Jump to navigation

Kenya

Martha Wangari Karua

Date of Birth: 22 September 1957
Place of Birth: Kirinyaga District, Central Province


Displaying 41-49 out of 49 results.

Financial secrecy

On 6 March Kenya's Constitutional Affairs Minister Martha Karua complained of the hurdles her country faces in trying to recover more than US$2 bn...


Ethnic alarums

Kibaki's presidential campaign will be fronted by the younger ministers recruited from all over Kenya to blunt the Kikuyu-partisanship charge: Kituyi (Interim NARC-Kenya Chairman Luhya); Raphael Tuju (Foreign Minister Luo); Danson Mungatana (Assistant Justice Minister Pokomo); John Mutua Katuku (Water Development Minister Kamba); Kivutha Kibwana (Lands Minister Kamba); Gideon Konchellah (Immigration Minister Maasai); Beth Wambui Mugo (Assistant Education Minister Kikuyu and Kenyatta's niece); and Martha Karua (Justice Minister Kikuyu)...


Knocking out the lion's teeth

His newer generation of ministers have failed to shine: Finance Minister Amos Kimunya badly mishandled the charges of money laundering at Charterhouse Bank and has yet to impress the World Bank and International Monetary Fund; Justice Minister Martha Karua's attacks on corruption are not taken seriously as the government investigations into the Anglo-Leasing (AC Vol 47 No 21) and Goldenberg sagas have petered out; and Foreign Minister Raphael Tuju appears ambivalent about Kenya's interests in the growing crises in Somalia and Sudan...


The anti-corruption collapse

Wako attack Wako who has been under heavy attack from Justice Minister Martha Karua for several weeks handed back the KACC contract investigation files on six grounds pointing to serious gaps and deficiencies in the evidence produced by investigators...


The new two

Amos Kimunya was promoted from Lands to Finance Martha Karua from the backwater of Water Resources to Justice...


In the hole

The new Minister for Justice and Constitutional Affairs Martha Karua then announced in the company of Criminal Investigation Department (CID) Director Joseph Kamau and Aaron Ringera head of the Kenya Anti-Corruption Commission that prosecution of those implicated in past corruption and human rights allegations would be intensified...


Drive my tractor

As he pleaded with her to join the government the DP MP from central Kirinyaga Martha Karua publicly walked out on the President brandishing a clenched fist and to popular acclaim; though the fist is her party's symbol it would have been unthinkable to shake it in the President's face a few years ago...


A sudden conversion

The opposition delegates to the IPPG included MPs who either had prior KANU contacts or were disenchanted with the NCEC: Martin Shikuku (Ford-Asili) Achieng Oneko (Ford- Kenya) Kennedy Kiliku Martha Karua and Kiraitu Murungi (Democratic Party) and Kijana Wamalwa...


Sisters and brothers

Kenya has several dedicated and honourable women leaders including Wangare Mathai the persecuted head of the environmental Green Belt Movement; Eddah Gachukia of the Forum for African Women in Education; the quick- witted MP for Kirinyaga Martha Karua; and the Democratic Party MP for Kitui Charity Ngilu...


Displaying 41-49 out of 49 results.