@BdAfrica

INDEPTH: New mega-scandals put doubt on Kenya’s anti-graft - 9 months ago, 10 July 22:04

Keziah Kinuthia

Barely half-way through 2018 the country has registered a series of fresh mega corruption scandals, raising concern about its capacity to safeguard public funds.

Topping the list is the Sh9 billion procurement scandal at the National Youth Service(NYS) that has seen 50 suspects charged in court including former chief executive Richard Ndubai and the ex-Youth Affairs Principal Secretary Lillian Omollo.

Several other state agencies including the Kenya Bureau of Standards(Kebs), the National Cereals and Produce Board(NCPB), the Kenya Pipeline Corporation(KPC), Kenya Power and the Youth Enterprise Development are also facing graft claims and investigations.

Official data by the Ethics and Anti-Corruption Commission(EACC) shows corruption remains a big challenge with the number of cases reported remaining on the rise.

For instance, the total number of cases handled by the EACC increased by 2.3 per cent from 7,917 in 2015/16 to 8,096 in 2016/17, of 89 were approved for prosecution by the Office of the Director ...
Read More


Category: business lifestyle news markets economy corporate opinion

Item ID: 0d5a8b4e-b380-4bec-9a5a-2a134f6972ec

kadiNewsItemCategoryList
  1. newsPriority: 23.151
  2. calculatedNewsPriority: 177.951
  3. description:
  4. parsedURL: http://www.businessdailyafrica.com/lifestyle/547058-547058-1027qmj/index.html
  5. name: business
  6. title:

  1. newsPriority: 23.151
  2. calculatedNewsPriority: 177.951
  3. description:
  4. parsedURL: http://www.businessdailyafrica.com/lifestyle/547058-547058-1027qmj/index.html
  5. name: lifestyle
  6. title:

  1. newsPriority: 23.151
  2. calculatedNewsPriority: 177.951
  3. description:
  4. parsedURL: http://www.businessdailyafrica.com/lifestyle/547058-547058-1027qmj/index.html
  5. name: news
  6. title:

  1. newsPriority: 23.251
  2. calculatedNewsPriority: 178.051
  3. description:
  4. parsedURL: http://www.businessdailyafrica.com/markets/539552-539552-ujwmr5/index.html
  5. name: markets
  6. title:

  1. newsPriority: 23.251
  2. calculatedNewsPriority: 178.051
  3. description:
  4. parsedURL: http://www.businessdailyafrica.com/economy/3946234-3946234-65o5j7/index.html
  5. name: economy
  6. title:

  1. newsPriority: 23.151
  2. calculatedNewsPriority: 177.951
  3. description:
  4. parsedURL: http://www.businessdailyafrica.com/corporate/539550-539550-75xmgez/index.html
  5. name: corporate
  6. title:

  1. newsPriority: 23.251
  2. calculatedNewsPriority: 178.051
  3. description:
  4. parsedURL: http://www.businessdailyafrica.com/analysis/539548-539548-bepu06/index.html
  5. name: opinion
  6. title:

compoundTime
  1. timeLastCalculatedUpdate: Jul 10, 2018 10:04:22 PM
  2. timeModifiedAsFromUser: Jul 10, 2018 4:45:21 PM
  3. timeCreatedAsFromServer: Jul 10, 2018 10:04:22 PM
  4. timeUpdatedAsFromUser: Mar 25, 2019 10:52:48 PM
  5. timeCreatedAsFromUser: Jul 10, 2018 7:00:00 PM
  6. timeUpdatedAsFromServer: Mar 25, 2019 10:52:48 PM
  7. timeModifiedAsFromServer: Jul 10, 2018 10:04:10 PM

Suggested

9 minutes
Family firms face fierce rivalry with global brands

Family businesses in Kenya have expressed worry over increasing international competition, saying it is posing a key threat to the continuity of their enterprises. According a new survey by audit firm ...

