2022-04-08

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.  

Photo credit: idfied/Shutterstock

Team members

Lorenzo Bagnoli

Lorenzo Bagnoli is board member of the Investigative Reporting Project Italy (IRPI), a centre for investigative journalism based in Italy.

John Githongo

John Githongo is an investigative journalist from Kenya.

Dauti Kahura Ndung’u

Dauti Kahura is writer and journalist from Nairobi, Kenya.

Dauti Kahura
Supported
€8.700 allocated on 23/07/2020
ID
MT/2020/129

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