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Does burning homes save the water towers? Quite the opposite.

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Peter Kitelo, Star Newspaper ,12th July 2016 On Monday, June 20, armed guards of the Kenya Forest Service (KFS) began burning the homes of Ogiek living on their ancestral lands around Kapsang and Etapei in the forests of Chepkitale, Mt Elgon. Who is committing this violation of rights under the constitution, and why? The County […]
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Dismiss MPs’ appeal on CDF, lobby groups ask court

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Two groups challenging legality of the Constituency Development Fund Act have asked the Court of Appeal to dismiss an appeal filed by the National Assembly. The Institute for Social Accountability and Centre for Enhancing Democracy and Good Governance say the court would be acting in futility if it determined the case as MPs had already […]
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Why the High Court Stopped CS Henry Rotich from Disbursing 10 Billion to the NGCDF.

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On Monday 4th July 2016 Justice Onguto withheld 10 Billion for the National Government Constituency Development Fund (NGCDF) from being disbursed by the Cabinet Secretary for Treasury Mr Henry Rotich. Read the ruling and discover the  reasons for this decisions here on RULING Petition No. 178 of 2016.
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Police warned against acting as an extension of State power

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Constitutional expert Yash Pal Ghai has asked the National Police Service to free itself from state bondage and exert its constitutional independence. He said the police is not an extension of the state since they derive their power and authority from the people and the constitution. “The police are no longer under the absolute authority […]
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