Court revokes appointment of Kebs CEO, NSC Chairman

Bernard Njiraini/ NMG NAIROBI, Kenya May 31- A judge has revoked the appointments of Chief Executive Officers at the Kenya Bureau of Standards (Kebs) and chairman of the National Standards Council (NSC).  Bernard Njiraini and Bernard Ngore were slated for the two positions respectively.  Justice Maureen Onyango of the Employment and Labour Relations Court revoked […]

New rules barring comments on presidential petition challenged in court

Lawyer Omwanza Ombati  The Star NAIROBI, Kenya May 27- Lawyer Omwanza Ombati has moved to court to challenge Supreme Court rules aimed at barring advocates and litigants from commenting on a presidential election petition after it has been filed at the top court before the matter is concluded.  The new rules recently published by Chief […]

Lawyer suffers Sh7.4 million blow after client fails to transfer house

Lady Justice Lucy Mbugua/ NMG  NAIROBI, Kenya May 25- A judge in Nairobi’s Environment and Land Court has ordered a lawyer to refund Sh4.4 million and pay a fine of Sh3 million after his client failed to transfer a house in the Lavington area more than ten years ago. Justice Lucy Mbugua found that Onesmus […]

KPA to access frozen accounts following a court order

Kenya Ports Authority (KPA) is developing a new deep-sea Lamu port in Manda Bay, Lamu County, Kenya, aiming to create a regional transport hub/ KPA NAIROBI, Kenya May 20- The Kenya Ports Authority can now access seven of its bank accounts following an order by The High Court of Kenya.  The seven bank accounts had […]

KRA to miss out on billions in case against betting firms

Times Tower building in Nairobi, Kenya/ Courtesy.  NAIROBI, Kenya May 17- The Kenya Revenue Authority (KRA) has lost its bid to collect billions from betting firms for the period between 2018 and 2019 following a High Court ruling.  High Court judge David Majanja ruled that during the period, tax on winnings did not involve the […]

Prison officer’s property frozen in stolen funds case

Lady Justice Esther Maina during a past court session/ NMG Nairobi Kenya May 13-The High Court has ruled that two houses in Nairobi suspected to have been purchased using funds stolen from the Department of Correctional Services be preserved.  The funds are alleged to have been siphoned from the payment of the supply of sugar […]

IRA blocks Resolution Insurance Shareholders from accessing funds

Transport CS James Macharia with Resolution Insurance Group CEO Peter Nduati during the launch of accident emergency cover for commuters as Matatu Owners Association Chairman Simon Kimutai looks on/ Standard  NAIROBI, Kenya Apr 21- The Insurance Regulatory Authority (IRA) has blocked Resolution Insurance shareholders from accessing funds currently being controlled by an owner of Xplico […]

Prison officer’s cars, land frozen over Sh257 million corruption case

Integrity Centre that hosts Ethics and Anti-Corruption Commission (EACC) offices in Nairobi/ NMG NAIROBI, Kenya Apr 20- An official working at the Department of Correction Services suspected to have profited from tenders worth Sh257 million between 2012 and 2016 has had his assets frozen by the High Court.  The High Court froze the land, seven […]

Former Uchumi CEO to receive Sh6.5 million in termination suit

Former Uchumi CEO Jonathan Ciano/ CitizenDigital NAIROBI, Kenya Apr 19- Former Uchumi Supermarket  CEO Jonathan Ciano has been awarded Sh6.5 million for leave days, gratuity and unused leave days, after the High Court termed his sacking seven years ago invalid. High Court judge Stella Rutto said Ciano’s dismissal was invalid because he had resigned two […]

High Court Judge Cancels Muimias Sugar Lease

A picture of Workers carrying packets of sugar at the Mumias Sugar factory in Western Kenya/ The standard NAIROBI, Kenya Apr 18- Ugandan-based Sarrai Group Limited has suffered a significant setback after the High Court in Nairobi canceled its lease to operate Mumias Sugar Company.  The presiding Judge at the Milimani Commercial Court, Justice Alfred […]