WAKF Commission Submits Report to AG

3rd July 2017 by Department of Public Communications Attorney General Githu Muigai has received a task force report to review the Wakf Commissioners Act of 1951. The report was submitted by the Chairperson of the Task Force [...]

Government Gets New Lawyers

NAIROBI, 27th June 2017, by Department of Public Communications The Government has increased its legal capacity after it recently employed fifty-four new State Counsel to be based at the Office of the Attorney General and [...]

Kenya Calls for Equality in Use of Marine Resources

14th June 2017, by Department of Public Communication.   The Government of Kenya has commended arrangements reached with the Pacific Island States and African countries to enhance capacity building and transfer of marine technology to [...]

Alternative Dispute Resolution for State Counsel

13th June 2017, by Department of Public Communications. State Counsel will soon get advanced training in alternative dispute resolution (ADR) if an agreement between the Office of the Attorney General and Department of Justice and [...]

PRESS STATEMENT

PRESS STATEMENT FROM THE OFFICE OF THE ATTORNEY GENERAL AND DEPARTMENT OF JUSTICE ON THE REGISTRATION OF CUSTOMARY MARRIAGES   The Office of The Attorney General and Department of Justice has gazetted rules for the [...]

US and Kenya Discuss Mutual Legal Support,

Nairobi, 25th May 2017, by Department of Public Communications. Mr. Justin Siberell, the United States of America’s State Department Coordinator for Counter Terrorism has met this morning meets with the Attorney General, Professor Githu Muigai. [...]

AG Lauds Employment and Labour Courts

Nairobi, 22nd May 2017, by Department of Public Communication. The Employment and Labour Courts within the Judiciary has been lauded for the role it continues to play in the dispensation of justice to the citizens [...]

Kenya Signs Mutual Legal Assistance with Swiss Government

STATEMENT FROM PROF GITHU MUIGAI, ATTORNEY GENERAL, DURING THE SIGNING OF MOU BETWEEN SWISS FEDERAL COUNCIL AND GOVERNMENT OF KENYA.     We are gathered here to witness this very important ceremony which affirms the [...]

Sri Lanka Supports Legal Aid Services in Kenya

27th April 2017, by Department of Public Communications. The Government of Sri Lanka has pledged support to Kenya towards the National Legal Aid Services that was recently launched. The support will be through the Legal [...]

JOINT PRESS CONFERENCE BETWEEN SWISS AND KENYA, FRIDAY 28TH APRIL 2017.

STATEMENT FROM THE OFFICE OF THE ATTORNEY GENERAL AND DEPARTMENT OF JUSTICE ON THE SIGNING CEREMONY OF MEMORANDUM OF UNDERSTANDING BETWEEN SWISS FEDERAL COUNCIL AND GOVERNMENT OF KENYA ON MUTUAL LEGAL ASSISTANCE IN CRIMINAL MATTERS [...]

STATEMENT FROM THE OFFICE OF THE ATTORNEY GENERAL AND DEPARTMENT OF JUSTICE ON THE 56th ANNUAL SESSION OF THE ASIAN AFRICAN LEGAL CONSULTATIVE ORGANISATION (AALCO)

STATEMENT FROM THE OFFICE OF THE ATTORNEY GENERAL AND DEPARTMENT OF JUSTICE ON THE 56th ANNUAL SESSION OF THE ASIAN AFRICAN LEGAL CONSULTATIVE ORGANISATION (AALCO) CONFERENCE SCHEDULED TO TAKE PLACE IN NAIROBI FROM 1st MAY [...]

Kenya to Host International Law Conference

14th April 2017, by Department of Public Communications   The Government of Kenya will host the 56th Annual Session of the Asian African Legal Consultative Organisation (AALCO) from 1st May 2017 to the 5th May [...]

Presidential Delivery Unit on Progress Status for OAG&DOJ

Status Report of OAG&DOJ at https://delivery.go.ke/ministryprojects/21 Videos of the AG from https://delivery.go.ke/ministries

Security Agencies Collaborate in Combating Human Trafficking

13th April 2017, By Department of Public Communications. Increased inter-agency cooperation and collaboration amongst law enforcement officers in Kenya is enhancing the process leading to the detection, arrest and prosecution of criminals engaged in human [...]

