Light moments as lawyers seek to outdo each other in court
After a grueling session for parties supporting the BBI, it was time for the shoe to be on the other side as judges took over with questions...
By Paul Ogemba and Kamau Muthoni 2 years ago
Light moments as lawyers seek to outdo each other in court
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Make or break as fight for soul of BBI returns to Supreme Court
Judges to rule on if President can start popular initiative to change law and if he can be sued.
By Paul Ogemba and Kamau Muthoni 2 years ago
Make or break as fight for soul of BBI returns to Supreme Court
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Court silences BBI reggae tune in a landmark 10-hour verdict
Justice Musinga gave the final verdict of the majority decision, with Justice Sichale being the only dissenting voice.
By Paul Ogemba and Kamau Muthoni 2 years ago
Court silences BBI reggae tune in a landmark 10-hour verdict
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Judges’ verdict on IEBC quorum puts 17 by-elections in jeopardy
Majority of the seven appellate judges found IEBC wasn’t properly constituted as it didn’t meet quorum threshold.
By Paul Ogemba and Kamau Muthoni 2 years ago
Judges’ verdict on IEBC quorum puts 17 by-elections in jeopardy
BBI Appeal Judgement: The seven-judge bench and some landmark cases they have handled
Seven Court of Appeal judges will deliver a much-awaited judgment on the Building Bridges Initiative (BBI).
By Paul Ogemba and Kamau Muthoni 2 years ago
BBI Appeal Judgement: The seven-judge bench and some landmark cases they have handled
As BBI verdict comes, here's a reminder of the legal battle that led us to today
The Court of Appeal delivers its BBI judgment on the High Court decision today after a 48-day wait
By Paul Ogemba and Kamau Muthoni 2 years ago
As BBI verdict comes, here's a reminder of the legal battle that led us to today
BBI office files appeal, raises 16 key issues
'The judges failed to correctly state who can initiate a popular constitutional amendment process.'
By Paul Ogemba and Kamau Muthoni 3 years ago
BBI office files appeal, raises 16 key issues
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BBI reggae stopped
The Building Bridges Initiative was yesterday dealt a major blow after a bench of five High Court judges stopped what would have been a fairy tale run
By Paul Ogemba and Kamau Muthoni 3 years ago
BBI reggae stopped
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The 17 issues at the heart of landmark ruling on BBI
High Court judges have analysed whether BBI referendum process conformed with the Constitution and whether it amounted to a popular initiative.
By Paul Ogemba and Kamau Muthoni 3 years ago
The 17 issues at the heart of landmark ruling on BBI
Relief for Mwilu as court reverses orders barring her from her office
The High Court moved to forestall a crisis in the Judiciary by lifting an order that had been issued by the same court last Frida
By Paul Ogemba and Kamau Muthoni 3 years ago
Relief for Mwilu as court reverses orders barring her from her office
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How Mwilu ouster will affect the courts
Legal experts have warned of a crisis in the Judiciary following the decision by a Meru court to suspend Deputy Chief Justice Philomena Mwilu.
By Paul Ogemba and Kamau Muthoni 3 years ago
How Mwilu ouster will affect the courts
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Mwilu's shock ouster
Man files petition challenging the DCJ’s suitability to continue serving while facing a disciplinary case that is pending before the JSC.
By Paul Ogemba and Kamau Muthoni 3 years ago
Mwilu's shock ouster
Maraga’s Tano Tena gift for Uhuru — AG
The State’s chief legal adviser says if House is dissolved, the president may get another five years in State House.
By Paul Ogemba and Kamau Muthoni 3 years ago
Maraga’s Tano Tena gift for Uhuru — AG
Judiciary on trial as cash crisis hits hard
More than 15,000 cases were suspended yesterday after dozens of courts around the country shut down over crippling budget cuts.
By Paul Ogemba and Kamau Muthoni 4 years ago
Judiciary on trial as cash crisis hits hard
Jacque Maribe, Jowie charged afresh with Monica’s murder
DPP could charge more people with Monica's murder as Maribe and Jowie charged afresh
By Paul Ogemba and Kamau Muthoni 5 years ago
Jacque Maribe, Jowie charged afresh with Monica’s murder
Fired investigator links EACC chief Halakhe Waqo to corrupt deals
But anti-graft boss fights off accusations contained in a suit filed at the Employment and Labour court.
By Paul Ogemba and Kamau Muthoni 5 years ago
Fired investigator links EACC chief Halakhe Waqo to corrupt deals
NYS Scandal: What we know so far
Long day for 54 accused of defrauding National Youth Service.
By Paul Ogemba and Kamau Muthoni 6 years ago
NYS Scandal: What we know so far
Killers of prominent people given hope of lesser sentence
On the night of July 14, 2005, Catholic Bishop Luigi Locatti was brutally murdered at the Isiolo Catholic Diocese compound.
By Paul Ogemba and Kamau Muthoni 6 years ago
Killers of prominent people given hope of lesser sentence
IEBC followed the law, top judges say
The Supreme Court commended the electoral commission for a job well done despite the challenges encountered in the run up to October 26 repeat presidential election.
By Paul Ogemba and Kamau Muthoni 6 years ago
IEBC followed the law, top judges say
Why apex court upheld President Kenyatta’s October 26 poll victory
Violence and low voter presence did not affect the legitimacy and credibility of the October 26 election re-run, the Supreme Court has said.
