A strong personality clouded by tight ties with the State House


Justice Paul Kihara Kariuki is part of Kenya’s religious elite. His father, Obadiah Kariuki, educated at Alliance High School, was among the first African bishops of the Anglican Church in Kenya, and pioneered in many other areas.

For a long time, Justice Kariuki served as chancellor of the same church, a position he only relinquished when he became a judge.

Following the purge of the Judiciary instituted by the Narc Government, a large number of vacancies arose in the High Court, which President Kibaki filled by appointing eight acting judges in June, his first judicial appointments,…

Source – Daily Nation