KEY NOTE ADDRESS

FRIDAY, 24TH MARCH, 2017 *** Distinguished Guests, Ladies and Gentlemen, It is with great pleasure that I join you in this forum as we mark the international day for the right to the truth concerning [...]

Shortlisted Candidates

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PRESS STATEMENT ON PROPOSED CHURCHES LAW

OFFICE OF THE ATTORNEY-GENERAL AND DEPARTMENT OF JUSTICE PRESS STATEMENT ON PROPOSED CHURCHES LAW   The Office of the Attorney General and Department of Justice is drawn to several news articles that have been appearing [...]

CELEBRATING THE HEROES OF PUBLIC SERVICE IN KENYA.

Award Ceremony at the KICC was graced by the Attorney General, Professor Githu Muigai.

AG Meets Jersey’s Chief Minister,

Nairobi, 3rd March 3, 2017   Attorney General Githu Muigai meets Jersey's Chief Minister, Senator Ian Gorst at his office, when he paid a courtesy call Friday morning. Attorney General Githu Muigai, Jersey's Chief Minister, [...]

AG Meets LSK Nairobi Branch Officials

Nairobi, 3rd March 3, 2017.   Attorney General Githu Muigai has met members of Law Society of Kenya (LSK) Nairobi branch led by Chairperson, Charles Mr. Kanjama said that the The LSK officials have sought [...]

AG Meets NCIA Board

Nairobi. March 2, 2017. The Board of the Nairobi Centre of International Arbitration (NCIA) has paid a courtesy call on the Attorney General where they briefed him on the developments of the centre. The discussions [...]

Heirs of Deceased in Kisii and Mombasa Counties to Receive Death Benefits

Nairobi. February 27, 2017. The Office of the Public Trustee has issued a public notice requesting the heirs of 178 deceased persons in Kisii and Mombasa Counties to provide details for the processing of death [...]

Pakistan Ambassador Discuss MLA with AG

Nairobi, February 24, 2017, By. Department of Public Communications. Ambassador Raza Bashir Tarar of the Islamic Republic of Pakistan signs the visitors book with the Attorney General Githu Muigai. The two discussed bilateral relations [...]

Government wins Tobacco War in Protecting Public Health

Nairobi, February 18th 2017, by Department of Public Communications. The Court of Appeal yesterday ruled that the Ministry of Health has an obligation in safeguarding the health interests of Kenya by implementing regulations under the [...]

IEBC Chief Meets AG.

Nairobi, 17th Feb 2017, by Department of Public Communications.   Chairperson of the Independent Electoral and Boundary Commission (IEBC), Mr. Wafula Chebukati yesterday reassured Kenyan that the authority will deliver credible elections despite the few [...]

Anti-Corruption Summit Opens in Nairobi

Nairobi, February 14, 2017, by Department of Public Communications. Delegates from Burundi, Djibouti, Ethiopia, Kenya, Rwanda, South Sudan, Tanzania and Uganda attending a high level anti-corruption summit in Nairobi have identified financial Investigations, international Cooperation, [...]

Kenya Hosts UNCAC Forum

Nairobi, February 14, 2017, by Department of Public Communications. Kenya has once again been selected to host the Regional Workshop to Fast Track the Implementation of United Nations Convention Against Corruption (UNCAC). Representatives from all [...]

British Minister Visits Attorney General

Nairobi, February 14, 2017, By. Department of Public Communications. United Kingdom’s Baroness Anelay, Minister of State for the Commonwealth and the UN at the Foreign and Commonwealth Office yesterday paid a courtesy call on the [...]

Kenya appears at the International Dispute Resolution Center.

Nairobi February 7th 2017.   The Government of Kenya is seeking to have proceedings instituted against it by WalAm Energy Inc. terminated. WalAm Energy Inc. has sued the Government at the International Centre for Settlement [...]

