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POLITICS

Moi Succession Case Takes A Fresh Twist After A New Development

In Kenya there are many cases in court over the succession of the deceased parents and spouses. The deaths of former President Daniel Arap Moi and his son Jonathan has fuelled tensions in the family, as Moi's eldest grandson, Mr Collins Kibet Toroitich, fights for a slice of the wealth left behind by both politicians.

  5 days ago ago
Moi Succession Case Takes A Fresh Twist After A New Development

POLITICS

Just In: High Court Overturns President Uhuru's Decision on the 6 Judges he Rejected

President Uhuru Kenyatta has suffered yet another set back after the High Court overturned another one of his decisions. The president in June refused to appoint 6 judges nominated for elevation to the Court of Appeal by the High Court. According to the president, his judgement was influenced by adverse reports from the National Intelligence Service (NIS) and other security agencies over the 6 judges and that they were not fit to hold the offices.

  3 months ago ago
Just In: High Court Overturns President Uhuru's Decision on the 6 Judges he Rejected

JUSTICE

Court Appoints Six Judges That Uhuru Rejected

The High Court has declared the six judges left out by President Uhuru Kenyatta during the June 3, 2021 appointments duly appointed. In a ruling, the High Court declared that the President’s power had long expired for refusing to appoint the six who had been vetted and recommended by the Judicial Service Commission (JSC).

  3 months ago ago
Court Appoints Six Judges That Uhuru Rejected

POLITICS

What CJ Koome Has Been Ordered to do if Kenyatta Refuses to Appoint The Judges He Rejected

(President Uhuru Kenyatta) President Uhuru Kenyatta's controversial decision of refusing to appoint 6 high court Judges recommended for promotion to the Court of appeal has come back to haunt him. This is after the High court ordered on Thursday the head of state to appoint the Judges within 14 days, failure to which CJ Martha Koome has been ordered to swear them into office after the deadline lapses.

  3 months ago ago
What CJ Koome Has Been Ordered to do if Kenyatta Refuses to Appoint The Judges He Rejected

JUSTICE

CJ Koome Makes A Bold Move That Is Set To Increase Kenyans Confidence In The Judiciary, Gets Praises

Martha Karambu Koome, the chief justice of Kenya and president of the Judiciary has today made a bold move that is set to increase the confidence and trust of Kenyans in the judiciary. Amid rising cases of graft and corruption revolving around some senior judicial officers, including justices Aggrey Muchelule and Said Chitembwe, the Kenyans faith in the court system in Kenya was sharply falling.

  2 months ago ago
CJ Koome Makes A Bold Move That Is Set To Increase Kenyans Confidence In The Judiciary, Gets Praises

POLITICS

AG Kihara, CJ Koome Told What To Do Over The Six Judges Awaiting Appointment

The High Court today ruled that the President Uhuru Kenyatta's decision to decline the appointment of the six judges was unconstitutional. The court directed Uhuru Kenyatta that the six judges who were, Justice Aggrey Muchelule, Justice Weldon Korir, Joel Ngugi, George Odunga and Justice Judith Omange will have to assume office within 14 days if the Head of State does not officially appoint them.

  3 months ago ago
AG Kihara, CJ Koome Told What To Do Over The Six Judges Awaiting Appointment

SOCIETY

"She Was Arrested Inside the Toilet With Over Ksh 5.5 Million..." Judge Chitembwe Says on his Arrest

High court judge Justice Said Juma Chitembwe has narrated how police officers brought a woman to the chambers of a judge's offices with over Ksh 5.5 million. According to him, the police officers used the unidentified lady to bring the money to the offices of his ally and counterpart Justice Aggrey Muchelule.

  4 months ago ago

JUSTICE

Corrupt Judges Likely to get in Hot Soup After What CJ Martha Koome has Finally Allowed EACC to do

Chief Justice Martha Koome has finally given a greenlight for the auditing of the Kenyan Judiciary by the Ethics and Anti-Corruption Commission. This comes months after a standoff on whether the commission has a right to audit the judiciary on alleged corruption dealings among the judiciary officers. The audit permission comes months after two judges of the High Court, Justices Said Chitembwe and Aggrey Muchelule, were taken for questioning by detectives at the DCI on corruption allegations, which CJ Koome claimed she was not aware of.

  2 months ago ago
Corrupt Judges Likely to get in Hot Soup After What CJ Martha Koome has Finally Allowed EACC to do

JUSTICE

Big Win President Uhuru Kenyatta As Court of Appeal Bars CJ Koome From Swearing in Six Judges

Court of appeals has today barred Chief Justice Martha Koome from swearing in six Judges that president Uhuru Kenyatta had rejected. According to appellate judges all appeals must be first heard and determined before chief can take any action. "APPELLATE COURT bars CJ Koome from swearing-in six judges President Kenyatta had failed to appoint until appeals are heard and determined," read the statement.

  2 months ago ago
Big Win President Uhuru Kenyatta As Court of Appeal Bars CJ Koome From Swearing in Six Judges

JUSTICE

City lawyers want JSC to probe Justice Chitemmwe in 14 days lest they throw him out forcefully.

The LSK Nairobi chapter has given the Judicial Service Commission fourteen days to investigate Justice Chitembwe or the Nairobi advocates eject him from office themselves. This comes after a video posted by former Nairobi Governor Sonko showing the Judge discussing how to compromise a certain case. The lawyers have also threatened to boycott the judge's court in nothing will be done concerning the said issue.

