Land and Conflict Sensitive Journalism sumaries

Sub-Category : Constitutional Reforms

Legal challenges threaten transition to new order

Standard Pg 17
Sunday, 02 Dec 2012

As the country transits into the devolved system of government, legal challenges are threatening the smooth handing over of power to the next president and governors in the 47 counties. In the current electioneering period where t

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Alarm over plot to derail counties

Daily Nation pg 5
Wednesday, 14 Nov 2012

Three commissions have raised the alarm over new laws and agencies being created, which “threaten the welfare of county governments”. The commissions mandated to oversee a smooth move to devolved governance have called

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Committee raises alarm over pending Bills

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Tuesday, 04 Dec 2012

A House committee has warned that some Government operations may stall if pending Budget legislations are not passed before Parliament is dissolved. The Parliamentary Budget Committee sounded the alarm, saying key Bills that would

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Team authorised to oversee county funds allocation

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Thursday, 29 Nov 2012

The Commission on Revenue Allocation has been given the green light to determine how much each of the 47 counties will get from the Exchequer. This is after Parliament approved a formula for revenue allocation that would be pegged

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JSC to set up new Division to deal with Poll Violence

The Star Pg 1 & 6
Monday, 26 Nov 2012

The Judicial Service Commission has approved the establishment of a special division within the High Court to deal with those responsible for the post election violence. The International Crimes Division (ICD) will deal with the &

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Devolution funds crisis looms, warns Cheserem

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Saturday, 24 Nov 2012

County governments will be starved of cash for at least four months if Parliament does not pass laws to give them early access to public funds. This was the warning from the Commission for Revenue Allocation as Parliament’s

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CIC appeals ruling on presidential losers

The Star Pg 7
Friday, 16 Nov 2012

The Commission on the Implementation of the Constitution as moved to the Court of Appeal to bar political parties from submitting presidential losers in the list of persons to be considered for nomination. In the notice of appeal

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Bill clarifies Role of Provincial Administrators

Daily Nation pg 8
Sunday, 18 Nov 2012

A Bill seeking to restructure the provincial administration as the country transits into devolved government has been finalised. The National Government Service Bill, 2012, proposes to restructure the administration into a nationa

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