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Lusaka to World Parliamentarians: Link Parliaments with Tech Community to Improve Citizens’ Welfare

Geneva, Switzerland | 16th October – The Speaker of the Senate, Rt Hon Kenneth Lusaka, Tuesday addressed the 139th General Assembly of the Inter-parliamentary Union (IPU) where he urged parliamentarians to use their institutions to improve the welfare of citizens by being the link with the tech and innovation community.

“Science, Technology and Innovation hold the answer to most of the fundamental challenges that confront humanity and indeed parliamentarians in the course of its work,” said Speaker Lusaka.

Speaker Lusaka leads Kenya’s Delegation as IPU Assembly Kicks off

Geneva, Switzerland | 15th October – The Speaker of the Senate, Rt Hon Kenneth Lusaka, Monday led the Kenyan delegation to the opening ceremony of the 139th Assembly of the Inter-parliamentary Union (IPU) in Geneva, Switzerland where Sen Susan Kihika made her maiden address to the world’s parliamentarians.

Public Participation: Crucial Cog in Legislation and Advancing Democracy

NAKURU | 19th September, 2018 - The Speaker of the Senate, Rt Hon Kenneth Lusaka has said that public participation is a critical pillar of the Kenyan Constitution.

Speaking at Kabarak University's School of Law in Nakuru County, Lusaka noted that a framework for public participation must be realized.

"The Senate is currently processing the Public Participation Bill sponsored by Sen Amos Wako to ensure expectations of the framers of the Constitution and indeed Kenyans as a whole is realized," said Lusaka.

Hon. Samuel Chepkonga Sworn in as Member of the Parliamentary Service Commission.

Immediate former Ainabkoi MP Hon. Samuel Chepkonga, was this morning sworn in as a member of the Parliamentary Service Commission at a ceremony witnessed by Speaker of the National Assembly, who is also the PSC Chairman, Hon. Justin Muturi.

Hon. Chepkonga was picked after interviews conducted by the commission to fill a position that requires representation of a non- Member of Parliament as per the Constitution. He joins Dr. Lorna Mumelo who represents the other gender as a non Member of Parliament Commissioner, as well.

Senate Sitting in Uasin Gishu County Assembly September 24th-28th, 2018

Pursuant to article 126 of the Constitution of Kenya that mandates either House of parliament to sit anywhere in the country, The Senate of Kenya led by Rt Hon Speaker Kenneth Lusaka EGH, MP will hold a historic sitting in Uasin Gishu County Assembly from September 24th to 28th 2018. During the same period several standing committees of the House will also hold sittings at the County Assembly in the same manner and practice as it happens at the main buildings of parliament in Nairobi.