Category: business news

Item ID: 8cc7b0d5-c570-4436-883c-c892732e910a

kadiNewsItemCategoryList
  1. newsPriority: 0.013
  2. calculatedNewsPriority: 0.013
  3. description: View the latest and breaking Business News
  4. parsedURL: http://www.businessdailyafrica.com/
  5. name: business
  6. title: Business News

  1. newsPriority: 0.013
  2. calculatedNewsPriority: 0.013
  3. description: View the latest and breaking News
  4. parsedURL: http://www.businessdailyafrica.com/
  5. name: news
  6. title: News

compoundTime
  1. timeLastCalculatedUpdate: Mar 25, 2019 10:43:14 PM
  2. timeModifiedAsFromUser: Mar 25, 2019 7:34:35 PM
  3. timeCreatedAsFromServer: Mar 25, 2019 10:43:14 PM
  4. timeUpdatedAsFromUser: Mar 25, 2019 10:44:12 PM
  5. timeCreatedAsFromUser: Mar 25, 2019 6:17:59 PM
  6. timeUpdatedAsFromServer: Mar 25, 2019 10:44:12 PM
  7. timeModifiedAsFromServer: Mar 25, 2019 10:42:57 PM
1 hour ago
Essential steps to financial success

Money plays a critical role in our lives and not having enough of it impacts health as well as work, family and social performance. Financial stress is repeatedly found to be a common source of ...

Category: business news corporate economy markets

Item ID: c585f57e-0720-4646-b81d-d34be10e3beb

kadiNewsItemCategoryList
  1. newsPriority: 0.016
  2. calculatedNewsPriority: 0.016
  3. description: View the latest and breaking Business News
  4. parsedURL: http://www.businessdailyafrica.com/
  5. name: business
  6. title: Business News

  1. newsPriority: 0.016
  2. calculatedNewsPriority: 0.016
  3. description: View the latest and breaking News
  4. parsedURL: http://www.businessdailyafrica.com/
  5. name: news
  6. title: News

  1. newsPriority: 0.053
  2. calculatedNewsPriority: 0.053
  3. description: View the latest and breaking Corporate News
  4. parsedURL: http://www.businessdailyafrica.com/corporate/539550-539550-75xmgez/index.html
  5. name: corporate
  6. title: Corporate News

  1. newsPriority: 0.063
  2. calculatedNewsPriority: 0.063
  3. description: View the latest and breaking news on Economy & Money
  4. parsedURL: http://www.businessdailyafrica.com/economy/3946234-3946234-65o5j7/index.html
  5. name: economy
  6. title: Economy News

  1. newsPriority: 0.063
  2. calculatedNewsPriority: 0.063
  3. description: View the latest and breaking Market News
  4. parsedURL: http://www.businessdailyafrica.com/markets/539552-539552-ujwmr5/index.html
  5. name: markets
  6. title: Markets News

compoundTime
  1. timeLastCalculatedUpdate: Mar 25, 2019 10:05:51 PM
  2. timeModifiedAsFromUser: Mar 25, 2019 3:19:44 PM
  3. timeCreatedAsFromServer: Mar 25, 2019 10:05:51 PM
  4. timeUpdatedAsFromUser: Mar 25, 2019 10:06:02 PM
  5. timeCreatedAsFromUser: Mar 25, 2019 7:00:00 PM
  6. timeUpdatedAsFromServer: Mar 25, 2019 10:06:02 PM
  7. timeModifiedAsFromServer: Mar 25, 2019 10:05:51 PM
9 minutes
WhatsApp farmers chatting their way to profits

Francis Kimingi has owned a mobile phone for more than a decade but has never had a reason to install or open any of popular social media accounts. The father of three from Kinari, Kiambu County use ...

Category: business news

Item ID: ea96efb1-1c41-4f39-996a-e394a21428f5

kadiNewsItemCategoryList
  1. newsPriority: 0.017
  2. calculatedNewsPriority: 0.017
  3. description: View the latest and breaking Business News
  4. parsedURL: http://www.businessdailyafrica.com/
  5. name: business
  6. title: Business News

  1. newsPriority: 0.017
  2. calculatedNewsPriority: 0.017
  3. description: View the latest and breaking News
  4. parsedURL: http://www.businessdailyafrica.com/
  5. name: news
  6. title: News

compoundTime
  1. timeLastCalculatedUpdate: Mar 25, 2019 10:43:31 PM
  2. timeModifiedAsFromUser: Mar 25, 2019 7:33:36 PM
  3. timeCreatedAsFromServer: Mar 25, 2019 10:43:31 PM
  4. timeUpdatedAsFromUser: Mar 25, 2019 10:45:03 PM
  5. timeCreatedAsFromUser: Mar 25, 2019 5:28:12 PM
  6. timeUpdatedAsFromServer: Mar 25, 2019 10:45:03 PM
  7. timeModifiedAsFromServer: Mar 25, 2019 10:42:59 PM
11 minutes
Kidero fails to stop Sh213m graft charges

A magistrate has dismissed an application by former Nairobi Governor Evans Kidero, challenging graft charges brought against him. Chief Magistrate Douglas Ogoti Monday said the charges against Dr ...

