Being by far one of the most crucial arms, it consists of the following primary members:

 President

 Deputy President

 Cabinet Secretaries

 Attorney General

 Director of public prosecutions

Headed by the president of the republic, the executive is guided by an underlying framework of laws. The laws require the president to appoint between 14 and 22 cabinet secretaries reflecting ethnic and regional diversity.

Appointments of cabinet secretaries and other key positions such as that of the attorney general, secretary to the cabinet, high commissioners, consular representatives and ambassadors are vested in the president subject to approval by parliament.

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 In as much as the president must garner the majority votes, he or she needs to get support from more than 50 percent of the voters.

 With the adaption of the new constitution, the president alongside cabinet secretaries will no longer have a seat in the August house.