THE Judiciary

Why mediation is best way to find justice

Anyone looking at Kenya’s social dynamics today will no doubt recognize how, driven by a growing appreciation of their rights, wananchi are becoming increasingly litigant.

They are coming to court virtually every day to challenge Government plans and decisions; to object to decisions made by their political, labour, religious and other leaders, and they are taking each other to court endlessly over all manner of disagreements.

From family to commercial and other disputes, ... read more

Judiciary to unveil performance report

The Performance Management and Measurement Steering Committee (PMMSC) was appointed in January 2013, to institutionalize performance management and measurement in the Judiciary.


The committee developed a performance management framework and recommended adoption of Performance Management and Measurement Understandings (PMMUs) as one of the key management tool to implement and track the performance initiative across the Judiciary.


Between October and De ... read more

Competition Tribunal members take Oath

News Release. Judiciary, Kenya. Competition Tribunal members take Oath. Chief Registrar of the Judiciary Anne Amadi today at Supreme Court Building presided over swearing in of the chairperson and three members of the Competition Tribunal.

Mr Stephen Kipkenda Kiplagat was sworn in as the chairperson while Mr Irshad A. Ibrahim, Rtd Major P.O Awita and Ms Wanja Wambugu, as members of the Tribunal.

The CRJ said the Judiciary is committed to supporting the Tribunal ... read more

Public views on Court of Appeal Election Petition Rules 2017

Public views on Court of Appeal (Election Petition) Rules 2017. The Judiciary Committee on Elections (JCE) was launched in August, 2015 as a standing committee to spearhead preparations by the Judiciary to discharge its constitutional mandate with regard to election disputes resolution.


The Committee in preparation for the forthcoming 2017 elections reviewed the Elections (Parliamentary and County Elections) Petition Rules 2013 and Supreme Court (Presiden ... read more

Magistrates and Kadhis meet in Nairobi on service delivery

NEWS RELEASE. MONDAY, June 5, 2017. Magistrates and Kadhis meet in Nairobi on service delivery

Over 200 judicial officers from magistrate courts in the counties are in Nairobi this week to discuss service delivery.


This is the second Annual Magistrates and Kadhis Colloquium that brings together magistrates and Kadhis from across all subordinate courts to review their performance. The first ever magistrate ... read more

DCJ announces release of 36 inmates in Langata Women Prison

Deputy Chief Justice Philomena Mwilu cuts a cake to mark Madaraka Day celebrations at Langata Women Prison. The DCJ announced release of 36 convicts and review of sentences for five inmates in Langata Women Prison. Justice Mwilu also assured remandees that their cases will be expeditiously heard and determined since the Judiciary is committed to sustaining transformation. The DCJ was accompanied by the Chief Registrar of the Judiciary Anne Amadi, two Court Of Appeal judges, four High Court ju ... read more

Labour Court operationalises Malindi Sub-registry

The Employment and Labour Relations Court sub-registry in Malindi is now operational, bringing services closer to the people. The sub-registry is among six ELRC sub-registries gazetted early last year by the then Chief Justice Willy Mutunga to ease filing of cases at the Court. The other five are: Eldoret, Machakos, Meru, Garissa and Bungoma as sub-registries. The event was presided over by ELRC Principal Judge Nderi Nduma and attended by among others, Judges Onesmus Makau and James Olola, th ... read more