n AfricaGrowth Agenda - Africa development; Kenya as a case study

Volume 2008, Issue 10
  • ISSN : 1811-5187


The legislature organ of many governments in Africa has in many ways denied the people it represents the right to development. Article 1(1) of the declaration of the right to development of 1986 states that, "the right to development is an inalienable human right by virtue of which every human person and all peoples are entitled to participate in, contribute to, and enjoy economic, social, cultural and political development, in which all human rights and fundamental freedoms can be fully realized'. This right to develop has been impeded by the elected representatives of the people the misplaced priorities, greed, corruption, misinformation among other reasons but they still insist we are taking a step forward.

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