Reporting of Corruption Incidents Remains Low in East Africa

Many East Africans do not report bribery incidents they encounter. According to the East Africa Bribery Index 2017 launched on 31st August 2017 in Kampala, Uganda, only 10% of respondents reported the incidents of bribery they encountered to any authority. While majority attributed this to lack of action taken to resolve corruption complaints, 21% acknowledged being […]

Kenyans Still Willing to Pay a Bribe to Access Key Services

Nairobi, Kenya – 31st August 2017: Many Kenyans are forced to pay a bribe to access key services. According to the East Africa Bribery Index (EABI) 2017, Kenyans would pay a bribe to access Police Services (68.8%), Land (55.1%), Judiciary (48%) and Civil Registration Services (45%). The Index reaffirms that bribery is still a key […]

Press Release: Transparency International condemns raids and harassment of civil society in Kenya

Issued by Transparency International Secretariat Transparency International, the global anti-corruption organisation, and Transparency International Kenya condemn the intimidation and raids of civil society organisations in Kenya, including those fighting against corruption, and call on the government to protect – not harass – those organisations working to strengthen good governance in the country. This week the […]

Press Release on the 2017 General Election in Kenya

Nairobi, Kenya: Tuesday, 15th August, 2017: On 8th August 2017, Kenyans exercised their sovereignty by voting for their preferred candidates for various positions. Recent allegations touching on the credibility of the electoral process especially on the tallying transmission and announcement of results have however cast doubts on the elaborate structures put in place by the electoral […]

Statement by Transparency International Kenya on the #NaswaGateScandal Report

Nairobi: Tuesday, 1st August, 2017: Our attention has been drawn to a report circulating on social media under the hashtag #NaswaGateScandal. This report is not by or from TI-Kenya and has not been authored by anyone associated with TI-Kenya. We condemn in the strongest terms possible the use of Transparency International and Transparency International Kenya’s […]

Kagua Kiongozi Video Winners Awarded

Transparency International Kenya awarded the Kagua Kiongozi Video Competition Winners on Friday 14th July 2017 at Daystar University, Valley road. The video competition, which targeted university students, saw Reuben Omulo (St. Pauls University), Nicholas Ngure (Kenyatta University), Victor Ochieng (USIU Africa), Mutua Kisali (St. Pauls University) and Donald Magomere (Maseno University) receive prizes. John Henry […]

Training of Artists – Action for Transparency Project

The  Action for Transparency Project will host a workshop targeting artists on Thursday  27th July 2017 at Grace House Resort, Nairobi from 8.30 am . Artists will be taken through Budget Tracking & Monitoring, Reporting on Corruption and  Public Participation. This is aimed at   strengthening the  capacity  of citizens to recognize and fight corruption. The […]

Speech Given By Mr. John Henry Juma, Board of Directors, Transparency International Kenya, During the Kagua Kiongozi Awards Held on 14th July, 2017 at Daystar University, Valley Road Campus

Our host today, Dr. Bertha Kaimenyi, School of Communication Language and Performing Arts, Daystar University Invited guests, Participants of the Kagua Kiongozi Video Competition, ladies and gentlemen I am happy to join you today in celebrating the Kagua Kiongozi Video Competition winners and the contribution of the youth towards an informed citizenry in electoral issues. […]