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Evolution of governance practice in Kenya. An overview in Bujra Abdala (ed). Democratic transition in Kenya: The struggle from liberal to social democracy
Since the 1990s, political discourse in Kenya and indeed in other Sub-Saharan Africa n countries has centred on issues of governance. This is because of the emerging consensus in the country , especially among scholars ...
The political context of governance in Kenya's democratic transition challenges and opportunities.
This article is a contribution to the debate on the concepts of decentralization and local governance. It discusses some of the major theoretical and conceptual issues that may impact on the practice of decentralization ...
Challenging the political order: the politics of presidential succession in Kenya. In Bahemuka and Brockington (edited) east Africa in transition, images, identities and institutions.
This paper analyses the politics of presidential succession that occupied the time resources and energy of the political class since the opening up of the political space in the late 1980s and earlyb1990s. The paper has ...
NEPAD and security In the IGAD region.Security in the age of globalization.
This chapter provides insights into some of the security issues that the new partnership for Africa’s Development (NEPAD) has to grapple with as it attempts to make its impact felt. In particular, the chapter discusses the ...
Electoral politics and election outcomes in Kenya
Kenya has held presidential, parliamentary and local government elections every five years since independence in 1963 in accordance with the country’s constitution. For most of the independence period the country operated ...
The role of the east African legislative assembly.
This chapter discusses the expected contribution of the East African Legislative Assembly to the revival and consolidation of the East African Community and the eventual political federation. It also discusses the challenges ...