Epic Kenyan https://www.epickenyan.com Tue, 25 Jul 2017 07:00:23 +0000 en-GB hourly 1 Four Factors that Undermine the Access of Education for Girls https://www.epickenyan.com/factors-undermining-girls-education/ https://www.epickenyan.com/factors-undermining-girls-education/#respond Tue, 25 Jul 2017 07:00:23 +0000 https://www.epickenyan.com/?p=7341 Four Factors that Undermine the Access of Education for Girls

By Michael Oliech When 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 the attainment of education for girls at the primary […]

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Some Common Terms Used in the Kenyan Constitution https://www.epickenyan.com/some-commont-terms-used-in-the-kenyan-constitution/ https://www.epickenyan.com/some-commont-terms-used-in-the-kenyan-constitution/#respond Fri, 21 Jul 2017 14:33:55 +0000 https://www.epickenyan.com/?p=7309 Some Common Terms Used in the Kenyan Constitution

The Constitution of Kenya contains some terms that enable Kenyans to interpret it. This article explores some of these terms and their definitions. Definition of terms used in the Kenyan Constitution “Adult” means an individual who has attained the age of eighteen years. “Affirmative Action” includes any measure designed to overcome or ameliorate (make better) […]

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The Five Types of Elections in Kenya and When they Occur https://www.epickenyan.com/types-of-elections-in-kenya/ https://www.epickenyan.com/types-of-elections-in-kenya/#respond Tue, 18 Jul 2017 09:00:48 +0000 http://www.politicskenya.net/?p=773 The Four 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 and IED), elections are a reflection of democratic practice. Adult citizens choose who they want to lead them and discard those they do not want. Conduct of elections is in accordance […]

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Why Many Politicians Dislike Opinion Polls in Kenya https://www.epickenyan.com/opinion-polls-in-kenya-unpopular/ https://www.epickenyan.com/opinion-polls-in-kenya-unpopular/#comments Thu, 13 Jul 2017 09:00:47 +0000 http://www.politicskenya.net/?p=1290 Why Opinion Polls in Kenya Are Unpopular Among Politicians

Opinion polls in Kenya serve many purposes. Their main purpose is to gauge public perception on certain key identified issues. The pollsters base their research on a small group of people that acts as a representative of the whole population. The pollsters then analyze the data obtained scientifically. Individuals, organizations, policymakers and other stakeholders then […]

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8 Factors that will Determine who Wins the 2017 Presidential Elections https://www.epickenyan.com/8-factors-that-will-determine-who-wins-the-2017-presidential-elections/ https://www.epickenyan.com/8-factors-that-will-determine-who-wins-the-2017-presidential-elections/#respond Mon, 10 Jul 2017 13:17:24 +0000 https://www.epickenyan.com/?p=7256 8 Factors that will Determine who Wins the 2017 Presidential Elections

By Dominic Opaka  Kenyans are heading to the polls on August 8th 2017. The ultimate price is the presidency. So far, President Uhuru Kenyatta and Raila Odinga lead the pack. This election promises to be the most fiercely contested election. The factors that will determine who wins or loses the elections are as follows Advantage of […]

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How Kenyan Politicians Promote and Lie about Tribalism in Kenya https://www.epickenyan.com/tribalism-in-kenya-endorsed-by-politicians/ https://www.epickenyan.com/tribalism-in-kenya-endorsed-by-politicians/#comments Thu, 06 Jul 2017 07:00:03 +0000 http://www.politicskenya.net/?p=878 How Kenyan Politicians Promote and Lie about Tribalism in Kenya

Most people blame tribalism in Kenya for the country’s failure to progress. Other factors include corruption and bad leadership. Tribalism in Kenya arises when one or more ethnic communities exalt themselves above other communities. This results from tribal consciousness and loyalty of the members who then exalt their tribe above the other groups. Tribalism in […]

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Is the Government Starving the Counties of Devolved Funds? https://www.epickenyan.com/government-starving-counties-devolved-funds/ https://www.epickenyan.com/government-starving-counties-devolved-funds/#comments Mon, 03 Jul 2017 09:00:31 +0000 https://www.epickenyan.com/?p=7159 Is the Government Starving the Counties of Devolved Funds?

Since the roll out of devolution, the issue of revenue allocation to county governments has been under discussion on various platforms. In February 2017, opposition leader Raila Odinga said that President Uhuru Kenyatta and his deputy William Ruto had starved counties of devolved funds. Raila claimed that both the president and his deputy failed to give the […]

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Why we Need to Bring Sanity to the Kenyan Police Force https://www.epickenyan.com/bring-sanity-to-kenyan-police-force/ https://www.epickenyan.com/bring-sanity-to-kenyan-police-force/#respond Fri, 30 Jun 2017 07:17:48 +0000 https://www.epickenyan.com/?p=7104 Why we Need to Bring Sanity to the Kenyan Police Force

In April 2017, a video of an alleged extrajudicial killing of two gang members went viral. The video shows an alleged plain-clothes police officer shooting a suspected member of the Super Power gang in Nairobi’s Eastleigh area. The body of another suspect lies in the middle of the road covered in blood. Kenyans showed mixed reactions […]

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