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Why CDF Mentality About Legislators Prevails among Kenyans

Kenyans still suffer from CDF mentality despite the progressive changes brought by devolution. This new form of governance revolutionized leadership and governance, especially at the local level. The ‘new’ Constitution reinforces the principle of separation … Continue ReadingWhy CDF Mentality About Legislators Prevails among Kenyans

Ways to Improve Public Participation in Kenyan Counties

Public participation in Kenyan counties remains a great challenge. It is also a challenge for the national government. Public participation in Kenyan counties is one of the national values and principles of governance. Article 10 of … Continue ReadingWays to Improve Public Participation in Kenyan Counties

Why the IEBC Threshold for Integrity Remains a Mystery

What is the IEBC threshold for integrity for those seeking elective positions? IEBC is the electoral body that vets potential candidates and their suitability for election. However, we have many elected representatives who lack integrity. … Continue ReadingWhy the IEBC Threshold for Integrity Remains a Mystery

The Ward Development Fund Guidelines in Kenya

The Office of the Controller of Budget (OCOB) released the Ward Development Fund Guidelines through the circular No.26 of 2014. The Ward Development Fund guidelines should help the counties to actualize and operationalize the Fund. … Continue ReadingThe Ward Development Fund Guidelines in Kenya

Kenyan Lawmakers Need Suitable Qualifications

Kenyan lawmakers need to have sufficient suitable qualifications. This should happen as we head to future elections. Before the 2013 general election, the 10th parliament made some selfish amendments to the election laws. They lowered … Continue ReadingKenyan Lawmakers Need Suitable Qualifications