Kenya: Efforts to Improve Judiciary Gather Speed

More than 100 magistrates have taken up office as efforts to reform the justice system gather speed. Meanwhile the vetting of high court judges is set to resume.


  • Kenya:   Judges Vetting to Resume On Thursday

    Capital FM, 11 July 2012

    The vetting of High Court Judges will resume on Thursday after the tenure of the vetting board was extended through amendments to the Vetting of Judges and Magistrates Act, 2011. Read more »

  • Kenya:   Court Clerks, Staff Will Be Vetted, Says CJ Mutunga

    The Star, 26 June 2012

    COURT clerks and secretaries might be the next in line in the ongoing Judicial vetting process. Chief Justice Willy Mutunga said Judiciary is contemplating to have the court… Read more »

  • Kenya:   Mutunga Defends JSC Over Vetting

    The Star, 25 June 2012

    CHIEF Justice Willy Mutunga said yesterday that Judicial Service Commission has the capacity to vet 350 magistrates. On Thursday last week Parliament passed Miscellaneous Amendment… Read more »

  • Kenya:   We Want to Vet Magistrates, Says Chief Justice

    Capital FM, 24 June 2012

    Chief Justice Willy Mutunga has now revealed that the Judicial Service Commission (JSC) recommended to be involved in vetting magistrates, a move that has been condemned by, among… Read more »

Judges taking the oath of office (file photo).


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