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Internal security should be devolved to counties

Meru County Governor Peter Munya who is also the chair of the Council of Governors.

By George Githinji Article 187 of the Constitution provides a mechanism for the transfer of functions between both levels of government, that is, the national and the county governments. The transfer is only possible, however, under two conditions: if the function or power would be more effectively performed or exercised by the receiving government and the transfer of the function ...

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Security officers were unprepared for Lamu, Tana River attacks

Mpeketoni Attack in 2014-PHOTO courtesy of CNN

Kenyan security forces were ill-prepared in responding to the terror attacks in Mpeketoni Lamu county and Tana River county, and failed to protect innocent residents as the attacks continued. This is according to a new report by the Human Rights Watch and the Kenya Human Rights Commission. The Insult to Injury The 2014 Lamu and Tana River Attacks and Kenya’s ...

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CS Nkaissery dismisses police vetting as pointless

Police officers during a past function. Photo courtesy of All Africa News Interior and Security Cabinet Secretary Joseph Nkaissery has dismissed the current police vetting exercise headed by the National Police Service Commission (NPSC) as meaningless and a waste of time. Nkaissery said the vetting, had killed morale in the police force and asked the parliament to disband the Johnstone Kavuludi ...

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