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JSC nominees to wait longer for swearing-in

JSC nominees to wait longer for swearing-in

President Uhuru Kenyatta’s nominees to the Judicial Service Commission will not be sworn in after the court extended orders barring their gazettement. Justice Chacha Mwita extended the conservatory orders on Friday. Uhuru’s three nominees are…
Public interest takes centre stage as courts stand firm

Public interest takes centre stage as courts stand firm

Until 2010, street protests were the preferred mode of expressing public outrage with just about everything. Demonstrators tested their resolve against the state as agitation turned into bloody confrontations due to violent police repression. Then…
Court extends orders barring JSC nominees from assuming office

Court extends orders barring JSC nominees from assuming office

A judge has extended an order stopping three Judicial Service Commission nominees from assuming office.
Lobby asks court to disband Uhuru’s cabinet over two-thirds gender rule

Lobby asks court to disband Uhuru’s cabinet over two-thirds gender rule

New Cabinet Secretaries jobs now hangs in the balance after a suit was filed on Thursday asking the court to find that President Uhuru Kenyatta defied its orders on two third gender rule.
Supreme Court declares the Mandatory Death Penalty unconstitutional

Supreme Court declares the Mandatory Death Penalty unconstitutional

The petitioners in petition Number 15 of 2015, (Francis Karioko Muruatetu and Wilson Thirimbu Mwangi) and others were arraigned before the High Court (Mbogholi Msagha J.) for the offence of murder.