Role Of Civil Society In implementing Constitution: The Struggle Continues By BY Wanjiru Gikonyo

In considering the role of civil society in the implementation of the constitution, it is important to appreciate civil society’s contribution in the wider democratisation process… But first we need to appreciate there is no common definition of civil society. Civil society organisations encompass a wide array of actors with …

How The Constitution Makers Planned For Its Implementation By Yash Pal Ghai

Some members of the Constitution Kenya Review Commission were concerned that the kind of transformative constitution that its terms of reference required – and the public wanted – would be quickly dismantled by Kenyan politicians and civil servants or in other ways disregarded, given that the constitution would provide few …

Implementing National Security: Challenges And Resistance By Tom Kagwe

Kenyans realise that ‘national security’ has been used as an excuse for stifling opposition, detaining suspects without trial, even torture and inhuman and degrading treatment to individuals and groups that the government dislikes. Despite the constitution, the state continues to commit atrocities reminiscent of the Wagalla massacre and the shifta …