This is the best time to forestall another general election crisis in Kenya
The recommendations of Nadco centred around the creation of the office of the Leader of the Opposition and the office of the Prime Minister through a constitutional amendment.
By 1 month ago
This is the best time to forestall another general election crisis in Kenya
Kenya's AI regulatory model must consider global trends, human rights
Greater attention is given to possible ‘high-risk’ AI applications such as health care, biometric identification, criminal justice, and credit scoring.
By 2 months ago
Kenya's AI regulatory model must consider global trends, human rights
It's in the best interest of Kenyans to ensure IEBC is properly constituted
Courts have ruled that the lack of commissioners may render the actions of the commission illegal as it is not legally constituted.
By 2 months ago
It's in the best interest of Kenyans to ensure IEBC is properly constituted
Inspector General of Police appears keen to subvert NPSC's authority
Earlier in the year, the IG purported to promote 514 police officers unilaterally. The NPSC declared the promotions irregular and illegal and advertised the positions again.
By 2 months ago
Inspector General of Police appears keen to subvert NPSC's authority
Our Constitution provides no room for radical surgery of Judiciary
Kenyans have been discussing President William Ruto's declarations that certain individuals are manipulating the Judiciary to obstruct government initiatives through corruption.
By 3 months ago
Our Constitution provides no room for radical surgery of Judiciary
Separation of powers and judicial independence must be protected
Because all three branches of government are interdependent, leaders should be careful not to appear disrespectful or apathetic towards them.
By 3 months ago
Separation of powers and judicial independence must be protected
Investigate and prosecute blogger's killers
Daniel’s abduction, torture, and murder have been vehemently condemned by Dennis Itumbi, a Kenya Kwanza digital strategist who himself was abducted and tortured in 2021.
By 3 months ago
Investigate and prosecute blogger's killers
MPs, executive's continued disregard for public participation alarming
By participating in public affairs, citizens and stakeholders can influence decisions, policies, and legislation and provide oversight for service delivery, development, and governance.
By 3 months ago
MPs, executive's continued disregard for public participation alarming
Dialogue committee focussed more on political interests, not Wanjiku
Observers point out that the NADCO recommendations were underwhelming because they offer no concrete solutions to the problems that bedevil Kenya.
By 4 months ago
Dialogue committee focussed more on political interests, not Wanjiku
Why did the NPSC commissioners abandon their mandate?
The commission also sat pretty as the BBI process proposed its disbandment initially and, in the second iteration, recommended its domination by the Inspector General of the NPS.
By 4 months ago
Why did the NPSC commissioners abandon their mandate?
Courts should interpret Chapter 6 to protect Kenya from graft, impunity
The courts should interpret Chapter Six purposefully to protect the country from corruption and impunity.
By 5 months ago
Courts should interpret Chapter 6 to protect Kenya from graft, impunity
What State should do to successfully roll out new digital ID system
Using a person's ID number, the system can be used to verify the accuracy of information to prevent double registration and fraud.
By 5 months ago
What State should do to successfully roll out new digital ID system
Slaying corruption dragon requires an independent, transparent ODPP
Justice should not only be done but be seen to be done. Slaying the corruption dragon requires an independent, transparent, and accountable ODPP.
By 5 months ago
Slaying corruption dragon requires an independent, transparent ODPP
Task force on guidelines for artificial intelligence use by media timely
According to David Omwoyo, CEO of MCK, the guidelines will create a mechanism to ensure appropriate and ethical integration of AI, social media and data for use in professional journalism.
By 5 months ago
Task force on guidelines for artificial intelligence use by media timely
Abolish outdated death penalty to align with constitutional right to life
In Kenya, the death penalty is a form of punishment that can only occur after conviction for serious crimes such as treason, murder or robbery with violence.
By 6 months ago
Abolish outdated death penalty to align with constitutional right to life
Implement the 2010 Constitution fully instead of overhauling it
There is a sense that the political elite is deliberately leading Kenya into a constitutional review mode through the ongoing Raila-Ruto bipartisan talks.
By 6 months ago
Implement the 2010 Constitution fully instead of overhauling it
Implement universal healthcare free of graft
It is essential to acknowledge that various socioeconomic factors impact one’s health, including access to safe drinking water, ample supply of safe food, proper nutrition, suitable housing
By 6 months ago
Implement universal healthcare free of graft
As climate crisis worsens, courts increasingly standing for human rights
Climate change was not considered a human rights issue. In recent years, climate-related lawsuits have increased worldwide following the adoption of the Paris Agreement.
By 7 months ago
As climate crisis worsens, courts increasingly standing for human rights
Ensure that political party constitutions are aligned with the law
Political parties are the foundation of Kenya's democratic system, shaping its political, social, and economic development.
By 7 months ago
Ensure that political party constitutions are aligned with the law
Constitutional change without respect for rule of law will not bear fruit
Kenya has a very progressive 13-year-old constitution that puts the citizen at the centre and has many progressive tenets.
By 7 months ago
Constitutional change without respect for rule of law will not bear fruit
Kenya should always take the front seat during climate change talks
Human-induced climate change is one of the biggest global challenges of our time. Ecosystems, economies, and societies worldwide are affected by its impacts.
By 8 months ago
Kenya should always take the front seat during climate change talks
Address concerns raised over the safety of data collected by miners
Worldcoin intends to be the world's most prominent identity and financial public network, open to everyone regardless of country, background or economic status.
