The 2010 Constitution of Kenya, currently in force, replaced the 1969 constitution, that itself had replaced the 1963 independence constitution. The constitution was presented to the Attorney General of Kenya on 7 April 2010, officially published on 6 May 2010, and was subjected to a referendum on 4 August 2010. The new Constitution was approved by 67% of Kenyan voters. The constitution was promulgated on 27 August 2010.
This is the first Report prepared by KI and it covers the period since its founding in March 2011. The report covers KI's activities, which are essentially focused on implementing Kenya's Constitution, particularly drawing on, and indeed enhencing, our knowledge and skills in the area mainly of law. Click on the image for the Report.
The Katiba Institute, Located in Nairobi, was established in 2011 to promote knowledge and studies of constitutionalism and to facilitate the implementation of Kenya’s new constitution. Its activities include publications on the Constitution, workshops on constitutional issues, public interest litigation, development of the legal and judicial system, establishment of county governments, land reform, review of legislative bills to implement the Constitution, and promoting the participation of Kenyans in public affairs.
Somali community in Kenya: The Other Kenyans?
Saturday, August 16, 2014 - 00:00 -- ABUBAKAR SAID
A significant promise of Kenya’s 2010 constitution is to enable communities that were traditionally marginalised and denigrated to be included and protected. The constitution contains strong sets of facilitative values through which everyone, regardless of ethnicity, class, religion and all other mutable and immutable characteristics would fairly be able to achieve their potential..,...Katiba Corner Articles