2023 Intake Open University of Kenya
2023 Intake Open University of Kenya

Law and Human Rights

Bridging Voices: Collective action against inequality

FIA focuses on promoting a deep understanding of inequality and offers both a solid foundation to build power for change and creative solutions.  The primary objective of the event was to raise awareness on tax...
Consumer Protection Act and a gavel. PHOTO/iStock.

Greening the Legal Landscape: Kenya’s consumer protection laws as catalysts

Like many other nations, Kenya finds itself at the crossroads of addressing environmental challenges while ensuring the welfare of its citizens. By holding businesses accountable for environmentally harmful practices, consumer protection regulations can drive...

Human Rights Journalism curriculum to help solve rights violation

Graduates should be ready to visit and cover fresh crime scenes, be caught in the middle of warring groups or disasters. The curriculum is set to empower students and staff to educate communities, especially those...

Commentary: Will Marriage Law Amendment Bill 2023 restore the family unit?

By Samuel Barongo Families are a product of marriages. The main reason for the amendment of this Act is to provide for the dissolution of marriages by mutual consent.  The Amendment Bill has been seen by many...

From studying law to authoring a book; Kivumbi’s journey to limelight

Kivumbi is currently a writer, published author, legal scholar, public speaker and political, social, and economic analyst. Chronicles of Law School is a simplified guide on what happens at the school of law and...
Red Sea city of Port Sudan; Sudanese army soldiers loyal to the army chief Abdel Fattah al-Burhan sitting on a tank on April 20, 2023. The citizens are bearing the brunt of the conflict. PHOTO/AFP Via Getty Images.

Sudan Crisis: Putting the Army-RSF conflict into perspective 

Hundreds of civilians have lost their lives in the conflict. Previous efforts to reconstruct Sudan's democracy were expected to help. The citizens are bearing the brunt of the entire turmoil. Sudan can potentially get back on track...
Addis Ababa, Ethiopia, on February 5, 2022. African heads of state pose for a group photo during the 35th Ordinary Session of the African Union (AU) Assembly. PHOTO/VOA News.

Silencing the Guns: Will AU Security Council support roadmap implementation?

This March, the Council is anticipated to carry an honest discussion on peace and security in Africa to debate the nexus between the African Union (AU) initiative Silencing the Guns in Africa and advancement. Silencing the Guns is...
Since when the armed youth from Jonglei State invaded the Greater Pibor Administrative Area community, over 700 families have been displaced in Pibor town, according to a local religious leader. PHOTO/Courtesy.

2022 wrap-up: Civilians bear brunt of ethnic conflict in Pibor

Local authorities in Pibor Administrative Areas have confirmed the killing of 56 people and wounding of 17 others in an ethnic violence between armed youth from the administrative area and Jonglei State, South Sudan. The...
Abduction has been the main tactic used to capture children and conscript them into the rebel armies. PHOTO/Reuters.

How recruiting children into wars decimates future generations

In many armed conflicts around Africa, children under 18 are recruited and used in armed conflicts, either by the national armed forces or other armed groups in Africa.  These children bear the pain and life's...
Congolese citizens fleeing war between Congolese forces and M23 rebels in the Democratic Republic of Congo in May 2022. When such conflicts erupt, women and children bear the bigger portion of the brunt. PHOTO/AP.

Why underreporting conflict-related sexual violence is catastrophic

Every year, the world commemorates the International Day of Elimination of Sexual Violence Against Women in Conflict. According to the United Nations (UN), the aim is "...to raise awareness of the need to put an...