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J>.LI HASSAN JORe A.!'lD ALI P.trN.JANI

Ou:t· service provides the below infor.mc\t.ion on Ali. Hassan

.;"'jho al"l.& lUi Punjani which we believe is indicat.ion of

"'Lei1:' involvement with narcotics tra£~icking ;.n Kenya:

A.s of eal:ly No~'ember 2009. "Adamo" was the point man

"or I".<, :rcnt.ics saJ.es in Kenya for an own organization

lre~.d.nd b:v Member of Parliament Hassan 1+.1.1 Joho. 0 e of Jda1~o's storage sites was a hardware store in Nak~ru,

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~~l:' C8 .in mid-October 2009 for steaH.!lg 1.:\arcotics and a car :.r.or~ !.!.:<, "ather, but was released with the cax and the 'l:;tr.'~~t;;'ca the following d y. Adamo !Kas ~11eged co be able

t:_IJ f,U. 1.:l"!.Y large ~t;.,' t' ,red to a

·'/rcpo~€Jd. '!..v k'l r&.m buy as 'small change." One of Adamo's r:..u.':{e~~s ·.o1ac l'.ndy (Z,NO) , an Israeli national who worked fo .

. . Ie tc.~ -c:omtr.un.ications arm of the Isr. <!l1). firm. AMXRAN that (;>.L~'\f:s.d~~/.. eql.tipment to the Police Genexal Services unit

(..:.30) f,·.n,C{ AcU:.l:tnistrative Police (A.1?). Al11RAN' s ties to the ,?o .. Lc e aJ.lo~led it to move cargo in a:r."ld out o~ Kenya without

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~enyan heroin trafficker and prominent businessman Ali P''::.:Ajo: n:i. "las the Kenyan clearing agent for AMIRAN' s incoming ruiO outgoing cargo. The Managing Director of Punjani's lea~~ng and forwarding company was David Mbugua who was ·sc.cj_a~ed with telephone nwnber 254722402195. Punjani

s c oz-ad 1 is narcotics at the finn "t4etro Cash and Carry, u

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Nairobi, where some of it was repackaged for local distribution under brand 'Mumi.as Sugar."

III 2009, Members of Parliament suspected of narcotics trafficking f cilitated the importation of at least one shipment per week through Mombasa's Kilindini Port.

As of mid-September 2010. a shipment of illegal

l.'larcotics, described as a "large consignment", arrived in

the Kenyan port facilities of ShLmoni aboarQ a vessel named Sarafina. The drugs were hidden in a shipment of Karafu spices whi~h was loaded onto a white Mitsubishi Canter with registration number KBK 168V. and driven away. A source claimed the shipment belonged to Ora.nge Democratic Movement

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A . ~oho. The source asked that the information not be given to the Police Anti-Narcoc_cs Unit (~ra), because he believed they were corrupt and the information was not safe with them. He identified the person bandlin~ this drug

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1 pone 0734473765.

The source had been instrumental previously in the arrest in Uganda of narcotics trafficker Hussein Raso.

A close associate of Jobo was Harub Kat i Ibrahim who continued to import and sell stolen vehicles from abroad using a variation of a highly profitable scheme used by Joho in the past. Ibrahim's channel for stolen vehicles originated more recently in the UK. Xn late September 2010, Kenyan authorities were notified by a caller identifying herself as Amina who described a building in tbe area of Mkomani4 Kenya where imported vehicles were off-loaded and their tires and other parts removed in which

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_. been hidden. The person responsible for this ~':as identified as Bakar, and wa s associated with Joho and his brother, Abubakar Joho. Bakar's

...... r.e number was 012341948' ..

