Role of Political Parties Disputes Tribunal

Section 39 of the Political Parties Act establishes and stipulates the role of the Political Parties Disputes Tribunal in Kenya. The Tribunal is a quasi-judicial body. A quasi-judicial body is a non-judicial body with the … Continue Reading

The Purpose of the Political Parties Fund

The funding for political parties in Kenya is important in enabling them to play a role in the political process. How the political parties are funded determines their ability to run campaigns and routine activities. … Continue Reading

How to Register a Political Party in Kenya

The Political Parties Act contains the provisions on how to register a political party in Kenya. Article 92 of the Constitution mandated parliament to enact laws that govern political parties in Kenya, hence the Political … Continue Reading

The Office of the Registrar of Political Parties

Article 260 of the Constitution and Section 13 of the Political Parties Act establish the Office of the Registrar of Political Parties in Kenya. The Office of the Registrar of Political Parties is a body … Continue Reading

How to Join a Political Party in Kenya

It is important to know how to join a political party in Kenya. The Kenyan Constitution says every citizen is free to make political choices, which includes the right to participate in the activities of, … Continue Reading

How to Recall a Member of County Assembly

Section 27 to 29 of the County Governments Act provides for the right to recall a Member of the County Assembly in Kenya. The electorate in a county ward may recall their Member of the … Continue Reading

Elective Positions for County Governments

The elective positions for the county government in Kenya involve representing the people at the county level. Article 1 of the Constitution of Kenya stipulates that all sovereign power belongs to the people of Kenya. … Continue Reading

Elective Positions for the National Government

The elective positions for the national government in Kenya involve electing individuals who represent the people at the national level. Article 1 of the Constitution of Kenya stipulates that all sovereign power belongs to the … Continue Reading

Qualifications for Members of National Assembly

The qualifications for the position of a Member of the National Assembly in Kenya ensure that all interested candidates are suitable for the position. There are two ways a person can become a member of … Continue Reading

Qualifications for Nominated Candidates in Kenya

The qualifications for nominated candidates in Kenya ensure the suitability of the candidates for the various nominated positions. These nominations are important in ensuring gender equality and the representation of special interest groups. The qualifications … Continue Reading

Requirements for Independent Candidates

The requirements to stand as an independent candidate in Kenya relate to various elective positions. These positions are those of the President, Members of the National Assembly, Governors, Senators, Women Representatives and Members of the … Continue Reading

A Simple Guide to Spot Fake News in Kenya

The issue of fake news in Kenya is prevalent especially during the period of general elections. Fake news or fabricated news are false stories published in different mediums or sources such as the media (newspapers, … Continue Reading