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Media Summary – Petition No. 16 of 2016. Methodist Church of Kenya and Mohamed Fugicha & 2 others

THE SUPREME COURT OF KENYAnnMETHODIST CHURCH IN KENYA VS. MOHAMED FUGICHA & 2 OTHERSnnS.C PET.NO. 16 OF 2016nnDATE OF HEARING: 16TH JULY, 2018nnDATE OF JUDGMENT: 24TH JANUARY, 2019nnMEDIA SUMMARYnn ___________________________________________________________nn The following explanatory note is provided to assist the media in reporting this case and is not binding on the Supreme Court or any member of the Court. nnOn 24th January, 2019 the Supreme Court by a majority (Maraga, CJ &P, Ibrahim, Njoki, Lenaola with J.B Ojwang, SCJ dissenting) delivered a judgment setting aside the orders of the Court of Appeal directing the Board of Management of St. Paul’s Kiwanjani Day Mixed...

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Tribunal members take Oath

Chief Registrar of the Judiciary Anne Amadi today at the Supreme Court building presided over the swearing-in ceremony of the chairperson of the Communication and Multimedia Appeals Tribunal (CAMAT) Ms Anne W. Mwangi and the members of the Education Appeals Tribunal.nnDr Nancy Macharia, Pius Mutisya, Caro Kariuki, Waigi Kamau and Harrun Mohammed Yussuf took oath of office as members of the Education Appeals Tribunal, while Jane Mwereru, as the tribunal’s Secretary.nnSpeaking at the event, Amadi said that since the mandate of the Education Appeals Tribunal is to handle appeals emanating from any persons aggrieved by the decisions of County Education...

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CJ Maraga presides over PSC members swearing

 Chief Justice David Maraga to presided over the swearing-in ceremony of eight members of the Public Service Commission (PSC). Those who took Oath of Office are: Vice Chairperson Charity Selena Kisotu and members: Dr Joyce Nyambuti, Dr Mary Mwiandi, Dr Reuben Chirchir, Amb. Patrick Simiyu Wamoto, Amb. Salma Ahmed, Andrew Muriuki and Joan Odhiambo Otieno. nn nn ...

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CJ inspects service delivery at Nyeri

Chief Justice David Maraga toured Nyeri Law Courts in October 2018 to inspect delivery of service and renovation of court rooms at the station. During the visit, the CJ held meetings with members of the Law Society of Kenya (LSK) and media, as well as judicial officers and staff. Some of the issues that were discussed with staff include staff promotions, re-designations, remuneration as well as participation in Judiciary’s decision-making process, among others. The Chief Justice promised to address the issues which he said had also been captured in the Organization Review Report that was to be released soon. He commended them for...

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Dispute resolution made easier

The Judiciary has set up a registry at the Kisumu Law Courts that will handle cases targeted for mediation. The Court Annexed Mediation (CAM) Registry was officially opened by the High Court Principle Judge, Lady Justice Lydia Achode, in an event attended by members of the Judicial Service commission (JSC), Mediation Taskforce, stakeholders, staff and members of the public, among other guests. The registry comes as a relief to the people of Kisumu who now have an alternative mechanism in addition to courts, to solve disputes. Speaking at Kisumu Law Courts, Justice Achode said that the leadership of Kisumu Law Courts wants the cases to...

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Lamu court takes justice closer to the people

Lamu Law Courts held its mobile court session at Faza in Lamu East.nnDuring the three days, the court heard various matters including those relating to forgery, drug possession and child maintenance, among others.nnSenior Resident Magistrate Hon Allan Temba Sitati said that the Judiciary is determined to bring justice closer to the people.nn nn   nn nn ...

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