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The Role and Functions of the Senate in Kenya

Why the Senate in Kenya Should Not be Scrapped
The Senate in Kenya is one of the Chambers of the bicameral parliament in Kenya. People wonder which, between the Senate and the National Assembly is more powerful. The Constitution is unclear on which of the two houses is superior. However, based on the...
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How the Counties Spent their Budgets from July 2016 to March 2017

How the Counties Spent their Budgets from July 2016 to March 2017
The Controller of Budget released a consolidated report recently on the progress of county budget implementation. The report covers the period of 1st July 2016 to 30th March 2017 (3rd Quarter). The report shows the progress of budget implementation by the 47 county governments...
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Kenya will Commit Suicide if it Creates Ethnic States

Kenya will Commit Suicide if it Creates Ethnic States
By Koigi WamwerePeople are already preaching national dissolution, rotational presidency, ethnic war and secession as a solution to ethnic discrimination, corruption, unequal development and election rigging.But can people rationally destroy their nation to gain equality, self-destruct to solve problems, or commit suicide to end...
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The Types and Purposes of County Plans in Kenya

The Types and Purposes of County Plans in Kenya
County plans in Kenya are essential for the planning and development by the 47 county governments. County plans are especially essential for the budgeting process in the counties.Every county should prepare a development plan to fulfill Article 220(2) of the Constitution of Kenya.Part XI...
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How the Kenyan Media has Sold Itself to Diabolical Forces

How the Kenyan Media has Sold Itself to Diabolical Forces
By Joshua Kembero OgegaI grew up in the 90s or let me put it this way; I learnt to walk and talk in the early 90s. Therefore, I consider myself a 90s kid. My family was a typical middle class family of those days. We...
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Last Week’s Events that Prove Kenya is Moving Forward

Events from the Last Week that Prove Kenya is Moving Forward
It has been a hectic month for Kenyans after the voting on August 8th. A lot has happened within the last ten days. Despite the challenges that came with the elections, a few things that have happened within the past week indicate things are back to...
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Business Environment is Back to Normal after the Elections

It is Business as Usual Again After the August 8th Elections
Tuesday the 8th of August 2017 was a historic day for Kenya. It was the day Kenyan voters made big decisions on who would govern them for the next five years. Many Kenyans woke up early and queued, some for long hours, to make...
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International Observers Agree that Kenyan Elections were Credible

International Observers Agree that Kenyan Elections were Credible
Kenyans voted on August 8th in elections and Kenya is back in business.  Much of the voting went on peacefully but issues began to arise at the vote tallying stage. These issues were more of questions raised with regard to the credibility of the...
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Women are the Biggest Winners from the 2017 General Elections

Women are the Big Winners from the 2017 General Elections
The just concluded elections have seen women emerge among as the biggest winners. The elections played a role in narrowing the political inequity for women. This is in line with the UN’s Millennium Development Goals to prioritize gender equality and empowerment of women. In...
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Can the Senate in Kenya Oversee the Counties’ Local Revenue?

Can the Senate in Kenya Oversee the Counties' Local Revenue?
In April 2017, the Senate put Nairobi Governor Evans Kidero to task for failing to account for collections in local revenue worth KSh10 billion. The Public Accounts and Investments Committee of the Senate reported that the County Government of Nairobi deposited only KSh1 billion...
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The UN Resolution 1820 and Women’s Safety in the Coming Elections

The UN Resolution 1820 and Women's Safety in the Coming Elections
The United Nations Security Council adopted the UN Resolution 1820 in 19 June 2008 at a ministerial-level meeting on “women, peace, and security”. The Resolution is important because it plays a vital role in the protection of civilians, especially women and girls, from exploitation...
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Four Factors that Undermine the Access of Education for Girls

Four Factors that Undermine the Access of Education for Girls
By Michael OliechWhen we fulfil the rights of girls and they are healthy, they can attend school. In school, they will gain the skills and resources they need to become productive and empowered adults.In the last five years, we have seen massive developments in...
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