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Vol 51 No 9

Published 30th April 2010


Kenya

Bye bye Betty

Betty Murungi’s resignation from the Truth, Justice and Reconciliation Commission on 19 April may trigger its disbanding. Two weeks earlier, Murungi had withdrawn from her post as TJRC Vice-Chair, after calling with fellow Commissioner Ronald Slye for the resignation of the TJRC’s Chairman and veteran political fixer, Bethuel Kiplagat. Since then, the other four commissioners have called for Kiplagat to resign and for Justice Minister Mutula Kilonzo to set up a tribunal to investigate him, claiming he had been party to some of the abuses he would be investigating.

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