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Patrick Safari aka ‘Modern Corps’ arrested and charged for ‘annoying tweet’

Prison officer Patrick Safari popularly known as modern corps, @moderncorps on Twitter was on Monday arraigned in a Lamu court and charged with the infamous section 29 of the Kenya Information and Communications Act ‘misuse of licensed telecommunications system’ for annoying a police officer, Chrispus Mutali. Safari who uses his account to tweet a lot about security issues is based in ...

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Nkaissery gag order on distributing Lamu Al-Shabaab video lawful

Interior Cabinet Secretary Joseph Nkaissery’s gag order on sharing a video online that showed the last moments of the Al Shabaab before they attacked the Kenya Defence Forces (KDF) Baure camp in Lamu County is lawful and constitutional. The video which was published by ITV shows the moments before the Al Shabaab fighters were preparing to battle KDF forces and half ...

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Pictorial: A peek into Lamu

Lamu County is an important cultural and heritage place in Kenya. Due to it’s importance, the entire Lamu Island is a protected UNESCO heritage site. During the Easter Weekend, Lamu held its inaugural Food Festival. An event that drew visitors from far and wide to sample Lamu’s culture through its food. This unique event comes at a time when Lamu’s ...

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Institutional Failure and its Effect on Separation of Powers

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In the past of order of things, the president was paramount chief of the land, a patriarch (baba wa taifa) who could neither be challenged substantively by the courts or parliament. His word was law and policy and those who shared his delegated authority acted like small chiefs of various fiefdoms in the country, some of them chiefs and District ...

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