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POLITICS

Judiciary Delivers Another Ruling Against The Government's Directive, Set To Benefit Kenyans

The lives of ordinary Kenyans has continued to get tighter with the increasing prices of essential goods and services. The most recent case has been the increase in the price of fuel that caused uproar among members of the public. The increase led to a sharp increase in the prices of other goods which led to increased criticism to the government.

  2 months ago ago
Judiciary Delivers Another Ruling Against The Government's Directive, Set To Benefit Kenyans

POLITICS

win for president Kenyatta on his decision to reject appointing the 6 judges

High Court Rules In Favor Of the President The High Court of Kenya has bared the Judicial Service Commission from acting upon President Uhuru Kenyatta’s reasons not to appoint the six judicial officers. The sitting judge who is Justice James Makau also temporarily barred the investigation, prosecution, or and any consideration of any petition concerning the six pending the determination of a suit which was filed by Benard Okello who is a renowned advocate of the high court.

  5 months ago ago
win for president Kenyatta on his decision to reject appointing the 6 judges

RELIGION

Churches can Resume Activity Under Strict Conditions, Court Rules

Health CS Mutahi Kagwe. Source | courtesy A court presided by Justice James Makau on Thursday allowed churches across the country to resume activity by broadcasting their services but under strict conditions. Justice Makau ruled that only church leaders together with their broadcasting team will be allowed to be present at their church. They will however be required to maintain social distance among other precautions as advised by the ministry of health. The court further cautioned police officers against arresting

  1 year ago ago
Churches can Resume Activity Under Strict Conditions, Court Rules

JUSTICE

Further Looming Fuel Hike Temporarily Stoped By Court Today

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.

  2 months ago ago
Further Looming Fuel Hike Temporarily Stoped By Court Today

SOCIETY

More Pain For Kenyans, At Least 31 Products Including Fuel, Beer And Cigarette Prices Set To Go Up

The Kenya government in a bid to increase its tax base is set to increase the tax charged on prices of essential products which is set to push the prices more up. According to a report by the Star Kenya, the products include fuel, beer, cigarettes, water, juices among others.

  2 months ago ago
More Pain For Kenyans, At Least 31 Products Including Fuel, Beer And Cigarette Prices Set To Go Up

JUSTICE

Why The Kenyan High Court Judge Has Given Orders Barring KRA From Hiking Fuel Prices

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.

  2 months ago ago
Why The Kenyan High Court Judge Has Given Orders Barring KRA From Hiking Fuel Prices

POLITICS

Another Blow For President Uhuru After High Court Overrules His Executive Order (Photos)

[Photo courtesy] The President has been dealt with another big blow after Justice James Makau, a High court judge dismissed an executive order by the President that sought to place the Judiciary, commissions and independent offices under ministries and government departments. Justice Makau termed the order as unconstitutional as he is not legally allowed to transfer functions of constitutionally established institutions.

  5 months ago ago
Another Blow For President Uhuru After High Court Overrules His Executive Order (Photos)

POLITICS

Today's Newspaper Headlines Review

Deputy President William Ruto is in secret talks with some National Super Alliance (Nasa) leaders as politicians intensify coalition building ahead of next year’s elections, Mombasa governor Hassan Joho has alleged. Through lawyers Benson Milimo and Ochieng Oduor, the former directors told Justice James Makau that they are still legally in office since the incoming team was elected contrary to a court order.

  5 months ago ago
Today's Newspaper Headlines Review

EDUCATION

Six Fresh Orders Issued By High Court On Schools Re-Opening

Education CS George Magoha in parliament on September 30, 2020. The High court has on the 7th October issued fresh orders regarding schools re-opening. The petition was filed in High Court by a parent, Joseph Enock Aura fully backed up by veteran lawyer and activist Okiya Omtatah. The petition aimed at stopping school re-opening which has been slated for Monday October 12. Justice James Makau has issued 6 key orders which are expected to be followed up to the latter. First, the respondents and interested parties

  1 year ago ago
Six Fresh Orders Issued By High Court On Schools Re-Opening

EDUCATION

Why Grade 4, Standard 8 and Form 4 Candidates Could Not Reopen Schools On Monday, 8th October

The school reopening set on Monday 12th October 2020 for Grade 4,Form 4 and Class 8 Candidates suffers a major setback following a recent directive. This comes as Education Cabinet Secretary has been directed to consult all stakeholders first before 'rushed' reopening of schools,then report the progress to court on Wednesday,14th October 2020. This comes after Justice James Makau directed Cs Magoha or his representative to hold meeting at Jogoo House as on Today 8th October 2020. Here,all parties would debate

  1 year ago ago
Why Grade 4, Standard 8 and Form 4 Candidates Could Not Reopen Schools On Monday, 8th October

JUSTICE

Court Delivers Blow to Kenyatta in Reference to The 6 Rejected Judges

The high court has given President Uhuru Kenyatta a crashing blow after it temporarily stopped any action against the 6 rejected Judges. The six judges include Aggrey Muchelule, George Odunga, Weldon Korir and Joel Ngugi, who were to serve in the Appellate court. In a ruling delivered by Justice James Makau, he said no disciplinary action shall be taken against the Judges or interference to their functions.

