Corpse versus cops and matatu drivers: Justice from the graveside? A wake-up call in the memory of Michuki rules

Approximately five untidy individuals approached me with placards labelled “RT33” imploring me to board “their” moving discos destined for Raonda. They literally announced their presence. I expeditiously boarded one that was already occupied to minimize my wait time. Subsequently, a different individual, who appeared slightly more presentable in a maroon T-shirt, boarded the matatu. I […]

Issue 88 - May 2023, Transport & Logistics Law
May 01, 2023
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Perfection of securities over helicopter engines

The Cape Town Convention facilitates the registration of aircraft by providing a standardized framework that regulates the securitisation of aircraft objects such as airframes, aircraft engines and helicopters. The Convention applies to objects, which satisfy the requirements of the Protocol. Specifically, the Convention applies to the purchase and financing of aircraft, airframes, jet engines and […]

Is the Kenyan Sale of Goods Act outdated for modern commercial transactions? A reform proposal

However, the act has not undergone any significant amendments, as is the case in other countries like the UK. As a result, the Sale of Goods Act (SGA), Cap. 31 Laws of Kenya, has proven to be insufficient for modern business transactions. The Act contains a number of antiquated sections that need to be reformed […]

Commercial Law, Issue 83 - Dec 2022, Transport & Logistics Law
December 30, 2022
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Ride or die?

Background of the issue It is now a normal occurrence that cyclists are perceivedas less “worthy” road users compared to motorists. To defend this position, one may term it as a manifestation of social classes on the roads. With the less economically empowered- the cyclists, against the motorists with a stronger financial muscle. The aforementioned […]