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The Five Types of Elections in Kenya and When they Occur

There are various types of elections in Kenya. According to the handbook on provisions on governance structure and elections in the constitution of Kenya (by Uraia...

Ten Reasons Why I Will Not Vote For William Ruto Come 2022

By Koigi wa WamwereThough I am a Kikuyu, I will not vote to give Ruto 20 years in power.Some people say every Kikuyu man...

How to Become a Member of the County Assembly in Kenya

A Member of the County Assembly (MCA) or a Ward Representative plays a crucial role in devolution. The Constitution limits the role of a...

The Functions of the Independent Policing Oversight Authority (IPOA)

The Independent Policing Oversight Authority (IPOA) provides for civilian oversight over the work of the police in Kenya. The Independent Policing Oversight Authority Act established IPOA...

Why Criminalizing Abortion in Kenya Marginalizes Women and Girls

The debate around abortion in Kenya is usually emotive and sensitive. It is also divisive among many people. There is an incessant conflict between...

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The Arms and Structure of the County Government in Kenya

In this article, we look at the structure of the county government in Kenya. The promulgation of the 2010 Constitution created two tiers of government....

The Role and Functions of the County Public Service Board in Kenya

The origin of the County Public Service Board is because of Article 235 of the Kenyan Constitution (CoK) 2010. Article 235 contains the provision for...

The Functions and Role of the Kenya Law Reform Commission

The role of the Kenya Law Reform Commission (KLRC) is very important. KLRC initially came up in 1982 through the Law Reform Commission Act (Chapter 3 of...

How the Counties Spent Your Money in the First Half of FY 2017/18

The Office of the Controller of Budget (OCOB) presents the second County Budget Implementation Review Report (CBIRR) for the Financial Year (FY) 2017/18. The report...

How the National Government Spent Your Money in the 1st Half of FY 2017/18

The Office of the Controller of Budget (OCOB) presents the National Government Budget Implementation Review Report (BIRR) for the first half of financial year FY...

The Role of the Auditor General in Kenya

This article looks at the role of the Auditor General in Kenya. Originally the name of the Office of the Auditor General was the Exchequer and...

The Role of the County Budget and Economic Forum (CBEF) in Kenya

A County Budget and Economic Forum (CBEF) is an important tool for facilitating public participation at the county level. Each of the 47 counties should...

How to Complain to the Independent Policing Oversight Authority (IPOA)

This article looks at how to complain to the Independent Policing Oversight Authority. It also looks at and how IPOA investigates the complaints. These provisions...

Why the Idea of Two Political Parties in Kenya Will Not Work

In an article entitled why we should have two strong parties, former Isiolo Deputy Governor Mohamed Guleid enumerates various points on why Kenya needs a...