National Assembly

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Article 1 (i), Constitution of Kenya, 2010

This week’s SMS question:

How have the new taxes contained in the Finance Act affected your everyday life?

“The call and bundle rates have doubled. What i used for a month currently lasts 2 weeks or less Maina Makueni county”

3 weeks, 1 day ago

“Am Kinjo from Kirinyaga and those taxes are destroying our lives completely.We even have no say.”

3 weeks, 1 day ago

“Prices of basic commodities have skyrocketed. Unemployment rate has increased. Companies have to limit the number of employees inorder to stay afloat. It is so sad the jubilee government is overtaxing broke people. But the sad reality is the loot will only end up in afew individuals pockets. The common mwananchi is suffering because of the jubilee government's failure to tame corruption. We are tired. My name is Alex frm kiambucounty.”

3 weeks, 1 day ago


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