Can women vote fellow women to elective positions in both the national and county Governments? Synopsis Women have the potential of making their numbers in elective positions count. But what must the women themselves as well as the men …..
Kenyans welcomed the 2010 Constitution with their eyes peeled on devolved development, but five years on, women and other vulnerable groups are still left to their own devices. Thanks to self-help groups that selflessly come in handy to assist …..
Coalition for Reforms and Democracy (CORD) leader Raila Odinga and the National Gender and Equality Commission (NGEC) chairperson Winfred Lichuma, received the highest coverage by media on the reporting of the attainment of the 2/3rds gender principle. In …..
The two- thirds gender rule seems to be attracting new controversies across the political divide in Kenya. It could be due to the fact that time for its implementation has come faster than expected therefore appears irresistible. Parliamentary …..
March 4, 2013 will be etched in Kenya’s history books. This was the first Kenya national election since the new constitution was promulgated in August 2010. For the first time, Kenyans voted simultaneously for six elective positions created by …..
As the Ministry of Land comes second most corrupt institution according to Afrobarometer survey 2015, three old men in Eldoret have painfully been waiting to receive title deeds for the last 48 years. Corruption has smashed their dreams and …..
It is ironical a majority of Kenyan youths decry scarcity jobs yet when some employment opportunities present themselves, very few people come out to try their luck, especially those related with disciplined forces. The big question therefore is, are the …..
The sole responsibility of any government in the world is to promote and protect human rights of its citizens by every means available. In Kenya there are two levels of governments – national government headed by the President and county …..
Despite the policies, regulations and constitutional provisions protecting persons living with disabilities, they still remain among the marginalised lot in Kenya. The persons with disabilities in Kenya hardly access any specialised support services in urban and rural areas. …..
Fourteen years after the death of Fr. John Anthony Kaiser, there are mixed reactions on whether the ideals he championed have finally been realised. An American Mill Hill Missionary, Fr. Kaiser came to Kenya in 1964 and from the early …..
Waste disposal remains a challenge to a number of counties in western Kenya despite the introduction of devolved governments. Solid waste management is the responsibility of county governments. Heaps of garbage is a common sight in many streets …..
A mother knows the pain of a child best. When a child cries, the first thing that comes to your mind is hunger, but it is a different case in Soweto East Resource Centre in Kibera slum, Nairobi Kenya. …..