2012 polls push Budget past the trillion mark

Finance minister Uhuru Kenyatta flanked by Permanent Secretary Joseph Kinyua addresses a news conference June 2, 2011 at the Treasury where he said that he will read a record budget of one trillion shillings come June 8. FREDRICK ONYANGO

The Budget has crossed the trillion mark, estimates for the 2011/12 fiscal year show. This signals more belt-tightening when the Finance minister reads the Budget speech on Wednesday next week.

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