Over the years, Mzalendo.com has been able to obtain copies of important documents that have significant bearing upon the way in which government in Kenya has operated. A selection of these documents is included on this page.
The Independent Electoral and Boundaries Commission’s (IEBC) Report on the Delimitation of National Assembly Constituencies and County Wards is the culmination of a four month review exercise that resulted in the creation of 80 new constituencies and the reduction of the number of wards from 3465 to 1450. The IEBC’s report on the delimitation of boundaries was published and came and into effect on 7th of March 2012. Parliament’s Justice and Legal Affairs Committee has since reviewed the IEBC’s report on the delimitation and made recommendations on the same. We have been able to obtain full copies of the IEBC report on the delimitation of boundaries and the report of Parliament’s Justice and Legal Affairs Committee recommendations on the IEBC’s report
On Wednesday, November 16th 2011, following a Motion in the parliament by the Hon Adan Keynan, M.P. parliament resolved to establish a Parliamentary Select Committee on the decline of the Kenya Shilling against other currencies.
The mandate of the Select Committee as per the resolution was:- - To comprehensively investigate and inquire into the causes of drastic and steady decline of the Kenya shilling against foreign currencies; - To make recommendations on the way forward.
Consequently, the Committee was required to submit a report to the House within 60 days. The Committee subsequently sought extension for thirty days which was granted by the House. A copy of this report can be downloaded from the below link.
Allegations of corruption against Minister of Water, Charity Ngilu, became public in late 2010 when her former Assistant Minister, Kiunjuri, presented a dossier with corruption allegations to KACC.
We have been able to obtain a full copy of the infamous Kiunjuri report and are sharing it here in the public interest and because it’s yet another example of just how brazen our politicians are about pilfering taxpayers’ money.
An audit of operations at the Tana River Development Authority (TARDA), which was leaked in 20011, and it revealed a number of questions in the operations of the body and its use of public funds.
The report is nothing less than a detailed manual on how to fleece a government parastatal – from ghost workers, to work done Kshs 45 million but no contract, to unnecessary pesticides, allocation of Kshs 35 million to plant rice that wasn’t planted (but money spent), and payment of domestic works for (5 each) for the MD and Deputy MD.
We have been able to obtain the infamous 2007 parliamentary report on the Artur Brothers.
Former Nairobi Mayor Majiwa and Local Government Minister Mudavadi were both fingered as key suspects in the conspiracy to defraud the Nairobi City Council of Kshs 283 million.
We have been able to obtain a report outlining the distribution of seats and population if the Ligale committee report is adopted.
We have been able to obtain a copy of the Wetangula Report and various annexes.
We have been able to obtain a copy of the Parliament Committee Report on the Westgate Attack and other terrorist attacks in North Eastern and the Coast regions of Kenya.
We have obtained a copy of the Security Laws(Amendment)Bill 2014 which is being rushed through Parliament
Hon. Priscilla Nyokabi has shared with us a copy of the proposed Access of Information Bill 2014 she will be launching in Parliament this year
Four years after the promulgation of the Constitution of Kenya 2010, the Parliamentary Initiatives Network of Kenya (PIN Kenya) together with Transparency International (Kenya) and AFRICOG released the first legal audit report on the implementation of the Leadership and Integrity chapter.
We have managed to obtain the EACC list of shame tabled in Parliament on 31st March 2015.
We have obtained the Auditor's General Interim report on Socio Economic audit of the Constitution of Kenya, released on 19th May 2015. The report assessed the following issues:- 1. Impact of the implementation of the constitution to Kenya's economy; 2. Impact of the implementation of the constitution on public institutions; 3. The social impact resulting from the implementation of the Constitution; 4. Recommendations to the National Assembly on potential measures to enhance prudent management of public resources; and 5. The necessary future consultations between the Auditor General and the National Assembly.
The Institute for Education in Democracy (IED) undertook a comprehensive assessment of the political parties' adherence to Articles 91 and 92 of the Constitution, and the Political Parties Act, 2011 with the aim establishing the adherence status of parties, challenges that parties and other institutions that are mandated to support the Management of political parties experience and propose salient recommendations for improvement.
Here is the comprehensive report From law to practice