Kenya’s president confirmed the acting finance minister to the job, reshuffled his cabinet and announced the government’s economic strategy.
Kenya’s presidency appointed Labour Minister Ukur Yatani as acting Finance Minister on Wednesday, a day after incumbent Henry Rotich was charged with corruption.
Kenya’s Finance Minister Henry Rotich pleaded not guilty on Tuesday to corruption charges over the award of two dam tenders, in an unprecedented legal move against a sitting minister in a country notorious for graft.
Kenya’s Finance Minister Henry Rotich pleaded not guilty Tuesday to corruption charges linked to the construction of two dams, a rare example of a sitting minister facing court in the graft-wracked country.
Kenyan Finance Minister Henry Rotich was arrested on Monday on suspicion of corruption related to the construction of two dams.