State at a crossroads as it faces fearless, firm Gen-Z protestors
Attempts to brand them as disaffected and jobless looters fell flat as the protestors remained largely peaceful in their thousands.
By 1 month ago
State at a crossroads as it faces fearless, firm Gen-Z protestors
More reasons why our police are not ready for the Haiti mission
In the last week, eight police officers have been arrested for extorting bribes and stealing from the public.
By 1 month ago
More reasons why our police are not ready for the Haiti mission
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Why must we over-borrow, overspend, then tax Kenyans more?
Introducing VAT on ordinary bread and dairy products will raise the cost of living for most households.
By 1 month ago
Why must we over-borrow, overspend, then tax Kenyans more?
Let's celebrate those who write to expand and protect our freedoms
Let’s celebrate them and all who write, speak or act today to protect and expand the freedoms contained in our Bill of Rights this month.
By 1 month ago
Let's celebrate those who write to expand and protect our freedoms
Use AI tools to boost dignity for persons living with disabilities
AI is built on datasets. If that data has societal anti or PWD neutral biases, artificial intelligence will perpetuate that bias ten-fold to us all.
By 2 months ago
Use AI tools to boost dignity for persons living with disabilities
It's time to step up our call for a sustainable future, just society
Rising levels of impunity, inequalities and human rights violations within several countries offer little hope for the future.
By 2 months ago
It's time to step up our call for a sustainable future, just society
Broad disaster preparedness key to tackling future floods
As an entire nation finds itself vulnerable to nature and braces for Cyclone Hidaya, we must address what didn’t happen and what needs to happen now.
By 2 months ago
Broad disaster preparedness key to tackling future floods
Human rights gains at risk due to impunity among those in power
Benna Buluma was not killed by raging floods. The Mathare-based leader was killed by the lack of dignified housing, urban planning and misgovernance.
By 2 months ago
Human rights gains at risk due to impunity among those in power
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IG Koome missed a point on how officers should respond to crisis
State officers may not need to be popular, but they do need to be pre-occupied with how their services can be more rights based and public centred.
By 3 months ago
IG Koome missed a point on how officers should respond to crisis
Guard your right to criticise and hold all state officers accountable
Government officers use public finances to sue their detractors, giving them an undue advantage. Parliamentarians must now review several laws that stifle free expression.
By 3 months ago
Guard your right to criticise and hold all state officers accountable
The state must protect Senator Omtatah from constant attacks
Over the last year, he has faced several public attacks and raids on his office and home designed to intimidate him from his legislative and litigative duties as an opposition parliamentarian.
By 3 months ago
The state must protect Senator Omtatah from constant attacks
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Unraveling the complexity of the Shakahola tragedy
Alongside a de-radicalisation and rehabilitation plan we urgently need new regulatory guidelines and programmes that pre-empt future occurrences.
By 3 months ago
Unraveling the complexity of the Shakahola tragedy
Festering wound in health sector needs more than threats to heal
An acute health crisis has just boiled over, again. Unattended to, slow-burning issues in the governance of our health now threaten the right to health for millions.
By 4 months ago
Festering wound in health sector needs more than threats to heal
We have Dr Chakava to thank for the rights and freedoms we enjoy
Dr Henry Miyinzi Chakava recently passed away after a life devoted to undermining state censorship and promoting the right to free expression.
By 4 months ago
We have Dr Chakava to thank for the rights and freedoms we enjoy
How safe are asylum seekers in Kenya and how can we step up?
What could the government learn from other governments currently addressing transnational repression?
By 4 months ago
How safe are asylum seekers in Kenya and how can we step up?
Reform the service rather than hide rotten apples in the police
Chief Inspector Walter Nyamato Nyankieya died in a Washington DC hotel this week while attending consultations on the legally distressed police deployment to Haiti.
By 5 months ago
Reform the service rather than hide rotten apples in the police
Avoid all forms of victim shaming to protect all from gender violence
Sexual and gender-based violence is not normal. Our silence, jokes, or sense of denial must not license public acceptance. Femicidal behaviour is criminal, and it must stop.
By 5 months ago
Avoid all forms of victim shaming to protect all from gender violence
Guard against religious cults out to exploit the vulnerable Kenyans
Kenya has experienced more than six massacres linked to religious extremism in the past 30 years. Shakahola death toll has claimed the most lives.
By 6 months ago
Guard against religious cults out to exploit the vulnerable Kenyans
Global justice system on trial as South Africa takes Israel to ICJ
What is the significance of the South Africa petition before the International Court of Justice (ICJ)? More importantly, can it bring the atrocities to an end?
By 6 months ago
Global justice system on trial as South Africa takes Israel to ICJ
Blogger's killing: The ball is now in police, ODPP's court
Daniel “Sniper” Muthiani was last seen heading for the residence of Governor Kawira Mwangaza after receiving a call from her associate Vincent Muriithi Kirimi.
