[FOR DENNIS ONLY] Gen Z protests help to bring forth Faith Odhiambo’ resolve for a bolder LSK
  • Author: Barack Oduor
  • Date: 2024-07-13 10:44:10

[FOR DENNIS ONLY] Gen Z protests help to bring forth Faith Odhiambo’ resolve for a bolder LSK

Her zeal in defending the rights of Kenyans was quickly noticed, with many praising her unrelenting determination

Court declines to quash gazette notice establishing presidential task-force on health
  • Author: Joseph Ndunda
  • Date: 2024-07-09 21:46:02

Court declines to quash gazette notice establishing presidential task-force on health

They wanted the high court to issue orders prohibiting any person from convening, aiding, attending, reporting to, receiving reports from, paying or facilitating payment of any public funds to the task force.

Kindiki: Police officers involved in alleged abductions to be prosecuted
  • Author: Maureen Kinyanjui
  • Date: 2024-07-09 18:54:27

Kindiki: Police officers involved in alleged abductions to be prosecuted

Kindiki reiterated the government's duty to respect and protect the constitutional rights of all citizens.

After conflicting accounts, police report sheds light on Githurai night of terror
  • Author: Mary Wambui
  • Date: 2024-06-29 14:30:37

After conflicting accounts, police report sheds light on Githurai night of terror

Social media has been awash with differing casualty figures, with some claiming victims were carried away by officers and that their bodies were not at the mortuaries in the area or the city at large.

Finance Bill demos: Kidnapped students Joshua Okayo, Regis Wanjala found
  • Author: Bashir Mohammed
  • Date: 2024-06-29 12:57:52

Finance Bill demos: Kidnapped students Joshua Okayo, Regis Wanjala found

The Law Society of Kenya (LSK) confirmed Joshua Okayo's rescue along with that of Regis Wanjala, another student who had also been missing.

CS Duale outlines guidelines for military deployment during protests after court order
  • Author: Mary Wambui
  • Date: 2024-06-28 22:14:05

CS Duale outlines guidelines for military deployment during protests after court order

The notice, second this week, comes after the high court nullified an earlier one for failing to follow the proper procedure.

LSK obtains orders barring security agencies from abducting protesters
  • Author: Mary Wambui
  • Date: 2024-06-26 23:07:35

LSK obtains orders barring security agencies from abducting protesters

The society filed the suit following a spate of abductions of persons supporting the protests on their social media accounts.

Lawyers petition High Court to bar Ruto from assenting to Finance Bill
  • Author: Joseph Ndunda
  • Date: 2024-06-26 14:57:05

Lawyers petition High Court to bar Ruto from assenting to Finance Bill

The lawyers argue that the overwhelming majority of the views submitted to the parliamentary committees for Budget and Public Finance Management strongly objected to the provisions of the fiscal bill.

High drama in Nairobi CBD as anti-Finance Bill protests intensify
  • Author: Lucy Mumbi
  • Date: 2024-06-25 13:02:40

High drama in Nairobi CBD as anti-Finance Bill protests intensify

From as early as 8 a.m., crowds gathered at various locations, including Archives, Afya Centre, Moi Avenue, and Kenyatta Avenue, waving placards and chanting slogans such as “Ruto must go.”

LSK condemns Makadara Courts shooting, calls for enhanced security measures
  • Author: Maureen Kinyanjui
  • Date: 2024-06-14 13:07:31

LSK condemns Makadara Courts shooting, calls for enhanced security measures

The Magistrate was shot in the court on Thursday afternoon soon after she had delivered a ruling in a case involving the wife of the senior officer.

Emergency blood appeal for wounded Makadara magistrate
  • Author: Maureen Kinyanjui
  • Date: 2024-06-14 10:41:04

Emergency blood appeal for wounded Makadara magistrate

The Magistrate was shot in the court on Thursday afternoon soon after she had delivered a ruling in a case involving the wife of a senior police officer.

How delay in picking IEBC commissioners has disenfranchised voters
  • Author: Eastleigh Voice Reporter
  • Date: 2024-06-07 07:14:02

How delay in picking IEBC commissioners has disenfranchised voters

With no commissioners, IEBC cannot draw new boundaries, a crucial role whose deadline expired two months ago

LSK sues state for failure to prevent flood deaths, destruction
  • Author: Joseph Ndunda
  • Date: 2024-05-07 16:34:52

LSK sues state for failure to prevent flood deaths, destruction

The LSK says most of this destruction happened because the government failed to disseminate adequate information and put together a contingency plan.

LSK issues ultimatum for compensation of farmers affected by fake fertilisers
  • Author: Barack Oduor
  • Date: 2024-04-22 15:40:57

LSK issues ultimatum for compensation of farmers affected by fake fertilisers

Other than suing the government, LSK threatened to petition Parliament to impeach CS Linturi if its demands were unmet. 

State's silence on toxic waste dumping sparks outrage, leaders demand action
  • Author: Amina Wako
  • Date: 2024-04-09 17:01:47

State's silence on toxic waste dumping sparks outrage, leaders demand action

There are calls for a thorough investigation into the matter and for the government to take action to address the devastating consequences following allegations of toxic nuclear waste dumping in the region.

Lawyer Havi petitions court to suspend judges interviews slated for April 3
  • Author: Joseph Ndunda
  • Date: 2024-03-27 20:41:17

Lawyer Havi petitions court to suspend judges interviews slated for April 3

Havi wants the interview exercise to be put on hold until Omwanza is sworn in as commissioner of JSC to represent the interests of advocates.

Zulfa Adam: Fiery Garissa lawyer's rise to the helm of LSK Governing Council
  • Author: Hanifa Adan
  • Date: 2024-03-08 11:30:35

Zulfa Adam: Fiery Garissa lawyer's rise to the helm of LSK Governing Council

Zulfa's brevity in vying for a position at the LSK from a marginalised area has inspired others for inclusivity, diversity and leadership right to the very top.

LSK to sue KRA for contempt of court over 'unlawful' housing levy
  • Author: Lucy Mumbi
  • Date: 2024-03-04 19:17:42

LSK to sue KRA for contempt of court over 'unlawful' housing levy

LSK President Eric Theuri says there is no legal basis for the deduction, which he said constitutes contempt of court and the arbitrary imposition of tax.

Lawyer Faith Odhiambo elected LSK president
  • Author: Joseph Ndunda
  • Date: 2024-02-29 21:35:42

Lawyer Faith Odhiambo elected LSK president

She replaces the outgoing president Eric Theûri and becomes the 51st president.

Court suspends LSK election of JSC representative
  • Author: Eastleigh Voice Reporter
  • Date: 2024-02-08 14:42:22

Court suspends LSK election of JSC representative

Nairobi lawyer Ishmael Nyaribo argues that despite meeting all the requirements for candidature, he was unduly prevented from participating in the election.

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