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A majority of states in the United Nations General Assembly (UNGA), not long ago elevated Kenya to a non-permanent UNSC seat. This was a big win for Kenya. However, it was a massive shock and concern that other than a few informed individuals (mostly media houses, lawyers and of course Kenya MUN delegates)sending congratulatory messages to the state, the remaining large portion of Kenyan citizens did not have any glimpse of information on what the win meant, the pride it brought to the country in the international fora or rather it’s purpose. …

Happy Madaraka.! We are living in an era where there’s a śtrong conflict between the science of health and the science of economy. Where the Executive organs that govern us have to choose between lives and livelihoods.These are times that history is drafted,and the bearers of every vital state organ, private sector, pressure groups should tread with stilth caution to live a good legacy and to enrich the spirit of Madaraka.

However, at this time that political parties are doing party reshufflings to save their legacies, alot other sectors are doing dehumanizing acts to print their new “legacies”. A week ago, a woman blamed two hospitals for the death of her 8-months old baby, having injected her with a wrong dose,the hospital further detained;her late pre-term baby,her logbook and her car. …

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Story By. Lilian Njeri Waithaka

CONFERENCE WEEK (10–02–2020 TO 14–02–2020)

Throughout 2019 February to 2020 February the Kenya Model United Nations members, divided into 16 registered University chapters have embarked on a vibrant, awe-inspiring journey through a simulation of the United Nations sessions and dealings. Led by the theme ‘Think Global, Act Local’ in line with the Sustainable Development Goal number 6 and 13. The first day began with an active, and lively opening ceremony led by our National Sec.Chief Guest; UNON Chief of Staff, Kazimiro Rudolf- Jocondo.

We excitedly marched on with the committee sessions which are inclusive of Economic and Finance Committee (ECOFIN), Disarmament and International Security Committee (DISEC), Social, Humanitarian and Cultural Committee (SOCHUM), Special, Political, and Decolonization Committee (SPECPOL), United Nations Educational, International Court of Justice (ICJ), International Law Commission (ILC), And the United Nations Security Council (UNSC). Each room engaged in a knowledge filled moderated caucus session tackling current topics of issues affecting the international community through the making of short comments on a specific sub-issue to the chair. …

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