Political & Socio-economic Analysis- Scenario Mapping

18th November 2022 Finger on the Pulse

Significant Political events of the week On Monday 14th November, Nairobi Governor Johnson Sakaja questioned the county’s legal pending bills worth Sh21 billion. Prime Cabinet Secretary Musalia Mudavadi defended the performance of Kenya Kwanza administration assuring Kenyans that things would take shape with time. Reports

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18th November 2022 Political and Regulatory Round Up

KENYA Meet your nine EALA legislators: Winnie Odinga, Kennedy Kalonzo and more win final vote Azimio leaders Raila Odinga and Kalonzo Musyoka’s children were on Thursday evening among nine people picked by Parliament to represent Kenya in the Arusha-based East Africa Legislative Assembly (EALA). On

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4th November 2022 Finger on the Pulse

Significant political events of the week:  On Sunday, October 30, On Tuesday, November 1, On Wednesday, November 2, On Thursday, November 3,

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4th November 2022 Political and Regulatory Round Up

KENYA Azimio split over House teams slots A falling out is looming in the Azimio la Umoja One Kenya Coalition over who should occupy its three slots in the Parliamentary Service Commission (PSC). Mr Odinga’s coalition is also sharply divided over which coalition party should

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Kenya Kwanza continues the unravelling of Jubilee ‘ills’

The nomination of Principal Secretaries this week marked yet another stage in the creation of the administration of President William Ruto.His choice of nominees contained some interesting aspects: the nomination of politicians Nixon Korir and Jonathan Mueke; the retention of Dr Chris Kiptoo, Belio Kipsang,

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FINGER ON THE PULSE

Post-Election Snapshot On Monday, October 17, 1. Kenya Kwanza scooped all leadership positions of Senate committees. 2. Outgoing Interior PS Karanja Kibicho announced that President William Ruto would preside over his first National Day celebrations during the Mashujaa Day celebrations on Thursday.  3.The vetting of

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14th October 2022 Keeping Your Finger on the Pulse

The significant Political Events of the week On Tuesday, October 11, Members of the National Assembly approved nine members to sit in the House Business Committee. On Wednesday, October 12, 1.      The Director of Public Prosecutions withdrew the Sh19 million graft charges against

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Rethinking Economic Recovery in Kenya: Privatisation of parastatals and the barriers

Privatisation refers to the transfer of parastatal’s ownership and control from the public to the private sector. Earlier this week, President William Ruto stated that his administration plans to privatise between six to 10 government-owned firms in the next 12 months. In a rather firm

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Azimio la Umoja- One Kenya to challenge Speaker’s ruling on Majority Party

The Azimio la Umoja One Kenya Alliance has vowed to challenge the ruling made by Speaker of the National Assembly Moses Wetang’ula which declared Kenya Kwanza as the Majority Party on Thursday’s afternoon sitting. This came after a heated debate by members who were anxious

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23rd September 2022 Finger on the Pulse

Significant political events of the week: Monday, September 19: Members of the National Assembly commenced a week-long induction workshop at the Safari Park Hotel. It was set to end on Saturday, September 24, 2022.    President William Ruto arrived in London, UK, to attend the

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23 September Political & Regulatory Round Up

KENYA Junet writes to Speaker Wetang’ula on Azimio line-up Suna East Junet Mohamed has listed Mr Opiyo Wandayi as the Majority Leader, Robert Mbui as his deputy, himself as the Majority Whip and nominated MP Sabina Chege as his deputy. The move by Mr Mohamed

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Finger on the Pulse: Post-Election Snapshot

Significant political events of the week: On Tuesday, September 13, President-elect William Ruto and his deputy Rigathi Gachagua were sworn in at Kasarani stadium. This was after the Supreme Court verdict that upheld his election as the President following the petition challenging the August 9

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