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We need proper laws to ensure accountability of County officials

Auditor General Edward Ouko. Photo courtesy of www.kenya-today.com

By George Githinji Recent happenings in the county governments point to a leadership that is not properly endowed with the requisite skills essential to steer these entities. For example, Nyamira county government puts up a gate for sh9 million, Governor Lusaka of Bungoma buys 10 wheelbarrows at an inflated cost of sh109,000 each, and Embu Governor Martin Wambora pays sh2 ...

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Why should witches be burnt? The Witchcraft Act in the Kenyan Constitution

Burning witches

  A major human rights scandal that has been neglected for ages ‘It is late Afternoon in Nyamataro Village. I hear wailing sounds filled with anger and excitement. At first, my mind churns that it could be a celebration of release of young men from the circumcision dens. I keep peeling my cassavas. Today, I am preparing my favorite ‘city-meal’ ...

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