Kenya has gone international after a Prominent Public Broadcaster (PBS)ran a documentary titled ”How widespread corruption is hurting Kenya”.
The documentary was narrated by Nick Schifrin who highlighted the extent corruption has nailed the country. The report starts when Hillary Kiplimo an athlete who finished third in last year’s Standard Chartered Marathon in Nairobi but was not given his prize money of about Sh350,000.
The athlete claimed that an identity deal was conducted where his name was changed to someone else and the money landed on the Athletes officials hands. The documentary also dug some dirt on police extortion business in Eastleigh, Nairobi and how they exploit residents and get themselves money.
In the documentary, the Eurobond Scam is featured which described how the Kenyan government could not account for over Shs100 Billion.
One Mr. Alex Owino, a whistle blower explains to Nick that there was a scheme to steal a billion dollars.
“It is almost brazen, when you look at it, it is almost like a smash and grab heist,” he said.
Daniel Mwirigi also featured in the series explains ow whistle blowers are manipulated and how tables turn on them hence being held responsible of the scams.
Mwirigi goes on and narrates how he lost his job and later accused of being involved of the corruption case he was investigating by his bosses.
The series reveals that the soldiers fighting the terror group are unfairly treated in the militia group forcing some to flee.
Check out the documentary on the next page courtesy of PBS