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August 3, 1988
The Parliament in Kenya voted unanimously to amend the constitution to give President Daniel Arap Moi greater control over the judiciary and to broaden police arrest authority. The changes empower the president to dismiss a High Court or Court of Appeals judge without having to go through the current tribunal process and without giving a reason.
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March 30, 2013 | By Robyn Dixon and Nicholas Soi, Los Angeles Times
NAIROBI, Kenya - The second-place finisher in Kenya's recent presidential election accepted a unanimous Supreme Court ruling Saturday that his rival, Uhuru Kenyatta, was the rightful winner. The court ruled that the March 4 election was free and fair. Raila Odinga, who was narrowly defeated by Kenyatta, said he still believed that the election was marred by irregularities. But he called on Kenyans to unite around Kenyatta as president for the sake of peace. "The court has now spoken.
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June 30, 1992 | From Reuters
The judge in the trial of two Kenyans accused of murdering British tourist Julie Ward in 1988 said Monday he found them not guilty. Judge Fidahussein Abdallah said he agreed completely with the decision of three court assessors last Monday that Jonah Tajeu Magiroi, 28, and Peter Metui Kipeen, 26, were innocent of Ward's brutal murder in the Maasai Mara game reserve. "All the assessors have expressed a unanimous opinion that the accused are innocent. . . .
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June 30, 1992 | From Reuters
The judge in the trial of two Kenyans accused of murdering British tourist Julie Ward in 1988 said Monday he found them not guilty. Judge Fidahussein Abdallah said he agreed completely with the decision of three court assessors last Monday that Jonah Tajeu Magiroi, 28, and Peter Metui Kipeen, 26, were innocent of Ward's brutal murder in the Maasai Mara game reserve. "All the assessors have expressed a unanimous opinion that the accused are innocent. . . .
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October 28, 1989 | From Associated Press
A British tourist whose charred bones were found in a game park was murdered, a court ruled Friday, vindicating her father's yearlong battle against state investigators who claimed wild animals had killed her. The death of Julie Ward, 28, remains unsolved, however, with no one arrested and the judge saying he saw no need for further investigation. Ward's father has charged that there was an official cover-up to protect Kenya's lucrative tourism industry.
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March 30, 2013 | By Robyn Dixon and Nicholas Soi, Los Angeles Times
NAIROBI, Kenya - The second-place finisher in Kenya's recent presidential election accepted a unanimous Supreme Court ruling Saturday that his rival, Uhuru Kenyatta, was the rightful winner. The court ruled that the March 4 election was free and fair. Raila Odinga, who was narrowly defeated by Kenyatta, said he still believed that the election was marred by irregularities. But he called on Kenyans to unite around Kenyatta as president for the sake of peace. "The court has now spoken.
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October 28, 1989 | From Associated Press
A British tourist whose charred bones were found in a game park was murdered, a court ruled Friday, vindicating her father's yearlong battle against state investigators who claimed wild animals had killed her. The death of Julie Ward, 28, remains unsolved, however, with no one arrested and the judge saying he saw no need for further investigation. Ward's father has charged that there was an official cover-up to protect Kenya's lucrative tourism industry.
NEWS
August 3, 1988
The Parliament in Kenya voted unanimously to amend the constitution to give President Daniel Arap Moi greater control over the judiciary and to broaden police arrest authority. The changes empower the president to dismiss a High Court or Court of Appeals judge without having to go through the current tribunal process and without giving a reason.
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