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…
Legislators losing seats for leaving party: The history

Legislators losing seats for leaving party: The history

A number of ‘nominated’ senators are facing a crisis because their party has disowned them. And the media are telling us that without the party through which they entered the Senate they cannot remain in…
Open letter to Bunge on BBI Bill [Part II]

Open letter to Bunge on BBI Bill [Part II]

The BBI Bill to change the Constitution has a few good ideas. Genuinely good ideas can be introduced into Parliament in the usual way — as constitutional amendment Bills, with full public discussion and political…
Open letter to parliamentarians on their role in BBI

Open letter to parliamentarians on their role in BBI

Dear Waheshimiwa, I write in response to your press advertisement asking for public input on the Constitution (Amendment) Bill. First, may I make a protest? That advertisement appeared a week before your deadline. It seems…
High Court of Kenya: Tribunals are subordinate courts falling under the Judiciary.

High Court of Kenya: Tribunals are subordinate courts falling under the Judiciary.

The High Court of Kenya has affirmed that Tribunals are subordinate courts falling under the Judiciary. It holds that appointment to Tribunals must be by the Judicial Service Commission(JSC) and not the Executive. Katiba Institute…
Call for Expression of Interest for Provision of Human Resource Audit Services

Call for Expression of Interest for Provision of Human Resource Audit Services

Katiba Insitute(KI) wishes to undertake a Human Resource Audit of its policies, processes, procedures, documentation, and systems relating to our hiring procedures, employee onboarding, performance review, termination of tenure and exit interviews, internship and consultancy…