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#KnowYourLimits: Inside Katiba Institute’s Term Limit Project in East Africa

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Katiba Institute, since October 2019, has been implementing the Term Limits Initiative project to promote support for presidential term limits in East Africa specifically Kenya, Uganda, and Tanzania.      The project was launched in the same year by the National Democratic Institute (NDI) and targeted sub-Saharan Africa through high-level advocacy and citizen mobilisation.   In a one-on-one […]
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WAIKWA WANYOIKE: Strategic Litigation as a guardrail to protect and sustain Kenya’s transformative 2010 Constitution

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(11th CB Madan Memorial Lecture presented by Waikwa Wanyoike on 15 December 2023 at Strathmore Law School ) OverviewIn this paper, I try to do three things. First, I attempt to explain what Strategic Litigation (SL) is bycomparing and contrasting it with Public Interest Litigation (PIL) and providing its defining elements. Secondly, I discuss the […]
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Katiba Institute’s Dudley Ochiel named Jurist of the year 2023

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Dudley Ochiel, a Litigation Counsel at Katiba Institute, was on 8 December 2023 named the Jurist of the year 2023 during ICJ Kenya’s Jurist of the Year Awards held in Nairobi. The Jurist of the Year Award is an annual award that seeks to give recognition, acknowledgment and encouragement to jurists who have consistently, fearlessly […]
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Katiba Institute partners with Jukwaa La Katiba Tanzania for constitutional term limits discussions

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Katiba Institute partnered with Jukwaa la Katiba Tanzania(JUKATA) to host a meeting on constitutional term limits on 24 November 2024 in Dar es Salaam. The meeting sought to enhance understanding of the importance of constitutional term limits to promote good governance. It was also an opportunity to promote public conversation on the issue of term […]
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Katiba Institute and Media Council of Kenya host this year’s International Day to End Impunity for Crimes against Journalists

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Katiba Institute, thanks to the support from UNESCO, partnered with the Media Council of Kenya to host this year’s International Day to End Impunity for Crimes against Journalists in Kisumu County on 2 November 2023. The International Day to End Impunity for Crimes against Journalists is an international day observed annually on 2 November to […]
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Katiba Institute engages stakeholders in Isiolo County on business and human rights 

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In September and October 2023, KI carried out training on business and human rights targeting communities, the business community, representatives from the regional office of the LAPSSET Corridor Development Authority and the County Government of Isiolo. The engagements were a follow-up to interventions by KI and other partners on the need to address human rights […]
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Constitutional term limits: Young people challenged to be more involved in governance matters.

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Katiba Institute hosted more than 50 students from 7 universities based in Nairobi on 26 September 2023 to discuss the importance of constitutional term limits in Africa. The meeting sought to get young people’s perspectives and what they can do to advocate for respect of constitutional term limits. This is in line with Katiba Institute’s […]
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Celebrating the International Day for Universal Access to Information

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Katiba Institute joined stakeholders to celebrate this year’s International Day for Universal Access to Information on 28 September 2023 in Kirinyaga County, Kenya. The event was convened by the Media Council of Kenya.  The International Day for Universal Access to Information is observed on 28 September to raise awareness about the critical role of access […]
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