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Why Justice Mumbi Ngugi declared Section 29 of KICA Unconstitutional

Judge Mumbi Ngugi delivering the ruling

No Kenyan has suffered the wrath of Section 29 of the Kenya Information and Communication Act (KICA) like blogger Robert Alai. He has at least five active cases with these charge in court, dating back to 2012. His most recent case this year when the Ethics and Anti-Corruption Commission (EACC) CEO Halakhe Waqo took issue with him for questioning his ...

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KICA Act 29 declared unconstitutional by the High Court #NoToKICAs29

Judge Mumbi Ngugi has declared Section 29 of the Kenya Information and Communication (KICA) Act 2009,popularly known as the KICA Act 29, as unconstitutional. She declared that “Section 29 of the Kenya Information and Communication Act cannot stand” The judge declared the law unconstitutional in a case filed by Geoffrey Andare and Article19 who challenged the constitutionality of the law. ...

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Journalist Wahome Thuku arrested for allegedly defaming Kabando wa Kabando

Journalist and lawyer Wahome Thuku was yesterday arrested and booked at the Parliament police station for allegedly defaming Hon. Kabando wa Kabando, the Member of Parliament for Mukurweini constituency. On 1st of July 2015, Wahome is alleged to have posted on his Facebook account that Hon. Kabando went into a funeral drunk. The comment could have been made at the ...

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Geoffrey Andare challenges constitutionality of KICA Act 29

Geoffrey Andare, a web developer was charged under Section 29 of the Kenya Information and Communication (KICA) Act, the same section that is being used to intimidate bloggers but quickly sought to orders to declare this charge erroneous.. Before Geoffrey, Abraham Mutai was held over the same charge, but later released. Robert Alai has also been charged under the same ...

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