But being in Kenya where one would 'rather die than resign" as Kimunya famously once declared, the IEBC has arrogantly overstayed its welcome, even after their British comrades in the Chickengate scandal were thrown into jail!
Obviously, this was as much a verdict on the clout of the court itself, just like it was for the culpability of the "Ocampo six." The court has performed extremely below expectations as far as the Kenyan cases are concerned. Its credibility, at the moment, is in total jeopardy. Whether it will be able to redeem its image after this debacle, the jury is still out there.
Once again, the Kenyan courts have proved that they will not relent in their quest to ensure that the rule of law is upheld and that the rights of citizens are jealously protected. Yesterday (February 23rd 2015), a bench of five court of appeal judges declared eight clauses in the Security Laws (Amendment) Bill, signed... Continue Reading →
President uhuru would come out smelling nice if he invoked the power of "Pardon" bestowed upon him by the constitution, to offer clemency to the hapless 4th year university student (Allan wadi) who was recently jailed for using abusive language against him. Mr Wadi was jailed for two years; one year with an option... Continue Reading →
The suspension of some of the clauses from the new security law which was acrimoniously passed by parliament last month is enough proof that the whole process was irredeemably flawed. It is obvious that the judge did not want to embarrass the govt by suspending the whole act but he stopped short of doing so,... Continue Reading →