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Assange and WikiLeaks: A view from Kenya

Assange and WikiLeaks: A view from Kenya
Thursday 18
10:30 2019

In August 2007, very few people in Kenya had heard of Julian Assange or WikiLeaks, his "uncensorable system for untraceable mass document leaking and public analysis". The organisation was barely a year old and had posted a handful of documents. Then they leaked the Kroll report - an investigation commissioned in 2003 by the newly elected Mwai Kibaki administration in an attempt to uncover where the former dictator, Daniel arap Moi, and his family and cronies had stashed away the hundreds of millions of dollars they had stolen from Kenyans in the previous quarter of a century. Kroll Associates, the ...

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Summary: WikiLeaks has been a key source of revelations about the transgressions of the Kenyan political elite.

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