The Kenya Power and Lighting Company have been instructed to pay Ksh 22 Million to a fifteen-year-old girl who was electrocuted by a naked wire owned by the utility company who had filed an appeal to have the amount slashed. The aftermath of the live wire had the girl's limbs amputated although KPLC had argued in their appeal that the amount was huge and represented unjust enrichment and had accused the victim of being negligent for failing to recognize the wire.
Kenya Power and Lighting Company (KPLC) has lost an appeal it had lodged against a court decision to pay a 15-year old girl, Joy Mukami, Ksh 22 million who was electrocuted and had limbs amputated after touching a live naked wire. The utility company sought to have the damages awarded slashed, citing negligence for the victim failing to notice the wire and consequently exposed herself to danger.
Photo: Courtesy. Justice Patrick Kiage was a part-time secondary school teacher. Hailing from a humble family, without a significant name or social status, Mr Kiage was a village commoner, though with unique personality, and Christian identity. As a teacher, Mr Kiage (as he was called, then), was always smartly dressed, in a white shirt, a tie and often a black or navy blue suit, with highly polished official black shoes.
The fate of the 2022 General Election lies with Parliament and President Uhuru Kenyatta following a court's finding that the electoral agency lacks a quorum and cannot make policy decisions or conduct its business. Though the Constitution dictates that elections be conducted on August 9, 2022, and should Parliament rejects the nominations of four commissioners, whose vetting started yesterday then 2022 elections may look at impossibility.
Two Islamist Al-Shabaab terror suspects were on Thursday gunned down by police while on plotting attacks at Kutaiyo area in Kotulo Sub-County, Mandera County. Kotulo Sub-County Police commander Patrick Kiage who confirmed the incident said the duo were cornered by a group of security officers who were on patrol around the region.
Most people came to know of judge Patrick Kiage yesterday after he nailed BBI report leading to it's death at the court of appeal. The fact of the matter is that he was very visible in his argument before he completely collapsed BBI dead with his ruling. Patrick Kiage comes from Kisii County where he was born and raised.
The court of Appeal has finally upheld the initial High Court ruling that declared the BBI bill a nullity in what has caused mixed reactions from Kenyans. Politicians and Kenyans allied to president Uhuru Kenyatta and former prime minister Raila Odinga have blasted the court of Appeal judges saying their ruling was predetermined.
Justice Patrick Omwenga Kiage was born on 6th September 1969 in Kisii Justice Patrick Kiage attended Alliance High School, the University of Nairobi undergraduate (Law Degree) and the Kenya School of Law for a Diploma in Legal Practice. He is also a Master of Laws Degree holder in Public Service Law from New York University where he specialized in Human Rights and Criminal Justice.
Justice Kiage, The President is not above the law of Kenya. He must be subordinate to the constitution. Justice Kiage: The 2010 Constitution was a product of immense sweat and intense public participation. Those who think Public Participation is a Joke are very wrong. Justice Kiage The 2010 Constitution was a product of immense sweat and intense public participation.
Barely 10 days after court of Appeal ruling that rendered constitution amendment Bill commonly known as Building Bridges Intiative (BBI) null and void, deputy president Dr William Ruto has continued to attack the process saying it was the biggest scandal ever happened in the country. Speaking today to the women, the second in command said the building bridges intiative did not mean well for Kenyan.
Gatundu South Member of Parliament Hon. Moses Kuria has claimed that the controversial Building Bridge Initiative (BBI) Report had a few good ideas, but the people who were backing and pushing it, were wrong people, claiming that their intensions were equally not good for the Kenyans.
Judges of Court of Appeal on Friday , upheld the High Court ruling that declared Building Bridges Initiatives (BBI) unconstitutional and unlawful. Following the ruling, Gatundu South MP Moses Kuria has predicted that an outsider could emerge to become the fifth president of Kenya. The legislator further claimed it could be an open transfer wndow to snap one of the One Kenya Alliance (OKA) principals Kalonzo Musyoka, Moses Wetangula or Musalia Mudavadi.
Among the notable Court of Appeal judges who delivered a verdict yesterday, thrashing BBI by upholding High Court ruling terming BBI process unconstitutional, was Justice Patrick Kiage. Kiage got recognition from Kenyans, after his strong criticism of the BBI appeal, which set to amend the 2010 Constitution.
The fate of 2022 General elections lies with President Uhuru Kenyatta and Parliament following the Court of Appeal ruling on Independent Electoral and Boundaries lacks a quorum and cannot make policy decisions or Conduct its business. This means that elections that are scheduled on August 9, 2022 fate is on limbo should the Parliament rejects the nominations of four commissioners.
The BBI bill, popularly dubbed "the reggae" by one of its promoters; President Uhuru Kenyatta and former Prime Minister Raila Odinga, was halted by a 7-judge bench. The Court of Appeal on Friday upheld a ruling by the Kenyan High Court that declared the Building Bridges Initiative (BBI) constitutional amendments unconstitutional.
Constitutional Amendment Bill 2020 commonly know as Building Bridges Intiative has today suffered a huge blow following court of appealing ruling rendering the Intiative illegal, unconstitutional, null and void. The court of Appeal upheld the ruling by High Court Judges saying BBI proponents did not follow the law in the quest to amend the constitution.
Photo courtesy BBI might have just died completely after the Court of Appeal upheld the High Court decision to nullify Building Bridges Initiative calling the project "unconstitutional and unlawful. "Justice Patrick Kiage: The president does not shoulder any obligation to initiate any constitutional changes. He takes office under and in accordance with the constitution & his duty is to obey and defend it in keeping with the oath of allegiance and not to change it.
The Court of Appeal on Friday August 20th, upheld the High Court judgement that declared the Building Bridges Initiative (BBI) Referendum Bill process null and void. The appellate bench of seven judges agreed that the BBI process was a presidential initiative and not a popular initiative, thus accusing its promoters of failing to follow the right procedures.
The Building Bridges Initiative (BBI) constitutional amendments were declared unconstitutional by the Kenyan High Court on Friday. One of its promoters, former Prime Minister Raila Odinga, popularly referred to the BBI bill as "the reggae." In the lengthy ruling, each of the seven judges read his or her own verdict.
On Friday, the court of appeal led by seven judges declared the ruling of BBI amendment unconstitutional. BBI which was popularized as 'reggae' by former prime minister of Kenya Raila Odinga the ODM leader, was declared stagnant by the seven judges who read their appeals concerning the Building Bridges Initiative.