Martha Koome: How Kenya’s Chief Justice is tackling corruption – BBC Africa



In an interview with the BBC to mark 100 days since she took office, Kenya’s Chief Justice Martha Koome says trust in the judiciary has over time been affected, and now she is focusing on presenting to Kenyans a judiciary that they can have confidence in.

Chief Justice Koome, the first woman to hold this position in Kenya, said that it concerns her that cases on corruption in the country and scandals that involve millions of dollars of taxpayers’ money being embezzled, are taking years to be resolved.

She also talked of the judiciary’s preparedness for the presidential elections next year, telling Kenyans that the courts are ready and willing to mediate in a non-partisan way in case any matters arise.

Reporter: Mercy Juma
Filmed and edited by Hassan Lali

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    1. Who is the head of Supreme Court in Kenya?

      Lady Justice Martha Koome Hon. Lady Justice Martha Koome – Chief Justice and President of the Supreme Court.

      Kenya Republic for God fearing Citizens is so sad and unfortunate for the high profile ranking officer who was suppose to operates within the spectrum of the rule of law failed terribly to obey the law Honorable Directorate of Criminals Investigations (DCI) Boss Honorable George Kinoti now ended up to be sentenced to four (4) months in prison for contempt of court after failing to return firearms confiscated from one of Orange Democratic Movement Party Presidential Aspirant His Excellency Jimi Wanjigi, High Court rules.

      Romans 13:1-7 New King James Version Submit to Government for Example like Kenya Republic Peoples Sovereignty Power authority as stipulated in it's 2010 Constitution rule of Law 21st Century AD.2021-

      Read and Internalize :Romans 13:1–7 The New King James Version

      13 Let every soul be asubject to the governing authorities. For there is no authority except from God, and the authorities that exist are appointed by God.

      2 Therefore whoever resists b the authority resists the ordinance of God, and those who resist will 1bring judgment on themselves.

      3 For rulers are not a terror to good works, but to evil. Do you want to be unafraid of the authority?

      c Do what is good, and you will have praise from the same.

      4 For he is God’s minister to you for good. But if you do evil, be afraid; for he does not bear the sword in vain; for he is God’s minister, an avenger to execute wrath on him who practices evil.

      5 Therefore d you must be subject, not only because of wrath e

      but also for conscience’ sake. 6 For because of this you also pay taxes, for they are God’s ministers attending continually to this very thing.

      7 f Render therefore to all their due: taxes to whom taxes are due, customs to whom customs, fear to whom fear, honor to whom honor.

      What are the roles of Kenya Nation and beyond Judges?

      The role of the Judge is to keep order or to tell you the sentence of the person. A Judge is to be impartial, fair an unbiased and to follow the laws of the State they are in and any States Constitution and the Constitution of whatever state they are in on planet's earth.

      What happens when those people in position of authority or any individual person disobey the law in Kenya Republic and beyond to other Nations Worldwide?

      When individuals violate the law, they face prison, fines, injunctions, damages, and any number of other unpleasant consequences. But although law-breaking is ordinarily fraught with risk, it is not clear that this generalization law applies to public officials in all Nations worldwide !.

      Read exegetically and with wisdom and understanding James 4:17 New King James Version

      Therefore, to him who knows to do good and does not do it, to him it is sin.

      Read full chapter if possible.

      What do we mean by the term law?

      The law,is the discipline and profession that concerned with the customs, practices, and rules of conduct of a community that are recognized as binding by the community. Enforcement of the body of rules is through a controlling authority rule of law Nation like Kenya today.

      United States of Kenya Republic most potential winning Presidential Aspirant Professor Lecturer Clergy Bishop Kenya Michael Loltome is praying for Honorable George Kinoti and all Prisoners to vote wisely for me come God willing 2022 Election because I will release all Prisoners of minor and major capital offenses to pave way for new crooks who were been corrupts to fill all Prisons Cells across the Country.I will set free all Prisoners including those facing deaths penalties to start afresh Nation Prisoners.

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    2. nothing is really happening in the fight against corruption in Kenya… the justice system is broken the leaders care about themselves only its annoying.

    3. Funny the way she talks like someone from the streets

    4. Watching from Israel.. good luck to u all with corruptions..

    5. Nice speech l don't no about Kenyan but Rwanda is among the best country in Africa for this time

    6. A very corrupt country. Starts with law enforcement that work hand in hand with scammers and money launderers,public officers taking bribes for tenders, services that sometimes are free, politicians embezzling public funds and never get jailed, cases that take years in courts and most of the time throw out the list is endless. Kenya is corrupt and unsafe to the core.

    7. Comeback to interview her in one year. She will be just like her brothers and sisters, guaranteed! If she doesn’t join them, the corrupted will get rid of her.

    8. Watching from Cameroon 🇨🇲 the best country in terms of corruption

    9. Watching from Somalia 🇸🇴 Kenya Most corruption country

    10. As a Kenyan let me say that none of these people are going to fight corruption, it's just tv drama, they are corrupt themselves, unless we vote for someone who has never been in politics before, someone whose hands aren't dirty yet maybe we could have a chance with them, not these goons. But we all know Kenyans are going to vote for corrupt leaders knowingly then complain of corruption later as always.

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