County Budget Expenditure in 3rd Quarter of FY 2016/17

The Controller of Budget released a consolidated report recently on the progress of county budget implementation. The report covers the period of 1st July...

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...

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...

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...

Women Among the Winners from the 2017 General Elections

The just concluded elections have seen women emerge among the biggest winners. The elections played a role in narrowing the political inequity for women....

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 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...

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...

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...

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...

Why Many Politicians Dislike Opinion Polls in Kenya

Opinion polls in Kenya serve many purposes. Their main purpose is to gauge public perception on certain key identified issues. The pollsters base their...

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...