Functions of the County Attorney in Kenya

The Office of the County Attorney Act establishes the Office of the County Attorney in each county, which is an office in the county public service. The Office of the County Attorney should consist of … Continue Reading

How Voting Takes Place in the Senate in Kenya

Articles 122 and 123 of the Constitution dictate how voting takes place in the Senate in Kenya. Article 122 deals with voting in parliament while Article 123 deals with how the Senate makes its decisions. … Continue Reading

The Principles and Objectives of Devolution

Article 174 of the Kenyan Constitution stipulates the objectives of devolution on Kenya. The objectives of the devolved government in Kenya go hand in hand with the principles of devolution in Kenya stated in Article … Continue Reading

The Interim County Management Board

During the period of suspension of a county government, the functions of the county executive committee should be suspended and its functions should be undertaken by an interim county management board Establishment of the Interim … Continue Reading

Procedure for Suspension of a County Government

The Constitution in Article 192 provides for the procedure for suspension of a county government in Kenya. It is the role of the President to handle the dissolution of a county government in Kenya. Part … Continue Reading

Powers and Functions of the President

The Kenyan Constitution stipulates the powers and functions of the president of Kenya. The president plays an important role in the leadership of the country and also as the head of the Cabinet. Kenya has … Continue Reading

How to Impeach a Deputy Governor in Kenya

There are many reasons to remove or impeach a deputy governor in Kenya. The procedure to impeach a county governor in Kenya applies, with the necessary modifications, to the impeachment of a deputy governor. The … Continue Reading

The Difference Between a Public & State Officer

Who is a public officer and a state officer in Kenya? This article intends to provide an answer. The Constitution of Kenya makes several mentions of the terms public officer and state officer. These two … Continue Reading

Structure of the National Government in Kenya

The structure of the national government in Kenya consists of three arms (of government) These arms of government are the National Executive, the Legislature (Parliament) and the Judiciary. Each of these arms of government is … Continue Reading

The Process to Impeach a County Governor

There are many reasons to remove or impeach a county governor in Kenya. The Constitution mandates Parliament to come up with laws to impeach a county governor in Kenya. These laws also act as the … Continue Reading

The Role of Women Representatives in Kenya

One of the questions people ask is what is the role of Women Representatives in Kenya? Yet, not everyone is a fan of the women representatives. They have been labelled inept, complacent and ‘flower girls’ … Continue Reading

The Intergovernmental Relations Technical Committee

The role of the Intergovernmental Relations Technical Committee in Kenya emanates from the Act of Parliament known as the Intergovernmental Relations Act. The Technical Committee should comprise— a chairperson competitively recruited and appointed by the … Continue Reading