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CJ Maraga launches Judiciary’s 2016/17 performance report

Best performing courts and administrative units, 2016 - 2017 [  Download  ]nn nn nnCourt of AppealnnMalindi Court of AppealnnRecognition award for overall best performing Court of Appeal.  This Court achieved a performance grade of “Good”. The court reduced case backlog by 62 %. The bench comprised of Hon. Justice Alnashir Visram- Presiding judge and Hon. Lady Justices Martha Koome and Wanjiru Karanja in the period under review. This Court is Malindi Court of Appeal.nn nn nnHigh CourtnnKericho High Court nnRecognition award for overall best performing High Court in the caseload category of 200 cases and below. The court achieved a performance grade of “Very...

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New Principal Judge of the High Court

TUESDAY, April 24, 2018. nnJudge Achode elected the new Principal Judge of the HighnCourtnnnn Lady Justice Lydia Achode is the new Principal Judge of the High Court of Kenya.nnJudge Achode was elected by other judges in an election exercise conducted by the Independent Electoral and Boundaries Commission (IEBC), in Mombasa.nnThe election of the Principal Judge of the High Court is in accordance with Article 165(2) of the Constitution. Justice Achode is the second Principal Judge elected under the Constitution of Kenya, 2010.nnAchode takes over from Justice Richard Mwongo whose term came to an end after serving as Principal Judge for five years.nnShe...

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Milimani Criminal Courts to clear case backlog in May 2018

The Chief Magistrate Milimani Criminal Courts has dedicated the month of May 2018 as case backlog clearance month during which cases pending 5 years and above will be heard on priority on a day-to-day basis to expedite their hearing and disposal.nnBacklog pending before the various courts have been identified and all magistrates will expedite hearing and determination of the same during the month of May. [ Download List of Pending Files ]...

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CJ Maraga to launch Performance Management and Measurement Understandings (PMMUs) 2016/17 evaluation report

The Judiciary is set to launch the Performance Management and Measurement Understandings (PMMUs) 2016/17 evaluation report in a ceremony to be presided over by Chief Justice David Maraga. The event will be held on Friday April 27, 2018,  at the Supreme Court Building, Nairobi. During the launch, best performing courts & administrative units, countrywide, will be recognised....

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Chief Justice David Maraga’s message of condolence to the family of the late Kenneth Matiba

Condolence Message to the family of the late Kenneth Matiba nnIt is with great sadness that I have received the news of the death of Mr Kenneth Matiba.nOn behalf of my family, the entire Judiciary and on my own behalf, I wish to express our deepest condolences and heartfelt sympathy to the family and friends of Mr Matiba.nnMr Matiba was an exceptional leader who distinguished himself from an early age as a meticulous manager, an astute businessman and a charismatic politician. He dedicated the prime years of his life to the service of our nation, with unwavering devotion to the...

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Cause List for Employment and Labour Relations Court Service Week

The Employment and Labour Relations Court will from April 16 to April 20, 2018 hold a service week to clear case backlog at Milimani Commercial Court, Nairobi. The court intends to clear cases that have been pending before the court for over five years. A total of 600 matters are listed for hearing. Notices have been dispatched to various litigants and advocates. [ Download ] nnSee the Cause List for the service week. nnCause List. Service Week. Friday, 20 April 2018. Employment and Labour Relations Court, Nairobi.  [  Download  ]nnCause List. Service Week. Thursday, 19 April 2018. Employment and Labour Relations Court, Nairobi. ...

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Judiciary supporting Alternative Dispute Resolution Mechanism

The Judiciary to support Alternative Dispute Resolution Mechanism.nnThe Judiciary is committed to supporting activities geared operationalizing Alternative Dispute Resolution (ADR) mechanisms in the judicial system.nnSpeaking during the opening of a two-day National ADR Stakeholder Forum, Deputy Chief Justice Philomena Mwilu noted that ADR is crucial to enhancing access to justice adding that the Judiciary is undertaking various initiatives aimed at enhancing access to justice through the mechanism.nnJustice Mwilu said the relative speed and efficiency with which commercial disputes are resolved, as a result of an effective court and alternative dispute resolution system, will enhance Kenya’s reputation as an economic hub...

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