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All you need to know about independent commissions, offices

All you need to know about independent commissions, offices

This article focuses on why we have independent commissions and offices established by the constitution, and what their functions and structures are. In the following weeks their performance will be examined against their mandates. Their…
The Tunoi business

The Tunoi business

Appointing a tribunal, just within the deadline, to examine allegations against Justice Tunoi of corruption made by the Judicial Service Commission, the President stated, “I reiterate my commitment and fidelity to the Constitution of Kenya,…
The Presidency: Back to the future?

The Presidency: Back to the future?

Any Kenyan with a slightly long memory will remember that a theme of, especially, the early stage of the constitution making process was “the imperial presidency”. It was a favourite topic of (leader of the…

The role of the judiciary under the constitution: Part I By Yash Pal Ghai

Transition to county governance and implementation of devolution By Conrad Bosire and Waikwa Wanyoike

Transition to county governance and implementation of devolution By Conrad Bosire and Waikwa Wanyoike

Governor Nathif Jama at one of the Garissa county offices. ‘The actualization of county governance required fundamental reorganization of governance systems and structures at the national and county level. The constitution recognized this by establishing…