The High Court on Friday ruled against the plan by President William Ruto’s government to deploy police officers to Haiti for a United Nations-backed multinational mission to fight crime in the gang-plagued Caribbean nation.
The ruling came just a couple of hours after the Court of Appeal dismissed the government’s attempt to continue collecting a 1.5% monthly levy to fund Ruto’s ambitious affordable housing project. The proposed scheme had earlier been ruled unconstitutional by the High Court.
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