Oct 21, 2015

Breaking point: A panel discussion on corruption in Kenya

In light of the happenings within the Kenyan public/governance space in recent months, SUFFESA has organized a forum for all interested parties within Strathmore University to come and discuss the issue of corruption in Kenya. The discussion is aimed at facilitating greater thought and deliberation on the root causes of corruption and the systems and institutions that are failing in this fight, the things that need to change if we are to start winning this war, the threat on this country’s future if we don’t tackle this problem and the contribution we can individually make, amongst other related subtopics.


To lead this discussion are four panellists, well capable of appropriately delving into this topic and bringing out important considerations the topic. The four are:


  • Jacqueline Mugo – She is the Executive Director of the Federation of Kenyan Employers and the Secretary General of Business Africa, the continental body of employers.  In her position as Sec. General of Business Africa, she has declared fighting corruption as one of her top priorities. Ms Mugo is also a titular member of the International labour organization governing body.
  • John Nganga – He was, until recently, the former country operations manager for Shell Kenya and now runs an independent consultancy on business management and operations. He is also an author of several books on leadership, character and integrity.
  • Joshua Wathanga – He is the former Regional Change Manager at Oxfam and prior to that was the Africa Corporate Governance Advisor to World Vision International. He currently works as an independent consultant in Corporate Governance and Change Management and is also a trainer for ‘Champions of Change Leadership Training’ for the Kenya County Governments. Joshua is passionate about issues of Poverty, Inequality and Corruption.
  • Prof.Peter Kimuyu – He is the founder director of the School of Economics at the University of Nairobi, and later went on to become its chairman when it became a fully-fledged department. He is also the current chair of the Executive Committee of the Environment for Development Centre in Kenya.

All are invited to this discussion which shall be held in SBS 2/3 on Wednesday 21st October, 5:00pm – 6:45pm.

Contact Details

Madaraka Estate
Ole Sangale Road, PO Box 59857,
00200 City Square
Nairobi, Kenya
Tel: 0703-034000, 0703-034200