IJ 2012

How KANU Government Sold Airports By Ken Opala

As far as aviation standards go, Jomo Kenyatta International Airport is a hub of flying.  Planes take off and land one after the other, leaving a buzz and hum of smooth travel and an organisation at peace with itself. Yet unknown to the millions of people who use this facility every year, a good chunk of the land that Africa’s busiest airport sits, including a planned runway, is owned by private individuals who can wake up one day and claim their plots

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KRA probes multinationals over tax abuse - by Jevans Nyabiage

The Government is tightening the noose around tax leakage. In the finance bill 2012, Finance minister, Njeru Githae gave Kenya Revenue Authority powers to issue further guidelines on transfer pricing — which happens whenever two related companies – parent company and a subsidiary, or two subsidiaries controlled by a common parent firm trade with each other. 

Transfer pricing is not, in itself, illegal or abusive.

Court case changed KRA’s view on transfer pricing - by Jevans Nyabiage

Fourteen years ago, someone at the Kenya Revenue Authority (KRA)  found out that Unilever was selling its Nairobi-produced Omo washing powder and Close-Up toothpaste at lower prices in Uganda than in Kenya. 

KRA pays price of tax incentives - by Jevans Nyabiage

Every year, Kenya foregoes more than Sh100 billion in tax exemptions in a bid to attract foreign investment.

This is despite indications the Government is losing revenue in export processing zones through incentives.

How Public Servants Gave Away Syokimau - by Ken Opala

How Public Servants Gave Away Syokimau

They all believed the plots were legitimate. 

After getting transfers from the Mavoko Town Council as well as approvals from the lands office in Machakos and permanent buildings come up, Arthur Omollo, like thousands of other eager home-seekers, knew all was well with Syokimau plots that they had just bought.

Three journalists selected to participate in the second phase of AfriCOG's Investigative Journalism Fellowship Programme.

The Africa Centre for Open Governance (AfriCOG) congratulates Anthony Nyandiek, Production Manager at Safari Africa Radio; Jevans Miyungu, Business Writer at Standard Media Group and Ken Opala,  Correspondent at Nation Media Group for being selected to participate in the second phase of its Investigative Journalism Fellowship Programme.