Chief Justice Martha Koome in a statement released on Sunday, August 1 2021 congratulated Prof Patricia Mbote and confirmed she was looking forward to working with her after she was appointed as the director of the law division at the United Nations Environment programme. Mbote, was one of the candidates that had expressed her interest to be the next chief justice of the Republic of Kenya after the retirement of the then CJ Maraga and appeared before the panel for an interview although it was Koome who carried the day.
The newly coronated mount Kenya region kingpin Hon Justice Muturi, who doubles as the speaker of the National assembly has today brought tension between the Judiciary and the legislative arms of the government as he calls for the Impeachment of the Chief Justice of the Supreme Court Lady Justice Martha Koome.
Legal proceedings and operations at the Kericho law courts will be shut down completely due to lack of premises to carry out its work and rent to hire a courtroom. The court also lacks funds to meet the costs of paying rent on a hired private premise which is now acting as law courts after the Kericho law court building was declared unsafe for human habitation.
Deputy President William Ruto has taken five major gambles in his quest to succeed President Uhuru Kenyatta in the 2022 General Election. CJ Koome transfers 22 High Court judges effective Oct 1; Weldon Korir moved to Kabarnet/Kapenguria, Dorah Chepkwony and Chacha Mwita among those moved to Milimani.
Image: Four of the six judges were left out by President Uhuru. The decision by President Uhuru Kenyatta to leave out six Judges during his appointment of judges to superior courts continues to attract mixed reactions, with the latest upsurge being that of CJ Koome and JSC.
Senior counsel Ahmednasir has continued to come up with various revelations amid high political temperature in the country. Earlier he can with a warning to the leaders aspiring to use UDA Party tickets as he warned that they are in danger and are closely marked.Ahmednasir has come again to reveal the list is the most powerful individual in Kenya in 2021.
Kenyan Lawyer quite famous on Twitter who also serves as litigation director at the Open Society Justice Initiative in London has reacted to reports doing rounds in the mainstream media of Chief Justice Martha Koome decide to dismiss cases of 6 judges who were not approved by Uhuru on flimsy reasons.
"It Is Unlawful And Miscarriage Of Justices" Angry Muthama Reacts To CJ's Move Leaving This Sad News
Chief Justice Martha Koome has been on the move to clean as she organizes the Judiciary Service Commission. Unlike her predecessor, CJ Koome has been trying to bring the a good rapport between the executive and Judiciary. However, her latest move has landed her in hot soup after the legislators ganged up on her.
All have not been well with our Judiciary Service Commission. The camp has been having a tussle with the 'deep state' since the last elections. Under the leadership of former CJ David Maraga, the camp was forced to survive on the thin thread. Kenyans allegedly expect the Judiciary service commission to be independent and all arms of government should give them their freedom to exercise their mandate.
Among the latest news updates is that Chief Justice Martha Koome has reshuffled 23 Judges ahead of the new upcoming changes around beginning of October. A notification seen by Kenyans.co.ke on Thursday, July 30 demonstrated that Justice Weldon Korir, who was important for the six adjudicators dismissed by President Uhuru Kenyatta, was among the appointed authorities who were moved.
Courtesy Law Society Of Kenya President Nelson Havi has finally breaks his silence in recent Judicial Service Commission President, Martha Koome Move on partial appointment of judges, citing Kenyans to series of talks. The Judicial Service Commission boss, Chief Justice Martha Koome earlier today asked the High Court to dismiss a case filed by activists group Katiba Institute, that was seeking to compel President Kenyatta to approve nomination of 6 judges.
President Uhuru Kenyatta in the recent past came under attack from the Judiciary after he failed to nominate names of six judges to top courts but it seems that he has a powerful person defending him. Being at the helm of the Judiciary, Chief Justice Martha Koome has left tongues wagging after she publicly backed President Kenyatta’s decision to omit six judges from a list of 40 individuals nominated by the Judicial Service Commission (JSC).
In her quest to promote peace and trust between the executive and the judiciary, the newly appointed Chief Justice of the Supreme Court Lady Justice Martha Koome has once again come to president Uhuru Kenyatta's Rescue, gives the following order to all courts in the country. As seen in a report by the STANDARD newspaper today on Monday 26th of July, the outspoken lady Justice has reportedly orders all the courts in the country to drop all the lawsuits against President Uhuru Kenyatta by the end of August.
LSK president has today given Koome a stern warning over the independence of Judiciary. According to LSK President Nelson Havi the current chief justice Martha Koome does not guard the independence of judiciary but being influence by other arms of the government like executive. This comes after the Judicial Service Commission (JSC) and Chief Justice Martha Koome have asked the court to dismiss a petition challenging President Uhuru Kenyatta's decision to reject the nominations of six judges.
Chief Justice Martha Koome has been put on the spot by the Kimilili Member of Parliament Hon. Didmus Barasa who has claimed that the aforesaid CJ is secretly dinning with the people who are fighting he Judiciary and humiliating the judges in public, sending a stern warning that CJ Koome might be the next victim if she continues dancing to the tone of abusers of the Judiciary.
At one point, Deputy President William Ruto and Didmus Barasa were inseparable. They used to walk and work together like twins. They were great friends and it is for that reason that the nation was almost brought to a standstill when the Kimilili Member of Parliament declared to take a break from National politics.
Law Society of Kenya president Nelson Havi has today afternoon teared into Chief Justice Martha Koome's role at the helm of the Judiciary. The outspoken lawyer told the CJ Martha Koome that she had failed to protect the Judicial Service Commission from the executive. Havi went ahead to say that CJ Koome had gone to bed with the executive thus failing to protect the Judiciary.
The talks in the corridors have been that there is a need to push next year's general elections further to allow adequate preparedness to the electoral body to handle the polls. The push has been championed by COTU Secretary General Brother Francis Atwoli who is a close ally to President Uhuru and ODM leader Raila Odinga.
Kenyans React After CJ Koome Makes A U-turn And Orders High Court To Dismiss The Case Against Uhuru.
The government is made up of three main arms which are the judiciary, tje executive and the legislature. These three arms of government are independent and work hand in hand to ensure smooth running of the government. In the recent past there has been a tag-of-war between the main arms of government which are the judiciary and the executive.
President Kenyatta appoints Maj. Gen Francis Ogolla as Vice Chief of the Defence Forces replacing General Franklin Mghalu whose term has ended. Mathira MP Rigathi Gachagua arrested by DCI in Nyeri home Gachagua was moved to DCI headquarters in Nairobi DCI probing Ksh12M worth of tenders awarded to Gachagua MPs allied to DP Ruto protest Gachagua arrest.