The 2022 presidential polls are inching nearer and nearer and so is the race to state house. As the clock ticks, lots of political developments are being witnessed from all camps. Talk of massive defections, new parties being launched, intra - party fights and various demands being made by political parties among others.
The 2022 general elections are coming with speed and tension is building across the country. Majority of leaders are locking horns with political Aspirants moving to different political camps ahead of 2022 general elections. DP William Ruto’s camp continues with its rallies despite the DP stating that he was inspecting government projects across the country.
President Uhuru Kenyatta has told off the Kenyan Judiciary for using excess powers to try and shield themselves from the rot that is within them. While delivering a message to the Chief Justice Martha Koome on Thursday through the Attorney General, the president lamented that the Kenyan people did not expect what is happening at the judiciary.
Ahmednasir Abdullahi is a Kenyan citizen of Somali ascent. Ahmednasir Abdullahi is a lawyer and political analyst in Kenya. He is an accomplished advocate of the High Court Of Kenya. He has represented many Prominent and influential leaders in different cases and won. Senior Council Ahmednasir Abdullahi is a die hard supporter of Deputy President Dr William Samoei Arap Ruto.
Political camps are warming up for 2022 general elections and different leaders are changing tune ahead of 2022. The presidential contest this time round is tough and it could be Raila's time to enjoy what he has been fighting for for a very long time. With politics boiling the fight between Judiciary and executive is far from over.
Deputy President William Ruto has been holding political rallies across the country popularizing his party United Democratic Alliance ahead of 2022 General Elections. Recently details emerged that dp Ruto's allies want CJ Martha Koome Out. According to reports by local source, Nation Africa, Deputy President William Ruto and his allies want Chief Justice Martha Koome out so that she would not interfere with IEBC responsibilities during 2022 election.
Hon. Raila Odinga and former ODM Party Secretary General Ababu Namwamba. The political tension is high across the country and the presidential race is slowly giving DP William Ruto cold feet. Former Kiambu Governor William Kabogo delivered bad news to DP Ruto's camp. He said that Mt Kenya is united and they are making a solid decision in 2022.
President Uhuru Kenyatta and CJ Martha Koome. The nullification of 2017 presidential race was seen as a heroic move by majority of Kenyans. Millions felt that the Judiciary had done justice for one's. President Uhuru's today's speech although left more worries questions on the independence of the Judiciary.
Kirinyaga county governor Anne Mumbi Waiguru and CJ Martha Koome on Friday. Photo/Courtesy Kirinyaga county governor Anne Mumbi Waiguru has issued a celebratory message after attending a high profile event organised by the Ministry of Public Service. During the event, the controversial governor met up with the Chief Justice of the Judiciary Lady Justice Martha Koome whom she has described as a great empowerment to the girl child.
On Thursday, President Uhuru made a surprising move that left many Kenyans in wondering, after gazetting the names of the only 34 Judges out of the 40 forwarded to him over a year ago by the Judicial Service Commission, JSC The decision by Uhuru to reject the names of the six Judges, most of whom took part in rejecting the BBI Bill at the High Court, has left many Kenyans talking, with many coming out to castigate the head of state over alleged intimidations on the Judiciary.
The war between the executive and the judiciary has been there since the nullification of presidential elections in 2017. Since then the president has several times ignored court orders in what was seen as his promised 'revisit'. The judiciary and executive has also publicly criticised each other.
Ahmednasir Lectures CJ, Claims That She is Still in Honeymoon, Reminds Her What Court Needs Urgently
City Lawyer Ahmednasir Abdullahi has attacked CJ Martha Koome over the state of courts. He claims that Koome is still in honeymoon and should get out and address the so demanding issues currently. He reminds him that the court is so stretched and the number of judges are less.
'GBV Will Be A Thing Of The Past?' Questions Kenyans Have To Keep In Mind As CJ Martha Set to Take Over
Martha Karambu Koome has left many reacting after she was nominated by the Judicial service to take over Marsha.She is to serve as a chief justice.As we air our views concerning Martha's success, we have to ask ourselves several questions.Therefore, I will discuss some of the questions.
Justice Thursdays has been launched by the Chief Justice today on the 2nd of September 2021.The motion has been engineered by the CJ to dedicate the day to public engagements.The CJ emphasized on the need to share her powers to the General public in an effort to provide Justice for all when she took over as the new Chief Justice.Kenyans have already started seeing her efforts to better the Kenyan law courts.Her move for Justice Thursdays has six aspects to address for all subsequent Thursdays henceforth.Number one is Media interviews.In this the CJ will avail herself through the media to help in providing Justice to all Kenyans.Secondly is court visits,and in this the CJ will at some point visit the Kenyan court randomly to oversee the court proceedings.Thirdly is the NCAJ outreach programmes.Fourthly is the social media discussion which will enable Kenyans to access the Chief Justice through the social media such as Facebook, Whatsapp and Instagram.The fifth is mentorship programmes whereby many Kenyans will be mentored directly with CJ participation in matters concerning the Judicial system.Lastly is direct public engagements and this entails that on certain Thursdays the CJ will meet with general public face to face to address issues concerning Kenyans.Thank you for reading the article.
Kimilili MP Hon. Didmus Barasa has hinted through his official Facebook page alleging that CJ Martha Koome's tone of message was cleverly done to avoid insensing the executive. Hon. Didmus Barasa urge CJ Martha Koome to wake up and defend the independence of the judiciary from people who are attempting to mutilate the independence of the judiciary.
Lady Chief Justice Martha Koome has announced that a total of 7 judges will be added to the appellate court. Currently the total number of judges at appellate court are 13, with the addition of 7 it will ease backlog of cases. These judges will have a backlog of cases to handle which grew from 4,000 to 8,000 in a span of two years.
Today, the Head of State President Uhuru Kenyatta precised over the swearing in of Hon Lady Justice Martha Koome as the next Chief Justice of the Republic of Kenya and the President of the Supreme Court. Various leaders have broken their silence congratulating Lady Justice Martha Koome for being given the honor to lead the Judiciary after the retirement of the former CJ David Maraga.
The head of state this afternoon graced a ceremony to administer an oath of office to the 34 judges of the court of appeal who were gazetted on the 3rd June 2021. President Uhuru Kenyatta presided over the ceremony despite the criticism he received yesterday from the legal fraternity for the rejection he made against six judges out of 41 who were proposed by the JSC.
The war between the executive and judiciary has been going on for a long time now. Since the nullification of elections, and the president's promised 'revisit', the two arms of government have been blaming and criticising each other. To add the salt on the injury, the hight court ordered that BBI was unconstitutional.
Nyeri Town Member of Parliament Hon. Ngunjiri Wambugu now says CJ Martha Koome is doing more good to the Judiciary unlike the Former CJ David Maraga, whom he (Hon. Wambugu) wanted to be equal to President Uhuru Kenyatta in his late days in office a move that saw the duos cross lines.