Kenya Chief Justice emphasises constitutional mandate on the judiciary and need for vetting of judges 

By The Star, 4 August 2015
Kenya Chief Justice Willy Mutunga [photo credit: Ford Foundation]
Kenya Chief Justice Willy Mutunga [photo credit: Ford Foundation]
<p>Judges have been warned of fresh and more vicious vetting if the current trend of corruption continues,&nbsp;Chief Justice Willy Mutunga has said.&nbsp;<span style="line-height: 20.3999996185303px;">Mutunga termed the vice among judicial officers as being driven by "poverty of self-respect and honour".&nbsp;</span><span style="line-height: 20.3999996185303px;">"I have never understood why a judge who is very well paid, enjoys security of tenure, has highly concessionary mortgage and car loan facilities should indulge in a practice so demeaning at both professional and personal level," he said.&nbsp;</span><span style="line-height: 20.3999996185303px;">"Corruption corrodes personal esteem, erodes public confidence in the institution and earns you nothing but disrespect and disdain from t
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