THE Judiciary

Judiciary to launch report on administration of justice

NEWS EDITORS. Nairobi, Thursday, December 14, 2017. Judiciary to launch report on administration of justice. The Judiciary will tomorrow December 15, 2017, at 8 am release its 2016-2017 annual report.


Chief Justice David Maraga will present the State of the Judiciary and the Administration of Justice Report (SOJAR) to the nation in a ceremony that will be a ... read more

Newly recruited magistrates sworn in

NEWS RELEASE. TUESDAY, December 5, 2017. CJ cautions new magistrates on graft.  Chief Justice David Maraga has cautioned newly recruited magistrates against engaging in corrupt practices.

Speaking during the swearing in ceremony of 42 magistrates recruited by the Judicial Service Commission (JSC), Justice Maraga said there is perceived and real corruption in the Judiciary.

He said the Judiciary has however pu ... read more

Judiciary to clear cases during Mediation Settlement Week

The Judiciary has launched Mediation Settlement Week at Milimani Law Courts to resolve mediation cases in five courts. The week-long mediation process which will run from December 4 to 8, 2017, targets cases in Milimani Children’s Court, Milimani Chief Magistrate’s Commercial Court, Environment & Land Court, Employment & Labour Relations Court and the Civil Division of the High Court ... read more

Prisons decongestion on course

Prisons decongestion on  course. Sunday, December 3, 2017. The number of offenders who have not been convicted has significantly reduced in the country’s remand facilities following the implementation of policy guidelines developed in 2015 to guide police and judicial officers in the application of laws that provide for bail and bond.

A High Court Judge at Milimani’s Criminal Division, Justice Luka Kimaru, said the priso ... read more

Hon Khaemba gets top post at Kigali meeting

NEWS RELEASE. Kigali, Friday, November 24, 2017. Hon Khaemba gets top post at Kigali meetingKenya’s Bryan Khaemba has been elected Secretary General of the East African Magistrates and Judges Association (EAMJA).


Mr Khaemba, a Senior Resident Magistrate based at the Kiambu Law Courts, was elected at the end of the EAMJA annual meeting held at Kigali, Rwanda, from Wednesday till today. ... read more

We must earn our independence Justice Lenaola tells judges congress

NEWS RELEASE. Kenya, Judiciary. November 23, 2017. We must earn our independence, Justice Lenaola tells judges congress. Judges from the East African region have been urged to carefully balance their quest for independence with impeccable exercise of judicial responsibility in order to warrant the trust bestowed upon them.

Mr Justice Isaac Lenaola, of the Supreme Court of Kenya, made a highly-acclaimed presentation to th ... read more

CJ and Judges attend Kigali EAMJA meeting

News Editors. TUESDAY, November 2017. NEWS RELEASECJ, Judges attend Kigali meeting. Chief Justice David Maraga today joined judges and magistrates from East African countries in a crucial meeting in Kigali, Rwanda, held to deliberate on ways of improving the delivery of justice.

The ... read more

Introduction of performance targets at JTI

Performance Management and Measurement Understanding (PMMU) for JTI

JTI negotiated performance targets and contracts with PMMU during 2016/2017 financial year to cascade the contents of the contract to the staff of the institute. The purpose of this understanding is to enhance accountability for results by focusing on delivery of the mandate of the JTI and forms the basis for continuous improvement for the transformation of the Judiciary.

This understanding esta ... read more

Sustaining Judiciary Transformation

As part of dissemination and sensitization of staff, all trainings and workshops organized by JTI have had a component of SJT.The components include fair access to justice, clearance of case backlog, integrity, fight corruption and re-organization of Judiciary complaints handling mechanisms, restructuring and strengthening the office of the Judiciary Ombudsperson, Judiciary digital strategy and leadership and governance.


The workshops highlighted the main focus of ... read more