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The 18 Chapters of the Kenyan Constitution

The 18 Chapters of the Kenyan Constitution

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There are eighteen chapters of the Kenyan Constitution which also detail its structure. The Constitution of Kenya is the supreme law of the Republic of Kenya. The current…

The Process of Voter Registration in Kenya

The Process of Voter Registration in Kenya

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The process of voter registration in Kenya involves taking the details of the citizens eligible to vote and recording the details in the register of voters for elections. Voter…

The Effects of Extrajudicial Killings in Kenya by Police

The Effects of Extrajudicial Killings in Kenya by Police

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Extrajudicial killings occur when government authorities commit killings without the sanction of a legal process or judicial proceeding. The extrajudicial killings or…

The Role of a Returning Officer in Kenya

The Role of a Returning Officer in Kenya

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The Returning Officer should be impartial in the performance of their duties. The role of the Returning Officer in Kenya includes announcing election results in a designated…

The Role of a Presiding Officer in Kenya

The Role of a Presiding Officer in Kenya

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The Presiding Officer is one of the election officials in Kenya. The major role of a Presiding Officer in Kenya is to manage and oversee all aspects of the poll in the polling…

The Role of a Polling Clerk in Kenya

The Role of a Polling Clerk in Kenya

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The Polling Clerk is one of the election officials in Kenya. The major role of a Polling Clerk in Kenya is to ensure the good conduct of elections as in the polling station as…

The Six Types of Elections in Kenya

The Six Types of Elections in Kenya

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There are various types of elections in Kenya. The Independent Electoral and Boundaries Commission (IEBC) is the Constitutional body mandated with conducting and managing all the…

The Six Types of Elective Positions in Kenya

The Six Types of Elective Positions in Kenya

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The elective positions in Kenya involve representing the people at the national and the county level. Article 1 of the Constitution of Kenya stipulates that all sovereign power…

Role of Political Parties Disputes Tribunal in Kenya

Role of Political Parties Disputes Tribunal in Kenya

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Section 39 of the Political Parties Act establishes and stipulates the role of the Political Parties Disputes Tribunal in Kenya. The Tribunal is a quasi-judicial body. A quasi…

The Sources of Political Parties Funding in Kenya

The Sources of Political Parties Funding in Kenya

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The funding for political parties in Kenya is important in enabling them to play a role in the political process. How the political parties are funded determines their ability to…