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IT IS INAPPROPRIATE FOR THE CHIEF JUSTICE TO ATTEND POLITICAL EVENTS

Our Opinion Judges have to give up a few things in exchange for their robes. Attending partisan political events is one such thing. Thus it came as a surprise to many when Chief Justice David...

No One is above the Law

Our Opinion   On 18th January 2018, Justice Chacha Mwita of the High Court, rendered a landmark decision, in Petition 307 of 2018, Law Society of Kenya v Attorney General and the Chief Justice, on...

Stop the Dirty Campaign against the Honourable Mr.Justice Chacha Mwita or Bring the Evidence!

Our Opinion Over the past two months, a clear smear campaign targeting Justice Chacha Mwita has emerged on social media platforms. Government leaning bots and personalities, have mounted a vicious assault on his integrity. The...

2018 Nobel Peace Prize Award Shines Spotlight on Femicide in Kenya

Our Opinion The Nobel Committee announced in October that Denis Mukwege and Nadia Murad have been awarded the 2018 Nobel Peace Prize. Denis Mukwege is a gynaecologist treating victims of sexual violence in the...

THE UNITED STATES SHOULD SUPPORT THE ICC’S EFFORTS IN ENTRENCHING GLOBAL RULE OF LAW

Our Opinion The International Criminal Court (ICC) was created to end impunity for perpetrators of the most heinous crimes, including genocide, war crimes and crimes against humanity, when nations are unwilling or unable to...

EMASCULATION OF THE JUDICIARY A THREAT TO OUR DEMOCRACY

Our Opinion The Kenyan judiciary has transformed in the post-2010 period and has robustly carried out its role as the custodian of the Constitution. However, these gains are now under threat following an attack...

EROSION OF THE RULE OF LAW IN UGANDA

OUR OPINION “It is this publication’s position that the President Kaguta Museveni and his government should end partisanship....” Since the reintroduction of multi-party politics in 2005, the Ugandan government has permitted electoral competition while simultaneously restricting...
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