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Governance: Understanding the parliamentary system

Governance: Understanding the parliamentary system

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 MPs met in Naivasha to…
LAPSSET High Court Judgment

LAPSSET High Court Judgment

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 2012 Mohamed Ali Baadi and…
Katiba Institute wants Uhuru’s staffer convicted for not divulging public information

Katiba Institute wants Uhuru’s staffer convicted for not divulging public information

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 on August 17, 2017. That…
Freedom of the media: But whose freedom is it really?

Freedom of the media: But whose freedom is it really?

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 enterprise. It was assumed that…
Beware of Conmen posing as Katiba Institute staff

Beware of Conmen posing as Katiba Institute staff

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 case involves an elaborate plan…