Money for nothing bbc show: Letter from Africa: Are Kenyans still scandalised by scandals?

In the 1990s, members of the Kenyan government colluded with the international company Goldenberg to export gold that had come from third countries at subsidised prices. Although the scheme was supposed to earn the country money, it ended up costing an estimated 60bn shillings – 10% of Kenya’s annual GDP. Officials of former President Daniel arap Moi’s government, some at the highest level, were implicated in the scandal.

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