allafrica Saturday, January 2, 2021 3:20:00 AM EAT

Ukur Yattani said : "Kenya has not applied for the G20 Debt Service Suspension Initiative. Some countries have faced challenges re-arranging debt service with creditors with undesirable outcomes," External link

allafrica Tuesday, December 29, 2020 3:15:00 AM EAT

Ukur Yattani said : "In this respect, Kenya seeks a cautious approach in evaluating the costs and benefits of the offer and make informed decision to safeguard the economic and financial standing of the country," External link

allafrica Tuesday, December 29, 2020 3:15:00 AM EAT

Ukur Yattani said : "The rate of completion of the projects has been fast and they also have a long-term effect on the economy which is very good," External link

africanreview Thursday, December 24, 2020 5:44:00 PM EAT

Ukur Yattani explained : “We are highly sustainable but pressure from Covid-19 has put a strain on us. It is not that we are not able to pay but revenue is low. Since debt payment is the first charge on the Consolidated Fund, we remain with insufficient resources to settle all other obligations,” External link

thestarkenya Thursday, December 24, 2020 10:31:00 AM EAT

Ukur Yattani said : “We are careful because if revenue is not growing and debt increases, we will have a problem. We get professional advice from the team so unless they concur, we cannot borrow,” External link

thestarkenya Thursday, December 24, 2020 10:31:00 AM EAT

Ukur Yattani said : “If we were to borrow money for the expressway, it would have put a strain on us. We want to use PPPs to substitute for borrowing,” External link

thestarkenya Thursday, December 24, 2020 10:31:00 AM EAT

Ukur Yattani said : "We were seeking the legal advice of the AG to know the way forward given the limitations on the budget, we are not the procurement entity for IEBC, so it is up to it to ensure that they follow the law and that the relevant entities such as the EACC and the AG approve it," External link

allafrica Thursday, December 24, 2020 3:08:00 AM EAT

Ukur Yattani says ( about Commission ) : "We note that maintenance and audit of election technology is a priority expenditure to the Commission and as required by law," External link

allafrica Thursday, December 24, 2020 3:08:00 AM EAT

Ukur Yattani says ( about Commission ) : "The Commission is therefore advised to submit detailed itemised requirements for the 2022 general elections, including a breakdown by financial year, for consideration," External link

allafrica Thursday, December 24, 2020 3:08:00 AM EAT

Ukur Yattani notes ( about Commission ) : "The National Treasury has noted the need to have a secure location for the Commission's premises. The commission is however advised to ensure that the project is well prepared and in compliance with the Public Investment Management," External link

allafrica Thursday, December 24, 2020 3:08:00 AM EAT

Ukur Yattani said : “In my view, that is good enough, it is a beginning. It may not be to the satisfaction of the medical staff but we have provided resources,” External link

standardmedia Thursday, December 24, 2020 12:15:00 AM EAT

Ukur Yattani said : "Unfortunately, we cannot say it in any other way. That is the situation," External link

allafrica Wednesday, December 23, 2020 4:31:00 AM EAT

Ukur Yattani said : “The journey has just begun and we are going to move together as the government and as agencies. This calls for the business community, the main stakeholders of this port, to detox our minds that the business we were doing many years ago is no longer tenable,” “You have to adjust and plan with this logistics network in mind,” External link

thestarkenya Saturday, December 19, 2020 2:47:00 PM EAT

Ukur Yattani said : “We want everybody to shape up because there is no time to baby-sit you, no time to nurse your ego and no time to move with your speed. We are going to move with our speed,” External link

thestarkenya Saturday, December 19, 2020 2:47:00 PM EAT

Ukur Yattani said : “I am happy to note that the JOA is now ready for execution by the three agencies, under the leadership of the National Treasury and ICDC ,” External link

thestarkenya Friday, December 18, 2020 4:01:00 PM EAT

Ukur Yattani said : “To actualize the JOA will require committed leadership, focused management and a lot of sacrifice from all players, including the staff in each agency,” External link

thestarkenya Friday, December 18, 2020 4:01:00 PM EAT

Ukur Yattani said : “With reduced turnover and disruptions in the market and supply chains, many MSMEs were, and still are, unlikely to attract affordable and quality credit under the traditional arrangements. Interventions are necessary to cushion the impact of Covid-19 on MSMEs,” External link

standardmedia Wednesday, December 9, 2020 8:52:00 AM EAT

Ukur Yattani affirmé : "Avec des chiffres d'affaires réduits et les importantes perturbations qui affectent les marchés et les chaînes d'approvisionnement, de nombreuses MPME étaient - et sont toujours - peu susceptibles d'avoir accès à des crédits abordables et de qualité dans le cadre des dispositifs traditionnels. Des interventions sont donc nécessaires pour amortir l'impact du COVID-19 sur les MPME" External link

french.china.org.cn Tuesday, December 8, 2020 10:50:00 PM EAT

Ukur Yattani said : “However, the government will continue to cushion the low-income earners, by retaining 100 per cent tax exemption/relief for those earning monthly incomes of Sh24,000 and below,” External link

