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Rules set for Kenya’s Presidential Petition

The Supreme Court in Kenya has laid down the ground rules for the proceedings of the presidential poll petition in a mention presided over by Chief Justice Willy Mutunga. Parties involved in the petition have been directed to desist from discussing matters before the court. Addressing the media, Mutunga has also underscored the importance of …

Mulago Hospital chokes on accident victims’ costs

Mulago Hospital spends up to Sh.s 224 to treat one boda boda accident victim in just eight days. This is according to a new report released by the Makerere University College of Health sciences and Mulago Hospital. The study shows that this takes up a significant amount that would otherwise be used on treatment of …

Justice Ogoola advises on marriage bill

Debate on the Marriage and Divorce Bill has now been taken to the human rights defenders. Former Principal Judge and Chairman of the Judicial Service Commission Justice James Ogoola says the bill should be debated by human rights defenders who are better placed on rights issues. He says contrary to the general perception; the bill …

MP Hussein Kyanjo to hold rallies

Makindye West Member of Parliament Hussein Kyanjo is seeking clearance from police to hold ┬árallies. He has written to the police asking for permission to hold consultative rallies in his constituency on the controversial Marriage and Divorce Bill. Kyanjo says he wants to use this recess to consult his constituents on the bill because that …

NRM rebel MPs lose court battle

The three rebel NRM MPs may have no choice but to appear before the disciplinary committee. This is after the High Court dismissed their interim application seeking to stop the party from conducting disciplinary proceedings against them. MPs Wilfred Niwagaba, Theodore Ssekikubo and Barnabas Tinkasimiire went to the High Court last week claiming that they …