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Equality and Equity: Foundations of Kenyan state and society Yash Pal Ghai

Equality and Equity: Foundations of Kenyan state and society Yash Pal Ghai

The constitution establishes various values and principles to guide the conduct of the government and, to a considerable extent, society. Kenyans easily understand the concept of equality but less so that of equity. Equity as…
The Community Land Act: Now it’s up to communities

The Community Land Act: Now it’s up to communities

At last Kenya has a Community Land Act. This was enacted just 10 days before a constitutional deadline. The law is unlikely to come into force until regulations under the Act are issued. With a…
Nairobi Arboretum, green inequality and social justice

Nairobi Arboretum, green inequality and social justice

For nearly one hundred and ten years the Arboretum has been Nairobi’s lung, an easily accessible public space in the city. Originally created when a ready supply of logs was needed to fuel steam engines,…
Twenty Questions for Candidates

Twenty Questions for Candidates

Reading the Washington Post online, I came across an item about 20 questions on science and technology that American scientists propose that candidates for election as President should debate publicly. As the Post said, it…
Twenty Questions for Candidates Jill Cottrell Ghai

Twenty Questions for Candidates Jill Cottrell Ghai

Reading the Washington Post online, I came across an item about 20 questions on science and technology that American scientists propose that candidates for election as President should debate publicly. As the Post said, it…