Nixon Sifuna

 Nixon Sifuna is a judge of the High Court of Kenya.

He has presided over high-profile cases while issuing landmark rulings and orders.

Prior to his appointment as a judge, he was a lawyer and a fierce advocate of human rights.

Sifuna received the inaugural Development Bank Accountability Award for the year 2022 for his contributions to fighting for justice.

As a lawyer, Justice Sifuna represented more than 500 people in a compliance review in Tomko-Kalya village.

He also played an integral role in pushing the government to relocate a sewerage treatment plant from Kapenguria to Makutano.

He is a staunch defender of  Judiciary independence. Even when some of his rulings attracted backlash from senior government officials he stood by his final decisions.

Justice Sifuna has amplified the need for fairness in his landmark rulings. He has also fiercely defended human rights in his career as an activist and lawyer.