Blogs By Author : Fiona Okadia

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Potential Benefits and Risks of Inter-Sacco Lending Rate

Tue, Apr 2, 2024 | 11:18 am
Introduction In February 2023, the Kenyan government announced its intention to establish a framework that will enable Savings and Credit Cooperative Societies ...

Increasing Enrolment in Kenya’s Social Health Insurance: How Best It Can Be Done

Tue, Mar 26, 2024 | 2:24 pm
While Kenya has long implemented the NHIF (National Hospital Insurance Fund) whose core mandate is to provide medical insurance coverage to all ...

The Importance of Timely Implementing Public Policies: The Case of NSSF Act

Mon, Feb 26, 2024 | 1:49 pm
Introduction Public policies are formulated to achieve specific societal outcomes, and when their implementation is delayed or falls short, it can lead ...

NSSF Act 2013, Third Schedule: Ambiguity, Interpretation Challenges and Implications for Implementation

Tue, Jan 23, 2024 | 9:29 am
Background The National Social Security Fund (NSSF) was established in Kenya in 1965 under the National Social Security Fund Act (Cap 258). ...

Investigating a More Efficient and Affordable Mechanism for Distributing Food Subsidies in Kenya

Thu, Apr 20, 2023 | 5:03 pm
Despite the government's stance on refraining from additional subsidies, its recent efforts to ensure the accessibility and affordability of food to its ...

What Effects Will Follow the Adoption of the National Social Security Fund 2013?

Thu, Feb 23, 2023 | 2:52 pm
Introduction The Economic Survey 2022, page 413 states that pensions, social security and individual savings are ways through which workers achieve retirement ...

How EPRA Could Improve the Effectiveness of MEPs

Tue, Feb 14, 2023 | 5:45 pm
Kenya’s electricity consumption has been growing on an annual basis. If the demand for electricity is not matched with electricity generation, this ...

A Regulated Kenyan

Wed, Nov 30, 2022 | 11:32 am
A look at the total income taxes collected by the government of Kenya in the Financial Year 2020/21 shows that collectively, working ...

Implementation Considerations for Kenya’s Fuel Subsidy Reform

Wed, Oct 5, 2022 | 11:04 am
Kenya’s fuel stabilization fund became operational in April 2021. This policy’s intention was to stabilize consumer prices against unpredictable swings in global ...