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Court suspends new taxes under Finance Bill, 2018

The High Court has suspended the implementation of excise duty introduced in Finance Bill,2018. In a ruling on Thursday, Justice Wilfrida Okwany said duty on money transferred by banks is an important issue that cannot be the subject of guesswork or individual interpretation by the lenders. The determination followed an …

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Appeal court reinstates Alfred Keter as Nandi Hills MP

Nandi Hills MP Alfred Keter has won an appeal case challenging nullification of his election by the high court. Making the ruling on Wednesday, Judge Erastus Githinji on behalf of the appeal judges said there was no evidence that Keter campaigned outside the stipulated time. On Tuesday, his lawyers led …

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Court extends order against gambling machines clampdown

The order stopping the government from impounding gaming machines, pending the hearing of a case filed by over 500 business people, has been extended. Justice Wilfrida Okwany extended the order on Monday after the owners told the court that the government’s intensified crackdown had affected their businesses. Through lawyer Kibe …

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Court suspends Uhuru's parastatal appointments

The High Court has blocked recent appointees to parastatals from assuming office until a suit challenging their naming is heard and determined. Two lobby groups have moved to court to challenge the legality of appointments including President Uhuru Kenyatta’s picks of parastatal heads. Katiba Institute and Africa Centre for Open Governance …

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