By 6 months ago
Blogger's killing: The ball is now in police, ODPP's court
It might be time for a new song to raise awareness about Gaza
20,000 human beings, 70 per cent of them non-combatant women and children, lie dead under makeshift graves or below the rubble of homes and hospitals in Gaza.
By 7 months ago
It might be time for a new song to raise awareness about Gaza
Massive global human rights violations
Silence normalises and is fertile soil for state and public apathy. Let us demand that the world remains focused on Sudan and Gaza. Let each of us record and post #StopTheWar 10-second videos.
By 7 months ago
Massive global human rights violations
How our silence emboldens those that hurt people based on identity
It has become increasingly fashionable for leaders to associate their parents with the Mau Mau at veteran’s funerals. Family genealogies are re-historicised to downplay relatives.
By 7 months ago
How our silence emboldens those that hurt people based on identity
Grand corruption and abuse of office killing bottom-up dream
Grand corruption and abuse of office remain the biggest threat to the Bottom-Up Economic Transformation Agenda and a second term.
By 7 months ago
Grand corruption and abuse of office killing bottom-up dream
Beware push to pass bills that target people based on identity
These domestic interests and their foreign allies are dragging The Presidency into a high-stakes policy distraction that risks licensing horrific crimes and an international backlash.
By 8 months ago
Beware push to pass bills that target people based on identity
Children have gone online let us nurture them on the digital path
Given the huge understanding gap between most parents and children, digital safety programs must be designed based on a localised understanding of young people’s interests.
By 8 months ago
Children have gone online let us nurture them on the digital path
State at a crossroads as it faces fearless, firm Gen-Z protestors
Attempts to brand them as disaffected and jobless looters fell flat as the protestors remained largely peaceful in their thousands.
By 1 month ago
State at a crossroads as it faces fearless, firm Gen-Z protestors
More reasons why our police are not ready for the Haiti mission
In the last week, eight police officers have been arrested for extorting bribes and stealing from the public.
By 1 month ago
More reasons why our police are not ready for the Haiti mission
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Why must we over-borrow, overspend, then tax Kenyans more?
Introducing VAT on ordinary bread and dairy products will raise the cost of living for most households.
By 1 month ago
Why must we over-borrow, overspend, then tax Kenyans more?
Let's celebrate those who write to expand and protect our freedoms
Let’s celebrate them and all who write, speak or act today to protect and expand the freedoms contained in our Bill of Rights this month.
By 1 month ago
Let's celebrate those who write to expand and protect our freedoms
Use AI tools to boost dignity for persons living with disabilities
AI is built on datasets. If that data has societal anti or PWD neutral biases, artificial intelligence will perpetuate that bias ten-fold to us all.
By 2 months ago
Use AI tools to boost dignity for persons living with disabilities
It's time to step up our call for a sustainable future, just society
Rising levels of impunity, inequalities and human rights violations within several countries offer little hope for the future.
By 2 months ago
It's time to step up our call for a sustainable future, just society
Broad disaster preparedness key to tackling future floods
As an entire nation finds itself vulnerable to nature and braces for Cyclone Hidaya, we must address what didn’t happen and what needs to happen now.
By 2 months ago
Broad disaster preparedness key to tackling future floods
Human rights gains at risk due to impunity among those in power
Benna Buluma was not killed by raging floods. The Mathare-based leader was killed by the lack of dignified housing, urban planning and misgovernance.
By 2 months ago
Human rights gains at risk due to impunity among those in power
Premium
IG Koome missed a point on how officers should respond to crisis
State officers may not need to be popular, but they do need to be pre-occupied with how their services can be more rights based and public centred.
By 3 months ago
IG Koome missed a point on how officers should respond to crisis
Guard your right to criticise and hold all state officers accountable
Government officers use public finances to sue their detractors, giving them an undue advantage. Parliamentarians must now review several laws that stifle free expression.
By 3 months ago
Guard your right to criticise and hold all state officers accountable
The state must protect Senator Omtatah from constant attacks
Over the last year, he has faced several public attacks and raids on his office and home designed to intimidate him from his legislative and litigative duties as an opposition parliamentarian.
By 3 months ago
The state must protect Senator Omtatah from constant attacks
Premium
Unraveling the complexity of the Shakahola tragedy
Alongside a de-radicalisation and rehabilitation plan we urgently need new regulatory guidelines and programmes that pre-empt future occurrences.
By 3 months ago
Unraveling the complexity of the Shakahola tragedy
Festering wound in health sector needs more than threats to heal
An acute health crisis has just boiled over, again. Unattended to, slow-burning issues in the governance of our health now threaten the right to health for millions.
By 4 months ago
Festering wound in health sector needs more than threats to heal
We have Dr Chakava to thank for the rights and freedoms we enjoy
Dr Henry Miyinzi Chakava recently passed away after a life devoted to undermining state censorship and promoting the right to free expression.
By 4 months ago
We have Dr Chakava to thank for the rights and freedoms we enjoy
Why developers are shunning tenant purchase scheme model
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By Graham Kajilwa
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Tatu City, county row shines spotlight on planning laws
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By Graham Kajilwa
58 mins ago