Lost in the gulf: Examining the foreign affairs crisis of Kenyan migrant domestic workers in Arabian States

A reading of these facts is bound to arouse and beg multiple questions in the reader’s mind. To whom or to what can this sad state of affairs be attributed? Is it the victims themselves who willingly take these death trips despite having full knowledge of the carnage that awaits them? Is it the government […]

So you know the law, but do you know about cancer?

Cancer refers to a class of diseases in which a cell or a group of cells divide and replicate uncontrollably, intrude into adjacent cells and tissues, and ultimately spread to other parts of the body. If this spread is not controlled, it can result in death. Cancer can be a result of internal and external […]

Evolution and devolution of rights: Persons with disabilities (Amendment) Bill, 2022 in context

The Persons with Disabilities (Amendment) Bill, 2022 is primarily an amendment to the principle legislation, the Persons with Disabilities Act.[1] This is to say, it is a draft Bill containing proposed changes to the law dealing with the rights of persons with disabilities in Kenya.[2] The Principle Act represent the first attempt to codify disability-specific […]

Separation of church and state: Advocating for the repeal of sections 162 and 165 of Kenya’s penal code

This is especially relevant since the former Attorney General, in his affidavit in the consolidated Petition 150 and 254 of 2016 mentioned the fact in challenging the prayers sought in the case stating ‘The preamble to the Constitution acknowledges the supremacy of the almighty God who is the objective moral lawgiver and that this informed […]

Family Law, International Law, Issue No. 87 - April 2023
April 01, 2023
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Religion and the State in Kenya: A clash of civilizations?

Kenya, despite being a Christian-majority country, has a legal framework that enshrines everyone’s rights with regards to their religious affiliations. However, there seem to be confrontational conflicts between various religions competing for influence within the country and religious groups fighting for control of the national culture.  Perhaps this is attributable to the dominance of Christianity […]

Kicking man out of the loop: The case of loitering munitions and implications for international humanitarian law

On February 24 2022 Russia instigated what it calls a ‘special military operation’ in Ukraine whose objective is to, among others, ‘denazify’ Ukraine. With that Russia tossed a barrage of attacks from land, air, and sea in Ukraine. Military analysts and non-experts alike predicted or so thought that Kyiv, the Ukrainian capital, would fall into […]

The wind on the sails of the Court annexed mediation: perspectives of an American Federal JudgeThe wind on the sails of the Court annexed mediation: perspectives of an American Federal Judge

There is no question that justice delayed is justice denied, because the longer cases drag on in the court system, the longer the parties suffer—struggling with the uncertainty and the unknown, reluctant to move forward. Individuals, businesses, not-for-profit groups, government departments or ministries, waiting for trials or final decisions. Those delays have a ripple effect […]