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Category : Corruption
Ngilu Sends Lawyer to Anti-Graft Agency Daily Nation, Pg 10
Thursday, 20 Oct 2011

Water Minister Charity Ngilu send her lawyer Fred Ojiambo to EACC officers after defying two previous summons. EACC had also complained of political interference in its work. Ojiambo and EACC officials mutually agreed to refer the matter to court. Ngilu had opted to go to CID arguing that she was

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Okemo, Gichuru Extradition Hearing Postponed Saturday Standard, Pg 6
Saturday, 15 Oct 2011

Chief magistrate Teresiah Ngugi postponed the hearing of the extradition case involving Okemo and Gichuru stating she could not her it since it had been allocated two days. The case will therefore be mentioned on October 17 for direction before a trial court.

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MP Defends PSC over Graft Claims The People, Pg 11
Monday, 10 Oct 2011

Kigumo MP Jamleck Kamau has said calls to disband the Parliamentary Service Commission (PSC) are politically motivated. Kamau who is a member of the commission said claims of nepotism and corruption are unfounded since the commission is not directly involved in awarding tenders.

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Oparanya Okays Audit of CDF Kitty The Standard, Pg 30
Wednesday, 12 Oct 2011

Planning minister Wycliffe Oparanya hsa given NTA the permission to audit the CDF kitty in his Butere constituency. He said auditing the usage of the funds was necessary and this exercise will also see CDF audit of Malava constituency taken part.

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Anti-Graft Agency to Probe Lost WB Cash Daily Nation, Pg 68
Wednesday, 12 Oct 2011

EACC has been invited to investogate allegations of irregularities in a Sh10 billion World Bank funded project in the Arid Lands ministry. Two audits of the project have been sent to the body to speed up investigations into how millions meant to improve livelihoods may have been misappropriated.

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MP Fails to Convince Judge to Unlock CDF Accounts Daily Nation, Pg 34
Thursday, 13 Oct 2011

Kasarani MP Elizabeth Ongoro failed to convince Judge Mohammed Warsame to unfreeze CDF accounts which were frozen on October 3rd. He ordered the MP to return to court on October 18 when Judge David Majanja fixed the case to be heard. The Judge further ordered the parties to prepare their cases an

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Accused Turns Witness in City Hall Cemetery Case The Star, Pg 4
Tuesday, 11 Oct 2011

Former City Council Legal Officer Mary Ngethe may escape prosecution over the cemetery fraud case after the prosecution said it wants her to be its witness in the case. The prosecution told the court that it had rescinded its decision to charge her and instead use her evidence to prove its case.

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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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