Category: business news

Item ID: 6d65990f-2564-43ba-8414-905f867b3afc

kadiNewsItemCategoryList
  1. newsPriority: 0.021
  2. calculatedNewsPriority: 0.021
  3. description: View the latest and breaking Business News
  4. parsedURL: http://www.businessdailyafrica.com/
  5. name: business
  6. title: Business News

  1. newsPriority: 0.021
  2. calculatedNewsPriority: 0.021
  3. description: View the latest and breaking News
  4. parsedURL: http://www.businessdailyafrica.com/
  5. name: news
  6. title: News

compoundTime
  1. timeLastCalculatedUpdate: Mar 25, 2019 10:41:16 PM
  2. timeModifiedAsFromUser: Mar 25, 2019 7:34:05 PM
  3. timeCreatedAsFromServer: Mar 25, 2019 10:41:16 PM
  4. timeUpdatedAsFromUser: Mar 25, 2019 10:43:26 PM
  5. timeCreatedAsFromUser: Mar 25, 2019 7:06:51 PM
  6. timeUpdatedAsFromServer: Mar 25, 2019 10:43:26 PM
  7. timeModifiedAsFromServer: Mar 25, 2019 10:41:12 PM
11 minutes
Sonko seeks additional Sh1bn for own office

Nairobi Governor Mike Sonko is seeking Sh1 billion more for operations under his office for the year starting July amid concerns that the use for extra cash has not been disclosed. City Hall’s budget ...

Category: business news

Item ID: 291afc82-984f-40bc-a978-d520e21c56ed

kadiNewsItemCategoryList
  1. newsPriority: 0.022
  2. calculatedNewsPriority: 0.022
  3. description: View the latest and breaking Business News
  4. parsedURL: http://www.businessdailyafrica.com/
  5. name: business
  6. title: Business News

  1. newsPriority: 0.022
  2. calculatedNewsPriority: 0.022
  3. description: View the latest and breaking News
  4. parsedURL: http://www.businessdailyafrica.com/
  5. name: news
  6. title: News

compoundTime
  1. timeLastCalculatedUpdate: Mar 25, 2019 10:41:15 PM
  2. timeModifiedAsFromUser: Mar 25, 2019 7:34:05 PM
  3. timeCreatedAsFromServer: Mar 25, 2019 10:41:15 PM
  4. timeUpdatedAsFromUser: Mar 25, 2019 10:43:26 PM
  5. timeCreatedAsFromUser: Mar 25, 2019 7:06:21 PM
  6. timeUpdatedAsFromServer: Mar 25, 2019 10:43:26 PM
  7. timeModifiedAsFromServer: Mar 25, 2019 10:41:11 PM
11 minutes
One more endorsement needed to realise African free trade area

Africa’s free trade area requires the support of just one additional country to become a reality. Rwanda President Paul Kagame said while opening the Africa CEO Forum at the Kigali Convention Center ...

Category: business news

Item ID: 925f262f-30db-4664-a345-afc605acda48

kadiNewsItemCategoryList
  1. newsPriority: 0.025
  2. calculatedNewsPriority: 0.025
  3. description: View the latest and breaking Business News
  4. parsedURL: http://www.businessdailyafrica.com/
  5. name: business
  6. title: Business News

  1. newsPriority: 0.025
  2. calculatedNewsPriority: 0.025
  3. description: View the latest and breaking News
  4. parsedURL: http://www.businessdailyafrica.com/
  5. name: news
  6. title: News

compoundTime
  1. timeLastCalculatedUpdate: Mar 25, 2019 10:41:13 PM
  2. timeModifiedAsFromUser: Mar 25, 2019 7:32:03 PM
  3. timeCreatedAsFromServer: Mar 25, 2019 10:41:13 PM
  4. timeUpdatedAsFromUser: Mar 25, 2019 10:43:26 PM
  5. timeCreatedAsFromUser: Mar 25, 2019 7:28:37 PM
  6. timeUpdatedAsFromServer: Mar 25, 2019 10:43:26 PM
  7. timeModifiedAsFromServer: Mar 25, 2019 10:41:10 PM