(March 26, 2008) World Bank funding has been called out as a large contributor to Kenya’s ‘culture of corruption’ in the wake of last year’s presidential election crisis.
(January 23, 2007) Prof. Wangari Maathai, the Nobel Peace Prize winner of 2004, said Kenya had so far repaid more than $51 billion on external debt, the professor described as ‘suspect.’
(December 12, 2006) An International Centre for the Settlement of Investment Disputes tribunal has struck out a lawsuit against the Kenyan government over a contract dispute after it discovered the contract had been secured illegally through a US$2 million bribe paid to former President Daniel arap Moi.
(August 17, 2006) An overwhelming 96 percent of Kenyans believe that corruption is the most important issue that the country needs to deal with, a new report by a government agency shows.
(August 17, 2006) If presidential exclamations and Cabinet pledges could exorcise the ghost of corruption, Kenya would be a paragon of good governance.
(August 17, 2006) Kenyans have asked President Kibaki to lead the war against corruption from the front, a new survey shows.
(June 9, 2006) Religious leaders say Kenya should be given a debt write-off or the nation should stop repaying them.
(March 7, 2006) The Kenyan government has hired the Saatchi and Saatchi advertising agency to handle its nationwide anti-corruption campaign.
(March 6, 2006) The ongoing revelations of corruption at the heart of Kenya’s government pose the question: what will happen to the masterminds?
(February 13, 2006) A former Kenyan anti-corruption czar responsible for distributing a tape that implicates his government in corruption is facing allegations he was a spy for Britain.
(January 23, 2006) That Kenya’s external debt needs to be cancelled is long overdue. As noted recently by Cabinet ministers and Prof Jeffery Sachs of the United Nations, this debt is crippling the country to the point that Kenya’s ability to meet the Millennium Development Goals (MDGs) is not just difficult, but it is virtually impossible.
(October 28, 2005) The World Bank and the new Government of Kenya have committed to work closely together on additional measures to fight corruption in development projects.
(September 30, 2005) After years of negotiations, Switzerland has finally agreed to repatriate to Nigeria millions of dollars stolen and stashed in its banks by former dictator Sani Abacha.
(September 16, 2005) Public officers who have not declared their wealth may from next week find police officers knocking at their doors, ready to bundle them off to court.
(July 19, 2005) "Our debt is largely odious and illegitimate, contracted by a corrupt ruling elite and conveyors of the creditors out to make money," claims Kenyan debt campaigner.