Tag Archives: politics

Flashback: Kikuyunization of Government Under President Mwai Kibaki

Lest we forget: One of the major problems during the dictatorship of Daniel arap Moi was not just corruption but rampant tribalism in the appointment of top government officers. When Kibaki seized power in a democratic election in 2002, he said that the era of corruption and tribalism was over. As he started his misrule of Kenya, corruption and tribalism

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“The Star” Journalist Who was Investigating Fertilizer Scandal Found Dead in His House

Nairobi, April 1, 2013–A correspondent for The Star daily newspaper was found dead Sunday morning in his house in the coastal city of Mombasa, local journalists told CPJ. A housemate found reporter Bernard Wesonga with blood on his nose and mouth at around 11:30 a.m., Star Deputy Editor Charles Kerich said. Local journalists said Wesonga, 27, was with friends at

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Civil Society Organizations in Kenya Feel Threatened

CIVIL SOCIETY ORGANISATIONS WORKING IN AFRICA CALL TO: END INTIMIDATIONS AND HATE CAMPAIGNS AGAINST CIVIL SOCIETY ORGANISATIONS IN KENYA We, the under signed non-governmental organizations working to promote human rights and good governance in our respective countries and regionally in Africa, are gravely concerned about incidences of intimidations and hate campaigns directed at members of Kenya’s civil society increasingly occurring

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