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Muthama case: Firearms, courts and fair administration of justice

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Sometimes we are forcefully reminded that, despite the Constitution being a document for the people, old habits still die hard.
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Justice for ex-corporal more than three decades later

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Introduction by Katiba Institute The Star reported about a decision by Justice Chacha Mwita on an Air Force corporal’s case, who got damages for cruel treatment under President Daniel Moi earlier this […]
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Governance: Understanding the parliamentary system

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Raila Odinga wants to see a parliamentary system reintroduced. It has been pointed out many times that ODM were at least complicit in the shift to a presidential system, when […]
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LAPSSET High Court Judgment

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In 2012, the residents of Lamu Petitioned the High Court against the LAPSSET Project that was earmarked for ALmu and its environs. This matter was filed as  Petition 22 of […]
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Katiba Institute wants Uhuru’s staffer convicted for not divulging public information

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Katiba Institute wants DPP to prosecute Secretary to President’s Delivery Unit for refusing to divulge information on government adverts. The Institute had made a Freedom of Information request directed at Andrew Wakahiu […]
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Freedom of the media: But whose freedom is it really?

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When the CKRC was debating the freedom of the media, I proposed that the freedom could be secured only if media owners did not own or control any other commercial […]
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Beware of Conmen posing as Katiba Institute staff

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We have learnt with great concern that certain members of the public have been the victims of conmanship by people who have posed as representatives of Katiba Institute. The recent […]
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Commonwealth Human Rights Initiative & Katiba Institute Right to Information Learning Programme in India

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Kenya enacted its Access to Information Act in August 2016. Although this law has become operational with immediate effect, Regulations for detailing the procedures for seeking and obtaining information and […]
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