Land and Conflict Sensitive Journalism sumaries

Sub-Category : Constitutional Reforms

Fears over Council Staff Fate after Devolution

Daily Nation pg 8
Thursday, 25 Oct 2012

The World Bank wants to know what will happen to the 33,000 local authorities’ staff when county governments take effect next year. The “Devolution without disruption: Pathways to a successful new Kenya” report r

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Chiefs Assured of new Bill to Protect Jobs

Standard Pg 13
Monday, 22 Oct 2012

A new law will be enacted to ensure chiefs and their assistants have a role to play in the devolved system of government. The Bill which is to be debated in Parliament  establishes mechanism for coordinating service delivery

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MPs call for Annulment of PSC Appointments

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Thursday, 18 Oct 2012

Members of Parliament have urged President Kibaki and Prime Minister Raila Odinga to stop the controversial recruitment of members of the crucial Public Service Commission (PSC) and the Teachers Service Commission. The Parliamenta

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Parties set tough rules for aspirants

Daily Nation, pg 68
Thursday, 18 Oct 2012

Political parties have set stringent rules, including disqualification, for candidates who buy votes during nominations set to begin in December. On Wednesday, parties rushed to file their nomination rules and regulations with the

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Protesting chiefs give strike notice

Daily Nation, pg 3
Thursday, 18 Oct 2012

Chiefs have exercised their democratic right to assembly, demonstration, picketing and petition as enshrined in Article 37 of the Constitution. The Chiefs in Mukurweini town Nyeri County were on Wednesday up in arms demanding to k

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Kimemia caught in Controversy over Recruitment

The Star Pg 1 & 10
Wednesday, 17 Oct 2012

The Office of the President has been embroiled in a fresh controversy over appointments to various commissions. In particular, the office of acting Head of the Civil Service Francis Kimemia is being accused of meddling in appointm

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MPs slash Nominations fees for Elections

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Saturday, 13 Oct 2012

Parliament has forced through changes to election rules that make it easier for everyone, including leaders of questionable integrity, to run for office. Proposals to have nominees cleared by Kenya Revenue Authority, Kenya Police

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Team Warns of Gender Rule Crisis

Daily Nation pg 9
Saturday, 13 Oct 2012

The gender commission warned on Friday the next Parliament will not have many women as stated in the law.  National Gender and Equality Commission chairperson Winfred Lichuma warned that the rule seeking to increase women&rsq

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