History of Kenya’s Public Debt Restructuring

Raila and Ruto, the leading presidential candidates, have promised to seeking a restructuring of the Kenya's ran away public debt on assuming office. The National Treasury on the other hand, to justify run away accumulation of public debt, has always argued that Kenya has never defaulted on her sovereign debt obligations. That may not be … Continue reading History of Kenya’s Public Debt Restructuring

REVIEWING THE CONSTITUTION OF LIBERTY

Classical liberalism center around individual liberty. Government interference in the economy threatens this liberty. That’s why governments should always be limited by the rule of law. 1. La Liberté guidant le peuple Liberty Leading the People Painting by Eugène Delacroix. The Constitution of Liberty (1960) embodies the values of individual freedom, limited government, and universal … Continue reading REVIEWING THE CONSTITUTION OF LIBERTY

Unanswered Questions In Huduma Namba Judgment.

By gatuyu, j.t The High Court has issued an induction for issuance of the Huduma cards on reasoning such exercise is in conflict with Data Protection Act and the Ministry ought to have conducted an impact assessment before issuing the Huduma Cards. The Judge ordered the conduct of the assessment before the rollout. The judgement … Continue reading Unanswered Questions In Huduma Namba Judgment.

Why President Uhuru’s Lock-down measures are Legally Doubtful

President Uhuru By Baikolia-O-Bamung'o Public Health Act, the first law the President hinges his lock down dictates, was enacted in 1921. It applies to managing infectious diseases, indicated as smallpox, plague, cholera, measles, spinal meningitis human trypanosomiasis and beri-beri, and others. This Act allows the Cabinet Secretary for health to formulate measures to contain a … Continue reading Why President Uhuru’s Lock-down measures are Legally Doubtful

Will BBI Amendment Bill create an imperial Presidency?

Claims, have been made, that BBI amends creates imperial presidency. The claim is not consistent with the facts. In fact, the powers of the presidency have been substantially diluted. We see. There are no proposed powers or functions added to the presidency. On the contrary, the President will be required to share power with a … Continue reading Will BBI Amendment Bill create an imperial Presidency?

National Security amends in the BBI Bill

Yussuf Hajji, the former Chairperson of the BBI team. Hajji, Yussuf, the departed patriarch who led the BBI team, was passionate about national security matters. And so, numerous amends to the Constitution concerning national security are on the highway to the referendum. We review them. 1. The Kenya Defence Forces and the National Intelligence Service … Continue reading National Security amends in the BBI Bill