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Supreme Court quashes acquittal of Iranian terror convicts

The Supreme Court on Friday quashed the Court of Appeal’s decision to acquit two Iranians sentenced to life for terrorism.  Ahmad Mohammed and Sayeed Mousavi had been convicted on three terrorism-related charges. They were found in possession of 15 kg of cyclotrimethylene trinitramine (RDX) in Nairobi in June 2012. RDX …

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Don Bosco Gichana to be sentenced in Arusha court

The High Court in Arusha, Tanzania, will tomorrow sentence flamboyant businessman and political activist Don Bosco Gichana who has been in custody in Tanzania since 2013. The controversial politician, who has been on trial for conspiracy and money laundering, pleaded guilty last week. Upon conviction, on his own plea of …

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Court extends order keeping Elachi in offi ce

The woes between the Nairobi county assembly and embattled Speaker Beatrice Elachi are far from over after a court extended orders barring her removal from office. The Employment and Labour Relations court yesterday extended the orders issued by Justice Maureen Onyango until Friday when the case will be mentioned. Last …

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Environment court refers Ruaraka land case to CJ Maraga

A case seeking to determine the validity of the title deed of the controversial Ruaraka land has been referred to Chief Justice David Maraga. Environment and Lands court Judge Bernard Eboso said the matters raised in the reference filed by National Land Commission are weighty and complex in nature. He …

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Kenyans stunned as Kalonzo lawyers for Mwilu in court

Former Vice President Kalonzo Musyoka on Wednesday stunned Kenyans when he appeared at the courts to defend Deputy Chief Justice Philomena Mwilu. Kalonzo, who is a lawyer by profession, has not been taking up cases for many years, ostensibly owing to his engagement in politics and other family matters. He …

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