thestarkenya Tuesday, December 8, 2020 6:30:00 AM EAT

Ukur Yattani said : “Gone are the days when we’d allow State agencies to come here with a begging bowl or for a bailout,” External link

standardmedia Tuesday, December 8, 2020 12:57:00 AM EAT

Ukur Yattani said : “Among objectives of the loan is the continuous support of Kenya’s Covid-19 response. We are also looking at areas of reduced debt vulnerabilities through a revenue-driven fiscal consolidation,” External link

thestarkenya Monday, December 7, 2020 7:34:00 AM EAT

Ukur Yattani told : "Our revenue is not up to date. The Covid-19 pandemic has really affected our revenues," External link

allafrica Sunday, December 6, 2020 3:03:00 AM EAT

Ukur Yattani said : "Supporting the budget and preventing the economy from crashing is our main priority. We borrow to support the budget because revenue is either limited or not there," External link

allafrica Sunday, December 6, 2020 3:03:00 AM EAT

Ukur Yattani said ( about Kenya Power ) : "Our debt strategy is sustainable. Kenya has never been given relief on account of being unable to repay her loans," External link

allafrica Sunday, December 6, 2020 3:03:00 AM EAT

Ukur Yattani said : "The purpose of this letter therefore is to forward to you the framework and request you to ensure adherence to the requirements," External link

allafrica Sunday, December 6, 2020 3:03:00 AM EAT

Ukur Yattani said : "The proposed framework takes into account the above-stated constitutional and legal provisions as contained in CARA, 2020 as well as the provisions of the Deed of Transfer of Functions," External link

allafrica Sunday, December 6, 2020 3:03:00 AM EAT

Ukur Yattani said : “The purpose of this letter is to forward to you the framework and request you to ensure adherence to the requirements,” External link

thestarkenya Saturday, December 5, 2020 4:18:00 PM EAT

Ukur Yattani said : “The purpose of this letter therefore is to forward to you the framework and request you to ensure adherence to the requirements,” External link

kenya-today Friday, December 4, 2020 9:01:00 PM EAT

Ukur Yattani said : “The above legal provisions therefore imply that equitable share allocation due to Nairobi City County Government, including monies for personnel emoluments, shall be transferred to NCCG Revenue Fund Account,” External link

kenya-today Friday, December 4, 2020 9:01:00 PM EAT

Ukur Yattani added : “The proposed framework takes into account the above stated constitutional and legal provisions as contained in CARA, 2020 as well as the provisions of the Deed of Transfer of Functions,” External link

kenya-today Friday, December 4, 2020 9:01:00 PM EAT

Ukur Yattani said : “However, the government will continue to cushion the low-income earners, by retaining 100 per cent tax exemption/relief for those earning monthly incomes of Sh24,000 and below,” External link

thestarkenya Friday, December 4, 2020 2:17:00 PM EAT

Ukur Yattani said : “To mitigate against currency fluctuations, the currency mix is usually preferred,” External link

standardmedia Thursday, December 3, 2020 4:28:00 PM EAT

Ukur Yattani said : “We need to have a strategy in our medium-term debt plan, that we have alternatives, and we are aggressively pursuing euro-denominated loans,” External link

standardmedia Thursday, December 3, 2020 4:28:00 PM EAT

Ukur Yattani said : “Overall, external loans, are highly vulnerable to exchange rate risks. Like in a situation where, the dollar was at 100, but when the dollar appreciates, the cost then rises from Sh100 to Sh110,” External link

standardmedia Thursday, December 3, 2020 4:28:00 PM EAT

Ukur Yattani noted : “Over time we have created so many of them, there is duplication and some of them veer off the core mandate,” External link

thestarkenya Thursday, December 3, 2020 3:18:00 PM EAT

Ukur Yattani said : "The rate of completion of the projects has been fast and they also have a long-term effect on the economy which is very good," External link

kenyastar Wednesday, December 2, 2020 6:13:00 PM EAT

Ukur Yattani noted : "There is a perception that we are getting loans from foreign governments at very high rates," External link

kenyastar Wednesday, December 2, 2020 6:13:00 PM EAT

Ukur Yattani said : "Over time we have created many state enterprises that have led to duplication of functions and so some will be merged or dissolved," External link

kenyastar Wednesday, December 2, 2020 6:13:00 PM EAT

Ukur Yattani said : "The rate of completion of the projects has been fast and they also have a long-term effect on the economy which is very good," External link

irishsun Wednesday, December 2, 2020 2:08:00 PM EAT

Ukur Yattani noted : "There is a perception that we are getting loans from foreign governments at very high rates," External link

irishsun Wednesday, December 2, 2020 2:08:00 PM EAT

Ukur Yattani said : "Over time we have created many state enterprises that have led to duplication of functions and so some will be merged or dissolved," External link

irishsun Wednesday, December 2, 2020 2:08:00 PM EAT

Ukur Yattani souligné : "Le rythme d'achèvement des projets a été rapide et ils ont également un effet à long terme sur l'économie, ce qui est très bon" External link