By 8 months ago
Address concerns raised over the safety of data collected by miners
Purge our statute books of vague laws that executive can abuse
Sections 22 and 23 of the Cybercrimes Act and laws such as subversion should be repealed by Parliament.
By 8 months ago
Purge our statute books of vague laws that executive can abuse
Why life sentences are considered cruel and unusual punish
The International Covenant on Civil and Political Rights also provides that prisoners be treated humanely, consistent with their human dignity.
By 9 months ago
Why life sentences are considered cruel and unusual punish
Economic challenges, protests, and the need for productive dialogue
Due to inflation, a weakening Kenyan Shilling, higher taxes, an unsustainable debt burden, rampant corruption and a lack of accountability, Kenya is facing a cost of living crisis.
By 9 months ago
Economic challenges, protests, and the need for productive dialogue
Kenyans have traveled the long route in bid to acquire freedom of speech
Kenya's democratic journey has undoubtedly produced this freedom, highlighted by hard-won battles for democratic space by activists, students, lecturers, opposition figures
By 9 months ago
Kenyans have traveled the long route in bid to acquire freedom of speech
This is the best time to forestall another general election crisis in Kenya
The recommendations of Nadco centred around the creation of the office of the Leader of the Opposition and the office of the Prime Minister through a constitutional amendment.
By 1 month ago
This is the best time to forestall another general election crisis in Kenya
Kenya's AI regulatory model must consider global trends, human rights
Greater attention is given to possible ‘high-risk’ AI applications such as health care, biometric identification, criminal justice, and credit scoring.
By 2 months ago
Kenya's AI regulatory model must consider global trends, human rights
It's in the best interest of Kenyans to ensure IEBC is properly constituted
Courts have ruled that the lack of commissioners may render the actions of the commission illegal as it is not legally constituted.
By 2 months ago
It's in the best interest of Kenyans to ensure IEBC is properly constituted
Inspector General of Police appears keen to subvert NPSC's authority
Earlier in the year, the IG purported to promote 514 police officers unilaterally. The NPSC declared the promotions irregular and illegal and advertised the positions again.
By 2 months ago
Inspector General of Police appears keen to subvert NPSC's authority
Our Constitution provides no room for radical surgery of Judiciary
Kenyans have been discussing President William Ruto's declarations that certain individuals are manipulating the Judiciary to obstruct government initiatives through corruption.
By 3 months ago
Our Constitution provides no room for radical surgery of Judiciary
Separation of powers and judicial independence must be protected
Because all three branches of government are interdependent, leaders should be careful not to appear disrespectful or apathetic towards them.
By 3 months ago
Separation of powers and judicial independence must be protected
Investigate and prosecute blogger's killers
Daniel’s abduction, torture, and murder have been vehemently condemned by Dennis Itumbi, a Kenya Kwanza digital strategist who himself was abducted and tortured in 2021.
By 3 months ago
Investigate and prosecute blogger's killers
MPs, executive's continued disregard for public participation alarming
By participating in public affairs, citizens and stakeholders can influence decisions, policies, and legislation and provide oversight for service delivery, development, and governance.
By 3 months ago
MPs, executive's continued disregard for public participation alarming
Dialogue committee focussed more on political interests, not Wanjiku
Observers point out that the NADCO recommendations were underwhelming because they offer no concrete solutions to the problems that bedevil Kenya.
By 4 months ago
Dialogue committee focussed more on political interests, not Wanjiku
Why did the NPSC commissioners abandon their mandate?
The commission also sat pretty as the BBI process proposed its disbandment initially and, in the second iteration, recommended its domination by the Inspector General of the NPS.
By 4 months ago
Why did the NPSC commissioners abandon their mandate?
Courts should interpret Chapter 6 to protect Kenya from graft, impunity
The courts should interpret Chapter Six purposefully to protect the country from corruption and impunity.
By 5 months ago
Courts should interpret Chapter 6 to protect Kenya from graft, impunity
What State should do to successfully roll out new digital ID system
Using a person's ID number, the system can be used to verify the accuracy of information to prevent double registration and fraud.
By 5 months ago
What State should do to successfully roll out new digital ID system
Slaying corruption dragon requires an independent, transparent ODPP
Justice should not only be done but be seen to be done. Slaying the corruption dragon requires an independent, transparent, and accountable ODPP.
By 5 months ago
Slaying corruption dragon requires an independent, transparent ODPP
Task force on guidelines for artificial intelligence use by media timely
According to David Omwoyo, CEO of MCK, the guidelines will create a mechanism to ensure appropriate and ethical integration of AI, social media and data for use in professional journalism.
By 5 months ago
Task force on guidelines for artificial intelligence use by media timely
Devolving health was the right move but handle medics better
Health Opinion
By Kamotho Waiganjo
1 hr ago
Tonje leads former KDF chiefs in mourning  CDF Ogolla, nine officers
National
By Martin Ndiema and Titus Too
1 hr ago
Gen Ogolla's family celebrates father's 100th birthday
Nyanza
By Isaiah Gwengi and Olivia Odhiambo
1 hr ago
All set for CDF Ogolla's send-off
Nyanza
By Isaiah Gwengi and Olivia Odhiambo
1 hr ago