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George Musengi Saitoti

Date of Birth: 3/08/1945
Died: 10/06/2012


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A deluge of injustice

Previously, he enjoyed business relations with ex-President Daniel arap Moi and two of his now deceased ministers, Nicholas Biwott and former Vice-President George Saitoti (AC Vol 53 No 13)...


The incumbent never loses

His chosen successor, the youthful Uhuru Kenyatta, son of the first president, was decisively defeated by the National Alliance Rainbow Coalition (NARC), an alliance of the 'Rainbow Coalition' of KANU defectors around Raila Odinga, Kalonzo Musyoka and George Saitoti, and the 'National Alliance' of Mwai Kibaki, Charity Ngilu and Kijana Wamalwa, which – through Kibaki's Democratic Party - had been the enduring centre of political opposition to KANU since 1991...


Nkaissery leaves the stage

Coming less than a year after the death of another Maasai kingpin, William ole Ntimama, a former Heritage Minister, and four years after the demise of Maasai grandee and Vice-President George Saitoti, Nkaissery's death leaves a hole in the Maasai leadership...


Kilelengwani burns

After Internal Security Minister George Saitoti died in a helicopter crash in June, Haji took over his ministerial duties temporarily (AC Vol 53 No 13)...


It rained on their invasion

Avoiding scrutiny Kenya’s first foreign military venture was announced jointly by the Internal Security Minister, George Saitoti, and his Ministry of Defence counterpart, Mohamed Yusuf Haji...


Nairobi needs its fix

When one of them, Ali Hassan Joho, complained of police harassment and demanded an explanation from Interior Minister George Saitoti, he revealed that the reason was the American report and he read out the names in it...


The trouble with Tobiko

Some insiders see the hand of former Finance Minister George Saitoti in Tobiko’s nomination: it would have done no harm to Saitoti’s efforts to build a support base among his Maasai people...


Through the Wikihole

Haunted by old cases Once the coalition government was formed, in June 2008, the Embassy named the cabinet ministers it thought corrupt: George Saitoti (Goldenberg), Kiraitu Murungi (Anglo Leasing), Frederick Omulo Gumo (acquiring up to US$10 million of stolen government property), William Ruto (illegal acquisition of land), Sally Kosgei (selling land owned by Kenya Railways); Henry Kosgey (defrauding the Kenya National Reassurance Company), Kipkalya Kones (kickbacks on road building); and John Haroun Mwau (reputed drug trafficking)...


On to the trial

Fronting this move are Attorney General Amos Wako (a WikiLeaks cable reveals that the US Embassy in September 2009 called him ‘the embodiment in Kenya of the phenomenon of impunity’); George Saitoti, Minister of State for Provincial Administration and Internal Security; and Mutula Kilonzo, Justice and International Affairs Minister...


How Kibaki blocks the ICC

George Saitoti, the Minister of Provincial Administration and Internal Security and head of the cabinet subcommittee on Hague-related matters, has said he would not object to handing over 'relevant' documents to the ICC, subject to cabinet approval and a preliminary vetting by Attorney General Wako and the Director of the National Security Intelligence Service, Major General Michael Gichangi...


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