french.china.org.cn Tuesday, December 1, 2020 11:10:00 PM EAT

Ukur Yattani annoncé : "Au fil du temps, nous avons créé de nombreuses entreprises publiques qui ont conduit à une duplication de fonctions et certaines seront donc fusionnées ou dissoutes" External link

french.china.org.cn Tuesday, December 1, 2020 11:10:00 PM EAT

Ukur Yattani said ( about Strategy ) : “Revenue performance will be underpinned by the on-going reforms in tax and revenue administration and implementation of Post Covid-19 Economic Recovery Strategy,” External link

thestarkenya Thursday, November 26, 2020 7:09:00 PM EAT

Ukur Yattani said : “The Government remains committed to pursuing a fiscal consolidation policy. The policy aims at gradually reducing the fiscal deficit from 8.0 per cent of GDP in FY 2019/20 to 3.5 per cent over the medium term,” External link

thestarkenya Thursday, November 26, 2020 7:09:00 PM EAT

Ukur Yattani said : “The revised Fiscal Framework will be contained in the Budget Policy Statement which we expect to submit to Parliament by mid February, 2021,” External link

thestarkenya Thursday, November 26, 2020 7:09:00 PM EAT

Ukur Yattani said : “We are now in the process of reversing some of the interventions It is clear that we are going to have a significant revenue shortfall, which is going to place pressure on expenditure,” External link

standardmedia Thursday, November 26, 2020 8:36:00 AM EAT

Ukur Yattani said : “It is important for us to underscore that what happens in the global arena has major implications in the performance of our economy,” External link

thestarkenya Thursday, November 26, 2020 5:50:00 AM EAT

Ukur Yattani noted : "The shortfalls in government revenues are as a result of suppressed economic activities as a result of the pandemic, as well as the tax reliefs implemented in April to cushion people and businesses from the adverse effects of the pandemic," External link

kenyastar Wednesday, November 25, 2020 9:44:00 PM EAT

Ukur Yattani said : “We hope towards the end of the financial year, around May or June, to even access part of the disbursement from the World Bank,” “It will all depend on a number of factors, including our ability to manage within the fiscal framework” External link

standardmedia Tuesday, November 24, 2020 11:46:00 AM EAT

Ukur Yattani told : "Our fiscal consolidation plan has been adversely affected by the events over the last six months," External link

thestarkenya Tuesday, November 24, 2020 4:23:00 AM EAT

Ukur Yattani said ( about Kenya Power ) : “continuous support of Kenya’s Covid-19 response,” “We are also looking at areas of reduced debt vulnerabilities through a revenue-driven fiscal consolidation” External link

dailymaverick Monday, November 23, 2020 7:32:00 AM EAT

Ukur Yattani said : “We have not yet made any formal application to join this arrangement,” “We are still studying the effect it’s going to have on the economy. We are going to make this decision in the course of time based on our own domestic situation” External link

dailymaverick Monday, November 23, 2020 7:32:00 AM EAT

Ukur Yattani said : “We have no intention at the moment to renegotiate any debt,” External link

dailymaverick Monday, November 23, 2020 7:32:00 AM EAT

Ukur Yattani said : “extraordinary support in line with the fiscal framework that we have, including injecting resources,” External link

dailymaverick Monday, November 23, 2020 7:32:00 AM EAT

Ukur Yattani said : "We have been reluctant in the past because of the attendant unintended consequences in terms of those holding private debt," External link

allafrica Monday, November 23, 2020 4:30:00 AM EAT

Ukur Yattani told : "They are trying to introduce this as one of the key pre-requisites to accessing resources from the IMF and World Bank," External link

allafrica Monday, November 23, 2020 4:30:00 AM EAT

Ukur Yattani said : “We are actively holding discussions with the International Monetary Fund for a programme to anchor our fiscal policy to stabilise our economy and address emerging vulnerabilities,” External link

standardmedia Sunday, November 22, 2020 9:10:00 AM EAT

Ukur Yattani said : “Kenya has not applied for the G20 Debt Service Suspension Initiative. Some countries have faced challenges re-arranging debt service with creditors,” External link

standardmedia Saturday, November 21, 2020 12:29:00 AM EAT

Ukur Yattani said : “We have been reluctant in the past because of the attendant unintended consequences in terms of those holding private debt,” External link

zambiareports Saturday, November 21, 2020 12:06:00 AM EAT

Ukur Yattani told : “They are trying to introduce this as one of the key pre-requisites to accessing resources from the IMF and World Bank,” External link

zambiareports Saturday, November 21, 2020 12:06:00 AM EAT

Ukur Yattani déclaré : "Le Kenya cherche une approche prudente dans l'évaluation des coûts et avantage de cette offre, et à prendre une décision informée pour protéger la situation économique et financière du pays" External link

french.china.org.cn Friday, November 20, 2020 11:57:00 PM EAT

Ukur Yattani déclaré : "Le Kenya salue cette intervention entre autres sous la forme de soutien financier ciblant le secteur de la santé. En particulier, le gouvernement reconnaît le soutien immense reçu par le biais des agences multilatérales et bilatérales en vue d'atténuer l'impact de la pandémie de COVID-19" External link

