New Release: Inspector General’s Report on Department of State activities on Kenya’s Draft Constitution Ken August 12, 2010 democracy / Development in Africa / elections / Kenya / US 1 Comment Here is the link to the report from the Department of State Office of Inspector General. Update–but see “Daily Nation reports that USAID’s Inspector General has found that US funding did go specifically to encourage “Yes” vote on referendum” Share this:EmailRedditLinkedInTumblrFacebookTwitterGoogleLike this:Like Loading... Tags: constitutional referendum, Inspector General, Kenya, United States Department of State Continue Reading Previous PostMore on American Dreams about KenyaNext PostDiscussion about Gration as Ranneberger replacement hits media Ken American lawyer. Took leave from corporate career to “assist” democracy in East Africa. After stolen '07 election in Kenya and violent aftermath I have tried to bring out truth of events for those who care in hope we can learn and do better. You Might Also Like ODM’s Kosgey resigns following AG approval of corruption case–a step toward the rule of law? January 4, 2011 Kibaki pledges no action for now against six suspects; key reading on Rift Valley December 16, 2010 Oops! What Gene Sperling had to say about Kenya’s Education program under the Coalition Government January 27, 2010 This Post Has One Comment JCB 15 Aug 2010 Reply This statement from the summary pretty much says it all: “The OIG inspectors did not find any evidence that U.S. embassy officials made any private or public statements to Kenyan Government offi cials, nongovernmental organizations (NGO), or any other actors expressing either a positive or negative position on the abortion provision in the draft Kenyan constitution. The inspectors also did not find any evidence that embassy officials attempted to influence any Kenyan’s opinion, either positively or negatively, on the abortion provision.” I see that Daryl Issa was one of the congressmen asking for this investigation… I wonder how much money the USG spent on it? Loading... What do you think? Cancel reply This site uses Akismet to reduce spam. Learn how your comment data is processed.