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Category : Corruption
PLO should Stay Firm as Graft-Buster The Star, Pg 23
Monday, 29 Aug 2011

Edwin Mulochi says MPs are intent to have PLO not suceed the new EACC. It is only during his tenure that some big shots have been taken to task to exonerate themselves of corruption claims. The fight against corruption needs men and women without political affiliation will make it history and PLO

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MPs have Killed KACC and Created a Fattened eunuch in Royal Court Sunday Standard, Pg 15
Sunday, 28 Aug 2011

Donald Kipkorir writes that MPs were rattled by the manner in which PLo investigated them. The MPs are aware that majority of them cannot pass the integrity benchmark that the new law sets. They therefore stood together to ensure they can be left free to continue stealing by removing PLO and his

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Mbarire and PLO Soap Opera Raises Sad Queries on Graft War The People, Pg 8
Thursday, 25 Aug 2011

Gathenya Njaramba retorts that Mbarire is not daft to try and bribe PLO with sh100, 000. It takes two to tangle and bribes are hardly given directly but through other means that will eventually lead to compromising situations. It is difficult to tell who is telling the truth between the two but i

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Re-Energizing the Fight against Corruption; A Plea to Parliament Daily Nation, Pg 24
Wednesday, 30 Nov -0001

None-State actors have published a statment in which they raise fundamental issues regarding the Ethics and Anti-Corruption Bill currently in parliament. The statement recognizes the fact that it is during transitions that corruption becomes more vulnerable to corruption. The stakeholders have th

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No Extortion, No Blackmail over Okemo, Gichuru Extradition The Standard, Pg 15
Friday, 26 Aug 2011

Silas Otuke writes that the pressure being mounted by the UK government to have Okemo and Gichuru extradicted to the island of Jersey is unacceptable. The two committed crimes in Kenya and hence local mechanism must be used to punish them first before any other outside option is considered. This

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House Passes Bill Restructuring KACC, Sends Top Brass Home The Star, Pg 12
Friday, 26 Aug 2011

The top brass of KACC has been sent home after parliament passed a law that restructures the institution. The Ethics and Anti-Corruption Commission (EACC) will suceed KACC and they also denied the new commission powers to prosecute saying it is likely to be abused. The KACC advisory Board will re

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New Team Demands Audit of CDF before Taking Office The Standard, Pg 29
Friday, 26 Aug 2011

The new Saboti CDF committee has declined to take over office until a financial audit is done. The team headed by Transnzoia Knut branch Executive Secretary Reuben Makhinu rejected the financial report handed over by the outgoing team. Makhinu said impropriety led to its rejection of the report.<

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For Being on the Frontline against Corruption The Star, Pg 18 & 19
Wednesday, 24 Aug 2011

KACC has published a statement as the new management team marks its one year in office. The statement informs the cases that the commission has been able to make head way on. The commisison has submitted a total of 134 files for the AG recommending 113 files for prosecution, 16 for closure and 5

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