Skip to comments.Hillary Clinton takes aim at graft, corruption in Kenya
Posted on 08/05/2009 12:11:29 PM PDT by george76
U.S. Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton criticized Kenya on Wednesday for rampant graft and corruption as she made the case that business and trade across Africa cannot grow without good governance and solid democracy.
Speaking to a conference in President Barack Obamas ancestral homeland, Clinton said, "True economic progress in Africa will depend on responsible governments that reject corruption, enforce the rule of law and deliver results for their people."
"This is not just about good governance its also about good business," she told African leaders. Her audience included Kenyas president and prime minister, who were rivals in a bitterly contested 2007 presidential election that led to violence in which more than 1,000 people were killed.
"Instead, the absence of strong and effective democratic institutions has permitted ongoing corruption, impunity, politically motivated violence and a lack of respect for a rule of law," Clinton said. "These conditions helped fuel the postelection violence and they are continuing to hold Kenya back."
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We have Kenyan corruption in the White House don’t we?
Check her socks and underwear before she leaves, there might be a BC there. (who would be brave enough to go there?)
She first needs to take aim at the administration of which she is a part.
Hell, they’re all Obama’s cousins, just acting naturally!
Heya Kettle, I don’t like your shade there...
She is just asking that all the graft and corruption be moved over here where Obama and she can keep an eye on it
You better back off the broad right now or your birth certificate really will turn up.
Bill & Hillary want to find out how they can get a piece of that graft and corruption.
Why Kenya? How about doing something about Dem corruption here in NJ!
Sounds like someone is getting nervous about Kenya!!!!
Yes, and when a country that does have effective institutions is trying to use them to get rid of somebody known not only for graft and corruption but for plotting to overthrow their Constitution, she and her boss go all out to crush it. That would be Honduras.
Corruption? She ought to know. She and Billy Boy wrote the book, didn’t they?
She knows whereof she talks.
Not just ancestral anymore.
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