David Kato, a Ugandan gay activist was murdered on 27th January 2011, by an unknown assailant. Kato will be remembered for successfully suing the Uganda tabloid 'Rolling Stone' for revealing identities of alleged homosexuals in the country. Do you think Kato's murder was instigated by his strong support for gay rights?
Kenya's Vice President - Kalonzo Musyoka, is lobbying African leaders to support the country's quest for deferral of the International Criminal Court cases facing the six Post Election Violence suspects. Should Kalonzo's quest of deferral succeed, what effects would it have on the African political and justice landscape?
The Truth Justice & Reconcilliation Commission (TJRC) was constittuted to investigate the 2008 post-election violence in Kenya. However, many people feel it is incapable of fulfilling its mandate, and the Kenyan government is pushing for its dismissal, on grounds of failing to deliver having made very little progress since its inception almost a year ago.
What sort of out-fit would you propose to replace the embattled TJRC?
The Kenya Government has ruled out funding campaigns for those opposed to the proposed Constitution. Prime Minister Raila Odinga said the 'No' side would not receive public funds to facilitate their campaigns since the new law had already been endorsed by both Parliament and the government - making it a Government Project.
Should Government unilaterally dictate how Public Funds are used?