Political Kenyan https://www.politicalkenyan.com Mon, 24 Apr 2017 13:27:50 +0000 en-GB hourly 1 How to Become a Member of the County Assembly in Kenya https://www.politicalkenyan.com/become-member-of-the-county-assembly-kenya/ https://www.politicalkenyan.com/become-member-of-the-county-assembly-kenya/#respond Mon, 24 Apr 2017 11:03:33 +0000 https://www.politicalkenyan.com/?p=6799 How to Become a Member of the County Assembly in Kenya

A Member of the County Assembly (MCA) or a Ward Representative plays a crucial role in devolution. The Constitution limits the role of a Member of the County Assembly to the county level of governance. A Member of the County Assembly plays three crucial roles. These are representation, legislation, and oversight. They represent residents from their […]

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How To Become A Member Of Parliament in Kenya https://www.politicalkenyan.com/become-member-of-parliament-kenya/ https://www.politicalkenyan.com/become-member-of-parliament-kenya/#comments Thu, 20 Apr 2017 06:00:20 +0000 http://www.politicskenya.net/?p=1659 How To Become A Member Of Parliament in Kenya

Kenyans in every constituency elect a Member of Parliament every five years. Article 1 of the Constitution says that all sovereign power belongs to the people of Kenya. The people may exercise their sovereign power either directly or through their democratically elected representatives. Therefore, the people delegate this sovereign power under the Constitution to parliament […]

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Why Kenyans Shouldn’t Celebrate Extrajudicial Killings by Police https://www.politicalkenyan.com/kenyans-should-not-celebrate-extrajudicial-killings/ https://www.politicalkenyan.com/kenyans-should-not-celebrate-extrajudicial-killings/#comments Mon, 17 Apr 2017 12:20:27 +0000 https://www.politicalkenyan.com/?p=6668 Why Kenyans Shouldn't Celebrate Extrajudicial Killings by Police

A video circulated recently showing a case of one among many extrajudicial killings. The clip showed an alleged police officer executing a suspected criminal in Eastleigh. The incident took place in public and in broad daylight. The incident raised mixed feelings from Kenyans with some supporting the act and others condemning it. Extrajudicial killings occur […]

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What the Kenyan Constitution says About Public Participation in Kenya https://www.politicalkenyan.com/public-participation-kenya/ https://www.politicalkenyan.com/public-participation-kenya/#respond Thu, 13 Apr 2017 11:00:33 +0000 http://www.politicskenya.net/?p=1228 What the Constitution says About Public Participation in Kenya

Public participation in Kenya is considered a crucial pillar of the Kenyan Constitution. It promotes democracy by providing the public with the opportunity to take part in decision making processes in government. Public participation in Kenya is especially important in the budget process and the legislative process. Other areas where public participation in Kenya should […]

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Why Kenyan Organizations Should Train and Pay Their Interns https://www.politicalkenyan.com/kenyan-organizations-should-train-and-pay-interns/ https://www.politicalkenyan.com/kenyan-organizations-should-train-and-pay-interns/#respond Mon, 10 Apr 2017 11:00:30 +0000 https://www.politicalkenyan.com/?p=6714 Why Kenyan Organizations Should Train and Pay Their Interns

A survey by the Inter-University Council for East Africa (IUCEA) alarmed many people. IUCEA is a body that regulates higher education in the East Africa region. The survey claimed that more than 50% of graduates in the region lack employability skills. They also lack other skills such as technical mastery and basic work-related capabilities. In Kenya, the report […]

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Why Extrajudicial Executions in Kenya Won’t Address Runaway Crime https://www.politicalkenyan.com/extrajudicial-executions-in-kenya-will-not-solve-crime/ https://www.politicalkenyan.com/extrajudicial-executions-in-kenya-will-not-solve-crime/#respond Thu, 06 Apr 2017 09:00:54 +0000 https://www.politicalkenyan.com/?p=6757 Why Extrajudicial Executions in Kenya Won't Address Runaway Crime

By Samson Omondi The state is at crossroads going by the events that took place in Eastleigh. The state is primarily responsible for ensuring the protection and promotion of human rights. It should perform this responsibility within the confines of the law. It should also perform this role without discrimination, bias and in line with […]

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What the Law Says About the Use of Firearms by Kenyan Police https://www.politicalkenyan.com/the-law-on-use-of-firearms-by-kenyan-police/ https://www.politicalkenyan.com/the-law-on-use-of-firearms-by-kenyan-police/#respond Mon, 03 Apr 2017 08:50:31 +0000 https://www.politicalkenyan.com/?p=6672 What the Law Says About the Use of Firearms by Kenyan Police

Kenyan police have the primary role of maintaining law and order in the country. However, many instances show that some of the members of the Kenyan police force commit extrajudicial killings. A video circulated recently allegedly showing police officers executing suspected criminals in Eastleigh. This sad event took place in broad daylight and in front of […]

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Why Kenyan Youth Should Stop Being Puppets For Politicians https://www.politicalkenyan.com/kenyan-youth-stop-being-puppets-for-politicians/ https://www.politicalkenyan.com/kenyan-youth-stop-being-puppets-for-politicians/#respond Thu, 30 Mar 2017 11:00:52 +0000 http://www.politicskenya.net/?p=1209 Why Kenyan Youth Should Stop Being Puppets For Politicians

The general elections see a massive turnout from Kenyan youth every five years. The youth make nearly two thirds of the total registered voters. They take the credit for giving the most votes to any political parties or coalitions existing at the time. Kenyan youth are also very vocal in political campaigns. They carry banners, cloak […]

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