Posts tagged ‘Wanjiku’

Book Launch: Mau Mau Crucible of War by Nicholas Githuku, Jun. 23 2016 @ Goethe-Institut Auditorium

Mau Mau Crucible of War
Date & time: Thursday, 23rd June 2016, 6.00 pm
Venue: Goethe-Institut, Auditorium
Admission: free

Mau Mau Crucible of War is a study of the social and cultural history of the mentalité of struggle in Kenya, which reached a high water mark during the Mau Mau war of the 1950s, but which continues to resonate in Kenya today in the ongoing demand for a decent standard of living and social justice for all.

June 23, 2016 at 2:35 pm Leave a comment

Debate: Kenya beyond 50 – Devolution: Problem or Answer in Kenya? Jan. 29 2014 @ Alliance Française Auditorium

Kenya at 50 debate
Date: January 29, 2014
Venue: Alliance Française Auditorium
Time: 6 pm
Free Entrance

Following countrywide festivities to mark its jubilee anniversary of independence, it is now time to contemplate ‘Kenya beyond 50.’ As we begin 2014, the debate around the effective implementation of the 2010 Constitution continues to be in full swing.

The Katiba Institute (KI) is well placed to contribute to the national discussion as its stated mandate is to enhance the implementation and the realization of constitutional objectives through research, education, litigation and encouragement of public participation.

The panel of experts and decision makers to discuss the impact of the devolution of government, in particular, will include Professor Yash Pal Ghai, the former chairperson of the Constitution of Kenya Review Commission. The discussion will be moderated by, John Sibi-Okumu, journalist and broadcaster.

Are the objects of devolution to ensure a more inclusive form of governance, closer to the people, that would lead to fair and equitable development for ‘Wanjiku’ being achieved?

January 22, 2014 at 9:05 am Leave a comment

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