PRESS STATEMENT – MARITIME DELIMITATION IN THE INDIAN OCEAN (SOMALIA v KENYA)

OFFICE OF THE ATTORNEY GENERAL & DEPARTMENT OF JUSTICE   PRESS STATEMENT   MARITIME DELIMITATION IN THE INDIAN OCEAN (SOMALIA v KENYA)   STATEMENT BY THE ATTORNEY GENERAL OF THE REPUBLIC OF KENYA CONCERNING THE ICJ JUDGEMENT [...]

Live Coverage of ICJ Somalia Kenya Case

Nairobi, February 1st 2017, by Department of Public Communications. Attorney General Professor Githu Muigai, will in a few hours’ time receive on behalf of the Republic of Kenya the Ruling on the Preliminary Objection on [...]

PRESS RELEASE

OFFICE OF THE ATTORNEY-GENERAL AND DEPARTMENT OF JUSTICE   PRESS RELEASE     The Office of the Attorney General and Department of Justice is pleased to announce the re-election and appointment of Mr. John Kithome [...]

MARITIME DELIMITATION IN THE INDIAN OCEAN (SOMALIA v KENYA)

OFFICE OF THE ATTORNEY GENERAL & DEPARTMENT OF JUSTICE   PRESS STATEMENT   MARITIME DELIMITATION IN THE INDIAN OCEAN (SOMALIA v KENYA)   The Attorney General Professor Githu Muigai will on Thursday, February 2nd 2017, [...]

Rogue Advocates Officially Listed

Nairobi. January 20th 2017. By Department of Public Communications.   The Office of the Attorney General and Department of Justice in a Gazette Notice published on 20th January 2017 has officially published a report on [...]

Rogue Advocates Listed

Nairobi, January 19, 2017, by Department of Public Communications   The Office of the Attorney General and Department of Justice has made public a list of advocates facing disciplinary action for gross professional misconduct. The [...]

VACANCIES AT OFFICE OF ATTORNEY GENERAL AND DEPARTMENT OF JUSTICE

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Presidents Assents Elections Laws.

Nairobi. 9th January 2016,    President Uhuru Kenyatta last evening assented to the Elections Laws (Amendment) Bill 2016 that allow a back-up mechanism to the electronic voting method during the General Elections.   These changes [...]

Anti-Corruption Courts Launched,

Nairobi, December 15, 2016, by Public Communication Department. Chief Justice of Kenya, Justice David Maranga launches the Anti-Corruption and Economics Crimes division of the Judiciary at the Milimani Courts earlier today. The Anti-Corruption [...]

EXTENSION OF TENDER CLOSING DATE

Addendum Extension of Tender Closing Date

AG Appears as Amicus Curiae at the Supreme Court

Nairobi, 13th December 2016, by Public Communications Department. The Attorney General Professor Githu Muigai has been making his submission as amicus curiae (friend of the court) at the Supreme Court this morning in a case [...]

International Anti-Corruption Day Celebrations

Remarks By Prof. Githu Muigai, Egh, Sc, Attorney General Of The Republic Of Kenya During The International Anti-Corruption Day Celebrations 9th December, 2016 Held At Kajiado, Kcb Grounds Full ,speech

Review of implementation of the United Nations Convention against Corruption

Executive summary Kenya Introduction: Overview of the legal and institutional framework of Kenya in the context of implementation of the United Nations Convention against Corruption. Download here

Country Review Report of Kenya

Review by Cabo Verde and Papua New Guinea of the implementation by Kenya of articles 15 – 42 of Chapter III. “Criminalization and law enforcement” and articles 44 – 50 of Chapter IV. “International cooperation” [...]

International Arbitration Conference Kicks Off

Nairobi, December 5, 2016, by Public Communications Department.   Attorney General Githu Muigai poses with Nigeria's Minister for Justice and Attorney General Mr. Abubakar Malami, Tanzania's Attorney General, Justice George M. Masaju, Tanzania's Chief [...]

