Chief Justice Martha Koome

Chief Justice Martha Koome.

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Inside High Court plan to side-step President Kenyatta

What you need to know:

  • Ruling means the president will have no powers to reject High Court judge nominees in future.
  • The six appointees who were overlooked include George Odunga, Aggrey Muchelule, Joel Ngugi and Weldon Korir.

Three High Court judges are set to make a landmark precedent that will allow for the side-stepping of the President in the process of appointing judges.

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