Kenyan mayor in court over scams

Mayor of Nairobi is accused of defrauding the city council of over $3m for land intended for a cemetery.

    " /> " allowfullscreen="true">

    Nairobi's mayor is just the latest of a string of prominent politicians in Kenya to face charges of corruption.

    Godfrey Majiwa is pleading not guilty to charges of conspiracy to commit corruption over the fraudulent purchase of land near Nairobi to serve as a new cemetery for the Kenyan capital.

    Al Jazeera's Catherine Soi reports.

    SOURCE: Al Jazeera


    YOU MIGHT ALSO LIKE

    Assassinating Kim Jong-un could go so wrong

    Assassinating Kim Jong-un could go so wrong

    The many ways in which the assassination of the North Korean leader could lead to a total disaster.

    Lebanon has a racism problem

    Lebanon has a racism problem

    The problem of racism in Lebanon goes beyond xenophobic attitudes towards Syrian and Palestinian refugees.

    The life and death of Salman Rushdie, gentleman author

    The life and death of Salman Rushdie, gentleman author

    The man we call 'Salman Rushdie' today is not the brilliant author of the Satanic Verses, but a Picassoesque imposter.