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The Walk to The Ballot 3: The Governor

The Walk to The Ballot 3: The Governor

01-10-2016

By Murimi Karani Having marked your choice for the Commander in Chief, it is time to pick a Commander for your...

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The Care and Protection of Child Bill 2016

The Care and Protection of Child Bill 20…

29-09-2016

The Care and Protection of Child Bill, 2016, sponsored by Nominated Senator Elizabeth Ongoro is likely to be presented before...

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The Walk To The Ballot 2: The Presidency

The Walk To The Ballot 2: The Presidency

28-09-2016

By Murimi Karani Now, the queue has diminished a bit and it's your turn to go through the 'voter dip'. So...

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The Walk To The Ballot 1: Right To Vote

The Walk To The Ballot 1: Right To Vote

26-09-2016

By Murimi Karani It is 2 o'clock in the morning, the cock is yet to crow but the crowd noises outside...

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EACLJ Recommendations Included In Joint Parliamentary Report On The IEBC

EACLJ Recommendations Included In Joint …

18-08-2016

In the mid-morning hours of 27th July, 2016 Murimi Karani of the East Africa Center for Law and justice made...

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Report on the Presentation by EACLJ to the Parliamentary Committee on IEBC

Report on the Presentation by EACLJ to t…

01-08-2016

  In the beginning of July, the Senate and the National Assembly approved a motion that established a Joint Parliamentary Select...

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Are Human Rights Lawyers Safe?

Are Human Rights Lawyers Safe?

30-06-2016

Since the recent disappearance of a human rights lawyer in Kenya the legal profession has been taken aback and the...

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Removing IEBC Commissioners from office

Removing IEBC Commissioners from office

09-06-2016

The year 2008 is regarded as one of the darkest moments of Kenyan history. In that year, over 1000 Kenyans...

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Realisation of the Two Thirds Gender Rule

Realisation of the Two Thirds Gender Rul…

03-05-2016

One of the most celebrated instruments of Kenya's new Constitution was the recognition of gender equality and the achievement of...

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Bribery Bill

Bribery Bill

29-04-2016

FIGHTING CORRUPTION: CLEANSING THE SYSTEM: Corruption has emerged as one of the biggest vices ailing Kenya. The nation stands at position...

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Petition to remove MCA

Petition to remove MCA

22-04-2016

The EACLJ undertook extensive Civic Education in Samburu County, in partnership with Dr. Josephine Kulea of Samburu Girls Foundation. The people...

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International Women's Day 2016

International Women's Day 2016

08-03-2016

There are people, both men and women, who wonder why the world takes time to celebrate women. It actually may...

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Register To Vote

Register To Vote

24-02-2016

EXERCISING THE RIGHT TO VOTE Elections and the voting process are an integral part of democracy in any republic. Every once...

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Kenya to Join the Organisation of Islamic Cooperation

Kenya to Join the Organisation of Islami…

07-02-2016

Treasury Cabinet Secretary Henry Rotich has announced plans to formally introduce Sharia Compliant Islamic Financing in Kenya. Speaking at the...

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Tanzania Elects A New President

Tanzania Elects A New President

02-11-2015

Dr. John Pombe Magufuli has been voted in as Tanzania's new President. The win means that Tanzania's ruling party Chama...

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Repatriation Of Refugees

Repatriation Of Refugees

05-06-2013

The IGAD (Inter-Governmental Authority on Development) Heads of State and Government Summit held it's 22nd Extra-Ordinary session on the 24th...

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Religious Persecution in Tanzania

Religious Persecution in Tanzania

13-11-2012

Religious leaders and sociologists estimate that the Christian and Muslim communities in Tanzania are approximately equal in size, with each...

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Making of the Tanzania constitution; The role of public participation

Making of the Tanzania constitution; The…

04-10-2012

Making of the Tanzania constitution; The role of public participation. The Constitution of a country is the most important legal document....

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Fresh Hope For Somalia

Fresh Hope For Somalia

14-09-2012

For the first time in 43 years, Somalia elected a formal leader. This officially marks the end of an eight-year...

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Religious Persecution in Ethiopia

Religious Persecution in Ethiopia

14-09-2012

The country's population is largely Christian. Though this may be the case, several instances of persecution directed towards Christians have...

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The AU: Mission, Goals, Organs and Objectives

The AU: Mission, Goals, Organs and Objec…

30-08-2012

The formation of the African Union (AU or EU depending on the language) was heralded as an event of great...

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Reviewing The Tanzanian Constitution

Reviewing The Tanzanian Constitution

27-06-2012

By Ken MbaabuTanzania is going through one of the most important phases in the history of any modern day democracy....

