Why County Governors Cannot Dismiss County Executives Arbitrary

The Constitution of Kenya in Article 179 vests the executive authority of the county in the County Executive Committee. The county executive committee also exercises...

The Leadership of the County Assembly in Kenya

The leadership of the County Assembly in Kenya plays a vital role in the Assembly. The County Assembly is the legislative arm of the...

The Role and Functions of the Office of the Ombudsman in Kenya

The Office of the Ombudsman in Kenya is also known as the Commission on Administrative Justice in Kenya. Article 59 (4) and Chapter Fifteen of the...

Why do Secondary School Students Go on Strike in Kenya?

By Eva NchoguI am a teacher in the current education system in a school that always had strikes in the second term. As per...

Duties and Responsibilities of the Attorney General in Kenya

The Office of the Attorney General in Kenya is set up under the Executive Order No.2 of 2013. Further, Article 156 of the Constitution of Kenya 2010...

Are Kenyan County Governments Always on a Looting Spree?

The media usually carries stories about looting, theft or misappropriation of county funds. The stories occasion the release of the reports by the Controller...

The Role and Functions of the Kenya Copyright Board (KECOBO)

The Kenya Copyright Board (KECOBO) is a State Corporation under the Office of the Attorney General and the Department of Justice. It was established...

How the Church in Kenya and Kenyan Politicians are Similar

The church in Kenya and the political establishment are related. They are inseparable and have a symbiotic relationship. The church in Kenya claims to...

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...

Is the Counties’ Wage Bill Taking Up Over 70% of their Budgets?

An article in the Business Daily (June 2018) raised a question about the sustainability of county governments due to their “ballooning” wage bill.The article entitled...

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...

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...