Team Kenya got off to a flying start in Athletics at the 8th edition of the East Africa Community (EAC) Inter-parliamentary games at the Tanzania National Main Stadium in Dar es Salaam with Hon Dan Wanyama (Webuye West) and Hon Victor Munyaka (Machakos Town) powering their teams to victory.
As the Council for East and Central Africa Football Associations (CECAFA) Senior Challenge pitting National Soccer teams start in Nairobi, Kenya on December 3, 2017; all roads similarly lead to Dar es Salaam for the 8th EAC Inter-Parliamentary Games planned for 2nd to 11th December, 2017.
The Speaker of Senate, Sen Kenneth Lusaka today presented a paper on efforts by the Kenyan Government toward combating corruption. He was speaking at the 7th Session of the Conference of State Parties to the United Nations Convention Against Corruption (UNCAC) in Vienna, Austria.
The Election Laws (Amendment) Bill, National Assembly Bills No. 39 of 2017
The Election Laws (Amendment) Bill, National Assembly Bills No. 39 of 2017 was read a First Time on Wednesday, 11th October, 2017 and committed to the Senate Ad Hoc Committee on Election Laws (Amendment) Bill, 2017 for consideration pursuant to standing order 134 of the Senate Standing Orders.
The Speaker of Senate, Sen Kenneth Lusaka today held a meeting with China’s Ambassador to Kenya, H. E. Dr. Liu Xianfa. The Chinese Ambassador had paid a courtesy call to the Speaker at Parliament Buildings and expressed his country’s desire to continue working with the Senate. The Speaker noted that Kenya and China enjoyed a cordial relationship citing the bilateral relationship between the two countries.
The Select Committee on Election-Related Laws has concluded its public hearing sessions after receiving submissions from the Independent Electoral and Boundaries Commission(IEBC) on the proposed amendments. Other institutions that made submissions include the Kenya National Commision on Human Rights (KNCHR), Ethics and Anti-Corruption Commission (EACC) among others.