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  • Commission Takes its Public Awareness Campaign to Elgeyo Marawket County

    The Commission has carried out a public education and sensitisation campaign in Elgeyo Marakwet County with a call to residents to demand better services from public agencies. The sensitisation forums also involved offering of free legal aid services to those who turned up. The three days’ forums were conducted in three sub-counties of Keiyo North […]

  • President Kenyatta appoints committee for recruitment of CAJ Commissioners

    President Uhuru Kenyatta has appointed a six-member team to the selection committee for the selection of nominees for appointment as Chairperson and Members of the Commission on Administrative Justice. The six include Jasper Mbiuki, Simon Rotich, Christine Kanini, Jane Chege, Samson Kibii and Catherine Wameyo.The term of the pioneer commissioners ended in November 2017 having […]

  • Makueni County Residents Offered Free Legal Services

    As part of its strategies to contribute towards realisation of the right to access to justice by Kenyans, the Commission has carried out free legal aid forums in Makueni County. The public forums, conducted in three different towns, are aimed at creating and enhancing citizens’ awareness on administrative justice and on their right to access […]

  • County Officers Trained on Access to Information Law

    As part of implementation of the Access to Information law, the Commission has rolled out a training programme for County Officers in all the 47 County Governments. The two-day training workshops, carried out on 13th & 14th March, 2018, were focused on enhancing the capacity of the County Secretaries, County Assembly Clerks and County Chief […]

  • Residents of Nakuru and Busia Counties Sensitised on Commission’s Oversight Mandate

    Kenyans should be at the forefront of demanding efficient service delivery as part of their citizens’ responsibility to ensure public officers live up to their expectations, the Commission has advised. The Commission, during public education and sensitisation forums in Nakuru and Busia counties, urged Kenyans not to shy away from holding public officers and offices, […]

  • Commission Participates in first conference for Ombudsmen of IGAD Member States

    The Commission participated in the first Regional Conference for Ombudsmen of the Intergovernmental Authority on Development (IGAD) member states in Djibouti City, Djibouti, from 10th to 11thDecember, 2017. The Conference, whose theme was ‘Migration, Public Protection and Human Security’, was organised by IGAD for experience sharing and development of a regional approach to addressing the […]

  • Nyeri Forum Enlightens Members of the Public on Role of Commission

    Residents of Nyeri County had the opportunity to interact with the Commission and get to understand its mandate in fostering administrative justice in the public sector. The exhibition event was under the umbrella of the 6th Annual Conference of Constitutional Commissions and Independent Offices held in Nyeri town to mark six years since the establishment […]

  • 16 Days of Activism 2017 Marked with Public Outreach Activities

    The Commission is joining the rest of the world in marking this year’s 16 Days of Activism against Gender-Based Violence through public outreach programmes. The United Nations-backed global focus on the rights of women and girls, runs from 25 November (the International Day for the Elimination of Violence against Women) to 10 December (Human Rights […]

  • Call for Improved Service Delivery at Resident Associations’ Meet

    The Commission has urged Kenyans whether as individuals or in groups to demand better services from public institutions as a matter of right. The challenge of inefficient service delivery in public sector will only change with vigilance of individual citizens, civil society or resident associations. The call was made in a presentation by Mr Sammy […]

  • Government Moves to Streamline Guidance and Counselling in Public Service

    The Directorate of Public Service Management (DPSM) has embarked on a programme to sensitise public officers on existing guidance and counselling services. The sensitisations across Ministries, Departments, agencies and independent Commissions are part of efforts to disseminate the Public Service Guidance and Counselling Policy which has been revised in 2017. In line with continuous efforts […]

  • Courtesy Call

    The Commission has hosted a delegation from the National Police Service Commission (NPSC) led Commission Secretary and CEO Mr. Joe Onyango. During the meeting also attended by CAJ Commission Secretary and CEO Mr. Leonard Ngaluma and Heads of Directorates, the teams shared experiences on complaints management and investigations. The interaction provided a platform for sharing […]