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High Court suspends Sonko's matatu CBD ban

High Court Judge Wilfrida Okwany on Tuesday suspended the matatu CBD ban. She said this follows Nairobi governor Mike Sonko’s decision to lift the ban and it is not known when it will be implemented.  Justice Okwany further ruled that Monday’s ban led to an economic loss in the country. …

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Michael Cohen in court: Trump ex-lawyer 'to plead guilty'

US President Donald Trump’s former lawyer Michael Cohen is expected to plead to lying to Congress in relation to Russia inquiry, US media report. Cohen will admit misleading lawmakers about a Trump real estate project in Russia, say reports. He appeared unexpectedly at federal court in Manhattan on Thursday morning. …

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Court orders 'quack' doctor Mugo Wairimu detained 10 days

The court has granted police 10 days to detain alleged quack doctor Mugo Wairimu in order to complete investigations. Mugo appeared at the Milimani law courts on Wednesday for operating an illegal clinic. He was arrested on Tuesday evening in Gachie, Kiambu. Senior resident magistrate Bernard Nzakyo granted the prosecution’s request.  …

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High Court extends orders suspending Mwilu's prosecution

The High Court has extended orders stopping Deputy Chief Justice Philomena Mwilu‘s prosecution for corruption. The DCJ is charged with corruption, abuse of office and failure to pay taxes and improper dealings with Imperial Bank. The case is before justices Mumbi Ngugi, Chacha Mwita, Francis Tuiyot, Hellen Omondi and William Musyoka. …

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Court told election must be held 2021

Two activists have filed a constitutional petition seeking to declare that the next General Election should be held in August 2021 and not 2022. Okiya Omtatah and Wycliffe Gisebe say that holding the elections in 2022 will be unconstitutional as the term of the current elected leaders will have exceed …

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Three to appear in court over ‘nudes’

Two photojournalists and a designer linked to the fake nude photos in the feud between Sports CS Rashid Echesa and Kakamega senator Cleophas Malala will be charged today. Echesa is expected to recorded a statement with the police over the “smear campaign”. Malala recorded a statement yesterday. Photojournalists David Ndolo, …

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Celebrations erupt outside court as Obado is released

Songs erupted outside Milimani law courts on Wednesday after Migori governor Okoth Obado was released on Sh5 million cash bail. Obado’s supporters danced and shook hands with smiles written all over their faces. They carried shirts branded with Obado’s picture as they waited for their leader to come out of the …

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