A section of leaders from Central Kenya hold meeting in Naivasha Appointive positions & equity in resource sharing top priorities Deputy President’s position proposed as an irreducible minimum. Two petitioners file case in court challenging recent hike in prices KRA, EPRA, CS petroleum, National Assembly named as respondents Isaiah Odando and Wilson Yata say EPRA decision excluded the public
Matatu drivers and vehicle owners has greatly thanked the The High Court of Kenya for having issued a temporary conservatory order blocking the Kenya Revenue Authority (KRA) from adjusting excise duty rates for petroleum products that was to be effective from Friday 1st October. This temporary injunction was issued by High Court Judge Justice James Makau.
There was an outcry after Energy and Petroleum Regulatory Authority (EPRA) increased the prices of petroleum and petroleum products. Kenya Revenue Authority (KRA) had also announced that they were adjusting excise duty rates on fuel which would have spiked the prices higher. However, High Court Judge Justice James Makau has temporarily blocked the secondary duel jump that was to be initiated by KRA.
Two people have taken the government to court over the recent fuel price hike, claiming that the decision failed to take the common mwananchi into account. Respondents included the Kenya Revenue Authority (KRA), Energy and Petroleum Regulatory Authority (EPRA), National Assembly, and the Petroleum Cabinet Secretary, who were named by Isaiah Odando and Wilson Yata.
The Kenyan High Court has issued temporary conservatory orders, barring the Kenya Revenue Authority "KRA" from over adjusting the excise duty rates for petroleum products this coming Friday. The temporary hindrances by the High Court Judge Justice James Makau, is now part of the ongoing prayers being sought out by two petitioners, Isaiah Odando and Wilson Yata.
Nairobi, Kenya, Sept 20 - Two Kenyans have moved court to challenge the recent hike in fuel prices, arguing that the decision was inconsistent and given the difficult economic times of ordinary citizens. The two petitioners, Isaiah Odando and Wilson Yata, want the Kenya Revenue Authority (KRA)'s decision to adjust petroleum excise duty rates be quashed.
Acourt has ordered Kenya's biggest dumpsite at Dandora to close within six months over pollution. The court also ordered that the River Sabaki be cleaned from its source in Kikuyu to its end in the Indian Ocean. Justice Kossy Bor also ordered Nairobi Metropolitan Services (NMS) and the National Environment Management Authority (Nema) to stop litter burning at the dumpsite and also to rehabilitate the Dandora dumpsite within six months.