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John Githongo

Date of Birth: 1965


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Uncle Sam's ban

The United States' decision to bar four prominent businessmen - Alfred Getonga, Jimmy Wanjigi, Deepak Kimani and Anura Perera - named in former anti-corruption czar John Githongo's dossier (AC Vol 47 No 4) breaks with Western governments' usual practice of sanctioning politicians rather than business people in Africa...


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

The political crisis created by the revelations of the former anti-corruption chief John Githongo in February had forced Kibaki to act on the Anglo-Leasing scandal...


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 dossier's power is its author, former anti-corruption czar John Githongo, who relentlessly probed the network of fraud and front companies organised by officials at the heart of government...


The anti-corruption czar, the businessman and his lawyer

Why did the lawyers of Cyprus-based businessman Anura Perera try to arrange a private meeting with anti-corruption czar John Githongo in a London hotel in late 2004...

Perera accuses John Githongo of using 'intimidation on a grand scale' in a bid to write-off the alleged loan to his father...

Perera's lawyers insist their attempts to arrange a meeting between their client and John Githongo were centred on securing repayment of the loan contracted by Githongo's father...

Perera's lawyers appeared to want John Githongo to be present at the meetings because of his father's history of ill-health, attested in medical letters presented to the court...

In August 2004, Perera's lawyers proposed a confidential meeting in a London hotel with John Githongo to discuss the loan dispute...

In a lawyer's letter seen by Africa Confidential, John Githongo's lawyers wrote to Perera's lawyer, Muin Malik: 'Should Mr...

Perera want to meet him [John Githongo] on any other issue, please provide me with the details of those matters and John will then inform me whether he considers a meeting desirable...

' John Githongo utterly rejects Perera's version of events...

'Perera's claims are preposterous,' John Githongo told Africa Confidential...

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

Just as important was Kibaki's decision to abolish the post of former anti-corruption czar John Githongo, Permanent Secretary for Ethics and Governance...


Githongo picks up the glove

Exiled anti-corruption czar John Githongo is to return to Kenya next month to hand a detailed dossier on his investigations into parliament's Public Accounts Committee...


Biwott is back again

In February, after Kenya's anti-corruption czar John Githongo resigned in frustration, Bellamy said he had not been supported by Kibaki's government and announced the freezing of $2 mn...

Otieno's predecessor was John Githongo, who was appointed to head the government's anti-corruption drive in 2003 and resigned in frustration in February (AC Vol 46 No 4)...

Mwalimu Mati, a close associate of the indefatigable John Githongo, is expected to take up the organisation's leadership in Kenya after he returns from a trip to London...


Waterborne corruption

Pressure mounts on President Mwai Kibaki to act against corruption after his anti-graft czar, John Githongo, resigned on 7 February...


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