President Uhuru Kenyatta gave a relief to Kenyans in September when he announced the freezing of CRB records for Kenyans who had lower debts. A number of lenders who were affected by President Uhuru Kenyatta's order moved to court to seek justice. According to a report by Business Daily, High Court declined to stop the order from President Uhuru Kenyatta suspending the blacklisting of defaulters with loans of less than Sh5 million and sharing data of borrowers negatively listed
The High Court has advised President Uhuru Kenyatta to appoint a Cabinet Secretary for Justice and Constitutional Affairs to oversee the implementation of six acts of parliament. Justice James Makau also directed that the docket be handled by a current CS rather than the Attorney General, as the president had done
President Uhuru Kenyatta has lost another legal battle after a ruling declared his appointment and delegating powers to Attorney General Paul Kihara to be null and void. The High Court ruled that President Uhuru's decision to allocate the AG Cabinet Secretary duties was unconstitutional. According to the judgement, instead of AG Kariuki, Uhuru should have allocated the positions to a Cabinet Secretary in charge of Justice and Constitutional Affairs.
Photo Courtesy. Since taking over from David Maraga, New CJ Martha Koome has been very active in her bid to ensure that Judiciary's reputation is restored. Many Kenyans have often labeled the Judiciary as the weakest arm of the government. There have been lots of complaints about the judiciary's inability to prosecute cases to completion with many guilty persons walking scot-free despite the overwhelming evidence that had been tabled against them.
Teaching is a noble and a calling task from the almighty God. Teachers play key roles in our society such as imparting knowledge and skills to our pupils and students. It's bad news to two private school teachers following the move taken by the Court of law to fine them amount totalling to Ksh 4.2 million for caining and causing serious body injuries to the student.
As per the reports,the High Court has dismissed an application to have Uhuru's orders,that informed suspending of defaulters,who have a loan of less than 5 million Kenyan shillings and sharing of their names to be stayed. Judge James Makau dismissed a request to maintain order in the legal battle between the Central Bank of Kenya (CBK) and the state against CRBs whose activity was affected after 99% of accounts were rated negative and their data frozen.
The High Court has suspended the Kenya Revenue Authority's (KRA) decision to raise excise duty on petroleum products pending the outcome of a case filed by two Kenyans. The court temporarily quashed KRA's impending decision to increase excise duty on the products by 4.97 percent, in line with the average annual inflation, in an order that will have a negative impact on the government's plan to collect more revenue as it battles soaring debts.
A court in Nairobi today under Justice James makau has temporarily suspended the Insuarance Regulatory Authority (IRA)'s move to increase vehicle Insuarance premiums up by 50percent. The petition filed by the Kenya Human Rights Commission was declined a week ago by a court but today the verdict came to the petitioners favour.
The Kenya revenue authority had planned to effect an exercise duty to cater for inflation adjustments on a number of commodities including alcohol, cigarettes, motorcycles imports and Juices. This would have led to price Increment of these commodities making life more difficult for consumers since companies are fond of pushing the taxes to the end users.
President Uhuru Kenyatta has once again failed to prevail in court following a judgment that termed his appointment and assigning of roles to Attorney General Paul Kihara as null and void. In the latest judgment delivered on Friday, December 3, the High Court termed his move to assign the AG Cabinet Secretary roles as unconstitutional.
Martha K. Koome is a kenyan Lawyer. She is the current sitting President of the Supreme Court Of Kenya. Chief Justice Martha Koome made headlines when she was first appointed as the first female to be the Chief Justice in Kenya. Chief Justice Martha Koome was hammered a huge blow when the court ordered her to put in place measures that will ensure all Kenyans can access courts within 90 days.
The Kenya Power and Lighting Company has scheduled a long power outage on Monday, August 9. The interruption is scheduled so that the Kenya Power workers can do network maintenance. This will leave the people residing in the named areas in total blackout. The Kenya Power and Lighting Company is staring at another crisis after insurance brokers tender was suspended for unspecified period of time.
Deputy president William Ruto has called for the prosecution of all officials who have led to the increment of the fuel prices to the exorbitant rates that they are in currently. He has noted that among those who should be arrested and prosecuted are cartels who and public officials who have been involved and benefitted from the whole fuel price scandal in the country.
A popular lawyer was lucky to escape a trap where she would have lost Ksh2.2 million in a suspected online scam. Justice James Makau on Friday, October 8, saved the lawyer who had been arrested by police over the Ksh2.2 million debt. According to court documents, the lawyer was introduced to a scheme run by two men and she asked to invest Ksh777,000.
Football Kenya Federation President Nick Mwendwa has lost his attempt to stop arrest and prosecution over misappropriation of funds at Kandanda House after the High Court dismissed a petition he had filled to gag the Directorate of Criminal Investigation (DCI) and the Direction of Public Prosecutions (DPP).
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.
Kenyans have been going through hard times for the past 2 weeks following the increase in prices of fuel in accordance to the new tax levies. The High Court Judge, James Makau stopped the Kenya Revenue Authority for introducing excise duty on people who market oil across the country.
The High Court has suspended the Kenya Revenue Authority's (KRA) decision to raise excise duty on petroleum products pending the outcome of a case filed by two Kenyans.The high court temporarily quashed KRA's impending decision to increase excise duty on the products by 4.97 percent, in line with the average annual inflation, in an order that will have a negative impact on the government's plan to collect more revenue as it battles soaring debts.
The High Court in Nairobi on Thursday July 29, 2021, has ordered the Technical University of Kenya ( TUK) to pay 15M to 75 former students. The former students sued the institution after failing to secure jobs with an engineering degree awarded to them by the University as it is not recognized by Engineers Board of Kenya ( EBK ).
High Court Justice James Makau has given out temporary orders concerning the decision by the Commissioner General KRA to adjust excise duty rates for petroleum products that was to take effect October 1. The judge said there will be many effects to Kenyans in the further increase of fuel prices, and if KRA wirks on the excise duty rates as proposed, though the decision is un approved approval by the CS National Treasury Ukur Yatani.