Uhuru’s speeches reveal reality about government, the nation
Kenyatta’s speech included language such as “the shared values of the people of Kenya” and an exhortation that it is our “solemn duty” .
By George Kegoro 4 years ago
Uhuru’s speeches reveal reality about government, the nation
Let review of ICC performance strive to restore its legitimacy
The court witnessed the failure of high profile cases and denied an investigation into the situation in Afghanistan
By George Kegoro 4 years ago
Let review of ICC performance strive to restore its legitimacy
Instead of reforms, BBI report promotes political enclosure
Leaders seek to end perennial cycle of electoral violence through expansion of the national executive
By George Kegoro 4 years ago
Instead of reforms, BBI report promotes political enclosure
The battle now goes to the 2022 elections
Report takes the country back to a mix of parliamentary and presidential systems
By George Kegoro 4 years ago
The battle now goes to the 2022 elections
Why the leadership risks losing control over political destiny
 SGR has affected truck operators and the livelihoods of small-scale traders as the country braces to pay foreign debt
By George Kegoro 4 years ago
Why the leadership risks losing control over political destiny
Ghai’s deeds make him stellar champion for needed reforms
Ghai's early life as an academic is less well known, especially by the current generation but is also remarkable
By George Kegoro 4 years ago
Ghai’s deeds make him stellar champion for needed reforms
Budget cut hurts the judiciary, many citizens who need justice
The mobile courts are now not sustainable, High Court sub-registries may have to close and judiciary will suspend projects
By George Kegoro 4 years ago
Budget cut hurts the judiciary, many citizens who need justice
Failed ICC cases will influence Bensouda successor
While Ocampo angered Africa in the selection of cases, Bensouda irked the US and alarmed the UK
By George Kegoro 4 years ago
Failed ICC cases will influence Bensouda successor
High-handed arrests of protestors paint worrying sign of police state
Trends clearly show that the police have now abolished the constitutional right to protest
By George Kegoro 4 years ago
High-handed arrests of protestors paint worrying sign of police state
Uhuru and Raila are both fair game for Ruto in Kibra mini-poll
The big question is, why is the Deputy President so eager to take the fight to his boss this early?
By George Kegoro 4 years ago
Uhuru and Raila are both fair game for Ruto in Kibra mini-poll
Let Magoha take responsibility for preventable school tragedy
The media accused the government for failing to assure the safety of the children which they said was the reason for the accident at Precious Talent.
By George Kegoro 4 years ago
Let Magoha take responsibility for preventable school tragedy
We should shun tribal identity in organising electoral politics
President Moi managed to consolidate the Kalenjin into a political force.
By George Kegoro 4 years ago
We should shun tribal identity in organising electoral politics
It’s free for all as country lacks mechanism to guide law review
The point is that these proposals, as examples of so many that form part of the Bill, do not belong to constitutional law.
By George Kegoro 4 years ago
It’s free for all as country lacks mechanism to guide law review
Intolerance, repression of rivals risk tainting Magufuli’s image
Punitive law restricts the freedom of association while erosion of media freedom and human rights continues to grow
By George Kegoro 4 years ago
Intolerance, repression of rivals risk tainting Magufuli’s image
China will seek a say in Kenya’s affairs in bid to recover loans
China often explains its role in Africa defensively because Chinese behaviour in the continent is widely viewed suspiciously.
By George Kegoro 4 years ago
China will seek a say in Kenya’s affairs in bid to recover loans
Judiciary should initiate talks on arbiter role in poll disputes
By George Kegoro 4 years ago
Judiciary should initiate talks on arbiter role in poll disputes
Scant talks are exposing new curriculum to legitimacy crisis
Magoha recently announced the formation of a task force to oversee the rollout of the new education system, the Competency Based Curriculum.
By George Kegoro 4 years ago
Scant talks are exposing new curriculum to legitimacy crisis
CBC will exacerbate economic inequality and burden parents
While the rich can cope with CBC, the poor will struggle
By George Kegoro 4 years ago
CBC will exacerbate economic inequality and burden parents
Civil society movement, Kibera the poorer with Okoth’s death
Last week’s tributes by civil society activists provide a sense of the massive contribution the late Kibra MP Ken Okoth made to the country.
By George Kegoro 4 years ago
Civil society movement, Kibera the poorer with Okoth’s death
Rotich isn’t the only one on trial, Jubilee bosses are also in a spot
Deputy President appeared to minimise the funds lost in the the Kimwarer and Arror dams project
By George Kegoro 4 years ago
Rotich isn’t the only one on trial, Jubilee bosses are also in a spot
Governors must be accountable to maintain unity with Senate
This week, the Council of Governors will convene a conference in Nakuru apocalyptically-themed, “The Future of Devolution.”
