Role of the Speaker of the County Assembly

The role of the Speaker of the County Assembly in Kenya is an important role in the County Assembly. A County Assembly speaker is the leader of the County Assembly in Kenya. Article 178 of … Continue Reading

The Intergovernmental Coordinating Summit

The National and County Government Coordinating Summit in Kenya is a body established under the Intergovernmental Relations Act. It is the apex body for intergovernmental relations (relations between the national and the county governments). The … Continue Reading

The Functions of the Council of Governors

The Council of Governors (COG) is a body established under the Intergovernmental Relations Act. This is a body consisting of the elected governors of the 47 counties. The Council of Governors should elect a chairperson … Continue Reading

The Role of the County Policing Authority

Section 41 of the National Police Service Act (2011) establishes the County Policing Authority. This is a body that should incorporate members of the county government, security bodies and the citizens in security management at … Continue Reading

Duties of a Ward Administrator in Kenya

The duties of a Ward Administrator in Kenya are important for the county administration at the ward level. Section 51 of the County Governments Act establishes the Office of the Ward Administrator in each ward. … Continue Reading

The Functions of the Senate in Kenya

The role of the Senate in Kenya is very important. The role of a Senator in Kenya takes place in the Senate. The Senate is one of the Chambers of the bicameral parliament in Kenya. … Continue Reading

Role and Functions of a Deputy Governor

The role and functions of a Deputy Governor in Kenya are important. A Deputy Governor is the second in command after the County Governor. Therefore, they play a vital role in the management of a … Continue Reading

The Role of the County Assembly in Kenya

The role of the County Assembly in Kenya is largely concerned with legislation. The county assembly in Kenya is the law-making organ of the county government. It is one of the state organs that the … Continue Reading

The Role of the County Assembly Service Board

The role of the County Assembly Service Board in Kenya is crucial for the County Assembly in each of the 47 counties. Section 12 of the County Governments Act (2012) stipulates the role of the … Continue Reading

Arms and Structure of County Governments

In this article, we look at the structure of the county government in Kenya. The promulgation of the 2010 Constitution created two tiers of government. The first is the national government and the second is … Continue Reading

Functions of the County Public Service Board

The origin of the County Public Service Board is because of Article 235 of the Kenyan Constitution. Article 235 contains the provision for the staffing of county governments. According to this law, every county should … Continue Reading

Types and Purposes of County Plans in Kenya

County plans in Kenya are essential for the planning and development by the 47 county governments. County plans are especially essential for the budgeting process in the counties. Every county should prepare a development plan … Continue Reading