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The Legislative Process in Kenya

The Legislative Process in Kenya

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The legislative process in Kenya takes place in Parliament at the national level. Parliament in Kenya is bicameral comprising the Senate and the National Assembly. A Bill is a…

The Arms of Government in Kenya

The Arms of Government in Kenya

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The arms of government in Kenya are the National Executive, the Legislature (Parliament) and the Judiciary for the national government and the County Executive and the County…

The Laws Governing Elections in Kenya

The Laws Governing Elections in Kenya

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There are various laws governing elections in Kenya. Article 82 of the Kenyan Constitution directs Parliament to enact legislation on elections in Kenya. Apart from the…

Types of Parliamentary Elections in Kenya

Types of Parliamentary Elections in Kenya

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General elections, by-elections, and recall elections are the three types of parliamentary elections in Kenya. General elections occur every five years, while by-elections occur…

Role and Powers of the Kenya Ports Authority

Role and Powers of the Kenya Ports Authority

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The role of the Kenya Ports Authority is to manage and operate the Port of Mombasa and all scheduled seaports along Kenya’s coastline that include Lamu, Malindi, Kilifi, Mtwapa…

Role of Agriculture and Food Authority in Kenya

Role of Agriculture and Food Authority in Kenya

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The role of the Agriculture and Food Authority is to regulate, develop and promote scheduled crops value chains for increased economic growth in Kenya. The Agriculture and Food…

Functions of Public Procurement Regulatory Authority in Kenya

Functions of Public Procurement Regulatory Authority in Kenya

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The function of the Public Procurement Regulatory Authority is to monitor, assess and review the public procurement and asset disposal system to ensure they respect the national…

Role of the Community Forest Associations in Kenya

Role of the Community Forest Associations in Kenya

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Community Forest Associations play an important role in protecting, conserving and managing forests in Kenya. Communities that live near the forests form these associations. These…

The Functions of the Kenya Forest Service

The Functions of the Kenya Forest Service

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The Forest Conservation and Management Act establishes and stipulates the functions of the Kenya Forest Service. The Act provides for the development and sustainable management…

The Classification of Forests in Kenya

The Classification of Forests in Kenya

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The classification of forests in Kenya consists of public forests, community forests or private forests under the Forest Conservation and Management Act. The main types of forests…