The women eyeing the Chief Justice seat

What you need to know:

  • Prof Patricia Mbote, Justice Martha Koome, and Justice Alice Jepkoech Yano are among the ten candidates eyeing the CJ position.
  • Each has built their careers in their own rights in line with the legal profession.
  • Other African countries that have had female CJs include Ethiopia, Lesotho, Zambia, Seychelles and Sudan.

Three women are among the ten candidates on the Judicial Service Commission (JSC) interview list for the position of Chief Justice (CJ).


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