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Joshua Malidzo Nyawa



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Part 2: The BBI Court of Appeal Slam Dunk

Whereas the concept of the Basic Structure Doctrine is not new in Kenya, this was the first time that the appellate court was met with the concept. In this regard, two questions were posed to the Court of Appeal. First, ...…

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Part 1: The BBI Court of Appeal Slam Dunk

In BBI 2, these passive virtues were raised by the Appellants in a bid to overturn the BBI 1 by the High Court. The Appellants argued that the questions raised in BB1 were political questions and unripe for determination. Put ...…

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The Lessons We Missed in Matungu and Kabuchai

The role of the police during elections is to safeguard the right to vote by providing security to voters and guarding ballots. History has however shown that the police are occasionally misused to either interfere with or prevent voters from ...…

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Human Rights In The Time Of Covid-19

The unprecedented virus leaves us with several questions including whether we are supposed to talk of human rights when confronted with a pandemic …

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Detention of Patients Pending Payment of Bills is Unconstitutional

Detention of Patients Pending Payment of Bills is Unconstitutional

In passing the Constitution of Kenya 2010, Kenyans dreamt of a document that would correct the injustices of the past and build a new Republic which puts the vulnerable and downtrodden (Hohehahe) at the center of statehood and not the ...…

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Roaring from the Bench: Demystifying the BBI Judgement 

Roaring from the Bench: Demystifying the BBI Judgement 

The decision is not about those who subscribe to …

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