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The Contestation of Rights In The Health Sector In Kenya: The Right To Health Vis A Vis Labour Rights

The core mandate for the Sector as established by the government is to build a progressive, responsive and sustainable technologically-driven, evidence-based and client-centered health system for accelerated attainment of the highest standard of health to all Kenyans. For instance, in the Vision 2030 under the Social Pillar, the government commits to improve the quality of life for all citizens through ensuring an equitable, affordable and quality healthcare of the highest standard.
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The journey to re integrating ex-prisoners

The journey to re integrating ex-prisoners

Kenya’s longest serving inmate received presidential pardon in 2015, having served a whopping 41 years at Kamiti Prison. It is reported in the media that the only person who was willing to take him back in is a cousin, who even volunteered a piece of land for the former inmate, for him to start life again, albeit being aged.
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Reforming the Nairobi County Inspectorate

Not so long ago, citizens were treated to scenes of a resident with severed hands, allegedly under the hands of County council inspectorate officers. This is not a first of the cases shared under the hands of the ‘no non sense officers’. We have heard and seen them manhandle hawkers and in some cases city residents along the streets of Nairobi in the name of weeding out street merchantry.
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Killing the National Police Service Commission

Kenya as Country has travelled a long journey in Security Sector Reforms and in particular reforms within the Kenya Police Force. This journey has been speared by state and non – state actors and key among the state actors has been the Kenya National Commission on Human Rights. The Commission began this journey immediately after its creation in 2003.
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WHO SHOULD EMPLOY, STOP SALARIES AND SACK TEACHERS?   SRC OR TSC ?

WHO SHOULD EMPLOY, STOP SALARIES AND SACK TEACHERS? SRC OR TSC ?

The country is smarting from yet another prolonged industrial action that was called by the giant teachers union (KNUT). In as much as reason prevailed and the union called off the strike, there are a number of aspects that cannot be swept under the carpet: First, the way the government handled the strike leaves a lot to be desired. From issuing ultimatums, divide and rule tactics, threatening to sack, ordering for recruitment of new teachers to seeking legal action, it was manifest that the gov...
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