HIGH COURT IN NAIROBI SETS DATE FOR HEARING OF CASE ON ELECTION CAMPAIGN FINANCING
The High Court in Nairobi has set February 7 as the hearing date of a battle to reinstate regulations on campaign financing.
Justice Anthony Mrima directed that Parliament and Attorney General Kihara Kariuki file their replies to the case filed by Katiba Institute and Africa Centre for Open Governance (AfriCOG) in readiness for the full hearing. “The Motion and the application will be heard together,” directed Justice Mrima.
This comes as another lobby – CRAWN Trust – sought to join the case, arguing that women would not have an equal footing with men during the August election if Parliament’s stand on campaign financing is not reversed.
WOMEN ECONOMIC FORUM
By Liberty Kituu,
The Inaugural Women Economic Forum 2021, themed Reshaping the Kenyan Economy through harnessing women’s potential was coordinated in Nairobi Kenya, virtually hosted to facilitate attendance from across the World, on the 24th – 25th February 2021. The Forum was hosted by, Community Advocacy and Awareness (CRAWN) Trust, the permanent secretariat to the National Women’s Steering Committee – NWSC, a coalition platform that brings together individuals and organizations working for women’s political, social and economic emancipation.
KENYANS MUST DEMAND BETTER IF THE 2022 GENERAL ELECTIONS ARE TO BE FREE, FAIR AND CREDIBLE
On Friday, January 21, 2022, the Independent Electoral and Boundaries Commission (IEBC) officially gazetted Tuesday, August 9, 2022 as the date of the third General Election under the Constitution of Kenya, 2010. In releasing the elections calendar, the IEBC sought to assure Kenyans that the up-coming General Election would be free, fair and credible as required by the Constitution.
KENYAN WOMEN’S RIGHTS ORGANISATIONS SUBMIT A PETITION FOR CONSIDERATION TO EAST AFRICAN LEGISLATIVE ASSEMBLY ON THE TWO THIRDS GENDER PRINCIPLE
By Liberty Kituu
As the clock counts down to the August 2022 general elections in Kenya, the two thirds gender principle remains in abeyance. In a bid to secure the political rights of women and having faced frustration from the leadership here at home, Kenyan women rights organisations led by Community Advocacy and Awareness (CRAWN) Trust….