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Supreme Court Judge Isaac Lenaola elected Vice President of the Residual Special Court for Sierra Leone

     Supreme Court Judge Isaac Lenaola elected Vice President of the Residual Special Court for Sierra Leone NAIROBI, February 29, 2024. We are delighted to announce that Honorable Justice Isaac Lenaola of Kenya was on Thursday, February 29, elected unanimously as the Vice President of the Residual Special Court for Sierra Leone at the Court’s Plenary held in Freetown, Sierra Leone. Justice Lenaola's wealth of experience and dedication to justice makes him a fitting choice for this prestigious role. He will deputize Justice Richard Lussick of Samoa who was elected President of the court for a two-year term. Judge Lenaola was appointed to the...

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Traffic Court strategizes on ways to sensitize road users in observing traffic rules

Milimani Traffic Court, Senior Principal Magistrate Esther Kimilu chairs a meeting with various law enforcers to strategize on ways to sensitize road users in observing traffic rules. The meeting planned to hold joint road shows and open days in various areas in Nairobi City County where the public will be sensitized on traffic laws. Those in attendance included traffic court magistrates, NTSA, traffic police and prisons representatives among others. [gallery size="large" ids="32325,32326,32327"] ...

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Environment and Planning Division holds inaugural stakeholder meeting

The newly established Environment and Planning Division of the Environment and Land Court (ELC) held its first stakeholder meeting to introduce its mandate as well as initiate collaborative dialogue. Speaking during the meeting, held in Nairobi on February 15, 2024, Head of the Division, Justice Anne Omollo, said the vision of establishing two divisions within the Court was a commitment made to Kenyans during the ELC’s 10th anniversary celebrations. The initiative is aimed at enhancing the visibility of the environmental wing of the Court, which had been primarily associated with land disputes. “I am pleased to announce that this vision was realized...

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Judiciary to construct modern courthouse at Takaba in Mandera County

Takaba Kadhi Court Senior Resident Kadhi Hussein Mohammed, members of Takaba Court Users Committee as well as Judiciary's Directorate of Building Services officers QS David Ruto and Architect Jaffar Suleiman at the proposed site for the construction of modern courthouse. The team visited the area to handover the site to the contractor for the construction of Takaba Law Courts building. The court that will house magistrates and Kadhis courtrooms will serve Takaba and Banisa areas.   [gallery size="large" ids="32310,32311,32312"]...

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Court Users Committee members discuss effective ways of enhancing administration of justice in Elgeyo Marakwet

Iten Environment and Land Court Deputy Registrar Virginia Karanja chairs the Elgeyo Marakwet Court Users Committee meeting on behalf of ELC Judge Lucy Waithaka in Iten. The team discussed ways of enhancing administration of justice in the area.   [gallery size="large" ids="32303,32304,32305,32306,32307"]...

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Court Users Committee deliberates on re-opening Nairobi City County Law Courts

Nairobi City County Law Courts Head of Station Senior Principal Magistrate Rhoda Yator chaired the court's Court Users Committee meeting convened to deliberated on issues regarding the re-opening of court.   [gallery size="large" ids="32297,32298,32299"]    ...

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Court Annexed Mediation registry opened at Kabarnet court

Justice Rachel Ngetich presides over the official opening of Court Annexed Mediation (CAM) registry at Kabarnet Law Courts in Baringo County. This is after a sensitization exercise on CAM was conducted for Court Users Committee members and the public.    ...

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CUC members sensitize public on AJS

Taita Taveta County Court Users Committee members led by Voi Law Courts Chief Magistrate Mildred Obura sensitize members of public in Voi on the need to embrace Alternative Justice System (AJS), as a way of solving disputes in the community. [gallery size="large" ids="32270,32271,32272,32273,32274,32275,32276,32277"]...

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CJ Koome commissions team to embark on search of sustainable solutions to land disputes in Nairobi

CJ Koome commissions Nairobi Land Justice Working Group Chief Justice Martha Koome has commissioned a multi-agency team that will be responsible for expeditious and sustainable resolution of land disputes in Nairobi City County. The Nairobi Land Justice Working Group that comprises of all key players in the land justice sector is tasked with identifying the root causes and address systemic and endemic challenges in the administration of land justice. The group is also expected to engage with the public and stakeholders to secure lasting solutions to land disputes and foster a prosperous and harmonious future. The Working Group will be expected to recommend...

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Justice Fatuma Sichale takes Oath of Office as the new Court of Appeal representative to the JSC

Chief Justice Martha Koome presided over the swearing in of Justice Fatuma Sichale as the representative of the Court of Appeal to the Judicial Service Commission. Justice Sichale replaces Justice Mohamed Warsame, whose term ended. [gallery size="large" ids="32178,32179,32180,32181,32182,32183"]...

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