“State Capture-Inside Kenya’s Inability to Fight Corruption” AFRICOG
About this Programme
This “DELIBERATIONS” episode is derived from the audio content collected during the coverage of the Report Launch on “State Capture-Inside Kenya’s Inability to Fight Corruption”. The event was organised by the Africa Centre for Open Governance (AfriCog) on 22 May 2019. The “DELIBERATIONS” programme is a series of the Radio Baraza (RB) project where Development Through Media (DTM) joins efforts with thematic-based CSOs and development partners, to involve audiences directly in the deliberations taking place in the development sector.
About this Short Video
This video is produced under RB’s Short video series. Its content is derived from the coverage of the event describe above. The clip contains a series of questions and answers three participants at the forum:
JOHN GITHONGO, CHIEF EXECUTIVE OFFICER, INUKA KENYA AND AN INTERNATIONAL EXPERT ON ANTI-CORRUPTION:
John opines that Kenya has reached an exciting moment of great achievements, the end of the phase of anti-corruption reforms. Oh wow!
CATHY MUMMA, THE EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR OF THE NETWORK ON FOOD AND NUTRITION SECURITY:
Cathy poses an intriguing question about the role of development partners in the systems and structures for fighting corruption. Well, well, well…
WACHIRA MAINA: CONSTITUTIONAL LAWYER AND GOVERNANCE EXPERT:
So donors are basically out of business if they are not working with the state? Wachira believes so and you probably will too, after listening to this clip and the entire 7 parts of the radio podcast.
About The Forum Convenor
THE AFRICA CENTRE FOR OPEN GOVERNANCE (AFRICOG)
AfriCOG is an independent, non-profit organization. It provides cutting edge research as well as monitor issues around governance and public ethics. In undertaking this responsibility, AfriCOG targets both the public and private sectors with the aim of addressing the structural causes of the crisis of governance in this country.
For more info about AfriCOG, log on here: https://africog.org/
About The Production Company
DEVELOPMENT THROUGH MEDIA (DTM)
DTM is among the first non-profit and development oriented media organisation to set up in Kenya. DTM arose in 1997 as a local idea in response to challenges that have continued to stand in the way of developing independent and all-inclusive media and broadcasting models/institutions in Kenya and East Africa.
Development Television (DevTV) and the Radio Baraza (RB) Innovation are developed and managed by DTM.
For more info about DTM, log on here: http://www.dtmafrica.com
To know more about RB, log on here: http://www.radiobaraza.org
To listen to the entire seven parts of this Podcast, follow the links below:
Part One – Setting the Stage with Gladwell Otieno, AfriCog’s Executive Director: http://www.radiobaraza.org/state-capture-report-part-one/
Part Two – Presentation of the Research Report on “State Capture” by Mr. Wachira Maina, Constitutional Lawyer and Governance Expert.
Part Three – The Key note Speech- The Struggle to Protect Kenya’s Public Resource-2011 to 2019: Successes, Challenges, Hindrances and opportunities, by Edward Ouko, Auditor General, Government of Kenya.
Part Four – The Panel Discussion on the Economic Aspect and Impact of State Capture with David Ndii, Economist and Policy Analyst.
Part Five – The Panel Discussion on State Capture and the Struggle Against Corruption, Perspectives from the Inside and Outside with John Githongo, Chief Executive Officer, Inuka Kenya and International Expert on Anti-corruption.
Part Six– The Plenary- Contributions from the Floor
Part Seven– The Plenary- Responses from the Panel, Launch of the Report and Event Closing.