Land and Conflict Sensitive Journalism sumaries

Sub-Category : Corruption

Minister Puts MPs on Notice over Use of CDF

Daily Nation, Pg 33
Tuesday, 22 May 2012

Planning Minister Wycliffe Oparanya has warned lawmakers implicated in the misuse of CDF that their days are numbered. He said he had received audited reports of how funds were disbursed to all the 210 constituencies and how they

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Court Blocks Matemu from Taking Office

The Standard, Pg 11
Thursday, 17 May 2012

The High Court has temporarily blocked the appointment of Mr Mumo Matemu as the EACC Chair. Nakuru High Court Judge Anyara Emukule ordered that the decision by parliament and the executive be stayed pending the determination of a

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Panic as EACC Team Probes Graft at Hospital

The Standard, Pg 25
Tuesday, 15 May 2012

EACC officials are probing alleged financial management at Kitale District Hospital. Machines and equipment worth millions of shillings are reportedly missing after they were purchased last year. The hospital has been giving peopl

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Ministry on the Spot pver CDF Report

Saturday Nation, Pg 9
Saturday, 12 May 2012

The government is expected to declare its position on the NTA report that ranked the performance of MPs in using the CDF money. MPs asked the planning minister to give its position as some claimed it was defaming them. MP Mututho

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Anti-Graft Unit Gets Kibaki, Raila Approval

Saturday Nation, Pg 6
Saturday, 12 May 2012

President Kibaki has formally appointed three commissioners to the EACC. Mumo Matemu will chair the commission while Prof Jane Onsongo and Ms Irene Keino will be commissioners. Parliament approved their names and paved way for the

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100, 000 Officers to Police Next Election

Saturday Nation, Pg 1 & 4
Saturday, 12 May 2012

The next polls will be manned by over 100, 000 police officers. Senior police officers say the love is meant to avoid a repeat of the last polls. The government plans to icnlude officers from the Forest and Prison departmentS in o

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LSK Faults Contracts of 63 EACC Officers

Weekend Star, Pg 5
Saturday, 12 May 2012

LSK has faulted the renewal of contracts of 63 EACC officials. The Public Service Commission has renewed the contracts which took effect on May 2. LSK chair Eric Mutua said this was a violation of the law as the officers are suppo

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Lobby Group Says Politicians Looting Public Coffers

The Standard, Pg 7
Monday, 14 May 2012

Civil society leaders have warned politicians are fleecing public institutions to finance campaigns for the coming elections. They said politicians in the coalition government are forming schemes to steal public funds to finance c

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