PRESS RELEASE ON THE MISSING FILES AT THE COMPANIES REGISTRY

Reference is made to media reports appearing in various sections of the media today on details of missing company records at the Companies Registry. The Companies Registry wishes to correct the media assertions and states [...]

China Pledges Support to Kenya on Fight Against Corruption

Nairobi. October 24th 2016, By Department of Public Communications.   His Excellency Wang Lingjun, the Vice Minister of the Ministry of Supervision of the Peoples Republic of China and third in command of the [...]

Kenya Launches National Policy And Action Plan On Human Rights,

Nairobi, 4th October 2016, By Public Communications Department.   Kenya has over the years made significant strides in advancing and promoting human rights to be in tandem with the stipulations of the Constitution. Speaking during the [...]

Fighting Corruption

Nairobi, 3rd October 2016, by Public Communications Department.   The fight against corruption is set to be strengthened with the launching of the Kenya Integrity Plan by the Head of State during The National Leadership [...]

Kenya Discusses Engagement at The Hague Convention

Nairobi, 22 September, 2016, by Public Communication Department. The Government of Kenya is keen to join the World Organization for Cross Border Cooperation in Civil and Commercial Matters so as to enhance legislation affecting the [...]

Kenya Objects to ICJ Involvement in Somalia Kenya Case on Maritime Delimitation

Nairobi, 21 September 2016, by Public Communications Department.   The Government of Kenya has stated that the International Court of Justice case submitted by Somalia against Kenya is not within the jurisdiction of the Court [...]

International Court of Justice, Somalia Against Kenya Case Enters Day 2

Oral submissions at the International Court of Justice in The Hague, The Netherlands have continued with Somalia making her submissions earlier today. Kenya is expected to present her second round of submissions tomorrow. Attorney General [...]

SOMALIA v. KENYA

AGs SPEECH ON THE MARITIME DELIMITATION IN THE INDIAN OCEAN (SOMALIA v. KENYA) PRELIMINARY OBJECTIONS AT THE INTERNATIONAL COURT OF JUSTICE AG's Opening Speech on Kenya's Position on Somalia Kenya Case at the ICJ International [...]

Press Statement

Office Of The Attorney General & Department Of Justice Maritime Delimitation In The Indian Ocean (Somalia V. Kenya) Disputed EEZ Area Press Statement ON SOMALIA KENYA CASE AT THE ICJ

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Statement by The Government of Kenya on The Somalia V Kenya Case before The International Court Of Justice; PRESS STATEMENT BY THE GOVERNMENT OF KENYA ON THE SOMALIA V KENYA CASE BEFOTE THE INTERNATIONAL COURT [...]

Milestones

Office Of The Attorney General And Department Of Justice Milestones Under The Jubilee Administration, download.

UNODC Regional Program Launched

Nairobi, August 30, 2016, By Public Communications Department 13 Eastern Africa governments have signed the Nairobi Declaration reiterating their commitment to enhancing security and justice for all citizens in their respective countries. The endorsing of [...]

Kenya Set to Sign the Energy Charter Treaty

Nairobi. August 26, 2016, by Public Communications Department. The Government of Kenya is expected to attend the Energy Charter Conference in Japan scheduled for later in the year as an observer before it assents to [...]

AG Guides Deliberations of the Two Third Gender Rule

Nairobi. August 12, 2016, By Public Communications Department The Office of the Attorney General and Department of Justice and the Ministry of Public Service, Youth and Gender Affairs spearheaded by their respective cabinet secretaries, Professor [...]

AG Receives Proposals to Enhance Ease of Doing Business in Kenya,

Nairobi, August 15, 2016, by Public Communications Department.   Kenyans are soon expected to benefit from legislation aimed at transforming the conduct of doing business in the Country. Since the enactment of The Companies Act [...]

AG Hosts Border Security Team

Nairobi, August 23, 2016, by Public Communications Department.   The Attorney General Professor Githu Muigai has this morning held discussions with officials from the Security Governance Initiative Program (SGIP) centering on the need for Kenya [...]

AG Attends UN 41st Session of the UN Commission on the Law of the Sea.

