Kenya’s chief prosecutor said on Wednesday he would not bring corruption charges against Kenya’s agriculture and transport ministers, though his team would press on with investigations into the energy minister’s affairs.
The three were among a group of senior officials criticised in a report by Kenya’ anti-corruption watchdog in March. All said they were innocent, but Kenya’s President Uhuru Kenyatta ordered them to vacate their posts during investigations.
Diplomats and analysts say corruption is endemic in Kenya and very few of the allegations outlined in the Ethics and Anti-Corruption Commission report have resulted in criminal charges.
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