The retirement of outdated Kenyan banknotes has revealed tens of millions of dollars that had likely been earned via criminal activity, the Central Bank of Kenya announced on Wednesday.
Kenyan President Uhuru Kenyatta unveiled a new attempt to curb corruption and dirty money on Saturday by introducing a new set of banknotes and calling for the old Sh1,000 notes to be returned by October 1st.
Police in Kenya helped two of their colleagues escape an arrest for corruption by firing warning shots near anti-graft officers, the country’s anti-corruption agency said on Wednesday.
Israeli police questioned billionaire Shari Arison on Sunday about her role in alleged bribery of Kenyan officials by the construction company she co-owned until recently, Reuters reported, citing the Israeli police and the Israel Securities Authority.
Two men in charge of a new US$3 billion railway in Kenya were arrested Saturday on suspicion of corruption over land allocation, according to a statement posted on the country’s Office of the Public Prosecutor Twitter feed.
Kenyan authorities arrested a number of government officials suspected of stealing nearly $US100 million of public funds, prosecutors said Sunday.
New regulations in Kenya have people in indigenous communities hoping to stop the graft that the government allegedly is involved in, reports Reuters.
Kenya’s anti-corruption authorities say they will retrieve close to US$3.7million that was taken illegally by former Kenya Power officials, The Standard reported Friday.
The Kenyan government has refused to receive EU election observers in Nairobi to release a report on the democratic shortcomings of the nation, following disputed elections in 2017, the EU said on Wednesday.
Kenyan prosecutors charged Wednesday an IT expert with electronic fraud he allegedly committed as member an international cyber crime syndicate that stole millions from banks and government bodies.
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