Nairobi, August 4, 2016, by Public Communications Department. Attorney General Prof. Githu Muigai with members of the United Nations Commission on the Limits of the Continental Shelf (UNCLCS) in New York. Professor Muigai [...]

Engineering Technology Bill, 2016

President Uhuru Kenyatta assenting to the Engineering Technology Bill, 2016 at State House, Nairobi on Tuesday. The event was witnessed by National Assembly Speaker Justin Muturi, Majority Leader in  the National Assembly Aden Duale, Solicitor [...]

Advancements in Arbitration for Kenya and China

Nairobi, July 29, 2016. By Public Communications Department. The governments of China and Kenya are close to having formal dispute resolution mechanisms in place following the successful meeting between officials of the China International Economic [...]

Attorney General Visits China on a Learning Mission

Nairobi, July 26th, 2016. By, Public Communications Department. Attorney General Githu Muigai with his Chinese counterpart Mr. Xu Hong in Beijing yesterday. Professor Muigai is leading a Kenyan multi agency delegation whose mandate is [...]

Swaziland Government Officials visit Kenya to Benchmark,

Nairobi, July, 25th, 2016. By Public Communications Department. Swaziland government officials from the Ministry of Home Affairs and Ministry of Commerce in discussions with Deputy Registrar of Societies Mr. Jacob Ikiara when the delegation [...]

Zimbabwe Parliamentary Delegation Visits State Law Office,

Nairobi, July, 25th, 2016. By, Public Communication Department. Solicitor General Mr. Njee Muturi with the members of the Zimbabwe Parliamentary Committee of Legal Affairs led by Hon. Gonese Tinashe, Zimbabwe Minister for Justice who [...]

Government to Decentralize Legal Services

Nairobi, July 15, 2016, by Public Communications Office. The Government of Kenya is keen on moving criminal courts from Nairobi to other regions in the country in an effort to decongest the central business district [...]

Government Re-launches Civic Education

Nairobi, July 4, 2016, by Public Communications Department. The government of Kenya has re-launched the Kenya National Integrated Civic Education Programme (K-NICE) as the country makes preparations for the general elections scheduled for August next [...]

Reforms for Ease of Doing Business in Kenya

Nairobi, June 22, 2016, By Public Communications Department. The government of Kenya has initiated reforms to the legal and regulatory regime on movable collateral and other instruments in secured transactions with the aim of widening [...]

LSK Officials pay Courtesy call on the AG

Nairobi, June 14, 2016, by Public Communications Department. The Attorney General has urged the Law Society of Kenya to assist in streamlining the legal profession that has in the recent past been marred by unethical [...]

AG Commends Judiciary on Enhancing the Criminal Justice System,

Nairobi, June 7th 2016. By Public Communications Department. The Judiciary has opened its 120th magistrate court in Kenya located at the Jomo Kenyatta International Airport (JKIA) in abide to reduce congestion at the Makadara and [...]

AG holds Bilateral Talks on Security, Corruption and Criminal Justice,

Nairobi, June, 6th, 2016, Public Communication Department The Government of Kenya is committed to strengthening institutions and legislation addressing improved security, counter terrorism and criminal justice. Speaking this morning during a meeting with UNODC officials, [...]

Kenya Calls for Increased Support in Corruption Fight at UN Meeting,

Nairobi, May 23, 2016, by Public Communications Department. Kenya has confirmed its commitment in its fight on crime prevention and enhancing criminal justice at the 25th Session of the Commission of Crime Prevention and Criminal [...]

Kenya Launches the Universal Periodic Review on Human Rights,

Nairobi, 3rd June, 2016, by Public Communications Department. The Government of Norway has commended the Government of kenya for putting in place mechanism to improve the protection and promotion of human rights in the country. [...]

Mediation Takes Root in Kenya

Nairobi, 1st June 2016, by Public Communications Department. The Office of the Attorney General and Department of Justice (OAG & DOJ) has been facilitating the adoption of Alternative Dispute Resolution Mechanisms (ADR) in place of [...]

