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Nakuru residents enlightened on internet and the law

 The Bloggers Association of Kenya (BAKE) held a training on internet and the law in Nakuru last Saturday, July 24. The training which was conducted by Mugambi Laibuta, an Advocate of the High Court and Riva Jalipa of Article 19 was attended by internet enthusiasts among them, a section of bloggers in the county. It was also attended by a ...

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Key events leading to Kenya’s 2010 Constitution

Many Kenyans lost lives, others went to exile while some suffered irreparable damage both financial, socially and politically. Kenyans therefore wanted a document that has fundamental changes to its state and governance structures. At the heart of the constitutional change was the desire to restore sovereignty to the people by identifying them as the basis of all state and public power. ...

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Amendments in Kenya’s First Constitution

There were 27 amendments to Kenya’s first Constitution, starting in 1964 to 2008. The amendments provide a glance into what Kenyans; either the public or the powers that be, hoped to achieve with each amendment. 1. Constitution of Kenya (Amendment) Act No.28 of 1964: Established the office of the Vice President who would be appointed from the elected Members by the House ...

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Promoting Online Freedoms in Kenya

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Why iFreedoms? Bloggers Association of Kenya (BAKE) has launched the iFreedoms project through the Kenya Monitor platform (www.monitor.co.ke). This project will promote internet freedom in the East African region through digital security and safety skills development, creating awareness on the status of online freedoms and how to protect them.  The project will amplify the voices of citizen journalists on freedom ...

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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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