Out with the old, in with the new: Rift Valley votes out most MCAs
Anita Biegon won the Chemosot ward seat, making her the only female elected MCA. Kanu's dominance in Baringo County's Tiaty sub-county continues, with the party securing the majority of seats.
By Davis Muli 1 year ago
Out with the old, in with the new: Rift Valley votes out most MCAs
Rugby: Impressive Kenya Lioness fall short in World Challenger Series
National Sevens Women's team Kenya Lionesses hopes of becoming a core side in the 2023 World Rugby Sevens Series Circuit
By Davis Muli 1 year ago
Rugby: Impressive Kenya Lioness fall short in World Challenger Series
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Raila, Ruto share spoils in tight State House race
Preliminary results from 267 constituencies show Raila leading in 26 counties to Ruto's 21. But Ruto has largely maintained Jubilee's 2017 strongholds and also ate into Raila's.
By Davis Muli 1 year ago
Raila, Ruto share spoils in tight State House race
Mombasa parents cough more for bus fare after school reporting date change
Parents who planned to bus their children back to school on Saturday were forced to take them back home after Prof Magoha changed the opening dates.
By Davis Muli 1 year ago
Mombasa parents cough more for bus fare after school reporting date change
How to check your polling station, verify voter details
It is expected that the 22,120,458 voters will cast their votes in various parts of the country including those in Kenyan embassies and missions in the diaspora.
By Davis Muli 1 year ago
How to check your polling station, verify voter details
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Shrines where politicians and believers alike go to seek answers
Politicians, according to residents in surrounding villages, visit the places deep in the night and away from prying eyes. Their rituals are discreet.
By Davis Muli 1 year ago
Shrines where politicians and believers alike go to seek answers
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You abandoned me for Raila, Ruto tells Uhuru
Deputy president says his boss forgot his true friends after teaming up with Raila. The UDA presidential candidate warns chiefs and other civil servants against being used to interfere with polls.
By Davis Muli 1 year ago
You abandoned me for Raila, Ruto tells Uhuru
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Raila, Ruto seal fate of disputed form 34A
Raila and Ruto's representatives rejected the second booklet, saying it could be used to present different results.
By Davis Muli 1 year ago
Raila, Ruto seal fate of disputed form 34A
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Wedding put off after couple loses mothers
The couple had made their mothers surprise wedding dresses, which they say they don't know what to do with.
By Davis Muli 1 year ago
Wedding put off after couple loses mothers
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The economics, politics and reality of subsidies in Kenya
If the suppliers are getting a subsidy higher than what they would get in the open market, and are paid, they will keep producing or distributing.
By Davis Muli 1 year ago
The economics, politics and reality of subsidies in Kenya
Police: Woman opened fire in Dallas airport; cop shot her
Woman opened fire in Dallas airport; cop shot her
By Davis Muli 1 year ago
Police: Woman opened fire in Dallas airport; cop shot her
US Embassy in Kenya addresses visa delay complaints
The United States Embassy in Kenya says it has added staff members to help clear a backlog of visa applications.
By Davis Muli 1 year ago
US Embassy in Kenya addresses visa delay complaints
Diagnostic services key in reducing maternal, child mortalities
In a nutshell, county governments and relevant stakeholders must deliberately invest in diagnostic services to address maternal and child mortality.
By Davis Muli 1 year ago
Diagnostic services key in reducing maternal, child mortalities
Kenyans in diaspora campaign for Raila Odinga
A group of Kenyans in the Diaspora have embarked on vote hunt for Azimio la Umoja presidential candidate Raila Odinga.
By Davis Muli 1 year ago
Kenyans in diaspora campaign for Raila Odinga
Decolonise conservation, put it in hands of locals
Let locals know this school, that hospital, stadium or college was built using money from parks near them. Locals must be put at the centre of conservation to increase their responsibility to nature.
By Davis Muli 1 year ago
Decolonise conservation, put it in hands of locals
Next kingpin? The Matiang'i factor in Gusii region politics
Interior Cabinet Secretary Fred Matiang’i’s influence in the region’s politics is widely acknowledged.
By Davis Muli 2 years ago
Next kingpin? The Matiang'i factor in Gusii region politics
Much at stake in new company law assented by President Uhuru
Since the presidential assent of the new Companies Act 2015, the corporate world has waited with great anticipation the commencement of the laws which would catalyse business activities to greater economic growth in the country.
By Pravin Bowry 8 years ago
Much at stake in new company law assented by President Uhuru
Has the ICC become a kangaroo court?
Procedural rules under which the trial takes place may well be changed but evidential rules cannot, indeed must not, be altered to the detriment of an accused.
By Pravin Bowry 8 years ago
Has the ICC become a kangaroo court?
Legal profession at crossroads
The legal profession - advocates, the judiciary, Attorney General’s Chambers, Office of the Director of Public Prosecutions, lecturers and students - is at crossroads.
By Pravin Bowry 8 years ago
Legal profession at crossroads
Get law training system out of doldrums
The Kenya School of Law (KSL) held its inaugural graduation ceremony last week and alumni of the institution lauded its achievements when launching an endowment fund.
By Pravin Bowry 8 years ago
Get law training system out of doldrums
The Judiciary and its intrigues
Three cases are pending in the Constitutional Division of the High Court where sitting judges have questioned their age of retirement under the Constitution.
