Senators’ date with destiny

What you need to know:

  • Kenyans hope the senators will walk the talk and prove that theirs is, indeed, a “house of reason”.
  • The Senators should give Kenyans a law whose processing can be deemed to have been in line with the law.

On Tuesday, the Senate began debating the Political Parties (Amendment) Bill 2021 with more than four proposed amendments already on the table. The proposed law, which is expected to pave the way for coalition parties, was passed by the National Assembly on January 5 after days of ugly scenes and acrimony that saw lawmakers shamefully hurl water bottles at one another.

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