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Tshisekedi pledges to protect revered DRC doctor Denis Mukwege

Congolese President Felix Tshisekedi has personally assured the protection of Dr Denis Mukwege, a revered medic in the country, following reports that he has been threatened with death. Dr Mukwege, a 2018 Nobel Peace Prize winner, is renowned for constructive surgery for women sexually brutalised in the Congo war. In ...

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Maraga roots for traditional justice as he prepares to digitise courts

Chief Justice David Maraga has launched the Alternative Justice Systems (AJS) policy in an attempt to expedite delivery of justice and reduce the rising case backlog in the courts. The Judiciary is geared towards developing court stations in all counties and sub-counties to tame the ballooning backlog of cases and ...

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PS puts illegal sawmills on notice ahead of end to logging ban

“Anyone who wants to engage in this kind of business should register online. When the Cabinet will decide to lift the ban on logging, they will do business with the government. They will have to demonstrate their capacity in saw milling,” explained Mr Kiptoo. He said the ministry is assessing the ...

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