By Pravin Bowry 8 years ago
The Judiciary and its intrigues
Thumbs up CJ for making life easier
Last week the country refreshingly saw the highest judicial officer, the Chief Justice, come down from his high pedestal and confront two administrative weaknesses which have bedevilled the justice system.
By Pravin Bowry 8 years ago
Thumbs up CJ for making life easier
It's high noon for cheating banks in Kenya
Thousands of Kenyans have over the last two decades or so endured unimaginable misery with the collapse of banking institutions, painted by the national regulatory authorities, independent auditors and even the banking insider community as sound and flourishing.
By Pravin Bowry 8 years ago
It's high noon for cheating banks in Kenya
Change in corporate laws in Kenya welcome
On September 11th, 2015 President Uhuru Kenyatta assented to the Companies Act 2015, and set the Kenyan record for adopting the most voluminous law in the country. The Act comprises 1022 pages and has 1026 sections. It repeals the antiquated Act of 1948 having 46 sections and 571 pages.
By Pravin Bowry 8 years ago
Change in corporate laws in Kenya welcome
No easy walk making Government pay
It is a national disaster that thousands of students are coming into cross-fire between the Government and striking teachers.
By Pravin Bowry 8 years ago
No easy walk making Government pay
Succession laws in Kenya need fine-tuning
The pace at which the personal laws have been and are changing is bringing forth contradictions, challenges and dilemmas that need to be appreciated and addressed.
By Pravin Bowry 8 years ago
Succession laws in Kenya need fine-tuning
Irony of law agents who don’t value time
In the application of various laws in Kenya, there is profound and unaddressed paradox relating to ‘time’.
By Pravin Bowry 8 years ago
Irony of law agents who don’t value time
Review laws on Kenya judicial officers’ conduct
The ongoing altercation between the Mombasa Branch of the Law Society of Kenya, the Chief Justice and the Judicial Service Commission (JSC) where over 800 signatories are seeking the Chief Justice’s resignation, rightly or wrongly, for alleged impropriety and breach of law, highlights a fundamental constitutional lacuna.
By Pravin Bowry 8 years ago
Review laws on Kenya judicial officers’ conduct
Sports Act heralds new era for games
The crowning of Kenya as a world champion at the just-concluded World Athletics Championships in Beijing is a feat that will be relished for years to come.
By Pravin Bowry 8 years ago
Sports Act heralds new era for games
Kenya's law not fully in place, but so far so good
The 2010 Constitution envisaged that the exercise of transition from the 1962 Constitution to the 2010 Constitution would be complete by midnight today.
By Pravin Bowry 8 years ago
Kenya's law not fully in place, but so far so good
Taking oath has profound legal obligations
The very first preamble to the 2010 Constitution acknowledges the "Supremacy of the Almighty God of all creation".
By Pravin Bowry 8 years ago
Taking oath has profound legal obligations
Try e-monitoring to ease jail congestion
There are 108 prisons in Kenya with an estimated population of close to 50,000 inmates at any given time.
By Pravin Bowry 8 years ago
Try e-monitoring to ease jail congestion
Can discretion affect delivery of justice?
In the realm of criminal law, there exist legalities which render the concept of justice philosophically intriguing and one of the technicality is what is termed 'discretion'.
By Pravin Bowry 8 years ago
Can discretion affect delivery of justice?
Let’s usher in new era for justice in Africa
A new era appears to have dawned for the people of Africa. For the first time in African history, an African court is to dispense justice for alleged atrocities committed against his people by an African leader.
By Pravin Bowry 8 years ago
Let’s usher in new era for justice in Africa
Criminal justice system breaking down
Interestingly, just last week, US President Barack Obama, while speaking in Philadelphia at a function of the National Association for the Advancement of Colored People – the largest and oldest civil rights organisation in the country – called for a sweeping effort to change what he called a 'broken system'.
By Pravin Bowry 8 years ago
Criminal justice system breaking down
Is Kenya for or against the ICC?
Kenya ratified the Rome Statute, the founding treaty of the ICC, in 2005 and was among the first African nations to do so.
By Pravin Bowry 8 years ago
Is Kenya for or against the ICC?
What is in a name? A lot, actually!
In life and in death, a name has great legal significance.
By Pravin Bowry 8 years ago
What is in a name? A lot, actually!
Crisis looms as Deputy CJ's exit nears
The highest (and the youngest!) court in the country is the Supreme Court, which operates under the umbrella of the Constitution, the Supreme Court Act, 2011 and the Supreme Court Rules, 2012.
By Pravin Bowry 8 years ago
Crisis looms as Deputy CJ's exit nears
Big Brother's atrocious rights record
With President Barack Obama's imminent visit to Kenya, it is important to delve into the American laws and policies as they affect Kenya and Africa.
By Pravin Bowry 8 years ago
Big Brother's atrocious rights record
Simplifying civil procedure is CJ's task
Most civil cases in the High Court and Magistrates' Courts are decided under intricate procedural regimes contained in the Civil Procedure Act and elaborate rules contained in over 180 pages of subsidiary legislation.
By Pravin Bowry 8 years ago
Simplifying civil procedure is CJ's task
Ngugi Wa Thiong'o: Ruto's taxes mirror colonial times
Politics
By Amos Kareithi
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Gachagua to get repurposed police chopper for official duties
Politics
By Jacob Ng’etich
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Ruto asks coffee farmers to keep off costly loans after debt waiver
Business
By Lydiah Nyawira and Phares Mutembei
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Burial of woman in spousal attack stirs memories of mother's fate
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By Lydiah Nyawira and Jane Mugambi
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