After nearly two decades of waiting, Kenyans may finally receive a new constitution. Political leaders are calling for Kenya to support the proposed set of laws, but controversial amendments threaten its passage through referendum in the coming months.
Kenya moved one step closer to reform last week when parliament unanimously passed the proposed constitution and sent it to the attorney general for drafting.
Kenyans have been calling for a new constitution since the early 1990’s. The current constitution has been in effect since independence from Britain in 1963 and many see it as outdated.
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