Can the EACC “clear” candidates? Probably not.

One thing that we at RoGGKenya do as a service to our fellow journalists is that we try to locate the rule of law for what Kenyan authorities are doing – or should do.
And now it is the action of the EACC, the main agency that fights corruption in Kenya, that is in question. Two major developments are in the news where EACC is involved.

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EACC – Ethics and Anti Corruption Commission

The Ethics and Anti-Corruption Commission (EACC), refers to itself as “the lead government agency in the fight against corruption and the promotion of ethical standards, good governance, leadership and integrity.”

The EACC investigates and has powers like the police. But it has no power to prosecute cases, as prosecutorial powers lie with the Office of the Director of Public Prosecution (ODPP ), to whom the EACC recommends action. Continue reading “EACC – Ethics and Anti Corruption Commission”