Jubilee Party Tracker

Jubilee Party Tracker photograph
Broken promises: 2
In the works promises: 7
Kept promises: 3
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Kenya’s Jubilee Party has been in office since 2013, and last year won re-election. But has it delivered on the promises it made ahead of those two elections? We tracked key ones.

Within five years, put a million acres of land under modern irrigation

Progress

In the worksIn the works

When made: 2013 Where made: Party manifesto Kenya currently has 470,000 acres under irrigation, according to January 2018 data from the National Irrigation Board. This means that some 530,000 more acres would need to be irrigated in 2018 in order to reach the 1 million-acre target. -Africa Check, May 2018  

Raise the transition rate from primary to secondary to 90%

Progress

In the worksIn the works

When made: 2013 Where made: Party manifesto In February 2013, the then-coalition promised to raise the transition rate from primary to secondary school to 90%, while improving transition rates from secondary to tertiary and university level. It however did not give the period it intended to do this, leaving an open door given it won… Read more »

Ensure every citizen is connected to reliable and affordable electricity (on or off-grid) by 2020

Progress

In the worksIn the works

When made: 2017 Where made: Party manifesto According to the 2013/2014 Kenya Power annual report, in June 2014 there were 2.77 million electricity connections in Kenya. Of these, 1.69 million were domestic customers. (Note: A breakdown of how Kenya’s electricity consumers are categorised can be found here.) In the utility firm’s 2016/2017 annual report the number of electricity… Read more »