Weeks into the spate of violence rocking Bungoma and Busia counties, only a dozen suspects have been charged in court over the matter.Read More »
One of the key reforms introduced in 2010 with the adoption of the new Constitution was the absolute prohibition of torture and other cruel, inhuman or degrading treatment.Read More »
Tuesday’s Athletics Kenya (AK) national elections, which had been postponed four times, must have opened a can of worms within the federation’s inner circles despite its massive successes.Read More »
From the outset, the most exciting creation of the new Constitution was the Truth, Justice and Reconciliation Commission (TJRC). Years later and a couple hundred million shillings expended, man-hours clocked, town-hall-style meetings convened, Press briefings and breakfast meetings logged, their much-awaited final report is yet to see the light of day.Read More »
We revisit the night-time terror that saw Bungoma and Busia counties dominate headlines in the past month. Elsewhere in this newspaper, we post findings of our investigative team that spent one week interviewing many of the victims, their relatives, neighbours, security agents, clerics and politicians in the region.Read More »
A potentially explosive report like that just released by the Truth, Justice and Reconciliation Commission usually invites one or two obvious responses. One is that the President receives it and immediately defuses its sting by pledging to study and adopt the findings; Two, is to manufacture some sort of crisis and fly away with public interest and attention.
- Kidero right to crack whip on rogue city askaris
- Global action against illegal wildlife trade is welcome
- End parody of MPs tearing at the national kitty
- Counties must not devolve mere appetite but more responsibility
- Kenya has right to secure borders against traffickers
- Only State should tackle insecurity, not mobs, vigilantes
While the celebrated literary giant died on 21st march, he is yet to be buried. Here is the reason why.