The Bankruptcy of Peace, and of the Constitution, in Kenya

The Constitution of Kenya, 2010, is transformative, to say the least. It is however bankrupt on peace, so is the country. The word ‘peace’ appears a paltry four times in the Constitution; firstly in the Preamble, secondly in Article 37 on the right to ‘peaceable’ demonstrations, thirdly in Article 238 (1) on threats to national…

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The Perpetrators of the 2007 Electoral Violence are Back!

The perpetrators of the 2007 electoral conflict in Kenya are back. After tactfully taking a sabbatical during the 2013 general elections, well because of the then International Criminal Court investigations into the Kenyan situation, the perpetrators of the heinous crimes committed during the violence are back into the country’s political limelight. Following the recently held…