Land and Conflict Sensitive Journalism sumaries

Sub-Category : Constitutional Reforms

Presidency: How losers can get back to House

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Friday, 16 Nov 2012

Losers of the race for State House have found a shortcut back to Parliament following a court ruling they are eligible for consideration for nomination by their parties. This means all the Cabinet ministers and Members of Parliame

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Bill checking spending in polls heads to Parliament

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Tuesday, 13 Nov 2012

The country is firmly on the road to have politicians’ financial expenditure ahead of the March 4, 2013 election campaigns regulated. Last week, the Cabinet discussed and passed the Campaign Finance Bill, 2012, which will re

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Sh280bn Set aside for Counties

Daily Nation pg 64
Tuesday, 13 Nov 2012

The Treasury has set aside Sh280 billion to start operations of county governments after the March 4, 2013, elections. Initially, the government proposed that 40 per cent of all the money sent to counties — which, according

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Chiefs in new Threat to Paralyse Operations

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Friday, 12 Oct 2012

Officers in the lower cadre of the Provincial Administration (PA) are threatening to paralyse services if the Government does not assure them of their place through a legal process. They have now presented a petition to President

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Law fails to Instill Sanity in Political Parties

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Sunday, 11 Nov 2012

While in developed democracies political parties are formed to seek power as institutions of public governance, over 40 registered political parties in the country will not be on the presidential ballot come the March 4 General El

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Supreme Court to hear Petition on Gender Rule

Daily Nation pg 10
Friday, 09 Nov 2012

The contentious two-thirds gender representation in the Senate and Parliament will now be resolved by the Supreme Court. A five-judge bench, led by Chief Justice Willy Mutunga, ruled that they had jurisdiction to offer advisory op

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CIC Lauds Constitution for Instilling Accountability

Daily Nation pg 72
Wednesday, 31 Oct 2012

The implementation of the Constitution on Tuesday received an upbeat assessment while it emerged that top government officials frustrated enactment of the new law. 40 new laws had been enacted as at August 27 this year. State orga

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15 Councillors seek to Change Elections Law

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Thursday, 25 Oct 2012

15 civic leaders have moved to court seeking to quash sections of the Election Act that bars those without post-secondary education from contesting to be councillors. In the application filed yesterday, the 15 councilors said they

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