  5 months ago ago
Court Delivers Blow to Kenyatta in Reference to The 6 Rejected Judges

EDUCATION

Court Orders Nairobi University To Pay Graduates Ksh 15M For Useless Degrees

The High Court has ruled in favor of seventy five students had sued Technical University of Kenya (TUK) over the quality of degrees. This is after failing to secure employment for over nine years. The students graduated with Engineering Degrees but failed to secure employment . According to a the students, the degrees they attained are not recognized by the Engineers Board of Kenya (EBK) makes efforts to secure employment futile.

  4 months ago ago
Court Orders Nairobi University To Pay Graduates Ksh 15M For Useless Degrees

EDUCATION

Former 75 UoN Students Awarded Ksh 15 Million For Undertaking Useless Engineering Degrees

University of Nairobi is one of the best universities in Africa and is offering many courses including Engineering courses. 75 students who were admitted in the University of Nairobi to pursue Engineering courses between the year 2009 and 2011, have been awarded 15 million after they could not get jobs as their Engineering degrees are not recognized by the Engineers Board of Kenya.

  4 months ago ago
Former 75 UoN Students Awarded Ksh 15 Million For Undertaking Useless Engineering Degrees

EDUCATION

The Court Orders CS Magoha Clarify On The Fully Reopening Date Of Schools

The ministry of education issued directives to all primary and secondary schools to reopen on 12th October 2020, the learners which the ministry of education permitted to reopen are grade 4, class eight and form four. However the ministry of education had reopened the higher learning institutions in the country as from 5th October 2020. The ministry of education has been directed by Justice James Makau to urgently convene a meeting and come with the solution as to when the schools will be reopened fully. The

  1 year ago ago
The Court Orders CS Magoha Clarify On The Fully Reopening Date Of Schools

EDUCATION

High Court Awarded Former Engineering Students From UoN After Failing To Secure Jobs

University of Nairobi is one of the best universities in Africa and is offering many courses including Engineering courses. 75 students who were admitted in the University of Nairobi to pursue Engineering courses between the year 2009 and 2011, have been awarded 15 million after they could not get jobs as their Engineering degrees are not recognized by the Engineers Board of Kenya.

  4 months ago ago
High Court Awarded Former Engineering Students From UoN After Failing To Secure Jobs

JUSTICE

Lusaka's First Tweet After Woman Sued Him Over Pregnancy, Demanded Sh25 Million

Senate Speaker Ken Lusaka. [Source/KL] The Speaker of the Senate Kenneth Lusaka has posted his first tweet barely hours after he was dragged into a paternity case. High Court judge Justice James Makau on Monday morning certified a case in which a pregnant woman sued Lusaka for neglecting her and her unborn child.

  5 months ago ago
Lusaka's First Tweet After Woman Sued Him Over Pregnancy, Demanded Sh25 Million

POLITICS

Kihika, Murkomen to Pay For Taking Jubilee Party to Court

Elgeyo Marakwet Senator Kipchumba Murkomen and his counterpart Susan Kihika, Nakuru Senator will now have to pay for dragging Jubilee Party alongside Gideon Moi's KANU to court. The duo, close allies of Deputy President William Ruto were de-whipped from Senate's Majority Leader and Majority Whip of the Senate respectively earlier this year on claims of disrespecting the party and its leadership. According to a publication by the Standard, This move 'angered' them and they sued the party, its chairperson Nelson

  1 year ago ago
Kihika, Murkomen to Pay For Taking Jubilee Party to Court

POLITICS

The High Court Issues A Tough Order On Reopening Of Schools

The High Court of Kenya has issued a tough order with regards to the reopening of schools now.The high court on Thursday, November 19th ruled has rules that it was illegal for president Uhuru Kenyatta to order the closure of schools in March this year as the outbreak of COVID-19 was announced. The High Court's lawyer Justice James Makau Stated that the directive was a violation of Children's right to Education.Justice Makau ruled out a tough order that all children should resume face to face learning not later

  1 year ago ago
The High Court Issues A Tough Order On Reopening Of Schools

POLITICS

Uhuru's Controversial Radical Executive Order Suspended

Photo / Courtesy The executive order dated May 11, 2020 would have affected over 20 independent commissions. The independent commissions would have been under the attorney general or respective ministries. The commissions that would have been affected included, Teacher's Service Commission, Judicial Service Commission, Independent Police Oversight Commission, Kenya National Human Rights Commission, Ethics and Anti Corruption Commission, Controller of budget, Public Service Commission, Parliamentary Service Commission

  1 year ago ago
Uhuru's Controversial Radical Executive Order Suspended

POLITICS

Judiciary: All eyes on the following Judges who will hear Parliament Dissolution case

The Kenya judiciary has appointed 5 judges who will hear cases related to the dissolution of Parliament advisory. "Appointment of Bench to hear cases related to dissolution of Parliament Advisory." The judiciary said on Wednesday evening. Kenya Judiciary via Twitter. "The deputy chief justice, Philomena Mwilu has appointed a bunch of five judges who will hear the cases that will be relating to me advisory to president Uhuru Kenyatta dissolve the Parliament." The statement read in part. 1. The first one on the

  1 year ago ago
Judiciary: All eyes on the following Judges who will hear Parliament Dissolution case