More than ten years later, the wheels of justice on the Anglo Leasing scandal have begun to roll. The scandal which involved contracts being awarded to phantom firms saw Kenyan tax payers lose billions of shillings. 442 more words
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"The War for History" part eleven--what did I mean in Part Ten in referring to Ranneberger "trying to quash" poll results showing Odinga taking the lead in the presidential race in September 2007?
In response to a reader inquiry, I want to make a clarification of an incident in September 2007 I referred to as background in Part Ten of this War for History series and addressed in more detail in… 1,278 more words
"The War for History" part six: USAID ended up saying exit poll "disclosed that the wrong candidate was declared the winner" in 2007 Kenya election
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Kenya’s President Lost Disputed Election, Poll Shows
NAIROBI, Kenya—An exit poll carried out with a grant from USAID in Kenya after elections six months ago that unleashed a wave of political and ethic killings, disclosed that the wrong candidate was declared the winner.
Had I known before late afternoon on election day, 27 December, that “the whole reason” for the USAID-IRI exit poll was “early intelligence for the Ambassador” rather than as a tool to deter and detect potential fraud (as our consultant from UCSD and I were explicitly told some weeks before) I might have made more note of the fact that the exit poll by design generally excluded non-living voters as it was based on live interviews of people who had personally come to the polling place and cast ballots. 549 more words
The case against Uhuru Kenyatta has angered many African leaders
The International Criminal Court (ICC) has summoned Kenyan President Uhuru Kenyatta to appear before the tribunal on 8 October. 15 more words