Is Kenya's Big Four Plan Still Achievable?
The government's big four focus areas are - increasing the manufacturing sector's share of Gross Domestic Product, enhancing food security, providing universal healthcare to all and providing affordable, decent housing with at least 500,000 homes by 2022. However, members of the Budget and Appropriation Committee have said that the economic programme lacks a clear strategy on how these goals will be achieved.
National Treasury Cabinet Secretary Henry Rotich addresses journalists outside Parliament before presenting the 2017/2018 budget statement (file photo).
Nation, 28 February 2018
The Treasury has not provided adequate funds for the achievement of President Uhuru Kenyatta's Big Four agenda, MPs who have been scrutinising the Executive's planned budget for… Read more »
Kenya Presidency, 27 February 2018
President Uhuru Kenyatta today said technology will be a major driver for delivering his Big Four plan for growing the country's economy. Read more »
Nation, 17 February 2018
An analysis of various key ministries reveals that there has been swapping of State departments and parastatals that have said to have attracted considerable lobbying even as the… Read more »
Nation, 12 February 2018
During last year's Jamhuri Day speech, President Uhuru Kenyatta revealed his legacy agenda under the banner the "Big Four". Read more »
East African, 5 February 2018
Kenya is considering tapping into government's $9.6 billion pension schemes funds to finance infrastructure projects as it seeks to stop dependence on foreign debt. Read more »