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The coping mechanisms the DRC is putting in place as it faces Ebola, measles...

Ebola, a viral haemorrhagic fever of humans and other primates, has become endemic in the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC). The country has had 10 outbreaks in 40 years and has recently declared the...

Protecting judicial independence: Analyzing the role of the President in judicial appointments

 n 23rd July and 13th August 2019, the Judicial Service Commission ( JSC), recommended persons for appointment as judges of the Court of Appeal, Environment and Land Court, and Employment and Labour Relations Court,...

Constitutionally entrenched socio-economic rights in the corona virus (“covid – 19”) era; a case...

Introduction On 12th March 2020, the Ministry of Health (“MoH”) confirmed the first positive COVID - 19 case in Nairobi, Kenya.2 It was apparent that the novel virus had found breeding ground and was...

International Cooperation in the Fight Against Infectious Diseases in Africa: A Case for legal...

Corona Virus (COVID - 19) COVID - 19 is an infectious disease caused by a newly discovered corona virus. Infectious diseases are a major practice area of contemporary public health. Laws that govern infectious...

Has the Covid-19 Pandemic Exposed our Failure to Achieve the Desired Bare Minimums of...

The excitement that greeted every progressive judgment on socio-economic rights (SERs) in the country post 2010 constitutional dispensation could be forgiven for an assumption that finally, we were headed somewhere in terms of actualizing...

Unravelling cause of police brutality

Police service leadership world-wide is currently smarting from unprecedent mass outrage following the recent bizarre killing of George Floyd by a police officer in Minneapolis, US. Kenya too is among countries such as India...

Kenya’s police militarization of the state and human rights abuses in the age of...

Introduction In a widely publicized and quoted article, Conservative Senator Rand Paul made a strong case for demilitarizing the police when he wrote, “We must demilitarize the police.1 The Senator further extrapolated there should be...

No one is above the law – selective application of covid-19 regulations harms the...

There is an emerging worrying trend that involves unjustified differential treatment with regards to the Covid-19 Containment Regulations. The political elites who are supportive of the political faction aligned to President Uhuru Kenyatta and...

IN DEFENCE OF THE JUDICIARY: MARAGA’S COURT IS NOT STANDING IN THE WAY OF...

By Gibson Kamau Kuria SC “The apparent claim by Mr. Mwangi that the Judiciary is not applying legal principles is based on forgetfulness of our history” A two day Anti - Graft Conference held last month...

Noordin Haji’s Resolve to See Justice for All

By Lillian Wamuyu The name Noordin Mohammed Haji spark into the limelight following his nomination as the Director of Public Prosecution by President Uhuru Kenyatta in early 2018. Little was known about Mr. Haji then,...
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