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 ReadingWho is a Public Officer and a State Officer in Kenya?
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 ReadingRequirements to Stand as an Independent Candidate 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 ReadingA Simple Guide to Spot Fake News in Kenya
You hear people complain many times that their county governors have done nothing. The public will blame the governors for the failure of their county governments to deliver services. Come election time, the public has become … Continue ReadingCounty Governors Should Provide Information on County Projects
Kenya has made strides from centralisation to devolution. This article explores the history of devolution in Kenya. The journey from centralisation to decentralisation in Kenya. Past Dynamics (Devolution) The history of devolution in Kenya begins … Continue ReadingThe History Of Devolution in Kenya as a System of Governance
There are various types of elections in Kenya. According to the handbook on provisions on governance structure and elections in the constitution of Kenya (by Uraia and IED), elections are a reflection of democratic practice. Adult citizens … Continue ReadingThe Six Types of Elections in Kenya and When they Happen
In an article entitled why we should have two strong parties, former Isiolo Deputy Governor Mohamed Guleid enumerates various points on why Kenya needs a dual political party system. He argues that a dual political … Continue ReadingWhy the Idea of Two Political Parties in Kenya Will Not Work
The Constitution of Kenya contains some terms that enable Kenyans to interpret it. This article explores some of these terms and their definitions. Definition of terms used in the Kenyan Constitution “Adult” means an individual … Continue ReadingSome Common Terms Used in the Kenyan Constitution
Public participation in Kenya is considered a crucial pillar of the Kenyan Constitution. It promotes democracy by providing the public with the opportunity to take part in decision-making processes in government. Public participation in Kenya … Continue ReadingThe Legal Framework for Public Participation in Kenya
Democracy and the democratic process are two terms that often go hand in hand. The democratic process is a certain order of interpreting and implementing democratic rules. It also the way people set up agencies … Continue ReadingWhat is Democracy and the Democratic Process?