Martha Karambu Koome is Kenya’s first woman chief justice. She is the first woman to head any of the three branches of government. Koome, 61, a calm but staunch women’s rights crusader, takes over the judiciary ahead of next year’s general elections and would likely play a decisive role in adjudicating any eventual election disputes.
Important takeaways for all competitive exams:
- Kenya Capital: Nairobi;
- Kenya Currency: Kenyan shilling;
- Kenya President:Uhuru Kenyatta.