Another resource to help understand the draft Constitution

Tuesday, December 15, 2009 - 17:44, by Ms. Ory Okolloh

CRECO and others have helped together this helpful breakdown of what’s contained in the draft constitution – changes, principles behind the changes etc.

DC People – Githongo speaks at CSIS

Thursday, December 10, 2009 - 22:45, by Ms. Ory Okolloh

Prospects for Political Reform in Kenya

a discussion with

John Githongo

Kenyan anti-corruption campaigner

moderated by

William M. Bellamy

Director of the ACSS and former ambassador to Kenya

Friday, December 18, 10:30 a.m. – 12:00 p.m.

B1 Conference Room

Center for Strategic and International Studies

1800 K Street, NW Washington DC

Fresh from a six-month tour of Kenya, John Githongo will offer his insights into the political, electoral and constitutional reform process in his country and gauge prospects for stability in the run-up to presidential elections in 2011.

Please RSVP… ( Read on! )

Generation Firimbi – Theater in the Park

Wednesday, December 09, 2009 - 12:58, by Ms. Ory Okolloh

Generation Firimbi

When: December 12th and 13th, 2009

Where: August 7 Memorial Park near Railways

What: “We are presenting a piece of work Generation Firimbi that will redefine theatre in East Africa. The project dubbed Theatre in the Park is a new non conventional theatre production. The production is a devised work on generation Firimbi (Whistles). This is a generation that fights so hard for so long to replace the filth and muck that has been a norm in third world Africa. There is a sigh of relief with the feeling of the dawn of a new world and signals of the determination to end these practices.

The… ( Read on! )

Illustrated version of the harmonized draft constitution

Tuesday, December 01, 2009 - 13:19, by Ms. Ory Okolloh

This illustrated version of the draft constitution is actually very helpful in helping understand the proposed changes. Kudos to Njeri Gakonyo for putting it together.

On rape during the PEV

Thursday, November 26, 2009 - 10:14, by Ms. Ory Okolloh

DNA Testing Services Kenya has sent a curious letter to O’Campo / the ICC arguing that Kibaki, Odinga, Anyang Nyong’o, Elizabeth Ongoro, Mugabe Were & Major General Ali Mohammed are not culpable for mass rape incidents in Nairobi during the post-election violence period (an estimated 40,500 women and children were raped country-wide), because they have evidence that no one particular community was targeted in Nairobi when the rapes were being committed. Therefore, their argument goes, politicians /government officials who had control over those areas could not be culpable because the… ( Read on! )

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Ms. Ory Okolloh

She likes to blog about women’s rights in Kenya, blogging in Africa, technology in Africa and the fact that Africans have the right to creating our own content, telling our own stories, and reflecting the diversity of Africa. (Read on!)Her blog is an outlet for her opinions, commentary, and “isn’t this cool” links.

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