An investigation has found that millions set aside for dams, was instead spent on the purchase of 45 vehicles and pickup trucks. While approximately 75% of the dam budget has reportedly been released, there is little to show for the expenditure.
Money For Dams Splashed on Vehicles
Nation, 26 March 2019
Detectives from the Directorate of Criminal Investigations (DCI) are probing how 28 vehicles bought using funds meant for the construction of Arror and Kimwarer dams were… Read more »
Cows graze near a stream in Talal, Elgeyo-Marakwet County near the site where the Kimwarer multipurpose dam is supposed to be constructed.
Maragua Has 10 Dams but Water Shortage Still Persists
Nation, 25 March 2019
Maragua Constituency in Murang'a County is often hard by water shortage and often suffers cholera outbreaks. This despite the fact that the constituency boasts of over 10 colonial… Read more »
Dams - New Cash Cows for Tenderpreneurs
Nation, 28 February 2019
Dam construction is the latest cash cow for tenderpreneurs under the Jubilee government. Read more »
William Ruto's Aide Caught in Dams Scandal Probe
Nation, 27 February 2019
A company associated with Deputy President William Ruto's Chief of Staff, Mr Ken Osinde, and other big shots has been caught up in the Sh21 billion dams scandal as criminal… Read more »
Sh21 Billion Sinks in Kerio Phantom Dam Projects
Nation, 26 February 2019
After paying Sh21 billion to a bankrupt Italian firm to build two dams, the National Treasury has something to show for it -- thickets and a seasonal stream. Read more »
Stand-Off Over Sh11 Billion Thwake Dam Business
A fresh standoff has emerged between the contractor building the Thwake dam and Ukambani governors over the sharing of Sh11 billion worth of business opportunities arising from the… Read more »
Concerns Raised Over Scandal-Hit Italian Dam Builder
Nation, 16 February 2019
An Italian construction conglomerate that is building three mega dams in the Rift Valley worth more than Sh90 billion is being investigated for allegedly bribing senior government… Read more »
The lawmakers want the investigative agencies to focus on projects financed through the Engineering, Procurement, Construction and Financing model, saying the method was a major ... Read more »
Daily Nation investigations have revealed that procurement processes and construction of most of the dams are being carried out under the Engineering, Procurement, Construction and ... Read more »
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