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Some Terms Used in the Kenyan Constitution

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 Terms Used in the Kenyan Constitution

Legal Framework for Public Participation in Kenya

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 ReadingLegal Framework for Public Participation in Kenya

What is Democracy and the Democratic Process?

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?

The Legal Framework for Hate Speech in Kenya

The laws on hate speech in Kenya relate to the freedom of expression. Article 33(2) (c) of the Constitution deals with the same. The National Cohesion and Integration Commission (NCIC) Act further extends the definition … Continue ReadingThe Legal Framework for Hate Speech in Kenya

The Techniques and Types of Propaganda in Kenya

There are various ways in which propaganda in Kenya portrays itself. Propaganda is any technique that attempts to influence the opinions, emotions, attitudes, or behaviour of a group in order to benefit the sponsor. To Kwame … Continue ReadingThe Techniques and Types of Propaganda in Kenya

Types of Election Technology Used by IEBC

IEBC has deployed various forms of election technology to improve the efficiency and effectiveness of the electoral process. Section 44 of the Election Act 2011 allows IEBC to use such technology “as it considers appropriate” in … Continue ReadingTypes of Election Technology Used by IEBC

Qualifications for Members of County Assembly

A Member of County Assembly (MCA) or a Ward Representative plays a crucial role in devolution. The Constitution limits the role of a Member of the County Assembly to the county level of governance. A … Continue ReadingQualifications for Members of County Assembly

Qualifications for a Member Of Parliament in Kenya

Kenyans elect a Member of Parliament every five years. Article 1 of the Constitution says that all sovereign power belongs to the people of Kenya. The people may exercise their sovereign power either directly or … Continue ReadingQualifications for a Member Of Parliament in Kenya

Qualifications for Women Representatives

Women’s Representative (or Woman County Representative) in Kenya plays a very crucial role in the state and government.  As a Member of Parliament, Women’s Representative plays three crucial roles. They are legislation, representation, and oversight. … Continue ReadingQualifications for Women Representatives

Qualifications for a Senator in Kenya

A candidate intending to become a senator in Kenya must meet a certain threshold. The Independent Electoral and Boundaries Commission (IEBC) stipulates this threshold. IEBC provides the guidelines to vie for the position of a … Continue ReadingQualifications for a Senator in Kenya

Qualifications for a County Governor in Kenya

If you want to be a county governor in Kenya, you must meet certain conditions. The Independent Electoral and Boundaries Commission (IEBC) stipulate the guidelines to vie for the position of the county governor in … Continue ReadingQualifications for a County Governor in Kenya

Qualifications for the Presidency in Kenya

If you want to vie for the presidency in Kenya, you must meet a number of conditions. The Independent Electoral and Boundaries Commission (IEBC) stipulates the guidelines to vie for the presidency in Kenya. The … Continue ReadingQualifications for the Presidency in Kenya