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The Katiba Audit

The Katiba Audit

Katiba Institute is set to host a major constitutional forum with a focus on an audit of the Constitution of Kenya on Tuesday18th 2019. The forum will deliberate on the findings of the audit. Katiba…
Open memo to Justice committee on amending Article 9

Open memo to Justice committee on amending Article 9

On May 21, an advertisement appeared in the media inviting comments on a proposed change to Article 90 of the Constitution. It is regrettable that Parliament consistently finds it hard to give the public enough…
The military is not (or should not be) some law-free zone

The military is not (or should not be) some law-free zone

The Daily Nation recently carried the story of a KDF soldier who served for a long time in Somalia and suffered from post-traumatic stress disorder to the extent of suffering from a mental breakdown. When…
It is the politics, stupid: (Not) Kenya Style

It is the politics, stupid: (Not) Kenya Style

This article is as random as our politics. It seems not to have much logic. It certainly has no consistency. Our President, Uhuru Kenyatta, seems to have a clearer notion than I have. You will…
In defence of Court of Appeal over age of consent

In defence of Court of Appeal over age of consent

It is an excellent thing if judges call attention to areas of the law that need reconsideration. But some Kenyans have attacked three Court of Appeal judges who suggested that we look again at the…