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Constitution-making in Kenya

P. L. Onalo

Constitution-making in Kenya

by P. L. Onalo

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Published by Transafrica Press in Nairobi .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Kenya.
    • Subjects:
    • Constitutional law -- Kenya.

    • Edition Notes

      Includes bibliographical references (p. 318-319) and index.

      Other titlesAfrican appraisal
      StatementP.L. Agweli Onalo.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsKSK1750 .O53 2003
      The Physical Object
      Paginationxvi, 323 p. ;
      Number of Pages323
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL3737516M
      ISBN 109966940243
      LC Control Number2003405452

      CONSTITUTION MAKING AND LEGAL REFORM PROCESS IN KENYA BY DR. ABDIRIZAK ARALE NUNOW* 1. Introduction Broadly, the Constitution is a covenant, symbol and aspiration by– which a group of people, agree to transform themselves into a nation. A constitution may also function as a uniting force. Constitution Making From The Middle By Judith Achieng', IPS, 16 February Nairobi, Feb 16 (IPS) -- A new book has highlighted the plight of the Kenyan civil society whose efforts to bring about costitutional reforms have met with obstacles from president Daniel rap Moi's ruling Kenya African National Union (KANU) party.

      The Constitution of Kenya, We, the people of Kenya— Acknowledging the supremacy of the Almighty God of all creation: Honouring those who heroically struggled to bring freedom and justice to our land. Proud of our ethnic, cultural and religious diversity, and determined to live in peace and unity as one indivisible sovereign nation. ] POPULAR AUTHORSHIP AND CONSTITUTION MAKING I. BACKGROUND TO CONSTITUTION MAKING IN THE DRC AND KENYA A. Constitution Making in the DRC The writing and promulgation of the DRC's new constitution was provided for by international agreement; the new constitution replaced the transitional constitution enacted on April 4, ,Cited by: 8.

        I. BACKGROUND TO CONSTITUTION MAKING IN THE DRC AND KENYA A. Constitution Making in the DRC The writing and promulgation of the DRC's new constitution was provided for by international agreement; the new constitution replaced the transitional constitution enacted on April 4, , which arose from the Pretoria Agreement.   Kenya’s independence constitution: Constitution-making and end of empire. Journal of Contemporary African Studies, 30 (2), – doi: / CrossRef Google ScholarAuthor: Olivia Kokushubila Lwabukuna.


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