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John Githongo

Date of Birth: 1965


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The prosecutor isn't so special

John Githongo a former permanent secretary for governance and ethics in Kenya used to say 'anti-corruption politics is good politics'...


Hanging on a handshake

The activist and former anti-corruption guru John Githongo links it to the government's need for a policy endorsement from the International Monetary Fund...


Finding Africa on K Street

' Eyebrows were raised by the potential involvement in advising Odinga of John Githongo the anti-corruption official in the then President Mwai Kibaki's government who turned whistle-blower over the Anglo-Leasing scandal (AC Vol 57 No 23 Empty words on graft)...


Empty words on graft

' Apart from that presidential broadside the event was a damp squib made noteworthy by the absence of two key invitees: John Githongo the anti-corruption czar in President Mwai Kibaki's government who turned whistle-blower on the Anglo-Leasing scandal in 2004 and economist David Ndii who has persistently attacked the government's handling of funds from the KSh...


Warnings of a bad election

It included some of the most-respected intellectuals and activists: Kisumu Senator Professor Peter Anyang' Nyong'o economist and columnist David Ndii University of Nairobi political scientist Adams Oloo lawyer and human rights activist Maina Kiai anti-corruption crusader John Githongo and lawyer and columnist George Kegoro...


The opposition fall out

He had just heard Ciru Gikonyo (a sister of anti-corruption campaigner John Githongo) reel off a list of complaints against Jubilee ranging from theft of state funds to sabotaging devolution...

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Where did all the money go?

John Githongo a former Permanent Secretary and expert on governance says the government 'has allowed the most permissive environment for corruption in Kenya's history'...


Shame about the list

The scandal destroyed the anti-corruption credentials of President Mwai Kibaki's government and severely damaged the global image of Kenya when the anti-corruption czar John Githongo resigned and went into exile in 2005 (AC Vol 46 No 18 Githongo picks up the glove)...


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