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 Reading

Qualifications for a Member Of Parliament

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 Reading

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 Reading

Vacancy in the Office of County Governor

Article 182 of the Kenyan constitution speaks about the vacancy in the office of the county governor in Kenya. The office of the county governor shall become vacant if the holder of the office– dies; … Continue Reading

Vacancy in the Office of the President

There is a vacancy in the office of the President in Kenya if the holder of the office- dies; resigns, in writing, addressed to the Speaker of the National Assembly; or otherwise ceases to hold … Continue Reading

Vacancy in the Office of Deputy President

Article 149 of the Kenyan Constitution speaks about the vacancy in the office of the Deputy President in Kenya. The Deputy President in Kenya is elected on a single ticket with the President. He or … Continue Reading

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 Reading

Qualifications for a County Governor

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 Reading

Qualifications for the Presidency

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 Reading

Presidential System of Government in Kenya

We have a presidential system in Kenya rather than a parliamentary system. The president heads the government and the state, The executive and the legislature are separate and independent. However, the legislature can impeach the … Continue Reading