Justice Said Juma Chitembwe is a Kenyan High Court judge. He is a well-known judge who unsuccessfully contested the Chief Justice position which fell vacant following the retirement of Justice David Maraga. The position went to Justice Martha Koome, becoming the first female to be at the helm of the judiciary.
Background and Education
He was born in Kwale in 1967. He pursued a Bachelor of Laws (LLB) at the University of Nairobi graduating in 1990 before joining the Kenya School of Law the following year. He then went to the United Kingdom for a Masters’s degree in Human rights at the University of Wessex. Currently, he is pursuing a Ph.D. in Peace and Conflict Studies at Masinde Muliro University of Science and Technology.