High Court judge

By IndepthAfrica
In East Africa
Apr 23rd, 2012
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UNAIDS commends the High Court of Kenya for a ruling today that will safeguard access to affordable and quality life-saving generic medicines. The decision by the High Court found that the definition of “anti-counterfeit” within the 2008 Anti-Counterfeit Act was too broad. “The Act is vague and could...
By benim
In East Africa
Sep 8th, 2011
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The Kenyan High court ordered South African company, Cortec Mining to stop prospecting for minerals at Mrima Hill near the southern port city of Mombasa, the Daily Nation reported on Thursday. A High Court judge granted the temporary injunction after an activist group said the area was a “gazet...
By benim
In East Africa
Aug 27th, 2011
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Judges for Kenya’s first ever Supreme Court have taken their oath of office in the country’s capital, Nairobi. President Mwai Kibaki and Prime Minister Raila Odinga were among government officials attending Friday’s ceremony at the State House. The Supreme Court judges include Phill...
By benim
In News
Aug 23rd, 2011
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Cape Town – National and international law bodies on Monday strongly criticised the closed-door hearings conducted by Swaziland’s Judicial Service Commission (JSC) against the country’s High Court Judge Thomas Masuku. The Law Society of South Africa (LSSA) called on the commission t...
By benim
In Crime & Corruption
Apr 11th, 2011
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Cape Town – British honeymoon murder-accused Shrien Dewani is facing yet another scandal, this time over apparently incriminating CCTV footage, a UK daily newspaper reported on Sunday. The Mail on Sunday reported that leaked police documents state the UK businessman’s brother Preyen Dewani trie...
By benim
In News
Mar 16th, 2011
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A high court judge released Wednesday six Zimbabweans charged with treason for discussing the mass protests in Egypt that toppled president Hosni Mubarak on $2,000 (1,400 euros) bail. Munyaradzi Gwisai, a former lawmaker from Prime Minister Morgan Tsvangirai’s party, and his five co-accused wer...
By benim
In Article
Jan 3rd, 2011
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A Ugandan High Court judge has ruled that media companies in the country should not publish the identities of people they say are homosexuals. The decision was described as a “landmark ruling” by gay rights activists. The case was brought against The Rolling Stone newspaper which last yea...
By benim
In Article
Dec 1st, 2010
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This is scary, even by Ugandan standards. Remember earlier this Fall, when a publication in Uganda known as Rolling Stone (no relation to the U.S. magazine) published the names and faces of dozens of LGBT people in the country, under the caption of “Hang Them”? Turns out the editor of tha...
By benim
In East Africa
Dec 1st, 2010
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A Ugandan newspaper that “outs” people it says are gay and has called for them to be hanged said on Tuesday it would use a two-week window before a court verdict on its activities to continue with its campaign. Three gay activists — two women and one man — who were featured in...