:~~ continued to block anti-narcotics law enforcement r ; ; :l .. nd weaken the capability of ANa. Soho and

.. ~~al Po~ice Officer Leo Nyongesa had identified a

: individuals with criminal drug-related records whom .~~~ to be trained and listed as police reservists.

i.: Jf_mid-Septemher 2010, Kenyan drug trafficker

r: :Ioustafa Hakim alias Antoine Hakim TUnde alerted

~li Jobo that his (Joho's) passport was ready to be

~ up. Joho indicated that a shipment of drugs was to

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~ipment was di~de~ into two

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Should one of the shipments be caught,

II would be lost. Joho also told Hakim that he used :'9;larate sets of couriers. One set was associated ,,,ith _=-::.ther in Pakistan, and the other set belonged to him. ~~uriers included men named Yusuf, Bushman, and Bundi.

also disclosed he now had a cooperative contact in the ::- La v , Court system. That person was pressing Joho for ~I since he was preparing to go on vacation.

As of late March 2010, Hassan Ali Joho was suspected ~he Kenyan Anti Narcotics Unit (ANO) of involvement in r.: illegal narcotics trade. In light of Joho's political :~tion and financial resources it was unclear what police .... ':Ended to do with evidence. Hassan Joho's association

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seat which he ran for at the request of his brother .~uhakar Jobo in December 2007. Since Hassan Johots 2007

election, concerns grew among his constituents that Joho was Dot assisting Kenyan authorities against narcotics

traffickers.

Several of his campaigners, including Swaleh

Kandereni, Bi11y Mahandi, and S\'1aleh Abroed, were tied to the illegal narcotics tr de and were arrested in early March 2010 on narcotics cbarges in lofombasa, Kenya. Kendereni and associate Daniel Emeka were a11eged to be major suppliers to dealers in the coastal town of Malindi, north of Mombasa. Hassan ali Joho passed one million Kenyan Shillings to Din Barawa on 19 March to bribe the C~ief Magistrate to release Kandexeni. Mahandi, and Ahmed, hcwever the judge refused to take the bribe and as of the end of March all three remained in Sb~ la Tewa prison.

Hassan Jobo's house in Mombasa

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2009, howeve , on y 6n G3 narcotics were found.

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One of Joho's primary campaign contr~utors was suspected narcotics trafficker Ali Punjani. Other key associates include Harub Katri rbrah~, Member of Par1iament for Malindi constituency Gideon ungaro, Shan

Khan aka "Shamu," and Said Hamisi. Available details OD Joho's close associates include.

A. Abubakar Joho who introduced his brother Hassan

ali Joho to the narcotics trade. Abubakar used telephone number 254722216333. Abubakar began in business with a clearing and forwarding company in the 1990s3 he then moved into diverting vehicles destined for Rwanda into the local Kenyan market after determinin.g that the owners had died in

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the Rwandan genocide. \'1hen vehicles became less lucrative, Abubakar moved into the narcotics trade and was the clearing agent for containers that held one ton of cocaine seized in 2004. Abubakar usually bosted powerful politicians such as Mary Wambui. second wife of Kenyan Presi.dent Mwai Kibaki. As of l-Iarch 2010, Abubakar cleared containers through Kilindini port us~ng Michael (LNU).

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SUBJECT: HARU MWAU

Our service provides the below information on John Harun Mwau which we believe is an indication of his involvement \·lith narcotics trafficking in Kenya,

MP and Assistant Minister for Transportation John Harun M""au had a long record of invol vemant in the

:larcotics trade.

He owned the Pepe Container Freight

I>1'VTau was linked by Kenyan police to a 2004

J~izure of one t~n of cocaine concealed in a container at a : 9;.e depot:. t-'l'Olla'..l was a fonner police officer and trained _~ a sniper. He began his involvement in trafficking while

~~ing on the police force and travellinq overseas to -~pete in shooting competitions. He used the overseas

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_:> believed to be one of the \'lealthiest and most powerful '. in Kenya, all born of his involvement in the

~~4national anc domestic illicit drug trade.

~eved to be close to the Akasha organized crime family .ed in Mombasa, Kenya. Mwau's son-in-law, t'lilliam Rabogo . ~'.l, former t1P for Juja constituency, was also a major :otics trafficker and was responsible for operations at .epe container depots.