french.china.org.cn Friday, November 20, 2020 11:57:00 PM EAT

Ukur Yattani said : "Kenya seeks a cautious approach in evaluating the costs and benefits of the offer and making an informed decision to safeguard the economic and financial standing of the country," External link

sinacom-en Friday, November 20, 2020 7:52:00 PM EAT

Ukur Yattani said : "Kenya welcomes this intervention among others in the form of financial support targeted to the health sector. In particular, the government acknowledges the immense support received through multilateral and bilateral agencies towards mitigating the effects of the COVID-19 pandemic," "Whereas challenges remain given the uncertainties of COVID-19 pandemic, we are confident that the economy will respond to policy and structural reform measures supported by our development partners," External link

sinacom-en Friday, November 20, 2020 7:52:00 PM EAT

Ukur Yattani said : "Kenya seeks a cautious approach in evaluating the costs and benefits of the offer and making an informed decision to safeguard the economic and financial standing of the country," External link

xinhuanet_en Friday, November 20, 2020 7:09:00 PM EAT

Ukur Yattani said : "Kenya welcomes this intervention among others in the form of financial support targeted to the health sector. In particular, the government acknowledges the immense support received through multilateral and bilateral agencies towards mitigating the effects of the COVID-19 pandemic," "Whereas challenges remain given the uncertainties of COVID-19 pandemic, we are confident that the economy will respond to policy and structural reform measures supported by our development partners," External link

xinhuanet_en Friday, November 20, 2020 7:09:00 PM EAT

Ukur Yattani said : “This initiative coupled with One Stop Border Post has improved the flow and efficiency of goods and services across our borders, with considerable savings to traders,” External link

thestarkenya Friday, November 13, 2020 3:35:00 PM EAT

Ukur Yattani said : "It opens the private sector window for climate mitigation and adaptation projects and programs investments in the country. It is a key milestone that the bank is the first locally established lender and private entity to be accredited as the direct access in the medium category to receive up to KSh 25 billion," External link

tuko Thursday, November 12, 2020 3:29:00 PM EAT

Ukur Yattani said : “We can least afford to spare public resources to bail out public enterprises, some of which are wanting not because of the nature of the business transaction but the inability of management to stay true to their objectives,” External link

standardmedia Thursday, November 12, 2020 1:27:00 AM EAT

Ukur Yattani said : “We are considering a review of tax expenditures and incentives to minimise revenue loss,” External link

thestarkenya Wednesday, November 11, 2020 8:43:00 PM EAT

Ukur Yattani said : "Establishment of the 'Boma line' is part of initiatives to bring services closer to taxpayers and facilitate them to conduct their business effectively and efficiently," External link

kenyastar Wednesday, November 11, 2020 12:45:00 AM EAT

Ukur Yattani said : "This, therefore, means that the cargo verification process will be simplified and there will be a great improvement on the verification turnaround time," External link

kenyastar Wednesday, November 11, 2020 12:45:00 AM EAT

Ukur Yattani said : “This initiative coupled with One Stop Border Post (OSBP) has improved the flow and efficiency of goods and services across our borders, with considerable savings to traders,” External link

tuko Tuesday, November 10, 2020 10:17:00 PM EAT

Ukur Yattani said : “I can confirm to you that we have been deliberating on the matter and we have now resolved to support the BBI in totality. We want to thank President Uhuru Kenyatta and former Prime Minister Raila Odinga for having a special place for us in this matter,” External link

thestarkenya Monday, November 9, 2020 4:58:00 PM EAT

Ukur Yattani said : "With this, businesses are changing their models to take advantage of the new opportunities presented by the new operating ecosystem and tax administration processes and policies must equally align. If we pretend that we want to survive in such a competitive environment without embracing ICT, then we are doomed. And that's what we should not allow," External link

allafrica Sunday, November 8, 2020 3:16:00 AM EAT

Ukur Yattani said : “In exercise of the powers conferred by Section 53(1) of the Banking Act, the Cabinet Secretary for the National Treasury and Planning exempts the Bank of Africa Kenya from the provisions of section 13 (1) of the Banking Act for a period not exceeding five years,” External link

standardmedia Saturday, November 7, 2020 12:31:00 AM EAT

Ukur Yattani said : "Through supported tax policy measures and digital services set to be introduced in January 2021, we anticipate to collect more revenues for the year 2020/2021," External link

thestarkenya Friday, November 6, 2020 8:23:00 PM EAT

Ukur Yattani said : “The legal provisions, therefore, imply that Equitable share allocation due to the Nairobi County Government including monies for personnel emoluments shall be transferred to the NCCG Revenue Fund Account,” External link

thestarkenya Wednesday, November 4, 2020 4:05:00 PM EAT

Ukur Yattani added : "We have to a balance between reducing the spread of the virus and keeping the economy running at the best of its capacity," External link

tuko Wednesday, November 4, 2020 12:09:00 PM EAT

Ukur Yattani said : “This support will go a long way in facilitating trade and unlock economic growth of Kenya, Uganda, Rwanda, Burundi and by extension the Democratic Republic of Congo, with the completion of the Malaba One-stop Border Post,” External link

