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John Githongo

Date of Birth: 1965


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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)...


Chickens come home to roost

Yet there is no figure in the Kenyatta-Ruto government who, like anti-corruption czar John Githongo in Kibaki’s time, shows any determination to tackle the rot in the security services...


Leaving the door open

As shown by the pursuit of John Githongo in Britain, Kenya's political thugs have a long reach...


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