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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 »

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 »

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

Chief Justice David Maraga addressing guests during the launch of Judiciary Electoral Dispute Resolution at the Supreme Court of Kenya on August 3, 2017. PHOTO | EVANS HABIL| NATION MEDIA GROUP. In Summary. IDLO, wrote Foreign Affairs Cabinet Secretary ...and more »

Crackdown on NGOs smacks of intolerance - Daily Nation

The latest target is the International Development Law Organisation, and it is not hard to see why. IDLO has come under attack for what some government functionaries see as its contribution to the annulment of the August 8 presidential election by 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

From left: Chief Justice David Maraga, International Development Law Organisation (IDLO) Director General Irene Khan, Deputy Chief Justice Philomena Mwilu and Attorney General Githu Muigai during the launch of the joint report by the Judiciary ...and more »

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

President Uhuru Kenyatta's administration has made good its threats to crack down on the judiciary by shutting down its key financier, a foreign NGO. The government has ordered the immediate shut down and freezing of accounts belonging to the ...and more »