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Olive Burrows
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NAIROBI, Kenya, Sep 20 – He cut a figure different from the cock sure Political Scientist – not analyst as he’s know to belabor – who coined the now engrained phrase ‘tyranny of numbers’. So much so that he even took a Bible with him when he appeared before the Public Accounts Committee of the … Continue reading I am clean, Mutahi Ngunyi swears on mom’s Bible
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By OLIVE BURROWS, NAIROBI, Kenya, Sep 15 – A heated exchange between superior court judges Mohamed Warsame and Jackton Ojwang marked the last day of interviews for the position of Chief Justice that commenced three weeks ago. Justice Ojwang did not take too kindly to what he considered badgering by the Appellate Court judge who …
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By OLIVE BURROWS, NAIROBI, Kenya, Sep 6 – The ghost of his anti-corruption past haunted aspiring Chief Justice Aaron Ringera when he appeared before the Judicial Service Commission on Tuesday morning, for what turned out to be a gruelling four-hour interview. In particular, the role he played in the 2003 corruption purge in the Judiciary …
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By OLIVE BURROWS, NAIROBI, Kenya, Aug 29 – The Judicial Service Commission will now interview all those who applied for the posts of Chief Justice, Deputy Chief Justice and a judge of the Supreme Court. This follows a judgment delivered by the High Court on Monday morning that faulted the criteria the Commission used in …
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By OLIVE BURROWS, NAIROBI, Kenya, Jul 15 – The Government of Kenya on Friday took a monumental step in the management of HIV cases in the country by launching a campaign that will provide all persons infected with HIV access to Antiretroviral Therapy free of charge at public health facilities that provide HIV care and …
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By OLIVE BURROWS, NAIROBI, Kenya, Jul 13 – The Office of the Ombudsman on Wednesday recommended that President Uhuru Kenyatta establish a Commission of Inquiry to develop a plan of action for rooting out impunity in the National Police Service. The Chairperson of the Commission on Administrative Justice Otiende Amollo said the proposed Commission should …
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You don't need a crystal ball for this one.
By OLIVE BURROWS, NAIROBI, Kenya, Sep 19 – There is a Swahili saying that ‘Mwenye macho haambiwi tazama’ directly translated to mean he who has eyes is not told to look. There is a lot that can be garnered regarding the strongest contenders in the race for Chief Justice without looking into a crystal ball; …
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By OLIVE BURROWS, NAIROBI, Kenya, Sep 7 – The Judicial Service Commission on Wednesday tasked the Principal Administrative Secretary in the Office of the Deputy President, Ambassador Daniel Waisiko Wambura, with convincing them why they should entrust him with the highest office in the Judiciary given the poor track record of the disbanded Electoral Commission …
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By OLIVE BURROWS, NAIROBI, Kenya, Sep 1 – Senior Counsel Nzamba Kitonga wasn’t too concerned with political correctness when he appeared before the Judicial Service Commission Thursday to be interviewed for the post of Chief Justice. Attorney General Githu Muigai even labelled his views on land rights as “radical” when he said he wouldn’t hesitate …
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By OLIVE BURROWS, NAIROBI, Kenya, Jul 20 – When Director of Criminal Investigations Ndegwa Muhoro appeared before High Court judge Luka Kimaru on July 5, the man behind the bench could not help but marvel. “Let me ask you a very simple question, roho safi, have we ever seen the DCI attend any court proceedings?” …
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By OLIVE BURROWS, NAIROBI, Kenya, Jul 14 – Far be it for Kenyans online to be left out of a good trend and on Wednesday they joined their Ugandan counterparts in making good fun of a set of photographs showing Uganda’s President Yoweri Kaguta Museveni on a call on the side of the road. The …
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By OLIVE BURROWS, NAIROBI, Kenya, Jul 11 – Exactly a year ago, the mother of five-month-old Baby Bhakita came knocking for donations at Capital FM’s door. Her daughter suffered from a heart deformity that required specialised treatment; treatment she could not receive at home. And so it was that she had turned beggar; looking for …
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