By Edwin OkothSeventy oil marketers risk being kicked out of business as it emerges that they have failed to comply with licensing requirements that should ordinarily enable them to import and transport petroleum products in Kenya.
The length and status of county roads will determine the sharing of billions of shillings raised from the fuel maintenance levy among the 47 counties if proposals by the Kenya Roads Board are adopted. The board reckons that the formula, developed by the Commission on Revenue Allocation (CRA), for sharing the cash is skewed because it puts focus on poverty and population levels, denying some counties their rightful share of the billions.
The other runs accurate data collection that involves identifying employers with lucrative outpatient and inpatient covers and whose employees rarely get admitted, produce identity documents and use them to admit other sick individuals in high end hospitals at a lesser fee. One arm of the cartel writes fake prescriptions for getting drugs from major hospitals using fake insurance cards and resells them to the market in what has taken fraud investigators more than one year to crack.