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Abortion In Rwanda

Abortion In Rwanda

18-06-2012

Rwanda: Conditioned Legalization of Abortion Divides Society Until 1977, abortion was generally illegal in Rwanda. The Criminal Code (Ordinance 43/Just.of 18...

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EALA seeks to transfer Hague Cases to Arusha

EALA seeks to transfer Hague Cases to Ar…

11-06-2012

The East Africa Legislative Assembly recently passed a resolution to have the Ministers of the EALA institute proceedings that would...

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Churches Burnt In Tanzania

Churches Burnt In Tanzania

30-05-2012

Muslim extremists have burnt two churches in Zanzibar over the weekend. This was in protest over the arrest of their...

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Struggle for Independence

Struggle for Independence

28-06-2011

As Southern Sudan expects to be declared independent soon and about to be Africa's 53rd state, it faces, among the...

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Abortion In Ethiopia

Abortion In Ethiopia

29-04-2011

Ethiopia like any other country is also struggling with issues concerning abortion. Abortion is illegal in Ethiopia except in cases...

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Abortion In Uganda

Abortion In Uganda

27-04-2011

Abortion is illegal in Uganda except to save the life of the woman. Nevertheless, many women obtain abortions, often under...

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Abortion In Tanzania

Abortion In Tanzania

27-04-2011

The issue of abortion is widespread all over the world. However the level of its effect is varied in different...

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The Walk to The Ballot 3: The Governor

The Walk to The Ballot 3: The Governor

01-10-2016

By Murimi Karani Having marked your choice for the Commander in Chief, it is time to pick a Commander for your...

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The Walk To The Ballot 2: The Presidency

The Walk To The Ballot 2: The Presidency

28-09-2016

By Murimi Karani Now, the queue has diminished a bit and it's your turn to go through the 'voter dip'. So...

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The Walk To The Ballot 1: Right To Vote

The Walk To The Ballot 1: Right To Vote

26-09-2016

By Murimi Karani It is 2 o'clock in the morning, the cock is yet to crow but the crowd noises outside...

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Illegal Abortions on the Rise

Illegal Abortions on the Rise

08-08-2013

A recent survey has revealed that teenage pregnancies are on the rise. As a result, the Deputy President, William Ruto...

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From Katiba Mpya to Kenya Mpya

From Katiba Mpya to Kenya Mpya

25-06-2013

By Joy MdivoThe new Constitution has been developed in a spirit of "for Kenyans by Kenyans". Now that it is...

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Hands Up If You Are Fed Up With The 11th Parliament!

Hands Up If You Are Fed Up With The 11th…

25-06-2013

By Joy MdivoI said it before and I shall say it again, Kenyans passed a new constitution that did away...

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Adulterated Laws

Adulterated Laws

18-01-2013

With only 50 days to go before the general elections are conducted, the aspiring leaders are anxious to overthrow their...

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Your role in the Electoral Process

Your role in the Electoral Process

04-12-2012

The sovereign power belongs to us, the people. You and I are to exercise this sovereignty either directly or indirectly...

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Politics and Bad Marriages

Politics and Bad Marriages

27-11-2012

By Mwana Falsafa Politics and Bad Marriages: Why You Need To Vote Wisely. If you have lived long enough, you most likely...

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We Can Have A Bright Future

We Can Have A Bright Future

19-10-2012

By Mwana Falsafa A recent report by Forbes magazine revealed that the richest man who ever lived, was an ancient African...

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MPs antics a reminder to vote wisely.

MPs antics a reminder to vote wisely.

10-10-2012

The President has declined to sign in the controversial Finance 2012 bill. He termed it as unconstitutional and unaffordable. What...

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The urgent need to tame politicians with loose tongues

The urgent need to tame politicians with…

26-09-2012

As we are gearing to an election year, more caution should be taken by our politicians to ensure that peace...

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Forget the two thirds rule, lets split this 50-50!

Forget the two thirds rule, lets split t…

23-09-2012

By Joy Mdivo A while back I wrote a blog post on an issue that is proving to be thorny. In...

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Can The African Court of Justice Deliver?

Can The African Court of Justice Deliver…

11-07-2012

By Melissa LukuluAmidst the shambles facing Africa, which include food crises, political unrest and wrangles, ethnic qualms, sinister economies with...

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More Terror Attacks and the Prevention of Terrorism Bill

More Terror Attacks and the Prevention o…

04-07-2012

By Melissa Lukulu Another Sunday has departed and what remains is apprehension coupled with citizens who are close to complacent to...

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