Counties Should Publish Budget Documents to Facilitate Participation

By Evelyn SambaOne of the most crucial of the government processes is the budget making, at both national and county levels. Counties not publishing budget...

Why the Planned Presidential Debate in Kenya is a Mistake

By Amos OdhiamboOn 9th May, the Presidential Debate Steering Committee announced the schedule for the presidential debate. They made the announcement with journalists and executives...

How the National and County Governments Share the National Revenue

Article 202 of the Constitution of Kenya provides for the vertical sharing of national revenue in Kenya. Vertical sharing refers to the sharing of...

Why the “Don’t Care” Attitude by Kenyans Undermines Development

President Uhuru Kenyatta and his deputy William Ruto unveiled some projects in Kiambu County in the past. Someone asked on Facebook whether these projects...

How Uhuru and Ruto have Forsaken the Youth in Public Appointments

The Uhuru and Ruto government first appointed old guard to plum state jobs. They ignored qualified and experienced young people and young professionals. Yet, to...

Kenya Risks Another Post-Election Violence Due to Tribalism

By Sitati Wasilwa We have anchored Kenyan politics on peoples' ethnic orientations for some years. Perhaps, this confirms and affirms that ethnic barons have hijacked the ideals of...

Why Kenyans in the Diaspora Must Unite or Perish

By Boniface MwangiI have been coming to America almost every year since 2008. I travelled here for the first time to cover the 2008 US...

Are Kenyan County Governments Always on a Looting Spree?

Or is it a case of misreporting by the media?A report tabled by the Public Accounts and Investment committee of the Senate threw the media into...

The Four Types of Election Technology Used by IEBC

IEBC has deployed various forms of election technology to improve efficiency and effectiveness of the electoral process. Section 44 of the Election Act 2011...

County Budget and Economic Forums (CBEFs) and Public Participation

By James MuraguriPublic participation is a phrase that has gained prominence since the promulgation of the new constitution. In meetings I have attended across...