Kenya president declares corruption a national security threat

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Uhuru Kenyatta, President of Kenya said that "the bribe accepted by an official can lead to successful terrorist attacks that kill Kenyans".

Kenya president declares corruption a national security threat


Kenya's president on November 23 declared corruption a national security threat and he presented a raft of measures to fight the graft that is endemic in East Africa's largest economy.

“I believe that corruption is a standing threat to our national security,” President Uhuru Kenyatta was quoted as saying by the Associated Press during a televised statement. “The bribe accepted by an official can lead to successful terrorist attacks that kill Kenyans. It can let a criminal off the hook for the...


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