With the 2022 general elections approaching, all eyes have been directed on second term governors who are set to finally leave the county leadership. Some of them have already indicated their intentions of vying for the country's top seat the presidency while others have remained non committed to revealing their next step after 2022. Some of the governors who had declared their intentions of vying for the presidency in the coming general elections include Machakos Governor Alfred Mutual. Alfred Mutua has already
Former NASA man Miguna Miguna has been having tough times returning to the country after his passport was revoked by the government.
The court maintained that BRT, yellow line, seat belts and speed governors shall remain. Photo:(Source/Courtesy). The high court Justice Weldon Korir had nullified NTSA's decision to do away with the 14-seater matatu in transport sector. Ths court declared that public participation was involved by National Transport and Safety Authority (NTSA) while coming up with the decision and that it has also failed to submit the legal notice to Parliament for approval before it was gazetted the justice said. "The respondents
Justice Weldon Korir has declared the Gatundu North parliamentary seat vacant. The judge ruled that the IEBC should conduct fresh elections for the position. In the case, former MP Clement Kungu Waibara had moved to court challenging Wanjiku's election. Korir indicated that the Deputy Registrar should forward the ruling to the speaker of the National Assembly for appropriate action. Justice Korir's statement read, "I declare that the seat of the MP Hon Anne Wanjiku has become vacant." This case was taken to
Today Gatundu North Member of Parliament Anne Wanjiku suffered a major blow after High Court Judge Weldon Korir declared the seat vacant following the case that had been filed in the court. "I declare that the seat of the MP Hon Anne Wanjiku has become vacant," part of the statement by Justice WeldonKorir read. In the ruling by Justice Weldon Korir on Wednesday Wednesday, October, 7, he indicated that Anne Wanjiku's 2017 election was in violation of the law. The Judge went ahead to direct the IEBC to conduct
The high court has asked the Parliamentarians to return the house allowances that have been enjoying for the last one year. The court further says it was unconstitutional for the senators and MPs to take those money since the SRC (Salary and Remmuniration Commission) had filed the case before against it. It's reported that the money has accrued up to 2.9 billions and each MP or senator is supposed to pay 7 millions shillings to the government treasury. The new directive from the court is expected to elicit a
The Naairobi Governor Mike Mbuvi Sonko had moved to court to defend his Non Governmental Organization(NGO) popularly known as the Sonko Rescue(SRT). The SRT had moved to court to protest against the controversial demolition of its sanitization booths, erected in various parts of Nairobi, by police. Allegedly, there were also officers said to be from the Ministry of Health. On the case, both the Health CS hon Mutahi Kagwe and his Interior counterpart Fred Matiang’i were named as respondents. Today, Justice
Gatundu North Member of Parliament(MP) Wanjiku Kibe has moved to the Court of Appeal to challenge the ruling that declared her seat vacant. This is according to a tweet by the Star Breaking. The move by the Legislator comes days after Justice Weldon Korir ruled that Wanjiku Kibe was illegally elected. Justice Korir added that at the time of submitting her nomination papers, she was still a nominated Member of County Assembly(MCA) of Kiambu. Justice Weldor Korir also directed the Deputy Registrar to forward
Photo courtesy: Kass Media Group Files On Saturday Afternoon, The Kapseret MP Oscar Sudi break his silence as he ask or rather dare president Uhuru Kenyatta to dissolve the Parliament as earlier advised by the president of Supreme court, CJ David Maraga. Taking to his Facebook page, The Vocal legistlator has given president Uhuru Kenyatta 14-day ultimatum to dissolve the Parliament and call for by-elections. “I therefore ask the president to dissolve the Parliament within the next 14 days and call for by-elections
The Court of law has blocked the law enforcers from using excessive force while enforcing curfew.It has also ordered Mr. Hillary Mutyambai the Inspector General of Police to draft curfew guidelines in the next 48 hours. On Monday the ruling Judge Justice Korir ordered that the police officers on patrol must stop using excessive force or harass anyone during the curfew.Justice Korir further directed The Inspector General to draft guidelines on the conduct of police during curfew in major daily newspaper
Activist and Lawyer Ekuru Aukot engaged in a fiery online altercation with Miguna Miguna currently based in Canada. The exchange began after Miguna in an online video thanking the Thirdway alliance party for nominating him as their candidate for the upcoming Nairobi Gubernatorial by-elections. However, Ekuru Aukot, who was expelled by the Thirdway Alliance Party a while back argued that Miguna is not a member of the party and therefore, cannot be nominated. Dr Aukot further asked the self-proclaimed general
High Court Judge Weldon Korir has dealt a heavy blow to those Governors who have shown their interest in the 2022 presidency issuing controversial orders. Justice Weldon Korir has informed that for a governor to ensure that he goes for the country's top seat, then, he or she must resign from their position six months earlier before the election date. Failure for the governors to resign then it will be hard for them to run for Presidency and will not be cleared by the Independent Electoral and Boundaries Commission.
