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Kenya’s chief justice condemns threats against judiciary

Nairobi, Kenya | AFP |  Kenya’s chief justice on Tuesday hit out at political leaders and their supporters over a wave of threats against his court, which annulled last month’s presidential election over widespread irregularities. Scores of supporters of President Uhuru Kenyatta gathered outside the Supreme Court to demand he …

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Kenya election rerun in doubt as acrimony deepens

Nairobi, Kenya | AFP |  Doubts are growing over Kenya’s ability to hold a rerun of its presidential election in just one month as key players remain unable to agree on how to conduct a credible vote, analysts say. Bickering on all sides and confusion over the process have only …

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Kenyan judges slam Kenyatta’s ‘veiled threats’

Nairobi, Kenya | AFP | Kenyan judges have slammed the “veiled threats” made by President Uhuru Kenyatta after the judiciary overturned his election on the ground that it was flawed. Calling it “an assault on the judiciary”, the Kenya Magistrates and Judges Association (KMJA) late Saturday asked people to ignore …

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Kenya’s new chief justice Maraga vows to fight corruption

Nairobi, Kenya | AFP |  Kenya’s new chief justice was sworn in on Wednesday pledging to root out corruption in the judiciary. David Maraga, 66, replaces Willy Mutunga who took early retirement in June, triggering a parliamentary vetting process in which Maraga emerged as frontrunner out of a dozen candidates. …

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