NAIROBI - Kenya's attorney general's office opened a corruption and fraud investigation in 2019. The dams were supposed to bring water and electricity. Nothing is left at the site.
This is the first episode of a series about a corruption saga in Africa. Involved in the case is the Cabinet Secretary of Treasury Henry Rotich and one of the biggest construction companies in Italy, CMC.
The company is now under bankruptcy proceeding after an agreement with the Court of Ravenna. But the investigation in Kenya has been hijacked by the political conflict for the next elections in Kenya which will take place soon.
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- Quello che resta del progetto delle dighe di CMC in Kenya - IRPIMedia, 08/04/2022;
- Arror and Kimwarer: Theft on a Grand Scale - The Elephant, 11/04/2022
- Vigilia del voto in Kenya: indagini ferme per le dighe della discordia - IRPIMedia, 08/08/2022;
Arror & Kimwarer Dams Saga: Fighting Corruption or Realpolitik? - The Elephant, 08/08/2022
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