Opinion Piece: Are we Missing the Point on Fighting Graft at the County Level?

By Titus Ogalo Citizen led practical measures of realizing effective accountability and oversight at the county level remains one of the most superficially discussed, deliberated and documented aspect about Kenya’s devolution journey. Unless there is a radical shift in focusing on deliberating, developing and pin pointing practical measures, strategies and approaches targeting the public and […]

Scaling Up: Action for Transparency Team Meets Education Stakeholders

The Action for Transparency (A4T) project team held a meeting with education stakeholders to discuss the scale up of the project to the remaining 8 sub-counties with a target of about 52 public primary schools. The session took place on 28th June 2017 at the Kenya Institute of Curriculum Development. The A4T project has been […]

The National Integrity Alliance Launches the Red Card Campaign, Calls for Integrity

When citizens go to the polls and cast their votes, they aspire not only to elect their leaders, but to choose a direction for their nation. Elections are therefore of utmost importance in any democratic country as citizens have an opportunity to exercise their right to choose representatives. The challenges of electoral integrity cannot be […]

TI Kenya Steers Support visits in West Pokot and Turkana 

TI Kenya conducted support visits in West Pokot and Turkana Counties from 30th  May 2017 to the 8th of June 2017. The exercise was led by Sharon Mwangi from TI Kenya supported by social accountability officers from SIKOM and SAPCONE. The purpose of the visit in West Pokot was to pick on successes from the second […]

TI-Kenya Conducts Monitoring Visits in Turkana County

TI-Kenya conducted a monitoring/donor visit in Turkana County from Tuesday, 26th to Friday, 29th September 2017. This activity was in the framework of the Uwajibikaji Pamoja project geared towards enhancing the integrity of humanitarian operations in ASAL areas. The specific target locations were (Komudei, Lopacho, Namon, Lokore, Jerusalem and Songot. The visits purposed to hold […]

Remarks by Dr. Ibrahim M. Mohamed, CBS Principal Secretary, Ministry of Mining, at the Launch of the Corruption Risks Assesment Report in Mining Awards at Hilton Hotel on 28th September 2017

Chair of Transparency International (TI) Board of Directors, Executive Director, TI Kenya, Mr. Samwel Kimeu Distinguished Representative of the Australian High Commission, Ladies and gentlemen, At the out-set allow me to extend my very warm salutations, to all of you participants. Let me also express my profound gratitude to the Transparency International for inviting me to speak […]

Likelihood and Impact of Corruption in the Mining Sector High

Nairobi, Kenya – 28th September, 2017: Most individuals fail to report the cases of corrupt practices in the mining sector. According to a report Corruption Risk Assessment in Mining Awards, 2017 published by Transparency International Kenya, cases go unreported due to lack of confidence in the authorities mandated to handle such cases. Lack of comprehensive […]

Launch of the National Report on Corruption Risk Assessment in the Issuance of Licenses, Permits and Contracts in the Mining Sector – Kenya, Thursday, 28th September 2017

TI-Kenya is implementing a project named ‘‘Mining for Sustainable Development’’ which aims to enhance transparency and accountability in the award of mining sector permits, licenses and contracts. TI-Kenya has concluded the 1st phase which involved conducting a corruption risk assessment in the award of contracts, licenses and permits in the mining sector. The assessment focused […]

Speech by Samuel Kimeu, Executive Director Transparency International Kenya, During the Stakeholders Briefing For Non-Governmental Organizations on how to Engage with Un Environment and The United Nations Environment Assembly on September 25, 2017 at the UN Headquarters, Gigiri

Erik Solheim, Executive Director-UN Environment, Juliette Biao, Director UN Environment Regional Office for Africa, Henrick Maihack – Resident Representative Kenya Freidrich Ebert Stiftung, Mithika Mwenda – Secretary General, Pan African Climate Justice Alliance, Stephen K. Cheboi- Chairman, National Council of NGOs, partners, invited guests, ladies and gentlemen, Good Morning. It is my pleasure to be […]