Unlike many Africa countries court unawares by the Covid-19 pandemic, the Chief Justice of Kenya ,Honourable Justice David Maraga had on the 4th of March, 2020 proactively issued a practice direction providing for electronic case management.
The practice direction presently enables Kenyans to file and serve processes electronically. It also allow courts to conduct proceedings via video conferencing as can be seen in photos below:
Justice Hannah Okwengu delivered 57 judgments and rulings of the Court of Appeal via video link.
Hon. Lady Justice A. Mshila presiding over an income tax appeal matter at Nyeri High Court. Mr. Kiboi Magua, an advocate for the appellant streaming from Nyeri and Mr. Ngari, an advocate for the respondent streaming from Mombasa through video conferencing.
Hon Yusuf Shikanda of Shanzu Law Courts preside over a case via a video link to Shimo La Tewa Prison. Also participating was prosecutor Ms. Swaleh.
Hon. Bonface Wachira of Kapsabet Law Courts presiding a case through a video conference, linked with remandees at Kapsabet GK Prison.