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Kenya embraces digital court system

Through the digital system, lawyers, prosecutors, and litigants will be able to file cases and serve court papers to defendants from their homes or offices without physically visiting the court premises.
Atiku Abubakar, presidential candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), has again accused President Muhammadu Buhari of clamping down on the judiciary.

CUPP alleges plot to alter seniority in selection of panel justices for Atiku Abubakar’s...

As President Muhammad Buhari and former Vice President Atiku Abubakar, both candidates of the ruling All Progressives Congress, APC and the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP in the 2019 president election shift their battle to the Supreme Court,the Coalition of United Political Parties, CUPP, has alleged of plans in some quarters to jettison seniority in the selection of panel justices.

Kenya’s chief justice warns government to respect the law

Kenya's chief justice on Wednesday criticised the government's recent defiance of a series of court orders -- actions that he said "threaten the rule of law."

Kenya’s Supreme Court upholds Uhuru Kenyatta election win

Kenya’s Supreme Court, on Monday, dismissed two petitions to overturn the country’s October 26 presidential election re-run, validating the poll victory of President Uhuru Kenyatta.

Kenyan apex court orders commission to grant opposition access to poll returns

The Supreme Court on Wednesday ordered the Kenyan Independent Electoral and Boundaries Commission to give access to election returns to parties challenging President Uhuru Kenyatta’s victory in the October presidential election.

Kenya election: Voting begins in re-run amid tightened security

Security has been tightened in Kenya ahead of a controversial re-run of the presidential election which is being boycotted by the main opposition.

Kenya opposition leader Raila Odinga vows to form ‘resistance movement’

The leader of Kenya's main opposition party urged his supporters to boycott a rerun of the country's disputed presidential election scheduled for Thursday amid rising political tensions and fears of violence.

Kenya electoral board says repeat elections will go ahead

Kenya's repeat presidential elections will be held Thursday as planned, the electoral board announced, as tensions mounted across the country.

Kenya: Supreme Court can’t hear petition to delay election – Chief Justice

Kenyan Chief Justice David Maraga said on Wednesday that the Supreme Court could not hear a case to delay elections because there are not enough judges present to make a quorum.

Leaders urge peace as Kenya barrels towards uncertain election

President Uhuru Kenyatta and his rival Raila Odinga made calls Friday for election peace, while making veiled digs at each other on a day when the country celebrates its independence heroes.

Kenya pushes back new election to October 26

Kenya's electoral commission on Thursday postponed a re-run of the presidential vote to October 26, giving itself nine extra days to fix problems that had caused the first poll to be annulled.

Teargas fired at protesters outside Kenya’s Supreme Court

Kenyan police fired teargas on Tuesday at supporters of President Uhuru Kenyatta who were protesting outside the Supreme Court against the invalidation of his Aug. 8 re-election, Reuters witnesses said.

Kenya’s judges who nullified election face ‘savage’ threats

The protests came a day after three petitions were filed asking the Judicial Service Commission to remove Chief Justice David Maraga, Deputy Chief Justice Philomena Mwilu and Justice Isaac Lenaola.

Kenya protests seek removal of judges who nullified election

Dozens of supporters of Kenya's ruling party have demonstrated outside the Supreme Court demanding the removal of judges who nullified President Uhuru Kenyatta's re-election in August.

Spot checks show no evidence of rigging in Kenyan election – EU

Observers found some technical problems but no evidence of vote-rigging in Kenya’s presidential election last month, the European Union said on Thursday, based on random checks of tallies from polling stations.

Kenyan opposition MPs boycott Kenyatta’s speech

Opposition MPs in Kenya have boycotted the opening of the new parliament to protest against President Uhuru Kenyatta's decision to address it after a court annulled his election win.

Private letter to Kenyatta

I can imagine your disappointment last week after the ruling of the Supreme Court declaring your election null and void.

Kenya’s top judge guided by faith in God and the law

Since Kenya's Supreme Court decision to nullify the result of last month's presidential election, David Maraga's name has been on nearly every Kenyan's lips -- be it in joy or anger.

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