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Henry Kiplagat Rotich

Date of Birth: c. 1969


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Fund on standby

The then Treasury Secretary Henry Rotich told reporters in May that the facility would be restored within two months...


Spending on the hoof

This was the projection made by the then Treasury Secretary Henry Rotich when he presented the annual budget to parliament in June after long consultations with the cabinet major state enterprises the IMF and the World Bank...

In September 2016 he approved the capping of interest rates 'to help low income borrowers' against advice from the government's top economists – Central Bank governor Patrick Njoroge Henry Rotich Kamau Thugge and Geoffrey Mwau...


A killing joke

But the dismissal of Finance Minister Henry Rotich (a Kalenjin) following the corruption charges filed against him on 22 July regarding the CMC Di Ravenna dams project may lead to that rupture so incensed are most Kalenjin leaders with Kenyatta and Odinga whose anti-corruption drive in their view unfairly targets Kalenjin in public office (AC Vol 60 No 14 Roads rails pots and kettles – see Box Dams – the consequences)...

Dams – the consequences Whatever happens now the arrest and charging of Finance Minister Henry Rotich his Permanent Secretary Kamau Thugge and 24 more government officials marks a historic landmark in President Uhuru Kenyatta's campaign against corruption which he sees as a major legacy of his time in office (AC Vol 59 No 19 Populists hack at the budget)...


Singing from the same spreadsheet

Legacy huntBut while spending is slightly down in Kenya Treasury Cabinet Secretary Henry Rotich's grandly titled 'Creating Jobs Transforming Lives – Harnessing the Big Four Plan' is about legacy rather than concerns about austerity...

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Populists hack at the budget

Both consider Treasury Cabinet Secretary Henry Rotich and his top associates Principal Secretary Kamau Thugge Economic Secretary Geoffrey Mwau and Central Bank Governor Patrick Njoroge – all whom have worked for the Fund at some point – as parties in an IMF conspiracy which aims to hit the poor with austerity measures cuts in public projects and handouts and market-determined interest rates (AC Vol 59 No 14 Hanging on a handshake)...


Fuelling a debt crisis

With calm seemingly restored to the political scene Cabinet Secretary for Finance Henry Rotich is anxious to raise money...


More growth, more debt

Treasury minister Henry Rotich has indicated that a second Eurobond will be issued in a bid to help plug the deficit...


Uhuru goes banker-bashing

Top economists who argued against the measure included CBK Governor Patrick Njoroge Finance Minister Henry Rotich Treasury Principal Secretary Kamau Thugge and Paul Murithi Muthaura of the Capital Markets Authority supported by the Kenya Bankers' Association (KBA) and the Nairobi Securities Exchange (NSE)...


A new deal in the East

Kenyan Finance Minister Henry Rotich announced that the United States' consultancy firm McKinsey and Company had been given a contract to re-engineer the Kenya Revenue Authority which had fallen short of its targets in the past two years...


Where did all the money go?

Among the most vocal critics are Treasury Cabinet Secretary Henry Rotich and the Council of Governors...


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