October 30, 2019    0 comment

Kenya’s Historical Injustices: Stolen Lands, Blood Tea, and Economic Exploitation

Kenya’s “historical injustice” under British colonial rule did not just include the brutalities and killings recognized finally by the U.K. Government in its settlement in 2013 against the civilian population during the Mau Mau liberation movement. It also comprised numerous other human rights abuses, many of which still persist in Kenya and East Africa to […]

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June 27, 2019    0 comment

Sexual Offences Act shouldn’t be applied selectively against boys

After watching the series When they see us, I am more encouraged to contribute to the sensitive debate on implementation of Sexual Offences Act (2016) in Kenya. The emotional series based on the case of the Central Park Five teenagers, who were falsely charged with rape, depicts how a justice system, if driven by emotions […]

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June 26, 2019    0 comment

Impact of terrorism and violent extremism on the Kenyan economy

In recent years, Kenya and its people have witnessed a surge in terrorist attacks, violent extremism recently. The impact of these have been most felt on infrastructure, physical and human capital, productivity and economic growth. Furthermore, terrorist attacks and violent extremism have increased uncertainty in the investment climate, disrupted household spending and livelihood, dissuaded foreign […]

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May 7, 2019    0 comment

Criminal Justice Reforms: A Work in Progress?

The Bandung conference held at the Crown Plaza hotel on November 22nd and 23rd 2018 highlighted a number of concerns within the Criminal Justice System (CJS) in Kenya. These have largely been addressed by the 2015 Audit of the National Council on the Administration of Justice Administration of Justice Committee. The implementation work is being […]

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April 28, 2019    0 comment

The National Council for the Administration of Justice Naivasha Statement

The National Council for the Administration of Justice met at Naivasha at its 20th sitting attended by all principle members of the Council comprising heads of justice institutions and key representatives of other state and non-State agencies who are members of the council. Recognizing the mandate of the NCAJ and seized of the challenges affecting […]

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April 20, 2019    0 comment

Is the Kenyan Criminal Justice System fit for purpose?

The Bandung Africa Project proposes a 2 day conference on 28th & 29th November 2019 at Strathmore University, involving lecture and panel discussions, with networking events to discuss strategies and policies to counter terrorism and violent extremism in the context of the Criminal Justice System reforms endorsed by the Chief Justice. The purpose is to […]

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