1.Chief Justice Martha Koome (2021-) Following her appointment this afternoon by the President of Kenya Uhuru Kenyatta, the new Chief Justice Martha Koome will serve as the first woman to ever take up that position.She will serve for 9 years until her retirement considering that she is 61 years of age currently.
The Judiciary is not infallible. Nobody can deny the obvious fact that Kenya has had more than its fair share of judges who are known only for being corrupt, lazy and incompetent and hostage to ethnic, political, sectarian, religious and other loyalties. A quick glance down the ‘Judicial Hall of Shame’ will reveal the likes of Justices William Tuiyot and Norbury Dugdale and Chief Justices Cecil Miller, Bernard Chunga and Zacchaeus Chesoni in the long list of those who gained notoriety for desecrating the corridors of justice.
Born in Kitutu East constituency now kitutu Masaba George Anyona could have made the greatest president Kenya could have ever had. The fearless politician survived two regimes that made him suffer and die a poor legislator. The one time presidential candidate came 5th in the 1992 election that was allegedly marred with ballot stuffing and violence in the Rift Valley province. Daniel Moi became president garnering 1.9million votes while the dived opposition garnered a cumulative of 3.2million votes. George A
The death of the retired Chief Justice Evans Gicheru was announced on Saturday by the current Chief Justice David Maraga. Mr. Gicheru retired on February27, 2011, after serving for eight years as the Chief Justice of Republic of Kenya . He had taken over from former Chief Justice Bernard Chunga in 2003. The following are the major reasons why many Kenyans will remember the late Chief Justice. 1 Robert Ouko Murder He came to the public recognition when he was appointed to head the commission looking to the death
Kenya's longest serving Chief justice Dr Evans Gicheru passed away on Christmas day.The Alliance High school Allumni served the country for close to 9 years. An era marked by controversy, scandals and violence in the Judiciary with the arm of government being bashed as a hotbed of corruption. The 12th Chief Justice of Kenya took oath for an beleaguered justice department with his predecessor Bernard Chunga succumbing to public pressure to resign, his exit undeniably controversial, chaotic and non befitting for
The retired Chief Justice Evans Gicheru is dead.His death was announced Saturday morning by Chief Justice David Maraga. He did not mention what he was suffering from he just said that he was sick. Maraga eulogized Gicheru as a steadfast public servant, a selfless professional and humble human being.Kenya and Judiciary family have lost a steadfast public servant, a selfless professional and humble human being. Gicheru was appointed CJ by retired president Mwai Kibaki upon his election in 2003.He served as the
Mr Gicheru retired on February 27, 2011 after serving in the key post for eight years. He had taken over from former Chief Justice Bernard Chunga in 2003. Before that, he had a long, chequered career in public service that began when he was appointed a District Officer in Wajir. He served in the position from 2003 to 2011 when he retired and handed over to Dr. Willy Mutunga. Former Prime Minister Raila Odinga mourned Gicheru as a “great legal mind and the man on whose shoulders we placed the burden of returning
Kenya's former Chief Justices David Maraga, Willy Mutunga, Evan Gicheru and Bernard Chunga ( Photo Courtesy) Kenya's former Chief Justice Evan Gicheru has died. In an announcement by the country's Judiciary, Gicheru passed on on Saturday morning. Gicheru was appointed by President Mwai Kibaki to become Kenya's 12th Chief Justice in 2003 and went on to serve until 2011 when he was succeeded by Willy Mutunga. Prior to his appointment as the head of the Judiciary, Gicheru was serving as Court of Appeal Judge, the