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24 minutes | Jun 24, 2021
Ep.20 - How to Replace a Governor
Since the 2017 elections, devolution has been put to the test where 4 Governors have been summoned for impeachment and one has passed away leaving vacancies in 4 of these counties. In this episode, we take a look at what circumstances can lead to a Governor leaving office and what procedures are in place to fill the gap they leave.Press play
33 minutes | May 18, 2021
Ep.19 - BBI (part 3)
In this final installation on the BBI, we discuss the constitutional amendments that are contained in the constitutional amendment bill 2020 that will be voted on should we have a referendum. On Thursday 13th May 2021 a ruling on 8 consolidated petitions against the bill was made that declared the process unconstitutional and is to be appealed. As we await the appeal decision, press play to know what the proposers of BBI wanted to change in our young constitution
18 minutes | May 9, 2021
Ep.18 - BBI (part 2)
In March 2018, President Uhuru Kenyatta and Raila Odinga agreed to end sour terms and work together in what is now known as the handshake. In 2020 the BBI document was released after collecting views from the public in 2019, proposing changes to acts of parliament and the constitution. We delve into these proposals to help you understand what it means and why we might go to a referendum
23 minutes | Apr 29, 2021
Ep.17 - Reproductive Health Bill
Reproductive health is a rarely talked about topic because most find it taboo and a lot is left unspoken which means a lot is not taken care of such as alternative ways of becoming a parent like surrogacy and sex education for our children. Join us as we discuss the Reproductive Health Bill of 2019 to understand what it seeks to do for us and future generations
31 minutes | Jan 13, 2021
Ep.16 - Let's Talk Tax
Are you waiting for 1st June to remember your itax password so you can file your taxes? In this episode, we have partnered with Kenya Revenue Authority to get answers on basic questions in regards to taxes and how we can stay safe from penalties as well as get services from government because it is taxes that pay for them.Press play.
22 minutes | Oct 5, 2020
Ep.15 - Parliamentary Committees
As citizens, it is important that the leaders we elect can keep those who have been appointed to take care of our affairs are accountable to us and that is why parliamentary committees exist. Oversight of government activities is paramount to a functioning society.Join us as we discuss the functions of parliamentary committees in Kenya.
32 minutes | Sep 1, 2020
Ep.14 - Data Protection
Data is one of the most sought after commodities in this century and if not well protected, it could be exploited for illegal and harmful use such as identity theft, non consensual communication among others. In this episode we are joined by lawyer Mugambi Laibuta who helps us understand the data protection act of Kenya 2019 and what it means for us.Press play!
22 minutes | Aug 25, 2020
Ep.13 - We are back! (Season 2)
After close to 2 months away, we are back with a roundup of what has been happening between then and now
13 minutes | Jul 2, 2020
Ep.12 - Season Finale
Governance is an excellent tool that should benefit its citizens if exercised well. The podcast was born to see how we can have these conversations with each other and understand what we need to do to keep the government accountable and we hope this has been achieved. We are taking a short break and we will be back to continue so we can make ourselves and our country work for us, thank you so much for listening to each and every episode..this is just the beginningCheck out these podcasts while we prepare a comeback!https://www.otherwisepodcast.comhttp://afrocave.com/kenyanwallstreet.com
19 minutes | Jun 6, 2020
Ep.11 - Cybercrime
Staying and/or working from home means we all spend more time consuming entertainment and news online. This is great but can also spell problems for individuals who use the internet to harm others or predate on young ones.Press play and hear how you can stay safe online.
19 minutes | May 30, 2020
Ep.10 - Social Assistance (Part 2)
Part 2 of Episode 9In every society there exists people who are disadvantaged either economically or physically or otherwise and it is the responsibility of the government to come to the aid of such groups to give them a better quality of life. This is what social assistance is about, where the government provides help either through cash transfers or in-kind. In this episode we discuss the current programs that have been set up by the government to take care of those who are most vulnerable in our communities
18 minutes | May 22, 2020
Ep.09 - Social Assistance (Part 1)
In every society there exists people who are disadvantaged either economically or physically or otherwise and it is the responsibility of the government to come to the aid of such groups to give them a better quality of life. This is what social assistance is about, where the government provides help either through cash transfers or in-kind. In this episode we discuss the current programs that have been set up by the government to take care of those who are most vulnerable in our communities
21 minutes | May 14, 2020
Ep.08 - Coronavirus Special
The first case of SARS-CoV2 commonly known as coronavirus was reported in Kenya in March 2020. The country was quickly thrust into restrictions to curb the spread of the disease but what is the coronavirus? How is it spread? How do we avoid catching or spreading it? Press play to learn about this and a little surprise as well!
20 minutes | Apr 30, 2020
Ep.07 - Punguza Mizigo Bill
The chairman of the Thirdway Alliance Party and former presidential candidate Ekuru Aukot has tabled a bill in parliament intended to reduce the tax burden on citizens as well as ensure that state officers are accountable for their actions at all times? How does the bill propose to do this? Press play and find out how his proposals plan to do this
9 minutes | Mar 13, 2020
Ep.06 - Nairobi County Handover
Devolution under the new constitution meant all counties are represented by the Governor. Nairobi was recently handed over to the national government, what does this mean for representation? How exactly will the national government coordinate all service provision? Why wasn't there public participation?Press play.
17 minutes | Feb 27, 2020
Ep. 05 - The Traffic Act
12 minutes | Feb 20, 2020
Ep.04 - The Budget Cycle
Every year in June, the Cabinet secretary for Finance takes a photo holding his briefcase before presenting the national budget to citizens. However, what guides the budget making process, how do they decide what to include? Well, press play and find out how that is done and how you can play a role in it too.
24 minutes | Feb 6, 2020
Ep.03 - BBI
in March 2018, President Uhuru and Raila Odinga came to an agreement that is now commonly known as the handshake. Months later an initiative known as the Building Bridges Initiative is born and views are collected through public participation and a report is shared based on these views. In this episode, we discuss some of the prominent recommendations given in that report so we can understand the implications especially those that may lead to a referendum.Press play.
14 minutes | Jan 23, 2020
Ep.02 - Public Participation
With devolution came some great new additions to our powers as citizens and one of them is public participation. It is where the government gets to hear what projects you want done in your community while you get to know everything that was done in the previous government. It is a very important tool in getting services delivered to us.Press play and learn how to attend and make the most out of this constitutional right.
17 minutes | Jan 16, 2020
Ep.01 - The Role of State Officers in the Devolved Government
Voting is the right of any Kenyan aged 18 and above. However, when you do vote are you aware of what your representative is meant to do for you so you can choose the best candidate?Press play and learn the roles of elected and some appointed state officers so you can know how they can serve you better.
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