40 African Countries Ask UN to Defer Kenya Cases


Forty African Countries have formally written to the United Nations Security Council seeking the deferral of the Kenyan cases at the ICC. Through the African Union, the 40 countries have told the UNSC that Uhuru and Ruto must be allowed to continue spearheading the fight against terrorism in the region. In the three page letter…

Making of the Kenyan Constituion: The Naivasha Talks


On Friday, 8 January 2010, the Parliamentary Select Committee on the Constitution received the Reviewed Harmonized Draft Constitution from the Committee of Experts which it deliberated on during its Retreat at Naivasha from 18-28 January 2010. The PSC submitted a report on their deliberations. Below is the report and the Hansard from the deliberations in…

CIC Advisory On Transfer Of Functions To Counties


Advisory on Transfer of Functions from the National to County Governments  CIC mandate The Commission for the Implementation of the Constitution (CIC) is mandated, under Section 15 (2) (d) of the Sixth Schedule of the Constitution to monitor the implementation of the system of devolved government effectively. It is in this respect that CIC issues…

Devolution: The Kenyan Parliament And Politics Of Deceit


“All things are subject to interpretation whichever interpretation prevails at a given time is a function of power and not truth.” – Friedrich Nietzsche. When German scientist, satirist and Anglophile Georg Lichtenberg (1742-1799) wrote; “men still have to be governed by deception”, he could have been more right about modern-day politics. Kenyan politicians have perfected…