Beginnings: The Gossage cup

Listen   The description of Uganda’s fourth goal during the1945 Gossage Cup match with Kenya dug up long forgotten childhood memories of tactical instructions issued to players when I went to school in the 1960s.I do not remember the coach, usually the games master, telling his young charges to “place” the ball out of the […]

Julie Ouma Oseko

Listen Dr Julie Ouma Oseko is a distinguished academic, a highly skilled professional lawyer and a seasoned judicial officer with over 20 years’ experience in legal practice and administration. She began her career in 1988 after being admitted to the roll of advocates and joining the Kenyan judiciary as a district magistrate the following year. […]

Judy Thongori

Listen Judy Thongori is a renowned lawyer who is passionate about family law and women’s rights. Her focus has been on improving women’s access to justice, economic empowerment and participation in governance. It is this passion that led Thongori to sue the government for not fulfilling the inclusion of 30% rule for women representation in […]

Muthoni Kimani

Listen Muthoni Kimani is the deputy solicitor general in Kenya. Her influence in the department is evident as she has steered reforms in the Civil Litigation department, leading it to become vibrant and competitive. Kimani, whose career in the civil service began in 1985 as a state counsel has also served as a director at […]

Joyce Aluoch – Career judge’s long walk to thepeak of international justice

Listen Lady Justice Joyce Aluoch is one of Kenya’s top ranking judges, and among the longest serving women in the Judiciary. She is the first Kenyan to serve as Judge of the International Criminal Court. Lady Justice Joyce Aluoch is vigour, humour and grace personified. These attributes must have aided her amazing rise to become […]

Effie Owuor

Listen Retired Justice Effie Owuor enjoyed a decorated judicial spanning over three decades and dedicated to setting the pace for women in the Judiciary. The first woman to be appointed resident magistrate, senior resident magistrate, high court judge, and Court of Appeal judge, Owuor served as crusader in the corridors of justice, by advocating for […]