Katiba Corner: Have County Governments Come Of Age?


March 4, was the official end of the transition period to the devolved system of government. It was marked by the exit of the Commission on the Implementation of the Constitution and the Transition Authority, two of county governments’ key allies in the implementation process.

Since inception, county governments have been on the defensive against the national government’s numerous efforts to usurp their powers through withholding of funds, hostile legislation and punitive administrative procedures, several of which have been declared unconstitutional by the courts …read more…