Land and Conflict Sensitive Journalism sumaries

Sub-Category : Judicial Reforms

Why bid to stop tallying of presidential votes flopped

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Monday, 18 Mar 2013

The outcome of the March 4 presidential election is the subject of several petitions at Supreme Court. The petitions, one by Prime Minister Raila Odinga, the CORD candidate, have been filed after declaration of Uhuru Kenyatta as p

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Vetting board dismisses 3 magistrates, clears 11

The Star Pg 4
Friday, 15 Mar 2013

Three chief magistrates were yesterday shown the door by the Judges and Magistrates Vetting Board. Chief magistrates Wilkinson Njagi (Narok), Walter Nyarima (Bungoma) and Margaret Gitonga (Busia) were dismissed by the Vetting boar

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Police Warn of Fake cops

The Star Pg 1 & 6
Monday, 04 Mar 2013

Police have warned of bogus officers on the prowl to disrupt elections in various parts of the country. Police spokesperson Charles Owino yesterday told a media briefing at the IEBC national election centre in the Bomas of Kenya t

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Never-say-die judge fights ‘unlawful’ dismissal

Daily Nation pg 11
Sunday, 27 Jan 2013

A High Court judge thrown out of the Bench 10 years ago has now renewed his bid to reclaim his job after filing a constitutional suit seeking to quash the findings of a tribunal that recommended his removal. Justice Tom Mbaluto ha

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What is in a dress? New grooming rules divide lawyers

Daily Nation pg 3
Sunday, 27 Jan 2013

The miniskirt debate is back. And this time round, it is being conducted at the very top of the country’s legal fraternity. The emotive debate was revived this week after a new directive by the Law Society of Kenya (LSK) on

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Courts now given power to declare election winners

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Monday, 28 Jan 2013

Judges who will preside over election petitions after the March 4 General Election have powers to declare a winner after a recount of ballot papers in court. Magistrates will also be allowed to preside over petitions following an

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Five shortlisted for deputy CJ post

Daily Nation, pg 60
Thursday, 24 Jan 2013

The Judicial Service Commission has shortlisted five candidates out of the 18 who had applied for the position of Deputy Chief Justice to replace Ms Nancy Baraza. Ms Baraza, who had been accused of assaulting a security guard at t

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LSK hunting down ‘impostor’ lawyers

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Wednesday, 16 Jan 2013

The Law Society of Kenya (LSK) has launched a crackdown on quacks operating as licensed lawyers countrywide.  LSK Chief Executive Officer Apollo Mboya regrets allegations that some of the quack lawyers are acting as agents of

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