Governance

JSC Raises Minimum Bribe in the Judiciary to 1 billion

The Judicial Service Commission of Kenya has raised the bribe floor in the Judiciary to KShs 1 billion following an abuse of justice by allowing small bribe amounts. Responding to an expose by former Nairobi Governor Mike Sonko, JSC said that it is unfortunate that judges were accepting bribes as low as KShs 100 million, […]

Politics

Raila, “Judiciary not Good for my Mental Health”

Former Prime Minister and senior partner in the handshake government Hon Raila Odinga has expressed concerns that the courts in Kenya are working hard against his well being. Following a Court of Appeal decision to throw out the BBI appeal, Raila raised concerns that the Judiciary has consistently done him harm, and was preparing to […]

Politics

“Even if Uhuru Kenyatta Makes it to Heaven, He will not See God,” – CoA

The Court of Appeal of Kenya has ruled that the country’ ruling president, Uhuru Kenyatta, is slowly and surely marching towards eternal damnation, and even if that changes in future, he can will only experience limited features in heaven, in the highly unlikely event that he makes it there. Reading the judgment that kept Kenyans […]

Governance

Judiciary Promises to Conclude Kianjokoma Brothers Murder Case within 21 years

The Judiciary has promised to expedite the case against the six police officers who are accused of killing Benson Njiru and Emmanuel Mutura. The two brothers from Kianjokoma in Embu County met their death after they were arrested for flouting Covid-19 containment measures. The police officers who arrested them killed the first brother in order […]

Governance

Kitui Man Sues Uhuru Kenyatta at a Witchdoctor’s Court for Cherry-Picking Judges to Gazzette

A Kitui man has filed a case against president Uhuru Kenyatta for cherry-picking the judges to appoint instead of appointing all of them as demanded by law. While this should be a natural consequence of Uhuru’s decision, the surprising part is that the case has been filed at a Witchdoctor’s court instead of the ordinary […]

Politics

Uhuru Blames BBI Failure on ‘Scarecrow Attorney General’

The president has blamed the absence of a substantive attorney General in Kenya for the anti BBI ruling that was delivered by the High Court this week. In a leaked WhatsApp chat with the famous six – David Murathe, Francis Atwoli, Raila Odinga, Gideon Moi, Kalonzo Musyoka and Muhoho Kenyatta, Uhuru said that Kenya lacks […]

Governance

High Court Revisits the Executive after Failure to Appoint 41 Judges

The high Court in Kenya has paid the Executive a legal visit and given the president a taste of what it feels to have the law against you. This follows the high court ruling that declared the Building Bridges Initiative not only an illegality, but a very stupid mistake. In the ruling that was delivered […]

Governance

JSC Commissioners Focusing on Per Diems Since CJ Interviews Won’t Matter

As the interviews for the next Chief Justice continue, the JSC commissioners tasked with identifying the best candidates have expressed their satisfaction with their allowances since it is the only thing that matters. Although it is a well known secret that the next Chief Justice will be determined by forces bigger than a JSC interview […]

Social

Concerns Raised after Edgar Obare Applies for the CJ Job

Controversial Kenyan blogger and certified tea sommelier Edgar Obare has his eyes set on the top most job of the Kenyan Judiciary. The man who thrives by passing judgement on people who are straying from their relationships announced that he wanted to use his skills and experience in the Judiciary, saying that he would make […]

Politics

Maraga Under DCI Probe Over Missing Pencil

Outgoing Chief Justice Maraga has found himself at the center of a corruption investigation after the Directorate of Criminal Investigation unearthed a scandal involving the loss of a HB pencil from his office. In what could turn out to be a major scandal to haunt the man, the Director of Criminal Investigations George Kinoti noted […]