Month: September 2017

TITANIUM MINING BENEFIT SHARING IN KWALE COUNTY

TITANIUM MINING BENEFIT SHARING IN KWALE COUNTY

Mineral resources are important national resources that can enhance national socio-economic development if well managed. Historically, Kenya has not been a majorplayer in the extractive sector, with the industry only contributing 1% to the country’sgross domestic product and less than 3% of total export earnings. However, with the discovery and exploitation of minerals such as […]

BUDGETING IN KWALE COUNTY & ITS IMPACT ON THE REALIZATION OF SOCIO-ECONOMIC RIGHTS

BUDGETING IN KWALE COUNTY & ITS IMPACT ON THE REALIZATION OF SOCIO-ECONOMIC RIGHTS

The Constitution of Kenya 2010 introduced a devolved system of government to enhance service delivery and to improve the socio-economic condition of people in remote locations. Devolution of functions entailed the devolution of resources, with the devolved units – County Governments– being given the mandate to plan, budget and allocate resources for the betterment of […]

KWALE COMMUNITIES NEGOTIATE FOR REALIZATION OF BASIC SERVICES

KWALE COMMUNITIES NEGOTIATE FOR REALIZATION OF BASIC SERVICES

Hakijamii held a two day session to deliberate on health, water and sanitation challenges facing communities in the mining areas of Nguluku, Bwiti and Bumamani. The meeting was attended by among others Kwale Water and Sewerage Company officials, county officials from the health sector and non governmental organizations. For some, this was a first chance […]