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ISSUE 35

MOUNT KENYA UNIVERSITY: SCALING THE HEIGHTS OF EDUCATION

By Lillian Wamuyu As an educationalist, a businessman and the founder of Mount Kenya University, Prof. Simon Gicharu wears different hats but with no doubt, his contribution in the education sector has propelled his profile...

Getting full rights to train lawyers: It’s been a journey of many years

By our Staff Writer When Simon N. Gicharu received a British Council scholarship to study entrepreneurship at Cranfield University, his mind formed a rosy picture of studies in England. The year was 1995, five years...

MOUNT KENYA UNIVERSITY: SCALING THE HEIGHTS OF EDUCATION

By Lillian Wamuyu As an educationalist, a businessman and the founder of Mount Kenya University, Prof. Simon Gicharu wears different hats but with no doubt, his contribution in the education sector has propelled his profile...

Reclaiming Courts’ Integrity through Adequate Funding: A reflection from Kenya

By: Tioko Ekiru Emmanuel. Introduction The recent debate on the ‘underfunding’ of the judiciary by the Kenyan parliament signals a very serious clarion call for the courts to reclaim their special space in the...

Legal Education in a Transitional Society

By Walter Khobe The enactment of the 2010 Constitution has created an imperative to align the education of Kenya’s lawyers with the project of transformative constitutionalism. The obligation to change the essential character and...

Land claims in South Africa: it’s about the meaning of the land, not just money

By Joana Bezerra Joana has a joint Major Bachelor degree in Politics and International Relations at Sussex University, England. She did her Masters in Environment, Development and Policy at the same University. Returning to her...

Justice Erastus Githinji at the Tiller: The rancor against the constitution in Ferdinand Ndung’u...

By Joshua Malidzo Nyawa "Into the months of these dumb, pole and weak, We have to infuse the language of the soul. Into the hearts of their weary and warn, any and forlorn, We have to minister the...

BOBI WINE TRIGGERS WAVES OF REVOLUTION ACROSS UGANDAN BORDERS

By Edna Chepkurui Bobi Wine has been a household name in Uganda and East Africa long before his sudden appearance on the political scene following a win in last year’s parliamentary election in Kampala. His...

Trevor Noah is right. People can be both French and African

Dr Edward Ademolu Dr of International Development; Global Development Institute, University of Manchester. Disclosure statement Dr Edward Ademolu does not work for, consult, own shares in or receive funding from any company or organization that...

Kofi Annan: a complicated legacy of impressive achievements, and some profound failures

By Danny Bradlow Kofi Annan (80) was an important historical figure who played a critical role in many key events of the 1990s and 2000s. His death is therefore an opportunity to both celebrate his...
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