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Retired Judge Aganyanya laid to rest

Judicial officers and staff led by the Chief Justice David Maraga joined family, friends and other mourners to lay to rest retired Judge of Appeal Daniel Aganyanya. The late Rtd Judge, beloved husband to Justice Roselyn Nambuye, was interred at his rural home in Kisasi village in Vihiga County. The late Judge who retired from Judiciary in 2012 was eulogised as being humble and full of integrity.nn nn ...

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New Customer Service Centre opened at Milimani Law Courts

The new Court Customer Service Centre Site at the Milimani Law Courts was handed over today.nThe handover formality was officiated by the Civil Division Presiding Judge, Msagha Mbogholi. Others present were the Registrar of the High Court, Judy Omange and Director of Building Services, Architect John Okello among othersnThe Court Customer Service Centre will house crucial services as follows; Refund of Cash Bail and Court Deposits; Information on all Succession cases referred to the Principal Registry; Assessment of Court Fees and handling of complaints. nnIt is expected that the court users will benefit from an enhanced customer experience. n n n n n ...

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Launch of the 2018/19 SOJAR report

Chief Justice David Maraga on Thursday January 23, 2020 officially released the State of the Judiciary and Administration of Justice Report (SOJAR) 2018-2019  in a ceremony that was attended by His Excellency, President Uhuru Kenyatta, at the Supreme Court. nnThe report takes stock of the Judiciary’s milestones in the year 2018/19 and discusses the challenges in delivering on the institution’s constitutional and statutory mandate in the light of the new phase of Judiciary transformation under the blueprint: Sustaining the Judiciary Transformation (SJT): A Service Delivery Agenda. Further, it reports on the performance of other justice sector actors that comprise the National Council on the Administration of Justice...

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CORRECTION: ELACHI: SONKO’S CHOICE FOR DEPUTY TO KNOW HER FATE BY END OF JANUARY

January 16, 2020 PRESS RELEASE   Correction of a story in The Standard, January 16, 2020 page 8 titled ELACHI: SONKO’S CHOICE FOR DEPUTY TO KNOW HER FATE BY END OF JANUARY The Judiciary’s attention has been drawn to the story above that suggests that the Nairobi County Government is awaiting an advisory from the Supreme Court regarding the legality of appointing a Deputy Governor. A section of the story reads that “the (County) assembly is expecting the advisory from the Supreme Court by the end of the week” The Speaker of the Nairobi County Assembly, on January 6, 2019, filed a reference at the Supreme Court...

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Swearing in of the Chairpersons of Political Parties Disputes Tribunal and Sports Disputes Tribunal

Chief Justice David Maraga when he presided over the swearing-in ceremony of Ms Desma Nungo, Chairperson Political Parties Disputes Tribunal (PPDT). The CJ also swore in Mr Morris Ohaga, as the Chairperson, Sports Disputes Tribunal. CJ Maraga assured the two Chairs that the Judiciary will offer support to the tribunals to enable them discharge their mandate effectively.nn     ...

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CLARIFICATION IN RESPECT TO THE PARENTAL CUSTODY CASE AT MWINGI LAW COURTS CIRCULATING ON SOCIAL MEDIA

January 14, 2020nPRESS RELEASEnnCLARIFICATION IN RESPECT TO THE PARENTAL CUSTODY CASE AT MWINGI LAW COURTS CIRCULATING ON SOCIAL MEDIAnnThe Judiciary’s attention has been drawn to a media report carried by a few media houses and also circulating on social media regarding the above case. The video shows a young girl crying and clinging to her father. The narrative perpetuated is that the court gave custody to the mother but the child is seen supposedly resisting to go with her.nFrom the onset, it is noted that children cases are always heard in camera and Judiciary makes every effort to shield children...

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‘Protocol’ laid to rest in Kombewa

Joseph Ouko was laid to rest at Kombewa Kisumu, over the weekend. Relatives, friends, the Judiciary fraternity and members of public turned up to pay their last respects to Mr Ouko, popularly known to many as ‘Protocol.’ He was eulogised for his hard work and exemplary interpersonal skills at his workplace.nn nn ...

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Justice Prof James Otieno-Odek laid to rest

The late Court of Appeal Judge James Otieno-Odek was laid to rest at his home at Memba Village, in Asembo, Siaya County. The funeral was attended by among Chief Justice David Maraga, Deputy CJ Philomena Mwilu, Attorney General Paul Kihara-Kariuki, Judges, Magistrates and Staff as well as leaders. nn nn nn ...

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