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Court of Appeal to decentralize to Nakuru and Eldoret and more judges to be recruited

Court of Appeal to decentralize to Nakuru and Eldoret. THURSDAY, April 12, 2018nn The Judiciary is planning to establish the Court of Appeal in two more counties of Nakuru and Uasin Gishu.nnJustice Aggrey Muchelule said the Judiciary is constructing a Sh347 million court building that will house a High Court and the Court of Appeal in Nakuru.nnHe explained that the appellate court was not in Nakuru because of lack of infrastructure. He added that once the building is complete, the Judicial Service Commission (JSC) will recruit judges and deploy to the new Court of Appeal station.nn nnJustice Muchelule who is accompanied by Commissioner...

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Appellate Judges meet in Mombasa

 nnWEDNESDAY, April 11, 2018. Appellate Judges meet in MombasannCourt of Appeal judges are meeting in Mombasa to deliberate on the vision of the court with a view to improving service delivery.nnThe three-day retreat themed: ‘Vision of the Court’ will discuss digitization of the Court, judicial ethics, court management and mediation as well as emerging and conflicting jurisprudence in labour related issues.nnThe judges from Nairobi, Malindi, Nyeri and Kisumu will also among other issues focus on management of Electoral Disputes Resolution appeals process and strategies of clearing case backlog in the court.nnSpeaking at the conference, newly elected President of the Court of...

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JSC STATEMENT ON AUDITOR GENERAL’S REPORT

JSC STATEMENT ON AUDITOR GENERAL’S REPORT AS COVERED IN THE STANDARD, APRIL 6, 2018, PG 7.  [  Download ]nnThe attention of the Judicial Service Commission has been drawn to a  a newspaper article in  today’s Standard, April 6, 2018, on page 7,  indicating that the Auditor General’s report is accusing the JSC of ‘unsupported board expenditure’ as well as ‘unexplained expenditure increases’ in 2015-2016 as compared to FY 2014-2015.nnThe Commission wishes to state that the newspaper article is erroneous and a misprepresentation of facts. You will note that JSC responses on every issue raised, are already with the Auditor General,...

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Insurance Tribunal takes Oath of Office

Registrar, Magistrate Courts Peter Mulwa today presided over the swearing in of four members of the Insurance Tribunal. The four, Mr Martin Mugambi Mithega, Ms Mercy Wambui Warui,  Mr Abdinassir Hared and Mr Francis Muchanga Wanyonyi  took Oath of Office at Supreme Court, Nairobi. They were appointed by Cabinet Secretary for the National Treasury Henry Rotich to serve as members of the Tribunal for three years in accordance with Section 169(2) of the Insurance Act.nn nn ...

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Supreme Court of Kenya Easter Vacation, 2018

Supreme Court of Kenya Easter Vacation, 2018nnThe Easter Vacation of the Supreme Court shall commence on Thursday, 22nd March, 2018 and terminate on Tuesday 3rd April, 2018 both days inclusive. A Judge will be available during the vacation to deal with matters that are urgent or require prompt attention. During this period the Supreme Court registry shall be open to the public from 9.00a.m to 12p.m on all weekdays other than public holidays. [  download Notice ]...

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CJ David Maraga at the Harvard Law School

Inspite of enormous natural resource endowments, the continent of Africa grapples with abject poverty. According to the United Nations Development Program (UNDP) 2016 Human Development Report for Africa launched on 2nd May, 2017, some 70 percent of working adults earn less than $3.10 per day. The report notes that in almost every African country, some groups are more disadvantaged than others, exacerbating levels of vulnerability, and widening the inequality gap across generations. The report warns that the gaps are set to widen unless deep-rooted development barriers are urgently addressed. [  Download  ]nn nn[caption id="attachment_5277" align="alignnone" width="694"] Chief Justice David Maraga hands...

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Cooperative Tribunal set to clear case backlog

FRIDAY, March 23, 2018. Cooperative Tribunal set to clear case backlog.  nnThe Judiciary has launched a Co-operative Tribunal Service Week to clear matters that have been pending before the tribunal for over five years.nnThe Service week will run from March 26 - 29, 2018, in Nairobi. A total of 1178 cases have been listed for dismissal.nnThe initiative is in line with Judiciary’s promise outlined in “Sustaining the Judiciary Transformation (SJT) blueprint, to clear all cases older than five years by the end of 2018.nnChief Justice David Maraga in a speech read on his behalf by the chair, Judiciary Working Committee on Transition...

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CJ Maraga to deliver Keynote address

THURSDAY, March 22, 2018. CJ Maraga to deliver Keynote address at HarvardnChief Justice David Maraga will tomorrow March 23 give a keynote address at the Harvard Law School, in Cambridge, Massachusetts during the 9th Annual African Development Conference.nThe CJ will speak on the Role of Justice, Good Governance, and the Rule of Law in eliminating poverty and attaining inclusive development.nThe conference themed: Our Time; Our Vision: Wielding Africa’s Potential for Sustainable Growth, is an annual forum that convenes global leaders, business professionals, policy practitioners, government officials, students and alumni.nThe conference offers a platform for the advancement of intellectual and practical discourse on...

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