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MP Musimba wants court to review bond terms in Sh1.1bn Chase Bank theft case

Kibwezi West MP Patrick Musimba and his wife Angela Mwende on Tuesday petitioned the High Court to review the bond terms in their Sh1.1 billion Chase Bank theft case. The couple also pleaded with the court to set aside a magistrate's ...

KRA wants anti-capital gains tax case dismissed

The taxman wants a suit challenging re-introduction of Capital Gains Tax struck out. In documents filed yesterday, the Kenya Revenue Authority said Kenya Association of Stockbrokers and Investment Banks (Kasib) is not the target of the tax, but the ...

Court releases university lecturer held over wife's death

Nairobi, Kenya: University Don who allegedly killed his wife in Lavington Nairobi has been freed on Sh100, 000 bond pending completion of investigations. Judge Luka Kimaru released Fredrick Onyango Ogolla after his lawyer Steve Kimathi made an application to ...

Experts question efficacy of the Capital Gains Tax

BY James Muliro The capital gains tax (CGT) continues to elicit more debate regarding its efficacy especially on the sale of equities. This comes even as tax experts say the government could raise the tax in June and thereafter in a ...

Man seeks report on repeat poll results transmission

A Malindi resident has moved to High court to compel the electoral agency provide detailed report for voter identification and result transmission systems it intends to use during the October 17 presidential election. Mr Gabriel Mwewe says the aim of his ...

Businessman sues Nasa over poll boycott call

A businessman wants the High Court to stop the National Super Alliance (Nasa) from calling for repeat poll boycott as well as holding demonstrations on Thursday. Mr Raju Bhagat Singh claims the boycott calls have affected the economy and that the ...

Yagnesh Devani son charged with assaulting his mother

A son of the architect of the Sh7.6 billion Triton oil scandal, Yagnesh Devani, has been dragged to court and charged with assaulting his mother. A subdued Raj Harikrisna Devani appeared before Kiambu Principal Magistrate Ms Stella Atambo on ...

Boy who trespassed into  State House Nairobi acquitted

A 15 year-old boy who scaled the parameter wall around State House Nairobi two weeks ago to seek assistance from President Uhuru Kenyatta to record his music has been discharged conditionally from custody. A jovial Mathew Maina Kinuthia apologised to President ...

Two former executives of collapsed Kenyan bank charged with fraud - court documents

NAIROBI, March 23 (Reuters) - A Kenyan court charged two former executives of collapsed Imperial Bank with involvement in a conspiracy to defraud the bank and depositors of 29 billion shillings ($286 million), a court filing showed on ...

TWO CHARGED OVER FAKE CURRENCY

Two foreigners has been charged with being in possession of 6.9 papers intended to resemble and pass as US Dollars currency notes and 739, 200 papers intended to resemble and pass as Euro currency notes. Mohammed Sani Alias Dr.Mustafa, a ...

Court orders probe into Safaricom system hack claim

A court has directed the Divisional Crime Investigating Office (DCIO) to probe claims that mobile phone provider Safaricom system was hacked into, resulting in a technical hitch, the directions were made yesterday in the trial of two Nigerians. One ...

Why not pay interest on outstanding VAT refunds?

By Andrew Oduor To a large extent, a number of companies supply either to withholding VAT agents or some form of zero-rated supplies. This means they will perpetually be in a VAT refund position and thus suffer an additional ...

Reprieve for Imperial Bank managers as court orders Sh2 million bail refund

A court has directed that Sh2 million be returned to three Imperial Bank officials charged with conspiracy to defraud the financial institution. Senior Principle Magistrate Joyce Ngandani gave the directive after defense lawyer Steven Kimathi told the court that the cash ...

Tax litigation in Kenya: overview

by Andrew Oduor A Q&A guide to civil and criminal tax litigation in Kenya.   This Q&A provides a high level overview of the key practical issues in civil and criminal tax litigation, including: pre-court/pre-tribunal process, trial process, documentary evidence, ...

Supreme Court Justice Njoki Ndung’u ‘to get fair hearing’ in case to sack her

The Judicial Service Commission has said it will give Supreme Court Judge Njoki Ndung’u an opportunity to present her side of the story in a petition seeking her removal from officer over allegations of gross misconduct. In a sworn document, ...

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