Browsing: Dividends contributions

Safaricom, the government’s primary source of dividends, substantially increased its dividends payout. Other state-controlled enterprises, like the power generator KenGen and Kenya Re, also increased their contribution during the review period, which helped to boost the total amount of dividends.

The Treasury will receive a total payout of Sh19.4 billion for its 35 per cent telco ownership due to the dividend announcement, making it one of the most significant recipients of the windfall.

In February, Safaricom paid an interim dividend to the Treasury in the amount of 8.97 billion Kenyan shillings.

Safaricom declared a final dividend of 0.75 shillings per share, which will entitle it to receive an additional 10.5 billion by the 31st of August.…

In realization of Tanzania’s fifth government strategy to enhance the institution’s efficiency, the government received over $2million as dividends and contributions from various higher learning institutions in the country.

This comes after President John Magufuli provided a strict ultimatum to 187 state-owned companies and institution (45 days ago) to deliver dividends and revenue shares or face immediate sacking.

According to The Citizen, the Tanzanian Registrar of the Treasury gave a strict directive to institutions on their dividend packages, citing $13,00 as the minimum amount to be submitted.

On the same note, the registrar expects to receive another set of dividends within this week from other institutions, making the total contribution reach over $3.4 million.

On November 24 2019, President Magufuli received over $455 million the government’s dividend and revenue share from 79 entities that the government holds a stake in.

Magufuli stressed on the role of internal revenue collection …