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Court declines Vimal Shah’s request to compel Google and Twitter to pull down Blogger Nyakundi’s posts

Blogger Cyprian Nyakundi. Photo courtesy of niaje.com

A request by billionaire Vimalkumar Bhimji Depar Shah and his company Bidco to compel Google and Twitter to enforce a mandatory injunction on content by blogger Cyprian Nyakundi was declined by Justice Aburili Roselyne Ekirapa in an ongoing defamation case. In the case, civil suit 300 of 2015, Vimal Shah and Bidco have sued Stephen Jennings, Rendeavour Group, Preston Mendenhall, Artem Gurevich, Aly Khan  Satchu ...

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Blogger Dennis Owino held by Police for six hours without a reason

Dennis Owino (@KinyanBoy). Photo courtesy of Twitter.

Blogger Dennis Owino, popularly known as @KinyanBoy was yesterday arrested and held for six hours without being told the reason for his arrest. Dennis was also not told of his accuser. While walking along Harambee Avenue around 1.00pm yesterday, Criminal Investigations Department (CID) officers who had been trailing him arrested him and took him to KICC police station. They did ...

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Blogger Cyprian Nyakundi given a warning over contempt of court in Safaricom suit

Blogger Cyprian Nyakundi. Photo courtesy of niaje.com

Blogger Cyprian Nyakundi was yesterday let go with a warning against continuous contempt of court in a defamation suit in which Safaricom’s Bob Collymore and Michael Joseph have sued him for defamation. Following a complaint on his contempt of court orders when the case was first mentioned, the petitioners filed an application for contempt. The court had given an injunction ...

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Blogger Cyprian Nyakundi has been sued by NBK for defamation

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Blogger Cyprian Nyakundi has in the last two years been sued by both Vimal Shah and Safaricom for defamation in separate incidents. In the Vimal Shah case, he had posted on his blog and in a series of tweets about the plaintiffs have allegedly oppressed Ugandans. He had also alleged other human rights violations against Bidco’s violations against Kenyans. In ...

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Vimal Shah sues blogger Cyprian Nyakundi, Aly Khan Satchu for defamation

Manufacturing company BIDCO and its Chief Executive Officer Vimalkumar Bhimji Shah have sued blogger Cyprian Nyakundi, Aly Khan Satchu, Stephen Jennings, Artem Gurevich, Preston Mendenhal and Rendea Vour Group for defamation. In a paid up advertisement in the newspapers, the respondents/defendants have been instructed to go before Justice Joseph Sergon to answer the charge of defamation. Nyakundi posted on his ...

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Mombasa creatives learn about internet and law

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High Court Advocate and law lecturer Mugambi Laibuta was in Mombasa on Saturday the 29th of August for the Internet and law workshop in Mombasa at the MEWA Library. He was conducting the workshop alongside Riva Jalipa of Article 19. The workshop which was organised by the Bloggers Association of Kenya (BAKE) in Mombasa for the first time in Mombasa ...

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Mombasa residents to be enlightened on the internet and the law

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The Bloggers Association of Kenya (BAKE) in partnership with Article 19 will be holding the Internet and Law Kenya workshop slated for 29th of August in Mombasa. The workshop which will discuss issues around communication laws, `the legal system, defamation among other topics will take place at the MEWA Library in Majengo. Bloggers in Kenya have in the recent months ...

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BAKE to hold training on ‘Law and Internet’ in Nakuru

The Bloggers Association of Kenya (BAKE) will hold a training on the law and internet in Nakuru next week on Saturday July 25. The training will be held at the American Corner at the Kenya National Library and is free and open to all. The workshop will cover topics such as the legal system, defamation, criminal law process, communication laws and ...

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Nyakundi raises legal fees on Safaricom’s platform

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By Davis Mwandawiro Blogger Cyprian Nyakundi is in a legal tussle with Safaricom and has also been center of social media attention after his attempts to mobilize funds for his legal fees using Safaricom’s Mpesa platform. In Nyakundi’s blog, he has published multiple articles where he makes many allegations against Safaricom including maltreatment of staff, corporate fraud among others. Attempts to get ...

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Nyakundi case highlights need for education on the law and Internet in Kenya

The court case against blogger Cyprian Nyakundi highlights the need to learn about online freedoms and responsibilities. Certainly the internet does not exist in a vacuum. Nyakundi, after reading the summons to appear in the newspaper tweeted   Safaricom is suing me . Oh my God pic.twitter.com/44CJq6o5Jy — Cyprian, Is Nyakundi (@C_NyaKundiH) June 24, 2015   Bloggers and social media ...

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Safaricom sues blogger Cyprian Nyakundi for defamation

Safaricom has sued blogger Cyprian Nyakundi for defamation. In a paid advertisement in the Nation, dated 24th June 2015 on page 51, Honorable Justice Mabeya has ordered Nyakundi to do among others; 1. Pull down all posts in his blog that are defamatory to Safaricom. 2. A permanent injunction has been issued against him, his blog, agents or any other ...

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