Assets Recovery Agency Trains Officers,

Nairobi, May 28, 2016, by Department of Public Communications. The fight against corruption has received a boost after the Assets Recovery Agency (ARA) completed training 40 security officers on the investigation and prosecution of corruption [...]

Italy to Continue Supporting Kenya,

Nairobi, May 16, 2016, by Public Communications Department. The Italian Government has promised to continue supporting the Kenyan government in its efforts in addressing international crime. The support was pledged to the Government of Kenya [...]

AG at the Commonwealth Secretariat in London,

Nairobi, May, 13th 2016, By. Department of Public Communications. The Attorney General of Kenya, Professor Githu Muigai meets with the Secretary General of the Commonwealth Secretariat, Baroness Patricia Scotland. The AG paid a courtesy call [...]

Kenya Attends Anti-Corruption Summit in UK,

Nairobi, May 13th 2016, By Department of Public Communication. Kenya has presented its proposal to be recognised as one of the countries of focus for assistance through the Global Asset Recovery Forum to be held [...]

Transfer of files and evidence from ICC

Attorney General Githu Muigai addressing a press conference on the case of Walter Barasa,Joshua Sang and Philip Kipkoech Bett, ,the state will engage ICC for possible transfer of the files to the Kenyan courts, today [...]

USA Government Pledge Mutual Legal Aid to Kenya

Nairobi, April 14th 2016, Public Communications Department, The United States of America (USA) has pledged Mutual Legal Assistance to the Government of Kenya in its efforts to combat corruption and transnational crime. The support constitutes [...]

Judge calls for Professionalism in the Fight Against Corruption.

Justice Aaron Ringera, Judge of the East African Court of Justice and former head of the Anti-Corruption Authority in Kenya shares his wisdom with Mr. Philip Kinisu, the current Chairperson of the Ethics and [...]

Law Drafters Challenged.

Nairobi, 7th April 2016, Public Communications Department, State counsel have been reminded that as legal drafters they must promote constitutionalism in Kenya by developing laws that are compliant with the letter and spirit of the [...]

Attorney General Presents Achievements for the Jubilee Scorecard.

Nairobi, March 23, 2016, State Law Office, Public Communications Department, The Attorney General of Kenya, Professor Githu Muigai has outlined the achievements that the State Law Office and Department of Justice has made since the [...]

Kenya Leads in efforts on Anti-Corruption

Nairobi, March, 16th 2016, Public Communication Department The Government of Kenya has received accolades in its fight against corruption with the World body charged with addressing corruption and crime in the world calling for concerted [...]

Petition to End Use of Mercury Presented to AG.

Nairobi, March 18th 2016, Public Communications Department, Former US State Attorney General, Charles G. Brown has presented a petition to the Government of Kenya calling for the phasing out of the use of mercury in [...]

Belgium Government Pledges Mutual Legal Aid to Kenya,

Her Excellency Ambassador Roxane de Bilderling of the Kingdom of Belgium is received by Kenya’s Attorney General, Professor Githu Muigai in his offices this morning. Nairobi, March 14, 2016, Public Communications Department The [...]

Kenyans Serving Jail terms in Foreign Countries Set to be Repatriated Back

Nairobi, March 11th, 2016, by Public Communications Department, Kenyans serving jail terms in foreign countries are set to be repatriated back to the country if bilateral agreements and treaties with the sentencing countries are put [...]

Swedish Government Pledge Mutual Legal Aid to Kenya

Nairobi, March 11th, 2016, By Public Communication Department. The Swedish Government has pledged Mutual Legal Assistance to the Government of Kenya in its efforts to combat corruption and transnational crime. The support is part of [...]

Test news 2

The Office of the Attorney General draws its mandate from Article 156 of the Constitution of Kenya (2010), which vests on the Attorney General the responsibility of being the Principal Legal Adviser to the Government, [...]

Test news and events

The Office of the Attorney General draws its mandate from Article 156 of the Constitution of Kenya (2010), which vests on the Attorney General the responsibility of being the Principal Legal Adviser to the Government, [...]