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  • NAIROBI, Kenya, Apr 1- Suspended Land Cabinet Secretary Charity Ngilu has been summoned to appear before the Ethics and Anti Corruption Commission (EACC) on Tuesday April 7. A letter to the Cabinet Secretary asks her to appear before EACC director of investigation Abdi Mohamud to answer questions...
  • NAIROBI, Kenya, Apr 1 - Bomet County residents have petitioned the Senate over the alleged embezzlement of funds, financial impropriety and skewed employment by the County Government. The petition by the residents presented through the County Senator Wilfred Lesan wants the upper House to...
  • WASHINGTON, United States, Apr 1 - President Barack Obama ordered a new sanctions program Wednesday which could block assets of US and foreign hackers and of companies that seek to profit from cyberattacks. Obama said the threat from cyberattacks was a "national emergency" and the new sanctions...
  • NAIROBI, Kenya Apr 1 - Opposition MPs are now demanding answers from Igembe South MP Mithika Linturi over claims of a Sh100 million bribe which was allegedly paid to MPs to support an impeachment motion against Devolution Cabinet Secretary Anne Waiguru last year. The MPs led by Deputy Minority Whip...
  • NAIROBI, Kenya, Apr 1 – The court is set to determine if elected leaders named in the graft list should step aside to pave way for investigations after two activists filed a petition. Activists Okiya Omtatah and Nyakina Gisebe want the court to rule if Governors, Members of Parliament and Senators...
  • NAIROBI, Kenya, Apr 1 - Speaker of the National Assembly Justin Muturi has refused to be drawn into the controversy surrounding the Agriculture Committee which has been on the spotlight following allegations that some of its members received a Sh4 million bribe to alter its report. Muturi said he...
  • NAIROBI, Kenya, Apr 1 – President Uhuru Kenyatta has asked opposition leader Raila Odinga not to politicise the corruption fight. President Kenyatta who spoke on Wednesday at the opening of the Kenya Diaspora Easter Investment Conference said Odinga and a section of the civil society were being...
  • The Hague, Apr 1 - Palestine formally joined the International Criminal Court on Wednesday, a move the Palestinians hope could open the door to the possible prosecution of Israelis for alleged war crimes. The accession was marked at a closed-door ceremony at ICC headquarters in The Hague, exactly...
  • Abuja, Nigeria, Apr 1 - Nigeria’s president-elect Muhammadu Buhari on Wednesday vowed tough action against Boko Haram and pledged reconciliation and inclusive government, in a speech after his dramatic election win. The 72-year-old has put tackling the Islamist militants at the heart of his...
  • NAIROBI, Kenya, Apr 1 - Nairobi Senator Mike Sonko has become the first elected leader to step aside to pave way for investigations on corruption allegations facing him. Sonko wrote to the Senate Speaker Ekwe Ethuro who has already granted him sixty days leave to clear his name with the EACC which...
  • NAIROBI, Kenya, Apr 1 - Murang’a Governor Mwangi Wairia was on Wednesday arrested by Ethics and Anti-Corruption detectives in his Muranga office before being driven to Integrity Centre offices for questioning. According to his lawyer John Ng’ang’a, Wairia has been arrested for lying when he was...
  • NAIROBI, Kenya, Apr 1 - Prosecutors in Kenya have expressed concerns over their security following the murder of Ugandan acting Director of Public Prosecutions Joan Kagezi. Director of Public Prosecutions Keriako Tobiko in his condolence message also urged the government to ensure that...
  • NAIROBI, Kenya, Apr 1 – Ethics and Anti Corruption Commission (EACC) Chairman Mumo Matemu says they will prioritise high profile cases of individuals named in the list of shame that was tabled in Parliament on Tuesday. Matemu has told journalists that the commission will set strict timelines for...
  • NAIROBI, Kenya, Apr 1 - The Ethics and Anti Corruption Commission (EACC) vice chairperson Irene Keino has admitted that she is under pressure to resign, but insists she will not succumb to the underhand push. Keino sensationally claimed on Wednesday that some unnamed government officials had lured...
  • KAMPALA, Uganda, Apr 1 - A key trial in Uganda of 13 men accused of taking part in Al-Shabaab bombings that killed 76 people in 2010 was postponed Tuesday after the top prosecutor was shot dead. Police on Tuesday vowed to catch the killers of Joan Kagezi, acting assistant director of public...
  • ABUJA, Nigeria, Apr 1 - Challenger Muhammadu Buhari won Nigeria’s presidential election by 2.57 million votes, official results showed Wednesday, defeating incumbent Goodluck Jonathan in the first democratic change of power in Africa’s most populous nation. The victory writes a new chapter in the...
  • Dresden, Germany, Apr 1 - A verdict is expected Wednesday in the trial of a German former police officer who allegedly killed a willing victim he met on a website for cannibalism fetishists. Detlev Guenzel, 57, stands accused of murder driven by sexual lust and disturbing the peace of the dead...
  • NAIROBI, Kenya, Mar 31- The Ethics and Anti-Corruption Commission suffered a major blow after Commissioner Jane Onsongo resigned on Tuesday citing infighting within the body. Onsongo told Citizen TV on Tuesday evening that the commission was incapable of fighting the numerous mega corruption cases...
  • NAIROBI, Kenya, Mar 31 - The Powers and Privileges Committee probing corruption allegations against the Public Accounts Committee chaired by embattled Budalangi Legislator Ababu Namwamba has recommended the dissolution of the committee. The recommendations are also calling for the reconstitution of...
  • KANO, Nigeria, Mar 31 - Thousands of people spilled into the streets in northern Nigeria in celebration on Tuesday after opposition candidate Muhammadu Buhari claimed victory in the presidential election. A cavalcade of motorbikes and cars with their headlights on and horns blaring paraded through...
  • NAIROBI, Kenya, Mar 31 – Lands Cabinet Secretary Charity Ngilu and her Energy counterpart Davis Chirchir have been linked to Nairobi Senator Mike Sonko on suspicion of colluding on corrupt deals. The two CSs are linked to Sonko in the Ethics and Anti-Corruption Commission (EACC) Report on the...
  • NAIROBI, Kenya, Mar 31- Governor Evans Kidero says no amount of accusations will derail his development agenda in serving the people of Nairobi. Addressing journalists on Tuesday at his City Hall office, Kidero said his record in fighting corruption and specifically the City Hall cartels is known...
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  • NAIROBI, Kenya Mar 31 - Two Senators and six members of the National Assembly are among public officers named in the confidential report by the Ethics and Anti-Corruption Commission (EACC). Senator James Orengo is accused of illegally allocating and participating in irregular disposal of public...
  • NAIROBI, Kenya, Mar 31- National Police Service Commission (NPSC) chairman Johnston Kavuludi and three other officials are among people named in the explosive report on corruption in the country. Kavuludi is accused of misappropriating funds besides failing to account for money paid to him during...

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