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Couples can now divorce at any time, court lifts three years limit

Couples married through civil process are now free to divorce any time. Initially, the law provided that couples in civil unions could only file for divorce after three years. However, Justice Reuben Nyakundi yesterday declared section 66 (1) of the Marriage Act that barred such couples from divorcing within the three years unconstitutional. According to […]

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Why new copyright law offends right to fair trial

The Copyright (Amendment) law which the National Assembly passed on Thursday, September 12 and signed by the President could end up doing the exact same thing, giving a huge blow to content creators. As the law currently is, everyone and anyone who creates content is at risk. Read more here

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High Court rejects equal sharing of matrimonial property

Marriage gold diggers have suffered a major setback after the High Court ruled that a provision in the Matrimonial Property Act that requires family property to be shared according to each spouse’s contribution is constitutional. Justice John Mativo made the decision in a petition that women lawyers had filed seeking to declare the provision a […]

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Six Skills for Best Managers

Some highly productive people go on to be very successful managers and why others don’t. While the best leaders are highly productive people, the most highly productive people don’t always gravitate toward leading others. Managers need to be aware that the skills that make individual contributors effective and highly productive are not the only skills […]

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Timelines for Swearing-in the next President of Kenya

The Constitution of Kenya, 2010 provides for the election of various public officials in a general election held on the second Tuesday of August in every fifth year. The date this year is 8 August 2017. The officials subject to the general election are: the President (and running mate – Deputy President) (Art 136), Governors (Article […]

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