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News highlights NGO Council calls for resignation of Supreme Court Judges The National Council of NGOs is calling for the resignation of Supreme Court Judges, Philemona Mwilu and Isaac Lenaola whose integrity and independence has been questioned in a petition filed at the Judicial Service Commission. The Council says the details in the damning petitioned filed on Monday is reason enough

Daily Nation Orengo: I did not contact Supreme Court judges Siaya Senator James Orengo has dismissed claims that he contacted some of the Supreme Court judges during the hearing of the presidential petition. Addressing journalists on the sidelines of an induction meeting for senators at Simba Lodge in Naivasha on Tuesday, Mr Orengo termed the claims as ‘balderdash’ Mr Orengo

News highlights Judges will not stand for unwarranted attacks on the Supreme Court, says Chief Justice Maraga Chief Justice David Maraga says Kenyan judges are ready to protect the integrity of the Constitution after Jubilee supporters today decried the nullification of President Uhuru Kenyatta’s August 8 win outside the Supreme Court. Maraga, who is also Chairman of the Judicial Service Commission (JSC), said those opposing

Carolina for Kibera (CFK) has today announced that longtime community leader and nonprofit champion, Hillary Omala, has been appointed executive director, effective September 18, 2017. Omala previously served as executive director for CFK from 2011-2014. “We are thrilled that Hillary Omala comes from within and will continue his long relationship with CFK in his new role as Executive Director. His past leadership

News highlights Court due to give justification for nullifying August Presidential election The Judicial Service Commission has today held a meeting as Kenyans wait on the Supreme Court for an explanation as to why they nullified the August 8 presidential poll. The meeting came as another petitioner called into question the integrity of the decision; accusing Deputy Chief Justice Philomena Mwilu and

News highlights Former Funyula MP Otuoma joins Jubilee party Former Funyula MP Paul Otuoma has officially joined the Jubilee party, threatening Presidential candidate Raila Odinga’s foothold in the region. Deputy President William Ruto returned to Busia County on Monday where he received Otuoma to the Jubilee team as the party intensified campaigns in areas perceived to be Nasa strongholds ahead of the

News highlights NASA House leadership lineup is fake, says party CEO The National Super Alliance (NASA) has not yet agreed on the distribution of positions within the House leadership in both Houses of Parliament (Senate and National Assembly) to members and affiliate political parties, NASA Coalition CEO, Norman Magaya has said. The resolution of the last Parliamentary Group Meeting of

News highlights Anti Corruption body tells Senators, Governors, MPs and MCAs to sign integrity code before assuming office The Ethics and Anti-Corruption Commission Deputy CEO, Mr Michael Mubea  wants all State officers to sign and commit to a leadership and integrity code before assuming their functions. Mubea said this will enable the commission combat and prevent corruption in public service. Governors,

Kenya’s Labour Court has today registered Collective Bargaining Agreements (CBAs) signed between the Kenya Medical Practitioners, Pharmacists and Dentists’ Union (KMPDU) and 44 of 47 county governments following a crippling 100-day pay strike that ended in March. The remaining 3 Counties that lacked SRC letters are to be registered by end of tomorrow. KMPDU Secretary General, Dr Ouma Oluga said the document is now

Daily Nation US pushes for Uhuru, Raila talks over poll: The US has reached out to President Uhuru Kenyatta and his rival Raila Odinga to resolve sticky issues around the October 17 repeat elections. A top official in President Donald Trump’s administration said “all eyes were on Kenya” as the Independent Electoral and Boundaries Commission (IEBC) invited President Kenyatta and