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Lawyer Ndegwa Njiru is ‘king’ of impeachment

By Annette Wambulwa Want to impeach a governor? Or defend him or her? Lawyer Ndegwa Njiru is your man, though he says he doesn’t pick a side and pursues justice. Ndegwa was chosen as one of the Star’s Persons of the Year. He is one of the most sought-after lawyers …

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Former MP, Isiolo Woman Rep get back NLC commissioner jobs

Former Nyeri Town MP Esther Murugi and Isiolo Woman Representative Tiyah Galgalo have won back their jobs as commissioners with the National Land Commission (NLC). This follows a decision by the Court of Appeal that the Employment and Labour Relations Court illegally revoked their appointments as NLC commissioners when it …

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Why Isaac Lenaola should be next CJ

By Salad Malicha Coming from a marginalised and nearly ‘forgotten’ sleepy Samburu county, Isaac Lenaola beat all odds to attain outstanding academic credentials and become Kenya’s top jurist. His journey to the top has not been an easy ride. Born in late 1967 in Maralal now Samburu County, his passion …

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All eyes on JSC as Maraga exit nears

Chief Justice David Maraga is set to retire in January after attaining 70 years. Maraga, who is also the President of the Supreme Court, has been serving in the position since 2006 when he succeeded Dr Willy Mutunga as the second head of the Judiciary under the current Constitution. Maraga …

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24 Senior Counsels formally bestowed rank

Twenty-four Senior Counsels have officially been conferred the rank in a ceremony held on Thursday at the Supreme Court. They signed the roll of the Senior Counsel in a ceremony presided over by Chief Justice David Maraga. They include Wiper leader Kalonzo Musyoka, Narc Kenya’s Martha Karua, Dr. Fackson Wainaina …

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