Elections Law, Headlines, Issue 84 - Jan 2023
January 20, 2023
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The Village Clod

Makua was once doing well in life, he had a somewhat happy home, beautiful wife with his children performing well in school. He looked back then and was proud of the decisions he made; one, going to university and acquiring an engineering degree and two, making his parents ΄proud΄ by marrying the woman his mother […]

Constitutional Law, Issue 84 - Jan 2023, Medical & Health
January 02, 2023
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The unceasing ambiguity surrounding the right to abortion in Kenya

The constitutional provision of the Right to Abortion is envisaged in Article 26 of the Constitution which provides as follows:[1] This article discusses the seeming ambiguities between the provisions of the Constitution and other statutory laws and suggests a balance between two diverse views and opinions surrounding abortion. Section 158 of the Penal Code provides […]

Constitutional Law, Issue 84 - Jan 2023, Trending News
January 02, 2023
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The true face of extrajudicial killings and enforced disappearances: Building a new hope for Kenya

Life is the essence of human existence, fragile but desired by all.[1] In a civilized and well informed society, respect for life is importantly appreciated.[2] Such respect is a mark of decency, so that any form or arbitrariness, rascality or threat towards human life is not only frowned upon, but condemned and deemed dishonorable to […]

Cyber Security, Issue 84 - Jan 2023, Trending News
January 02, 2023
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Privacy and data protection from a gender perspective

Privacy and data protection from a gender perspective One of the principles of the Human Rights-Based Principles (HRBP) is the principle of quality and non-discrimination. According to this principle that is embedded on international norms and standards, all human beings have equal rights and their dignity is inherent. This principle, therefore, upholds that all human […]

Issue 84 - Jan 2023, Trending News
January 02, 2023
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Pope Benedict XVI: A man at odds with the modern world who leaves a legacy of intellectual brilliance and controversy

While the brilliance of this intellectual legacy will certainly endure, it will also have to contend with the shadows of the numerous controversies that marked Benedict’s time as pope and, later, as pope emeritus. Priest and professor Benedict was born Josef Alois Ratzinger on April 16, 1927, in Marktl am Inn, Germany. During World War […]

Issue 84 - Jan 2023, Technology, Trending News
January 02, 2023
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Misogynistic artificial intelligence (AI); the threat posed by biased but viral magic avatar applications

Red flags The applications have posed a danger to artists who suffer from the AI models using their work without their consent. The AIs take artworks by artists who put forth a lot of effort to build their abilities and use them for a “nonprofit” project without their consent or payment. Interestingly, in their terms […]

An ode to Mount Kilimanjaro: The daunting roof of Africa

What eventually tilted the scales towards my departure for Tanzania was the overwhelming sense of accomplishment and pride that I had experienced earlier in 2022 over the Easter holidays when I successfully summited Mt. Kenya. After the feat, I traveled back home for festivities to join family and friends, and only then did I entertain […]

Another indictment on international law: examining the treatment of extradition law in Kenya through the lenses of the Samuel Gichuru and Chrysanthus Okemo cases

The decisions being made by the judiciary with regards international law questions continue to raise concerns.[1] The latest in the series of cases raising eyebrows in the realm of international law are the Supreme Court and Magistrate court decisions on the Extradition requests by the United Kingdom for the rendering of Mr. Samuel Kimuchu Gichuru […]