Before continuing please click follow above for more great news.Dr Miguna Miguna an exiled lawyer from Kenya was expected to be back soon in Kenya. His tweets show that he is planning on coming back but he still doesn't have his Kenyan passport. Right now he is in Canada but still he reaches kenyans via social media. He claims to have sent his advocate, Dr.Khaminwa to fetch his kenyan passport from￼ the High Court registrar at Milimani court. He said that Justice Korir on 6th January 2020 ordered that he should
Law society of Kenya President Nelson Havi has left Netizens talking after issuing a notice to the Speakers and Clerks of National Assembly and Senate as well as Inspector General of National Police Service have been served with notice of entry to Parliament Buildings on 12.10.2020 at 2.30pm saying that Parliamentarians would have become illegitimate and trespassers by then. In a post on his Twitter page today Sunday 11th October,Havi said that The People of Kenya must know that the head of state President
The high court of Kenya has ordered University of Nairobi to pay 500,000 Kenyan shillings as compensation for delayed masters degree graduation. The student Mr Paul Makokha filed a case against his lecturer Dr Robinson Ocharo who caused a five year delay in his studies due to absenteeism and lack of cooperation. Mr Makokha began studying his masters degree in 2009 and was suposed to graduate in 2012 but graduated in 2016. According to a report by Business Daily, ,Makokha revealed that he used to travel from
Following the advisory by Chief Justice David Maraga to President Uhuru Kenyatta, the Law Society of Kenya President Nelson Havi has been spearheading the "Occupy Parliament" movement. Earlier today in his tweet, the LSK president confirmed that they had served the clerks and the speakers of the National Assembly and Senate with notices of their entry to parliament buildings on Monday afternoon. (LSK President, Nelson Havi) This was also accompanied by a notice to the Inspector General of National Police Service
Governor Ngilu's Impeachment Unstoppable After Court Grants MCAs the go-ahead To Table Her Ouster Motion
High Court has given the County Assembly of Kitui an authority to proceed with the removal from office attempts for Governor Charity Ngilu. The new directive comes after the court had previously blocked the MCAs from discussing the motion few days ago. The ruling came on Thursday through Justice Weldon Korir despite Ms. Ngilu's previous attempts to stop the impeachment. "I find that the applicant has not met the threshold for granting of conservatory orders...her application dated June 24 is dismissed," stated
On Friday, March 19, 2021, the court stopped former Nairobi governor Mike Mbuvi Sonko's assault and terrorism cases which were pending at kahawa and Kiambu law courts.
The drama surrounding the dissolution of parliament following the advisory by Kenya's Chief Justice will for a while be put on hold. This comes as Justice Weldon Korir gives a ruling to that effect, as the courts of law sit and deliberate on a petition which has been filed and certified as urgent by concerned citizens. In the advisory, the CJ had asked the president to dissolve parliament, in what he termed as failure to meet the constitutional threshold. As per Kenya's constitution, the positions in parliament
Impeached Kirinyaga Governor Waiguru has dealt a great blow at the High court after it dismissed her application challenging her ouster. The ruling was made by Justice Weldon Korir stating that the decision made by the MCAs clearly indicate that they didn't violate any court order during the impeachment. In her application, Waiguru had wanted the court to declare the impeachment process as null and void since according to her the proceedings initiated by the MCAs were against the law. She explained that the