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Category : Corruption
Minister and KACC in Bid to Drop Graft Suit Daily Nation, Pg 10
Tuesday, 04 Oct 2011

Assistant minister James Gesami and KACC are negotiating on an out of court settlement regarding the corruption case against Gesami over CDF management in his West Mugirango constituency. The settlement will result in the MP dropping a case he has filed against KACC and the AG.

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Ongoro Stopped from Running CDF Accounts Daily Nation, Pg 10
Sunday, 04 Sep 2011

Kasarani MP Elizabeth Ongoro has been stopped from running her CDF bank accounts. The High Court froze the accounts and barred a newly appointed CDF committee from taking office. The Judge said serious issues had been raised in the manner in which tenders were awarded in the contituency.

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Judge Faults Charges, Prays for Acquittal The Standard, Pg 12
Wednesday, 05 Oct 2011

Judge Juma Said Chitembwe who is facing a Sh 1.2 billion corruption case has urged to be acquitted without being put on defence. He said the prosecution had failed to prove a case of conspiracy to defraud NSSF and he should be acquitted. Chitembwe is charged alongside former NSSF managing trustee

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Anti-Corruption Top Job Advertised The Star, Pg 2
Tuesday, 27 Sep 2011

The selection panel which will determine who heads the Ethics and Anti-Corruption Commission has advertised the posts of the chair and two deputies as stipulated by the Act. The Panel is expected to interview and shortlist three applicants for the chairperson post and four for the deputies positi

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Kosgey Seeks to Block Graft Suit Daily Nation, Pg 10
Friday, 23 Sep 2011

Henry Kosgei wants the case against him stopped until the legality of the special prosecutor Patrick Kiage established. He wants the court to allow him file a judicial review challenging the authority of Mr. Kiage whose term expired before abuse of office charges were brought against him. If gran

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Point of Objection, Wikileaks The Star, Pg 24
Wednesday, 30 Nov -0001

Paul Muite gives a right of reply to some wikileaks revelations that his committee of legal and administrative of justice which he chaired during the ninth parliament was not resolute in fighting corruption. He affirms that by rejecting to give KACC prosecutorial powers, the committee was not in

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Why State wants Case against Oil Tycoon Devani Adjourned The People, Pg 12
Tuesday, 20 Sep 2011

The state has filed an application seeking to adjourn the corruption case against Devani and five others. State prosecutor victor mule argued that this will ensure the charge against them is amended because he faces other criminal charges. Also,some of the accused are witnesses in another cases o

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See there is Water, Ngilu Fights Back The People, Pg 6
Tuesday, 20 Sep 2011

Water minister Charity Mgilu told her political detractors to stop using KACC to fight her. She took journalists to one of the projects in Kangundo that is alleged to be dry and showed them water that was flowing out of it. She accused Kalonzo of being behind her woos in order to prevent her from

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