8 Things That Stand Out About James Mburu-The New Kenya Revenue Authority Commissioner General


James Githii Mburu is the new Kenya Revenue Authority (KRA) Commissioner General. Mr. Mburu takes over from Mr. John Njiraini whose term came to an end but recalled to manage a crisis at KRA that had seen the arrest of several employees.

Here are 6 things to know about the new Commissioner General:

  1. He schooled at Kianyaga High School in Kirinyaga
  2. He served as Commissioner for Intelligence and Strategic Operations (CISO)
  3. While at CISO, Mr. Mburu led investigations that saw several KRA officials arrested for aiding tax evasion.
  4. He will serve for 3 years.
  5. His first task will be restoring integrity at the authority following recent arrests of employees for abetting tax evasion and money laundering
  6. He had a brief tenure at CFC Bank
  7. He also worked as technical standards officer at the Institute of Certified Public Accountants of Kenya (ICPAK).
  8. He joined KRA in 2007.

We wish Mr. Mburu all the best.