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Ruto’s VIP Guest List 

A star-studded lineup featuring Heads of State, 2,500 dignitaries and members of the diplomatic corps, and thousands of Kenyans will grace the swearing-in ceremony of Kenya’s soon-to-be fifth President, William Samoei Ruto.   Among the ...

Uhuru Kenyatta’s Send-off Package  

As public officer number one, the Presidential Retirement Benefits Act of 2013 states that a retired President is entitled to a lump sum payment on retirement equal to one year’s salary for every term served.

The Evolution of the Presidential Oath 

Ruto will take two oaths administered by the Chief Registrar of the Judiciary, Anne Amadi, in the presence of the Chief Justice, Martha Koome. The first oath will pledge allegiance to the Constitution while the ...

What are the Instruments of Power?

The instruments of power, which are a tradition observed across the Commonwealth nations,  are largely symbolic of the seat of authority and the head of government.

How a Deputy President-Elect is Sworn-in

Once the Deputy President-elect is in the arena, the Chief Registrar of the Judiciary, Anne Amadi, will then proceed to administer the oath in the presence of the Chief Justice.

What Are the Roles of the Sergeants-at-Arms

The Sergeants-at-Arms is appointed by the President, and is usually recruited from senior ranks in security agencies and administration.

The Roles of the Deputy Speaker of the National Assembly 

After Moses Wetangula was officially sworn in as the 8th Speaker in the history of the National Assembly on Thursday 8 September 2022, his first order of business was to preside over the election of ...

Who Calls For the First Sitting of the Senate and the National Assembly

After the notification by the President, the Clerks of the Senate and National Assembly officially communicated the same to the elected representatives, issuing a declaration of vacancies in the offices of the Speaker and the ...

Who Qualifies to be a Speaker of the National Assembly

On Thursday 8 September 2022, Moses Masika Wetangula became the 8th Speaker of the National Assembly of Kenya elected under Article 106 (1) of the Constitution. Despite garnering 215 votes which is 18 votes short ...

What are the Roles of the Speaker of the Senate

The Speaker is bestowed the honour of being the final authority on all matters regarding the interpretation and application of the practice and procedure of Parliament at all times.