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Kiraitu Murungi

Date of Birth: 1 January 1952
Place of Birth: Kionyo Village, Meru


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Politicians overboard

In Nairobi's Kamukunji Grounds Energy Minister Kiraitu Murungi told supporters that the latest ructions in the opposition Orange Democratic Movement (ODM) would ensure victory for his friend Kibaki...


Knocking out the lion's teeth

Civil service Head Francis Muthaura's defence of Kibaki's reinstatement of Education Minister George Saitoti and Energy Minister Kiraitu Murungi - publicly accused but never charged with corruption - failed to convince the sceptics...


The anti-corruption collapse

It was clear that these contracts and the Anglo-Leasing passport scandal which prompted the dismissal of three of President Mwai Kibaki's Ministers Chris Murungaru (Security and Transport) Kiraitu Murungi (Justice and Energy) and David Mwiraria (Finance) had become the government's biggest political liability and a symbol of its failure to tackle corruption (AC Vol 45 No 15)...


The new two

The former Finance Minister David Mwiraria and Karua's predecessor at Justice Kiraitu Murungi had to resign in February after the disclosure that the former anti-corruption czar John Githongo held tapes concerning their relationships with government contractors...


In the hole

No love lost Inside Kibaki's court there was no love lost between the Golf Course Set and the younger Mount Kenya politicians who have been shown the door - Kiraitu Murungi Chris Murungaru and Paul Muite...

It was ready in September 2005 but the then Minister for Justice and Constitutional Affairs Kiraitu Murungi did not hand it over officially to the President or release it to the public...


The hawks are circling

Africa Confidential has listened to a covert recording of a conversation between anti-corruption czar John Githongo and the then Justice Minister Kiraitu Murungi...


Going down with the ship

The first casualty was Finance Minister David Mwiraria whose resignation on 1 February makes untenable the positions of other senior politicians referred to in the dossier - such as Vice-President Moody Awori and Energy Minister Kiraitu Murungi - even if they like Mwiraria refuse to admit wrongdoing but step aside 'to facilitate investigations'...


The anti-corruption czar, the businessman and his lawyer

John Githongo refers to a meeting on 20 May 2004 in the office of the then Justice Minister Kiraitu Murungi in which the Minister produced a lawyer's case file on the loan to Joseph Githongo which he said was provided by AH Malik & Co...


Mwai's muddle

Kiraitu Murungi was transferred from Justice to Energy...


Smashing the fruit bowl

Justice Minister Kiraitu Murungi's boast that the Yes/Banana campaign 'will shake every corner of this country' returned to haunt him...


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