standardmedia Wednesday, November 4, 2020 9:28:00 AM EAT

Ukur Yattani indiqué : "Ces projets produiront des frontières efficaces qui favoriseront le commerce international, les investissements, la croissance économique, la promotion de la compétitivité économique et l'amélioration des relations entre les pays" External link

french.china.org.cn Tuesday, November 3, 2020 10:53:00 PM EAT

Ukur Yattani said : "These projects will create efficient borders that will facilitate international trade, investment, economic growth, promotion of economic competitiveness and improved relations between countries," External link

xinhuanet_en Tuesday, November 3, 2020 8:37:00 PM EAT

Ukur Yattani said : “The above legal provisions therefore, imply that equitable share allocation due to Nairobi city county Government, including monies for personal emoluments, shall be transferred to NCCG revenue fund account,” External link

tuko Friday, October 23, 2020 9:15:00 AM EAT

Ukur Yattani stated : “The above legal provisions therefore, imply that equitable share allocation due to Nairobi City County Government, including monies for personal emoluments, shall be transferred to NCCG Revenue fund Account,” External link

capitalfm Friday, October 23, 2020 6:54:00 AM EAT

Ukur Yattani said : “The above legal provisions therefore imply that Equitable share allocation due to the Nairobi County Government including monies for personnel emoluments shall be transferred to the NCCG Revenue Fund Account,” External link

thestarkenya Thursday, October 22, 2020 6:03:00 PM EAT

Ukur Yattani said : “The pension wage bill that rose from Sh27.9 billion in the 2013-14 financial year to Sh86.7 billion in 2019-20 is projected to cross the Sh100 billion mark in the current financial year 2020/21,” “It is clear that this situation cannot wait any longer, therefore giving urgency for the roll-out of the contributory scheme” External link

standardmedia Saturday, October 17, 2020 12:16:00 AM EAT

Ukur Yattani said : “It is my hope that the Senate and the National Assembly will find a permanent solution to this matter to avoid unfortunate stalemates in future,” External link

standardmedia Wednesday, October 14, 2020 12:29:00 AM EAT

Ukur Yattani says : “These Regulations may be cited as the Value Added Tax (Digital Marketplace Supply) Regulations, 2020,” External link

thestarkenya Thursday, October 8, 2020 6:54:00 AM EAT

Ukur Yattani said : “The balance of the funds left after taking into account these priorities is hardly enough to finance other programmes of government,” External link

standardmedia Friday, October 2, 2020 12:05:00 AM EAT

Ukur Yattani said : “Despite their important contribution, this sector has continued to face challenges of accessing credit, due to lack of sufficient collateral, high cost of credit, and informal business structure. These challenges have been worsened by the Covid-19 Pandemic,” External link

standardmedia Friday, September 25, 2020 8:15:00 PM EAT

Ukur Yattani said : “The country will reap the benefits of created synergies through increased efficiency, lower cost of doing business and hence competitiveness of our products and services, and generally higher returns on the infrastructural investment,” External link

hellenicshippingnews Friday, September 25, 2020 1:00:00 AM EAT

Ukur Yattani said : “The country will reap the benefits of created synergies through increased efficiency, lower cost of doing business and hence competitiveness of our products and services, and generally higher returns on the infrastructural investment,” External link

thestarkenya Wednesday, September 23, 2020 4:58:00 AM EAT

Ukur Yattani said : “The revenue projections for FY 2020/21 have been revised taking into account the revenue performance by end August 2020 and the prolonged effects of Covid-19 pandemic on economic activities and the measures put in place to curb its spread,” External link

businessdailyafrica Sunday, September 20, 2020 11:07:00 PM EAT

Ukur Yattani said : “T he company will offer fixed-rate long-term loans at concessional rates to mortgage providers who are expected to pass the benefit to citizens at lower than market rates,” External link

thestarkenya Saturday, September 19, 2020 3:19:00 PM EAT

Ukur Yattani said : “It might be just cutting on some expenditures, particularly the slow-moving projects, and… some state agencies are doing well so we are likely to get some substantial dividends,” External link

financialgazette Friday, September 18, 2020 11:20:00 PM EAT

Ukur Yattani said : “I want to assure Kenyans that we will disburse that money latest Monday. It has been here for the last 2 months and we have already finalized all the internal arrangements within the treasury. The funds are ready and we are only waiting for the presidential assent possibly by today,” External link

capitalfm Friday, September 18, 2020 5:24:00 PM EAT

Ukur Yattani said : “Treasury cannot give the money without the authority of the two Houses. It is not possible. Funds from a consolidated fund cannot be disbursed in absence of any written law either appropriation or direct charge of the consolidated fund but that is now behind us,” External link

capitalfm Friday, September 18, 2020 5:24:00 PM EAT

Ukur Yattani said : “I want to assure Kenyans that we will disburse that money latest Monday. It has been here for the last 2 months and we have already finalized all the internal arrangements within Treasury. The funds are ready and we are only waiting for the presidential assent possibly by today,” External link