By George Kegoro 4 years ago
Governors must be accountable to maintain unity with Senate
Punguza Mzigo has given Building Bridges Initiative platform to ride on
IEBC announced to a somewhat surprised country that the Thirdway Alliance had presented more than 1 million signatures.
By George Kegoro 4 years ago
Punguza Mzigo has given Building Bridges Initiative platform to ride on
Why citizens toppling oppressors is not exclusively an Arab thing
The Sudan revolution is a threat for all African rulers and not just those in Arab Africa.
By George Kegoro 4 years ago
Why citizens toppling oppressors is not exclusively an Arab thing
Citizens toppling oppressors is not exclusively an Arab thing
While the Arab world has experienced uprising and is now dealing with the aftermath, sub-Saharan Africa has had comparable experiences.
By George Kegoro 4 years ago
Citizens toppling oppressors is not exclusively an Arab thing
Itumbi's piling woes prove that impunity eats its own children
The Itumbi incident is not a triumph of good over bad or an attempt to finally bring accountability against a definitional practice of ruling party.
By George Kegoro 4 years ago
Itumbi's piling woes prove that impunity eats its own children
Treasury and National Assembly partners in stifling devolution
The more the money they retain at the centre, the larger their respective shares.
By George Kegoro 4 years ago
Treasury and National Assembly partners in stifling devolution
While reforms are timely, calls for referendum are misguided
The poor management of elections in Kenya is not the result of weaknesses in the Constitution.
By George Kegoro 4 years ago
While reforms are timely, calls for referendum are misguided
Rather than admonish Sang, let’s talk about historical land issues
A possible reason why the actions bySang attracted such strong reaction was the extremely crude manner in which he went about enforcing his claims
By George Kegoro 5 years ago
Rather than admonish Sang, let’s talk about historical land issues
In Sudan lies true test of AU stand on coups, military rule
Military rulers must either hand over power or transform into civilian authority and hope they can hold on
By George Kegoro 5 years ago
In Sudan lies true test of AU stand on coups, military rule
Loss in courts will not stop gays from knocking on every door
The gay movement is also now following the same path that the regular human rights and democracy movement followed in Kenya.
By George Kegoro 5 years ago
Loss in courts will not stop gays from knocking on every door
Yes, Kenya has been repurposed for private gain in state capture
The report concludes that this is the reason why the country is unable to carry out any of the promised public reforms.
By George Kegoro 5 years ago
Yes, Kenya has been repurposed for private gain in state capture
After collapse of ICC cases, it’s time to debate domestic justice
The annual NGO roundtable with the International Criminal Court (ICC) will take place next week at The Hague
By George Kegoro 5 years ago
After collapse of ICC cases, it’s time to debate domestic justice
How politicians exploit weak laws to mint millions and silence critics
If Murungaru had sued any newspaper that was open for him to sue, it would have effectively underwritten Githongo’s inability to pay the damages.
By George Kegoro 5 years ago
How politicians exploit weak laws to mint millions and silence critics
The clear misses in Githongo's Sh27m defamation ruling
Justice Sergon did not indicate that he inherited the case from another High Court judge who disqualified himself over an attempt to compromise him
By George Kegoro 5 years ago
The clear misses in Githongo's Sh27m defamation ruling
Njeru in a better place to tackle some legal profession problems
Macharia Njeru who replaced Tom Ojienda as one of the two representatives of the LSK on JSC, brings a good record to his new office.
By George Kegoro 5 years ago
Njeru in a better place to tackle some legal profession problems
Like countries in Africa, Egypt is at onset of electoral autocracy
Egypt’s referendum was like Kenya’s 2017 repeat presidential poll whose results were rendered a foregone conclusion after the opposition withdrew.
By George Kegoro 5 years ago
Like countries in Africa, Egypt is at onset of electoral autocracy
Handshake has cut back Uhuru’s power so early in his second term
In 2022, Uhuru Kenyatta will become Kenya’s third former president after Daniel Moi and Mwai Kibaki.
By George Kegoro 5 years ago
Handshake has cut back Uhuru’s power so early in his second term
NIIMS is operating in jungle land on personal whims of its drivers
While the Registration of Persons Act targets people aged 18, NIIMS seeks to bring into registration children from the age of 6.
By George Kegoro 5 years ago
NIIMS is operating in jungle land on personal whims of its drivers
State’s determination to roll out NIIMS despite objections telling
State has gone into extraordinary action to validate the now-controversial NIIMS, including through enlisting the support of Opposition politicians.
By George Kegoro 5 years ago
State’s determination to roll out NIIMS despite objections telling
Endless intrigues call for public discussion on judicial reforms
All this is before the JSC makes public the names of a further 13 judges, complaints against whom, it has already said have substance.
By George Kegoro 5 years ago
Endless intrigues call for public discussion on judicial reforms
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