Kenyan Legislators Put Up Spirited Fight Over Pay

Members of parliament put up a fight in defence of their salaries, arguing that other constitutional office holders were already earning more than them. This comes after President Kibaki denied their request of Sh2.1 billion severance pay.

  • Kenya:  Uproar in Parliament As MPs Defend Bonuses

    Capital FM, 11 October 2012

    There was acrimony in Parliament on Thursday as MPs put up a spirited fight in defence of their salaries, arguing that other constitutional office holders were already earning more ... read more »

Parliament puts up a spirited fight in defence of their salaries.

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  • Kenya:  Civil Societies Protest Legislators Pay

    The Star, 8 October 2012

    CIVIL societies in Western will stage peaceful demonstrations against a decision by MPs to award themselves Sh2 billion send off package. read more »

  • Kenya:  MPs Given Sh6 Million Bonus in Secret

    The Star, 6 October 2012

    MEMBERS of Parliament have secretly awarded themselves a massive retirement bonus that will see each MP pocket an extra Sh5.5 million. This will cost the taxpayer an extra Sh1.2 ... read more »

  • Kenya:  Selfish MPs Anger Locals Over Sh2.2 Billion Perk

    Capital FM, 6 October 2012

    Kenyans expressed outrage Saturday afternoon after learning that Members of Parliament (MPs) secretly added a Sh2 billion severance pay to their already huge package on Thursday ... read more »

  • Kenya:  Githae Announces Tax Measures to Meet Pay Hikes

    Capital FM, 5 October 2012

    The Ministry of Finance has announced new tax measures to raise over Sh40 billion needed to meet the recent wage adjustments in the public sector. read more »