capitalfm Friday, September 18, 2020 3:16:00 PM EAT

Ukur Yattani said : “Treasury cannot give the money without the authority of the two Houses. It is not possible. Funds from a consolidated fund cannot be disbursed in absence of any written law either appropriation or direct charge of the consolidated fund but that is now behind us,” External link

capitalfm Friday, September 18, 2020 3:16:00 PM EAT

Ukur Yattani said : “The notion that we want to subsidise payment of SGR loans is not the case. Ultimately, you are the ones who give authority for payment of loans,” External link

thestarkenya Friday, September 18, 2020 9:49:00 AM EAT

Ukur Yattani wrote : “The government will continue to ensure proper prioritisation of public expenditures to the most impactful programmes with highest welfare benefits to Kenyans,” External link

businessdailyafrica Wednesday, September 16, 2020 7:36:00 AM EAT

Ukur Yattani said : "Prior to the outbreak, Kenya's economy was strong and resilient despite the challenging global environment," External link

kenyastar Friday, September 11, 2020 9:56:00 PM EAT

Ukur Yattani said : "Prior to the outbreak, Kenya's economy was strong and resilient despite the challenging global environment," External link

xinhuanet_en Friday, September 11, 2020 5:13:00 PM EAT

Ukur Yattani said : "will be safeguarded over the medium term" External link

businessdailyafrica Friday, September 11, 2020 4:26:00 PM EAT

Ukur Yattani said : “As we implement the current budget and move forward in preparing the next budget, we have to contend with the reality of trying to meet the funding requirement for our development objectives against the prevailing unfavourable macroeconomic conditions,” “This means that we have to live within our means and calls for a critical review of our existing programmes and policies to ensure that they are not only consistent with our development agenda but also informed by emerging realities brought about by emergence of Covid-19 pandemic and other economic shocks in the future,” External link

thestarkenya Friday, September 11, 2020 1:08:00 PM EAT

Ukur Yattani said : “In this regard, Sector Working Groups are directed to undertake a critical scrutiny of individual MDAs budgets execution reports to guide allocations when preparing the FY 2021/22 and the Medium-Term Budgets,” External link

thestarkenya Friday, September 11, 2020 1:08:00 PM EAT

Ukur Yattani said : “All ongoing multi-year projects should be allocated adequate funds in accordance with the contract signed between government and third parties within the projected ceilings before a new project which must have been approved by Cabinet as indicated earlier is allocated budgetary resources,” External link

thestarkenya Friday, September 11, 2020 1:08:00 PM EAT

Ukur Yattani said : “We expect revenue collection in the FY 2021/22 to spring back buoyed by the improving economic environment, tax policy and revenue administration measures that we have put in place,” External link

thestarkenya Friday, September 11, 2020 1:08:00 PM EAT

Ukur Yattani said : “The country will reap the benefits of created synergies through increased efficiency, lower cost of doing business and hence competitiveness of our products and services, and generally higher returns on the infrastructural investment,” External link

thestarkenya Friday, September 11, 2020 6:42:00 AM EAT

Ukur Yattani said : “There have been reports that the coast economy will be affected, allow me to emphasise and assure all concerned stakeholders that the creation of this network will not lead to any job losses,” External link

thestarkenya Wednesday, September 9, 2020 6:31:00 AM EAT

Ukur Yattani said : “The companies are all liquid and doing very well. In fact, last year, a significant amount of our budget funding came from these entities,” External link

thestarkenya Wednesday, September 9, 2020 6:31:00 AM EAT

Ukur Yattani said : “There are reports that the acting managing director Rashid Salim has been allowed to be in the office in the next six months, I do not have any information regarding that but what I know we shall repeat the exercise to bring more transparency in the process,” External link

businessdailyafrica Tuesday, September 8, 2020 10:36:00 PM EAT

Ukur Yattani said : "Reports that this agreement is aimed at bailing out some institutions is far from the truth. Last year, a significant amount of our budget funding came from these institutions," External link

thestarkenya Tuesday, September 8, 2020 2:19:00 PM EAT

Ukur Yattani said : “Incomplete disbursement of FY 2019/20 equitable revenue share to the counties was due to unprecedented shortfalls in ordinary revenue experienced during the last quarter of the financial year as a result of the Covid-19 pandemic,” External link

businessdailyafrica Tuesday, September 1, 2020 10:21:00 PM EAT

Ukur Yattani said : “We wish to inform you that the negotiations for the above three projects are at different stages and shall expedite the process to conclude them and also identify other priority projects to be funded under this Arrangement,” External link

thestarkenya Thursday, August 27, 2020 9:12:00 PM EAT

Ukur Yattani said : “We wish to inform you that the negotiations for the above three projects are at different stages and shall expedite the process to conclude them and also identify other priority projects to be funded under this Arrangement,” External link

thestarkenya Thursday, August 27, 2020 5:44:00 PM EAT

Ukur Yattani said : “We have put up accountability measures that will be rolled out soon so that the programme can continue until the economy stabilises and the people can go back to their jobs,” External link

