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Supreme backlash: State shuts down international NGO with links to the Judiciary - The Standard

The government has ordered the closure of a key organisation behind the funding various programmes in the Judiciary. The State has also asked the Central Bank Governor, Dr Patrick Njoroge, and the Director of the Financial Reporting Centre, to freeze ...and more »

It is ordinary Kenyans who suffer when the Judiciary is starved of funds as punishment - Daily Nation

Before last week, few Kenyans had heard of the Rome-based International Development Law Organisation (IDLO). The public became aware of the non-governmental organisation because Nairobi suspended its operations because of its association with the ...and more »

Makau Mutua-linked NGO shut down by gov't - Citizen TV (press release)

The government has suspended all activities of the International Development Law Organization (IDLO) in Kenya and directed it to close down its offices in the country with immediate effect. In a letter seen by Citizen Digital, the NGOs Co-ordination ...and more »

State plans to set up civil society funding framework - Daily Nation

Jubilee administration is planning to set up a civil society funding framework to cut off dependence on foreign agencies, Senate deputy Speaker Kindiki Kithure has told the Sunday Nation. Once the public fund is in place, civil society organisations ...and more »

Government hard hit by own move to shut down IDLO - Daily Nation

National Treasury Cabinet Secretary Henry Rotich speaking to the Press during the launch of the Sector Working Groups for the preparation of the financial year 2018/19 and the Medium Term Budget on September 15, 2017 at the KICC. Mr Rotich has said he ...and more »

Uhuru's govt hands Kenyan judiciary first blow after Supreme Court ruling - TUKO.CO.KE

Uhuru's administration has began a crackdown on the judiciary by suspending its key financier. - The Kenya government has shut down IDLO, a foreign NGO that provides financial and technical support to the judiciary. - IDLO is suspected to have been ...and more »