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Kenyatta Confirms Martha Koome As Kenya’s First Female Chief Justice

Kenyatta Confirms Martha Koome As Kenya’s First Female Chief Justice

President Uhuru Kenyatta has appointed Justice Martha Koome as the country’s new Chief Justice. This was confirmed in a gazette notice issued on Wednesday, and comes just hours after the National Assembly had approved her nomination to the top job. Gazette With the confirmation, Justice Koome makes history by becoming Kenya’s first female CJ. She […]

Kenya First Female Chief Justice

Kenya First Female Chief Justice

If parliament formally approves the nomination of Justice Martha Koome as the next Chief Justice of Kenya and president of the Supreme Court, as is widely expected, she will become the first woman to occupy the seat in Kenya’s history. Justice Martha Koome topped nine other candidates – including two other women – for the job during interviews carried […]