tuko Thursday, August 27, 2020 10:55:00 AM EAT

Ukur Yattani said : “We have put up accountability measures that that will be rolled out soon so that the program can continue until the economy stabilized and the people can go back to their jobs,” External link

businessdailyafrica Wednesday, August 26, 2020 10:18:00 PM EAT

Ukur Yattani said : “To cushion the economy against major shocks arising from uncertain weather, desert locusts and other global challenges such as coronavirus pandemic, it is imperative to strengthen efforts towards maintaining macroeconomic stability, fiscal prudency, and political stability,” External link

thestarkenya Tuesday, August 25, 2020 4:17:00 AM EAT

Ukur Yattani says : “A person who willfully applies any proceeds of a guaranteed credit facility to any purpose other than the purpose for which the credit was approved, knowingly gives false information or wilfully destroys any asset used as a collateral by a financial intermediary commits an offence and is liable on conviction to a fine not exceeding five million shillings or to imprisonment for a term not exceeding two years or to both,” External link

businessdailyafrica Sunday, August 23, 2020 10:24:00 PM EAT

Ukur Yattani said : “It is against this backdrop that the credit guarantee framework was developed,” External link

thestarkenya Friday, August 21, 2020 1:12:00 PM EAT

Ukur Yattani said : “The effect of the charge will be affordable credit to MSMEs to enhance growth and sustainability of their enterprises,” External link

thestarkenya Friday, August 21, 2020 1:12:00 PM EAT

Ukur Yattani said : “It’s unfair that after a contractor finishes their work, you stay with money…we are getting reports that some of these people owed by the government are stressed to the extent where they take their own lives,” External link

thestarkenya Saturday, August 15, 2020 5:52:00 PM EAT

Ukur Yattani told : “I wish further to inform you that domestically through the Covid-19 Emergency Response Fund, we have mobilised Sh9.9 billion which has not been utilised to date,” External link

businessdailyafrica Friday, August 14, 2020 6:53:00 AM EAT

Ukur Yattani said : “Following catastrophic flooding that took place towards the end of the year 2019, desert locust infestation and the ongoing Covid-19 pandemic, the first submission should cover all the four quarters of financial year 2019/20,” External link

standardmedia Friday, August 7, 2020 12:37:00 AM EAT

Ukur Yattani said : “as of the fourth quarter of FY 2019/20 has become mandatory for all MDAs that incur disaster-related expenses to report on these expenses,” External link

standardmedia Friday, August 7, 2020 12:37:00 AM EAT

Ukur Yattani said : “The pension wage bill that rose from Sh27.9 billion in the Financial Year 2013/14 to Sh86.7 billion in 2019/2020 is projected to cross the Sh100 billion mark in the current financial year,” External link

standardmedia Thursday, August 6, 2020 1:01:00 AM EAT

Ukur Yattani said : "The expected fund income of over Sh3 billion monthly presents resources that will not only stimulate the economy, but will also support the big four agenda," External link

standardmedia Thursday, August 6, 2020 1:01:00 AM EAT

Ukur Yattani said : “The regulations establish one fund to provide a one-stop shop for targeted groups looking for business loans from government and improve effectiveness as well as eliminating duplication of efforts,” External link

businessdailyafrica Tuesday, July 28, 2020 6:01:00 AM EAT

Ukur Yattani said : “This will go on for a month or two, and then they (banks) will start lending to the private sector,” External link

standardmedia Monday, July 27, 2020 12:38:00 AM EAT

Ukur Yattani said : “Our debt limit has been quite sustainable. We have never defaulted on any payment that has fallen due,” External link

standardmedia Friday, July 24, 2020 12:21:00 AM EAT

Ukur Yattani said : “The inflation target shall be five percent, with a flexible margin of 2.5 percent on either side in the event of adverse shocks,” External link

businessdailyafrica Monday, July 20, 2020 4:56:00 PM EAT

Ukur Yattani said : “The government is also developing a comprehensive post-Covid-19 economic recovery strategy that will reposition the economy on a steady and sustainable growth trajectory after the pandemic” External link

businessdailyafrica Monday, July 20, 2020 4:56:00 PM EAT

Ukur Yattani said : “Our debt limit has been quite sustainable. We have never defaulted on any payment that has fallen due,” External link

standardmedia Monday, July 20, 2020 12:46:00 AM EAT

Ukur Yattani said : “We want to be more pro-active by making sure that we retire all the commercial loans,” External link

standardmedia Monday, July 20, 2020 12:46:00 AM EAT

Ukur Yattani said : “The implementation of the National Action Plan requires a well-coordinated national mechanism. The goal of the plan is to strengthen a multisectoral sustainable and coordinated response to prevention of teenage pregnancy,” External link

thestarkenya Saturday, July 11, 2020 2:12:00 PM EAT

Ukur Yattani said : “This report, therefore, contains information which will help the government to provide targeted response and for sound formulation of strategies and policies necessary for developing interventions to cushion the households,” External link

standardmedia Friday, July 10, 2020 8:43:00 PM EAT

Ukur Yattani said : “To overcome the financial distress caused by the pandemic, majority (41.9 per cent) of the households had cut on financial spending on commodities they could do without, while 14.8 per cent took loans from friends spending on commodities they could do without,” External link