  2 months ago ago
City lawyers want JSC to probe Justice Chitemmwe in 14 days lest they throw him out forcefully.

JUSTICE

Big Blow To Uhuru As Court Goes Against His Decision

For another time in history the court has gone contrary to the decisions that were made earlier by the president, Uhuru Kenyatta. This is true and evident following the decision of The High Court to declare the six judges left out by President Uhuru Kenyatta during the June 3, 2021 appointments duly appointed today.

  3 months ago ago
Big Blow To Uhuru As Court Goes Against His Decision

JUSTICE

Justice Chitembwe And Muchelule Partially Out Of The Hook After High Court Gives New Orders

High Court judges Aggrey Muchelule and Said Chitembwe have been partially relieved after the High Court in Nairobi ruled that the order to arrest them over the graft cases involving them be lifted. According to the ruling, the High Court has directed that the orders be extended up to February 21 when the case will be mentioned again.

  3 months ago ago
Justice Chitembwe And Muchelule Partially Out Of The Hook After High Court Gives New Orders

POLITICS

Huge Blow to Uhuru as Court Orders Him to Appoint Six Rejected Judges in 14 Days

The High Court has ordered President Uhuru Kenyatta to appoint the six judges left out during the June 3, 2021 appointments within 14 days failure to which they will be deemed to have been duly appointed. In a ruling, the High Court declared that failure by the Head of State to do so within the stipulated time will conclude that his power to appoint the six to have long expired.

  3 months ago ago
Huge Blow to Uhuru as Court Orders Him to Appoint Six Rejected Judges in 14 Days

POLITICS

High Court Tough Ruling to President Uhuru Over 6 Judges Left Out

President Uhuru Kenyatta has again been dealt a major blow following the order by high court to appoint six judges he rejected. According to high court president Uhuru Kenyatta has no power to reject appointment of any judge recommended by Judicial Service Commission. The court has therefore ordered president Uhuru Kenyatta to appoint six Judges within 14 days failure of which Judiciary Service Commission will see ways of appointing and swearing in the six judges.

  3 months ago ago
High Court Tough Ruling to President Uhuru Over 6 Judges Left Out

POLITICS

President Uhuru Elated With the Latest Court Rule Remaks

PHOTO / COURTESY The Court of Appeal has temporarily halted a High Court judgment requiring the President to swear in six judges whom he had previously rejected. A month ago, President Uhuru Kenyatta was instructed by the High Court to swear in six judges who were recommended for the Court of Appeal, including Aggrey Muchelule, George Odunga, Weldon Korir, and Prof Joel Ngugi.

  2 months ago ago
President Uhuru Elated With the Latest Court Rule Remaks

JUSTICE

High Court Judges Give Uhuru 14 Days To Appoint 6 Rejected Judges

A bench of High Judges have today dressed down Uhuru Kenya giving him an ultimatum of 14 days to appoint the six rejected failure of which they will be deemed appointed. “Upon the lapse of the 14 days, without Uhuru having made the appointment it shall be presumed that his power to make them has expired and his office becomes functus so far as the appointments are concerned and the six nominees shall be deemed duly appointed effective from the date of default as Judges of superior courts for which they were recommended," said the bench.

  3 months ago ago
High Court Judges  Give Uhuru 14 Days To Appoint 6 Rejected Judges

JUSTICE

Appeal Court Temporarily Suspends the Swearing-in Of Six Rejected Nominee Judges

An Appeal Court has ordered a temporary ban on the swearong-in of six judges whoes nomination President Kenyatta had rejected. Supreme Court President Justice Martha Koome will therefore be forced to wait until November 19 when a verdict before court will be heard and determined. The order comes following an application by the Attorney General Kihara Kariuki, challenging a ruling by the High Court directing that the six judges sholud be sworn-in with an immediate effect.

  2 months ago ago
Appeal Court Temporarily Suspends the Swearing-in Of Six Rejected Nominee Judges

JUSTICE

Court Of Appeal Stops Koome From Swearing-In Rejected Judges

The six judges include Aggrey Muchelule, George Odunga, Weldon Korir and Joel Ngugi, who were to serve in the Appellate Court. Others are chief magistrate Evans Makori and High Court registrar Judith Omange, who were promoted to the High Court. The Court of Appeal says the judgment issued by the High Court on October 21, 2021 should remain suspended pending the filing, hearing and determination of two intended appeals by President Kenyatta and Attorney-General Paul Kihara Kariuki.

  2 months ago ago
Court Of Appeal Stops Koome From Swearing-In Rejected Judges

POLITICS

High Court Orders President Uhuru To Appoint The Rejected Six Judges Within 14 Days

The High Court has declared the six judges left out by President Uhuru Kenyatta during the June 3, 2021 appointments duly appointed. In a ruling, the High Court declared that the President's powers had long expired for declining to appoint the six who had been vetted and recommended by the Judicial Service Commission (JSC).

  3 months ago ago
High Court Orders President Uhuru To Appoint The Rejected Six Judges Within 14 Days

POLITICS

High Court Gives President Kenyatta 14 days To Appoint Six Judges That He Rejected

The High Court has ordered President Uhuru Kenyatta to appoint the six judges left out during the June 3, 2021 appointments within 14 days failure to which they will be deemed to have been duly appointed. In a ruling, the High Court declared that failure by the Head of State to do so within the stipulated time will conclude that his power to appoint the six to have long expired.

  3 months ago ago
High Court Gives President Kenyatta 14 days To Appoint Six Judges That He Rejected