The courts, one of Kenya's main institutions for making decisions, will be essential this year since some of the issues that judges decide on will have a huge impact on the economy and politics of the nation. Some people have the power to influence and destabilize President William Ruto's government.
Parents with University students will suffer hugely if the governments plan to increase fees goes through. The government and vice-chancellors of public universities are mulling increasing fees threefold in a bid to ensure financial stability for the institutions that are struggling to offer services. Muchui further noted that the push for revision of fees comes at a time when universities are experiencing a sharp decrease in enrolment for self-sponsored programmes.
The Judiciary of Kenya has seen major changes in the past few months since the appointment of Chief Justice Martha Koome who was the first woman to serve in that position. These changes have been effected and have been seen as the core principle of the important developments that have been made since then.
Politicians can now sigh with relief after the high court nullified the law requiring those vying for the position of the governor and their deputies to have a university degree. In a ruling delivered on Friday by Judge Anthony Mrima, the law requiring governors to have university degrees was declared unconstitutional.
Few months ago, some top lawyers allied to President Uhuru Kenyatta, claimed that the President was sworn in late and has not finished his term of 10 years as required by the law. Justice Anthony Mrima has now issued a landmark decision regarding the August 9th elections and their outcome.
Justice Anthony Mrima has summoned IEBC over missing in case involving Mwangi Wa Iria a presidential aspirant who missed IEBC vetting panel. IEBC is supposed to explain on the grounds why they blocked Wa Iria from contesting for the presidency yet he has all the documents. Here is a link: https://twitter.com/tv47ke/status/1536369472285847553?s=20&t=7_9WH4M8zujicGC0dhPGy05DU1e1nPmEl6wz_Sl4IF0
The requirement that candidates have a degree in order to run for governor has been lifted by the High Court. In his ruling on Friday, September 30, Justice Anthony Mrima noted that the gubernatorial election was comparable to that of the member of the county assembly (MCA), eliminating the requirement.
Sakaja has faced huge troubles in his bid to the the seat of Governor in Nairobi county amidst competing interests. High Court today through Justice Anthony Mrima is expected to issue a ruling on whether he has the qualifications to contest for the seat of Governor or not. Here is a link: https://www.the-star.co.ke/news/2022-07-04-court-to-rule-on-sakajas-degree-on-monday/
This morning, the High Court dismissed a complaint challenging Johnson Sakaja's candidacy for governor based on his academic credentials. According to Justice Anthony Mrima, there was no evidence that Sakaja engaged in deception by presenting a degree from Team University, Uganda Nonetheless, in delivering the verdict, the judge remarked that the problem of academic falsification will persist until law enforcement agencies crack down on the perpetrators.
Politicians can now breathe a sigh of relief as the top court struck down the rule requiring candidates for governor and their appointees to hold a university degree. The requirement that governors possess college degrees was ruled unlawful in a decision made on Friday by Judge Anthony Mrima. A candidate for president, vice president, county governor, or deputy governor must possess a legitimate degree from an institution accredited by Kenya, according to Section 22(ii) of the Elections Act.
The High Court has quashed criminal charges levelled against businessman Humphrey Kariuki and others over alleged tax evasion. Justice Anthony Mrima agreed with the billionaire's advocate Cecil Miller that the charges against him emanated from the Director of Criminal Investigations, whereas the Constitution requires all criminal prosecutions to originate from the Director of Public Prosecutions.
Deputy President William Ruto will be a relieved man after the high court threw out a case against him. A petitioner had filed for removal of the Deputy President from office over alleged gross misconduct and neglecting duties. Justice Anthony Mrima on Thursday ruled that the High Court has no authority to deal with the issues to remove the Deputy President from office.
With less than 77 days to go until the August 9 general election, Deputy President William Ruto and UDA leader once again found themselves in a precarious position after their partner was expected to be barred from running in the next election. Aman has gone to court to prevent Keroche Breweries chief executive Tabitha Karanja from running for the Nakuru Senate seat due to tax evasion.
Court has nullified a law that the IEBC used to bar Mwangi Wa Iria and Reuben Kigame from contesting
The High Court has nullified a law that the Independent Electoral and Boundaries Commission (IEBC) used to bar Mwangi Wa Iria and Reuben Kigame from contesting for the presidency in the August 9 polls. Delivering the ruling on Tuesday, July 5, Justice Anthony Mrima noted that IEBC erred in disqualifying the aspirants on flimsy grounds such as lack of signatures of supporters.
The race to the country's top seat is taking shape as the day to August poll nears. Today, the high court has dismissed a case filed by the petitioner against Dp Ruto for alleged misconduct. The judge of the high court, Justice Anthony Mrima dismissed the case citing that the court has no authority to deal with issues raised by the petitioner.
Chebukati has suffered a major blow few days after he disqualified several presidential candidates who include Wanjigi as well Ekuru Aukot. According to High Court Judge Anthony Mrima, it's evident the requirement for presidential candidates to provide a list of supporters is illegal, null and void.
The High Court of Kenya through Justice Anthony Mrima has made a major ruling on Sakaja's Governorship ambitions. The court has dismissed a petition seeking to have the senator blocked from contesting on the argument that he doesn't have a degree from Team University. Here is a link: https://twitter.com/KTNNewsKE/status/1546754949811412994?s=20&t=QXF1b8GTCNdI7zYmMk_lww
Political players are making every effort since the general elections for 2022 are less than 20 days away. All four contenders are up against fierce competition now that there are four people qualified to run for the Presidency. Due to a supposed lack of genuine voter signatures, the High Court had overruled the electoral commission's decision to bar gospel musician Reuben Kigame from running for president.
The Kenya Revenue Authority (KRA) has suffered a major blow in his efforts to prosecute businessman Humphrey Kariuki in 41 billion tax evasion case. High Court Judge Justice Anthony Mrima has made it clear that at the moment, Kariuki cannot be prosecuted owing to inconsistencies in the case.
The criminal proceedings for alleged tax evasion that had been brought against businessman Humphrey Kariuki and others have been dismissed by the High Court. Justice Anthony Mrima concurred with the billionaire's attorney, Cecil Miller, that the charges brought against their client originated from the Director of Criminal Investigations, despite the fact that the Constitution mandates that all criminal prosecutions begin with the Director of Public Prosecutions.