Courts System in Kenya

Courts System in Kenya

INTRODUCTION AND REFORMS

In Kenya like other Nations in the Continent of Africa before the European Imperialists established (colonized) the African territories, the African Traditional Communities (ATC) used the fora of justice at family, shrines, churches, mosques. ATC also applied other alternative dispute resolution mechanisms that included reconciliation, mediation and arbitration. However, they instituted the Courts Actions as the last resort, because the people since time immemorial were aware of the fact that the Court proceedings were naturally adversarial.

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