standardmedia Friday, July 10, 2020 8:43:00 PM EAT

Ukur Yattani said : ''There is hope at the end of the tunnel if we maintain self-discipline in observing Covid-19 safety measures,'' External link

thestarkenya Friday, July 10, 2020 5:34:00 AM EAT

Ukur Yattani said : “A higher proportion (22.9 per cent) of female-headed households received cash transfers/remittances from relatives or friends compared to 16.9 per cent of male-headed households,” External link

capitalfm Thursday, July 9, 2020 7:24:00 PM EAT

Ukur Yattani said : “We are still weighing the G-20 offer of the debt relief. Additionally we are directly engaging individual bilateral partners, including China for a debt moratorium,” External link

businessdailyafrica Thursday, July 9, 2020 7:23:00 AM EAT

Ukur Yattani said : “We are firmly at 2.5 per cent. This could be the lowest that we can go,” External link

thestarkenya Tuesday, July 7, 2020 6:22:00 AM EAT

Ukur Yattani announced ( about Medium Enterprises ) : “I further propose an allocation of Sh712 million to provide credit targeted to Micro, Small and Medium Enterprises in the manufacturing sector,” External link

thestarkenya Tuesday, July 7, 2020 6:22:00 AM EAT

Ukur Yattani said : “Kenya has made progress between 2017and 2019 in SDG 3 on health, SDG 4 on education, SDG 6 on provision of clean water and sanitation and SDG 11 in ensuring sustainable cities,” External link

standardmedia Monday, July 6, 2020 1:09:00 PM EAT

Ukur Yattani said : “The players in the industry have been petitioning the government to reduce taxation in the industry,” “The removal of this tax happened during the committee stage of the bill...The National Treasury will be proposing to the National Assembly the re-introduction of the excise duty on betting within the next six months” External link

businessdailyafrica Friday, July 3, 2020 8:07:00 AM EAT

Ukur Yattani said : “The removal of this tax happened during the committee stage of the Bill,” External link

standardmedia Friday, July 3, 2020 7:49:00 AM EAT

Ukur Yattani noted ( about Finance Act ) : “As noted in the print media, the excise tax was removed through the Finance Act, 2020. The removal of this tax happened during the Committee Stage of the Bill,” External link

standardmedia Thursday, July 2, 2020 7:22:00 PM EAT

Ukur Yattani said : “Betting activities in the country have adversely affected the social fabric of our society, particularly the youth. In this regard, we wish to reiterate the commitment of government on taxation of this industry so as to contain such vices,” External link

standardmedia Thursday, July 2, 2020 7:22:00 PM EAT

Ukur Yattani said : “Government will scale up efforts to boost the tourism sector by promoting aggressive post Covid-19 tourism marketing and providing support for hotel refurbishment through soft loans to be channeled through the Tourism Finance Corporation,” External link

thestarkenya Wednesday, July 1, 2020 12:28:00 PM EAT

Ukur Yattani said : “The County Allocation of Revenue Act (CARA) 2019 provides for a total of Sh378.4 billion comprised of Sh316.5 billion for equitable share, Sh22.8 billion and Sh39 billion for conditional grants funded by the national government and development partners, respectively,” External link

standardmedia Monday, June 29, 2020 4:58:00 AM EAT

Ukur Yattani said : “State corporations are required to settle by June 30, 2020, all unremitted sacco staff and loan deductions, all statutory deductions (PAYE, NSSF, NHIF and pension arrears),” External link

businessdailyafrica Wednesday, June 24, 2020 11:30:00 PM EAT

Ukur Yattani said : “All bench-marking and study tours are immediately suspended until further notice,” External link

thestarkenya Monday, June 22, 2020 7:06:00 AM EAT

Ukur Yattani said : “It goes without saying that public procurement and supply chain management systems in all other sectors of the economy will be heavily relied upon to deliver initiatives under these four pillars,” External link

standardmedia Thursday, June 18, 2020 7:57:00 PM EAT

Ukur Yattani said : “The tourism sector has been adversely hit by the coronavirus following cancellation of international flights, travel bans and lockdown measures taken by countries,” “To jumpstart the sector, we are allocating funds for soft loans to hotels and related establishments and another Sh2 billion through the Tourism Finance Corporation” External link

standardmedia Thursday, June 18, 2020 7:13:00 PM EAT

Ukur Yattani alisema : "Hatujapunguza bajeti ya idara ya mahakama na bunge, kile tumefanya na kuweka masharti lakini tutaendelea kufadhili shughuli za mahakama," External link

tuko Wednesday, November 6, 2019 5:57:00 PM EAT



Key Titles and Phrases Count Lang Last Seen
governor75.00%EN12/03/201303/12/2013
county governor18.75%EN09/21/201321/09/2013
candidate6.25%EN07/25/200625/07/2006
Names Lang Count
Ukur YattaniEN41.67%
Ukur YataniEN31.25%
Ukur YattaniFR25.00%
Ukur YataniSA2.08%


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