Court freezes new SportPesa license amid shareholder dispute

Court freezes new SportPesa license amid shareholder dispute

businesses Court freezes new SportPesa license amid shareholder dispute Wednesday 21 September 2022 SportPesa CEO Ronald Karauri. PHOTO FILES | NMG The Supreme Court has halted the use of the SportPesa brand in Kenya’s gaming business amid shareholder battles, in a ruling dealing a blow to Milestone Games Ltd which had been given permission to … Read more

Supreme Court decision on WA law allowing indefinite detention for ‘serious offenders’ shocks human rights lawyers

Supreme Court decision on WA law allowing indefinite detention for ‘serious offenders’ shocks human rights lawyers

The Supreme Court has rejected a constitutional objection to a Western Australian law that would allow people to be sentenced indefinitely for relatively minor crimes. Most important points: The scope of criminal offenses defined as “serious” has expanded significantly in 2020 to include theft Human rights lawyers say the law is discriminatory and disproportionately affects … Read more

Kiribati suspends all Court of Appeal judges after arguing over attempts to deport Supreme Court Justice David Lambourne to Australia

Kiribati suspends all Court of Appeal judges after arguing over attempts to deport Supreme Court Justice David Lambourne to Australia

The Kiribati government has dramatically escalated its campaign against the judiciary, suspending the country’s three remaining senior judges after blocking the deportation of Supreme Court justice and Australian citizen David Lambourne. Most important points: Government has been threatening judges since the court halted its attempts to expel Judge Lambourne Earlier this year, the Kiribati government … Read more

How Helb lost a powerful weapon against defaulters

How Helb lost a powerful weapon against defaulters

Economy How Helb lost a powerful weapon against defaulters Friday 26 August 2022 Beneficiaries of student loans at Helb offices in Nairobi. FILE PHOTO | NMG The High Court’s decision to stop the Higher Education Loans Board (Helb) from imposing interest and penalties in excess of principal has removed the agency’s greatest weapon against defaulters, … Read more

Attempts by the Kiribati government to deport Supreme Court David Lambourne to Australia have been found invalid and quashed

Attempts by the Kiribati government to deport Supreme Court David Lambourne to Australia have been found invalid and quashed

An Australian judge embroiled in constitutional controversy in Kiribati has been allowed to stay and work in the country after the Pacific Nation Court of Appeals unanimously overturned a government appeal. Most important points: Judge David Lambourne did not return to Kiribati until August 1 after being stranded in Australia since February 2020 The government … Read more

Watchdog prevents lawyers from price fixing in lawsuit

Watchdog prevents lawyers from price fixing in lawsuit

Economy Watchdog prevents lawyers from price fixing in lawsuit Friday, August 19, 2022 A team of lawyers will visit the Public Service Commission offices in Nairobi on Wednesday, October 13, 2021. PHOTO | DENNIS ONSONGO | NMG Lawyers have been dealt a blow after the Supreme Court rejected a petition to quash part of the … Read more

Lift SportPesa disdain order, urges BCLB . on on

Lift SportPesa disdain order, urges BCLB .  on on

businesses Lift SportPesa disdain order, urges BCLB . on on Friday, August 19, 2022 Betting Control and Licensing Board Chief Executive Officer (CEO) Peter Mbugi. PHOTO | JEFF ANGOTE | NMG The Betting Control and Licensing Board (BCLB) wants the Supreme Court to reverse a ruling its board members found contempt of court over claims … Read more

Attempts to deport Kiribati High Court Justice David Lambourne back to Australia lead to airport stalemate

Attempts to deport Kiribati High Court Justice David Lambourne back to Australia lead to airport stalemate

Attempts to deport a Kiribati Supreme Court judge back to Australia have led to a protracted stalemate at the airport, with Judge David Lambourne placed in immigration detention ever since. Most important points: Kiribati’s government tried to evict one of its top judges, despite a court order preventing his removal David Lambourne to appeal his … Read more

Kate Greville ’embarrassed’ that she stayed with ex-footballer who ‘promised the world’

Kate Greville ’embarrassed’ that she stayed with ex-footballer who ‘promised the world’

Eeventually Mr. Giggs was left alone again and went back to the hotel room alone, the court was told. Coming to what happened that night, according to Mr. Giggs’ team: Chris Daw QC (CD): You were with other people, all work related to Ryan. Kate Greville (KG): Yes. CD: And then he went alone to … Read more