Given that some of our closest neighbors are known to have voted against Kenya, shows how petty sibling rivalry, mistrust and selfish interests of the member states within the East African Community (EAC) and IGAD keep putting ugly barriers in the way of prosperity of the larger Eastern Africa and Horn of Africa regions.
Once again, the Kenyan courts have proved that they will not relent in their quest to ensure that the rule of law is upheld and that the rights of citizens are jealously protected. Yesterday (February 23rd 2015), a bench of five court of appeal judges declared eight clauses in the Security Laws (Amendment) Bill, signed... Continue Reading →
President uhuru would come out smelling nice if he invoked the power of "Pardon" bestowed upon him by the constitution, to offer clemency to the hapless 4th year university student (Allan wadi) who was recently jailed for using abusive language against him. Mr Wadi was jailed for two years; one year with an option... Continue Reading →
The suspension of some of the clauses from the new security law which was acrimoniously passed by parliament last month is enough proof that the whole process was irredeemably flawed. It is obvious that the judge did not want to embarrass the govt by suspending the whole act but he stopped short of doing so,... Continue Reading →
Finally, The security Amendment Bill which was passed by a chaotic, finger-biting and terribly acrimonious Baraza in parliament on 18th December, was signed into law by the president barely 24 hours later. However, the speed with which this piece of legislation was passed into law is so suspicious! The urgency couldn't have only been due... Continue Reading →