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Kenya

Kiraitu Murungi

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


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A proxy election

Top Bananas include two of the most unpopular cabinet ministers in Kenya: the hard-talking Kiraitu Murungi (Justice) and Christopher Murungaru (Transport) who has been forced to deny corruption accusations since 2003...


Banana-skin vote

Odinga said his supporters had raised 10 million Kenyan shillings (US$132 000) for the No campaign; Justice and Constitutional Affairs Minister Kiraitu Murungi guffawed and pledged mammoth spending by the Yes lobby...


Githongo picks up the glove

Justice Minister Kiraitu Murungi admits Kenyans are critical of what looks like a 'talk and do-nothing strategy'...


Rebellion under the rainbow

Yet the plan hatched last year by Constitutional Affairs Minister Kiraitu Murungi envisages an amended constitution where most of the president's executive powers remain intact...


Kibaki's crowded diary

Cabinet reshuffle The cabinet and the government are an awkward mix of four factions: a) old guard politicians almost all Kikuyu or Meru who were prominent in Jomo Kenyatta's government in the 1960s and 70s and took charge of State House in the early days immediately after Kibaki's election; b) new guard and technocratic politicians led by the tough Justice Minister Kiraitu Murungi but drawn from a wider ethnic base with a clear agenda for economic and social reform; c) Odinga's LDP and its supporters who can command votes from more than 60 MPs; d) the independents including some of Kombo's Ford-Kenya and some waverers from the NAK and LDP factions who are a force for cooperation in the coalition...


Fading Rainbow

Kenya Mafia: Chris Murungaru Internal Security Minister and Kiraitu Murungi Minister of Justice and Constitutional Affairs...


One year under the Rainbow

Some NAK ministers particularly Justice Minister Kiraitu Murungi have unnecessarily annoyed the LDP and many moderate Kenyans including Kikuyu; he has long advocated a new democratic constitution but calls the present draft with multiple offices and decentralisation unaffordable...


The best money can buy

Justice Minister Kiraitu Murungi doyen of Mount Kenya together with his assistant Minister Robinson Githae and Solicitor General Wanjuki Mucemi are responsible for appointing acting judges to replace those suspended...


Murder most foul, again

In March 2002 Justice Minister Kiraitu Murungi said: 'The enormous powers vested in the presidency have transformed the Kenyan president into an authoritarian imperial monarch exercising feudal powers...


Facing Mount Kenya

The mafia's two most powerful cabinet members are Internal Security Minister Chris Murungaru and Justice Minister Kiraitu Murungi...


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