Episode 81: Abortion and Reproductive Healthcare

Episode 81: Abortion and Reproductive Healthcare

On November 18th 2018, the Kenya Medical Practitioners and Dentists Board (KMPDB) banned international health organization Marie Stopes from offering any form of abortion services after alleged complaints from the “public” that their radio adverts were promoting abortion. Abortion is a very emotive topic because it cuts across healthcare, sexual … READ MORE

Episode 80: The Two-Thirds Gender Principle

Episode 80: The Two-Thirds Gender Principle

The Constitution of Kenya (2010) has multiple provisions that govern representation, but the two-thirds gender principle has been the most difficult to implement. Article 27(8) states that the State shall take legislative and other measures to implement the principle that not more than two-thirds of the members of elective or … READ MORE

Episode 77: The Problem With Our Roads

Episode 77: The Problem With Our Roads

On Monday, 12th November, 2018, commuters woke up to a matatu “strike” that saw fares rise to almost double (or even triple) what they normally are. The cause of the strike? The government’s declaration that it would once again begin enforcing the “Michuki Rules” commencing that day. Many were left … READ MORE