Journalists  as Human Rights defenders

Journalists as Human Rights defenders

Katiba Institute partnered with the Media Council of Kenya to engage journalists on their role as human rights defenders and effective use of the access to information law. The training, targeting majorly investigative journalists based…
Citizen, dual citizen, citizen by birth explained

Citizen, dual citizen, citizen by birth explained

Whether people should be allowed to be a Kenyan and a something else as well (Ugandan, American, British or Somali, etc), or allowed to hold a public office and also be a foreigner, were tough…
Career Opportunities: Litigation Manager & Programme Officer

Career Opportunities: Litigation Manager & Programme Officer

Katiba Institute seeks the services of a Litigation Manager and Programme Officer. Litigation Manager -POSITION FILLED The Litigation Manager will be one of Katiba Institute’s team of litigators, with the special responsibility of ensuring the…
JUDGMENT: Khelef Khalifa and Anor v CS Transport and others Petition E032 of 2021 on disclosure of information upheld by the High Court of Kenya

JUDGMENT: Khelef Khalifa and Anor v CS Transport and others Petition E032 of 2021 on disclosure of information upheld by the High Court of Kenya

The Petition was filed by Khelef Khalifa and Wanjiru Gikonyo. Khelef Khalifa wrote letters on his behalf and on behalf of @okoamombasa to different Government Agencies and Ministries requesting the disclosure of information with regards…
World Press Freedom Day: KI a Key Partner at the 2022 Media Summit & Journalism Awards

World Press Freedom Day: KI a Key Partner at the 2022 Media Summit & Journalism Awards

Katiba Institute was one of the key partners of the Annual Media Summit and the Annual Journalism Excellence Awards (AJEA) held on 5 May and 6 May 2022 respectively. The events took place to celebrate…
The BBI case – Can you sue Mr Uhuru Muigai Kenyatta?

The BBI case – Can you sue Mr Uhuru Muigai Kenyatta?

You may recall that the question whether the President could be sued personally – and the High Court’s answer – caused almost as much of a stir as whether the President could sponsor a popular…
Prof. Yash Pal Ghai Lauds the Social Justice Centres Working Group’s Role as they unveil their Inaugural Strategic Plan

Prof. Yash Pal Ghai Lauds the Social Justice Centres Working Group’s Role as they unveil their Inaugural Strategic Plan

The Social Justice Centre Working Group (SJCWG) officially unveiled its first ever Strategic Plan on 16 March 2022 thanks to the support from the Royal Norwegian Embassy, Nairobi and collaboration with Katiba Institute. The strategy,…
Kenyans are dying. What does the Constitution say?

Kenyans are dying. What does the Constitution say?

Freedom Corner in Uhuru Park memorializes the struggles of Kenyans for freedom, including during the 1950s. The Mau Mau memorial, paid for by the British government, recalls the period when that government subjected its citizens…