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The Republic of Kenya: Introductory Note

Waruguru Kaguongo
Edited By: Institute for International and Comparative Law in Africa

© 2017 Oxford University Press

From: Oxford Constitutions (http://oxcon.ouplaw.com). (c) Oxford University Press, 2015. All Rights Reserved.date: 20 January 2019

The Constitution of Kenya was promulgated on 27 August 2010 after a period of more than twenty years in the making. The 2010 Constitution of Kenya marks the outcome of an arduous journey, necessitated by a constitutional development history that began during the pre-colonial period. Several issues have been a recurring theme, having found expression in the Independence Constitution ; they underwent modifications during the ensuing years through amendments, resulting in dissatisfaction that eventually led to the demand for constitutional reform, culminating in the...
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