DPP recalls lawyer Nyakundi’s case file for review, pleads stoppage of case

The  Kiambu Senior  Principal Magistrate (SPM), Ms. Teresa Nyangena has allowed the prosecution to withdraw the case in  which prominent lawyer, Assa  Nyakundi had been  charged with manslaughter following the death of his son in  March this year. The  State Counsel, Stella  Bosibori  told the court the DPP had ordered a review of the file […]

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Lowering age of sexual consent will increase sexual abuse

The  Supreme Court Judge, Justice Njoki  Ndung’u has differed with a Court of Appeal proposal to lower the age of sexual  consent to 16 years, arguing the directive is ill advised and would lead to an increase in sexual abuse crimes. Justice  Ndung’u said it is unacceptable for girls as young as 16 years to […]

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Nurses give nationwide strike notice

The  Kenya National Union of Nurses (KNUN) has issued a 21-day strike notice accusing the government of failing to implement a Return to Work Formula negotiated last year. The  KNUN General Secretary, Seth Panyako made the pronouncement after a meeting by the union’s Administrative Council at the Tom Mboya College in Kisumu  on Friday. The […]

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