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Women Legislators Root for greater Inclusion in Decision Making

Women Legislators have called on Commonwealth Parliaments to open up more space for women participation in governance and in the decision making process. Speaking when they congregated for the opening ceremony of the Commonwealth Women Parliamentary Conference (CWP) at the on-going 64th Commonwealth Parliamentary Conference (CPC) at Speke Resort, in Munyonyo, Uganda, the women leaders lamented that across the Commonwealth fraternity, women issues have not been embraced as national issues.

Taking Parliament to the People

The Parliamentary Service Commission has this year participated in the 116th Mombasa International Agricultural Society of Kenya Show themed “Promoting Innovation and Technology in Agriculture and Trade”  

Senate holds Inaugural Plenary Sittings in Kitui County Assembly

As the Senate convened for its first sitting in the Kitui County Assembly under what’s been dubbed ‘Senate Mashinani’, the Speaker of the Senate, Rt Hon Kenneth Lusaka, while presiding over the plenary, termed the initiative an innovative way of bringing the Senate closer to the people both functionally and symbolically.

Senate Sittings in Kitui County, 16th to 20th September, 2019

Pursuant to Article 126(1) that states that a sitting of either House may be held at any place within Kenya and may commence at any time that the House appoints, the Senate on 13th June, 2019, resolved that the Senate holds its plenary and committee sittings in Kitui County from 16th to 20th September, 2019.  The resolution to hold a sitting of the Senate outside Nairobi was made with the following specific