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Katiba News January 08

A critical analysis of democracy and governance issues in Kenya, giving information on the Constitution Review Process

Content:oECK’s Mandate- Is Kivuitu villain or victim?oEthnicity continues to plague African politicso‘tis the season of going to court: Will petitions of the December polls see light of day?oThe current state of constitutional review process in Kenya

Kenya's Parliament

Members' Participation 2003-2007

This report provides a comprehensive analysis of the participation of members of Parliament, with a specific focus on the entire life of the 9th Parliament. It is the fifth in a series of earlier reports on MPs Participation. Its objective is to provide insights on the work of parliament and to enhance public understanding of the institution of Parliament itself.

Situation and analysis of Political Parties in Kenya

Report towards the elections end of the year

Overview and analysis of political parties in Kenya four months before the general elections

Parteien in Kenia vor den Wahlen

Darstellung der politischen Entwicklung in Kenia ein halbes Jahr vor den Wahlen

Kenya's Parliament

Members' Participation 2005

This report provides a comprehensive analysis of the participation of Members of Parliament, with a specific focus to the third session (2005) of the life of the 9th Parliament. It is the fourth in a series of earlier reports on MP's participation. Its objective is to provide insights on the work of parliament and to enhance public understanding of the institute of parliament itself.

Judiciary Watch Report- Judicial Reform in Kenya 1/2005

No.3 of the Judiciary Watch Series

The Kenyan Section of International Commission of Jurists wants to ensure that the rule of law is the norm. This Report takes a critical look at the constitutional making process, the issue of increasing democracy in the administrative structures of the Judiciary, the Kenya Anti-Corruption Office and the Attorney's General office and how they ought to be fighting corruption. Content is also an assessment report on how Kenya has performed in its attempt to fulfil the normative standards on the independence of the Judiciary and a wanting scenario written by Otiende Amollo.

Civic Education for Schools and Colleges

A source Book I

The importance of civic education in the development of a country cannot be overemphasised. This book makes an attempt to be as comprehensive as possible on the subject of Civic Education. Among others it covers such topics as the National Integration and Unity, Constitutionalism, Citizenship, International Organisations, the Environment and such emerging issues as HIV/Aids, Drug Abuse and Child Rights. In the end, whereas this book is not exhaustive, it is comprehensive enough for use by teachers, students and the general reader alike.

Judicary Watch Report-Analysis of Judicial Reform in Kenya 1998- 2003

No.1 in the Judiciary Watch Series

The Judiciary has been the subject of intense popular, political and academic debate especially since the early 1990’s. The chapters in this volume are edited from reports submitted to the Kenyan section of the International Commission of Jurists (ICJ Kenya) on the Judiciary under its Judiciary Watch Project.

Land Rating Handbook

Information contained in this document de-mystifies the process by which local authorities collect the tax on property known as "Rates". Following an attempt by the Nairobi City Council to significantly increase its revenue in 2002, it became clear the average plot owner in Nairobi has little information on the process by which property is rated and taxed.The book gives valuable information on how rating is done and affected.

Civic Education for Schools and Colleges

A Source Book II

In order to empower Kenyans to influence policy processes and decision-making regimes, they have to possess considerable knowledge, skills, attitudes and values in governance, public administration and other civic areas of life. The focus of this book is formal education curriculum content, rationale for Civic Education, delivery methods and the policy framework, for Civic Education.