By Paul Ogemba and Kamau Muthoni 6 years ago
Why apex court upheld President Kenyatta’s October 26 poll victory
How IEBC, Uhuru won big battle
Poll agency went beyond limits to protect its integrity as President’s legal team put forward water-tight response.
By Paul Ogemba and Kamau Muthoni 6 years ago
How IEBC, Uhuru won big battle
Second presidential petition: Monday the D-Day
Whichever way the court rules, its decision will significantly affect the tempo and direction of Kenya’s politics
By Paul Ogemba and Kamau Muthoni 6 years ago
Second presidential petition: Monday the D-Day
Don't fear nullifying poll again, activists tell judges
Human rights activists Wednesday asked Supreme Court judges not to fear invalidating the presidential election a second time in three months.
By Paul Ogemba and Kamau Muthoni 6 years ago
Don't fear nullifying poll again, activists tell judges
Uhuru tears into Mwau's poll petition
In a separate sworn statement, Head of State dismisses former Kilome MP's challenge to his victory in October 26 as 'hot air' and 'frivolous'.
By Paul Ogemba and Kamau Muthoni 6 years ago
Uhuru tears into Mwau's poll petition
President Uhuru: Raila behind court poll petition
In a 24-page response to the petition by Njonjo Mue and Khalef Khalifa seeking to nullify his re-election, the President tears into the conduct of the two, branding them as “surrogates, agents, and mouth-pieces” of the National Super Alliance (NASA) and its leaders.
By Paul Ogemba and Kamau Muthoni 6 years ago
President Uhuru: Raila behind court poll petition
New issues for determination in presidential election petitions
This is another crucial week when all eyes will again be trained on the Supreme Court where six judges, led by Justice David Maraga, are expected to decide Kenya’s political path.
By Paul Ogemba and Kamau Muthoni 6 years ago
New issues for determination in presidential election petitions
Legal teams in overdrive as round two of battle begins
Outcome will either rubber-stamp Uhuru's win or Kenyans will have to go back to the ballot
By Paul Ogemba and Kamau Muthoni 6 years ago
Legal teams in overdrive as round two of battle begins
Why civil society leaders want Uhuru’s re-election nullified again
Two petitions challenging the re-election of President Uhuru Kenyatta have raised six major questions about validity of the October 26 repeat presidential election.
By Paul Ogemba and Kamau Muthoni 6 years ago
Why civil society leaders want Uhuru’s re-election nullified again
Uhuru's victory left in the hands of Supreme Court once again
Former lawmaker has listed 14 key issues he wants the Supreme Court to determine within the next two weeks.
By Paul Ogemba and Kamau Muthoni 6 years ago
Uhuru's victory left in the hands of Supreme Court once again
Showdown over Uhuru re-election heads back to Supreme Court
The Supreme Court will once again be the theatre where the legal battle over the presidential election standoff between President Uhuru Kenyatta and Opposition leader Raila Odinga plays out.
By Paul Ogemba and Kamau Muthoni 6 years ago
Showdown over Uhuru re-election heads back to Supreme Court
Poll standoff: Burning questions answered
Experts respond to Kenyans’ queries after NASA’s withdrawal from repeat presidential election
By Paul Ogemba and Kamau Muthoni 6 years ago
Poll standoff: Burning questions answered
How the IEBC failed Kenya
The Supreme Court did not find any criminal culpability against individual IEBC officials.
By Paul Ogemba and Kamau Muthoni 6 years ago
How the IEBC failed Kenya
Supreme Court verdict takes Kenyans back to ballot
Kenya is now preparing for another grueling presidential election in 60 days after the Supreme Court annulled President Uhuru Kenyatta re-election, citing massive irregularities and non-compliance with the Constitution.
By Paul Ogemba and Kamau Muthoni 6 years ago
Supreme Court verdict takes Kenyans back to ballot
Judgement Day: Supreme Court delivers verdict on Raila petition
Seven Supreme Court judges decide whether to uphold President Uhuru Kenyatta’s re-election or order a fresh election within 60 days.
By Paul Ogemba and Kamau Muthoni 6 years ago
Judgement Day: Supreme Court delivers verdict on Raila petition
Audit of IEBC servers reveals some discrepancies
An audit of the Independent Electoral and Boundaries Commission servers discovered some discrepancies despite the limited access given to independent ICT experts.
By Paul Ogemba and Kamau Muthoni 6 years ago
Audit of IEBC servers reveals some discrepancies
NASA dismisses IEBC and Jubilee replies to petition
All petitioners and respondents have finalised their submissions at the Supreme Court, waiting for the ruling on Friday
By Paul Ogemba and Kamau Muthoni 6 years ago
NASA dismisses IEBC and Jubilee replies to petition
Details of Uhuru’s case against Raila
President Uhuru Kenyatta has given a detailed response to Opposition leader Raila Odinga’s claims of electoral irregularities in the Supreme Court petition challenging his victory.
By Paul Ogemba and Kamau Muthoni 6 years ago
Details of Uhuru’s case against Raila
Justice Isaac Lenaola appointed to Supreme Court
The 49-year-old judge beat a pool of senior judges from the Court of Appeal who had applied for the position to replace retired judge Philip Tunoi.
By Paul Ogemba and Kamau Muthoni 7 years ago
Justice Isaac Lenaola appointed to Supreme Court
You have blood on your hands, IG Koome told
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