A number of Mombasa ANU officers and members of the ._~iary were believed to receive regular payments from

.~ narcotics traffickers operating in or around Momhasa. result, poli=e operations were often compromised.

~~ investigators received little support from their .~~ors when attempting to conduct searches of premises

.. ~ i vi-duals c o nrre c c.e d to leading traf f ickers .

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officers have also been known to intervene on behalf of suspects during arrest, disclose the identities of police officers to traffickers. and initiate transfers of police officers in~estigating sensitive cases.

Among the major narcotics suspects operating in 110mbasa in 2009 was then former t·!ember of Parliament William Kabogo Gitau. On one occasion, police in Mombasa were tippll!d off to a suspicious shipment by Gitau of an apparently e~pty container. A police inspection of the container re'l."ealed it had a false bottom t .... hich was filled with unspecified narcotics. Gitau apparently paid bribes to have the investigation dropped.

In September 2008 Gitau was involve several

suspiciolS contain rother Paul Karnau

Hburu and u e,

10 hing dealer Joyce (LNU). Mburu

previously managed the firm orbit Fo~ .... arders but as of September 2008 wa s possible owner of the firms Leon ~ransporters and Neptune Fo~qarders. In early October :1)08, Mburu wa:; involved in a suspicious shipment which "!!"rived in cont.ainer number MSKU8988994 aboard the M/V

~fmarine Bandama from Salalah Port, Oman. The shipment :legedly contained 500 cartons of canvas shoes and the -.:;:>orter wa s listed as Donna Ferrari.

Also in late October 2008, Mburu wa s involved in the -;~rtation of two containers of used clothing to Kilindini

~':, Mombasa.

One container was released, but the second

stopped by a Customs officer at the Consolbase

.. ainer Freight Station. Mhuru paid a bribe of one

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~ UBJECT: WILLIAM KABOGO GITAU

~ur service p~ovides the below information on William :'abogo Gitau ,-rhich we believe is an indication of his _:rTolvement with narcotics trafficking in Kenya;

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Member of Parlicunent and prominent KenYaD

_:>inessrnan William Kabogo Gitau reportedly imports large ::;tainerized shipments of narcotics and illicit \lleapOns .:::.-ough Kenya's Kilindini Port in Mombasa, according to :porting. Gitau and his business partner/father-in-law

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~~ Harun Mwau reportedly have influence in the port of

~asa and exercise some level of control over several

.~a~d container depots. Reporting suggests that

:-.':ainers be10nging to Gitau and ~lwau are cleared through ._~oms without being inspected or charged duty by the

~oa Revenue A h it

MWau are

~sidered to be dangerous and have been linked to contract .~ings of individuals investigating illegal activities

_ :.ciated with their businesses. The t,.,o appear to have _: encial connections with Kenyan politicians and police

. '_wials who may be protecting their operations and

__ fying them of any investigations into their activities.

Biographic Data: William Kanogo Gitau (date of birth: '~~il 1961) is a Kenyan national who imports heroin and ~ine in containerized shipments tbrough Kilindini Port ,:'::lmbasa, according to reporting. A former l-!ember of :_iament for the Juja Constituency, he lost his

__ ~amentary seat in the 27 December 20q7 general

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Gitau is from the Ruiru village, the Kikuyu

_~, the Mucera clan and the Mukuru family. Gitau's

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=ather's name is Simon Kamau Gitau and his mother's name is =amaris Wanji~ Kamau.

A. As of November 2007, Gitau used Kenyan mobile :54722512779, but may also be associated 'l'Tith 020570527 and :48786--probably Kenyan numbers 25420570527 and 254248786 •

• :'.$ of September 2008, Gitau used ema11 address :abogo\oJ'@yahoo.com, according to reporting. He may also be !ssociated with email addresses wkabogo@hotmail.com and ,':abongo@hotmail. com.

Links tq-Prominent Kenyan Tycoon/Criminal Figure: '':'tau is personally and professionally linked to wealthy .' :.~yan bus:.ness tycoon and suspected narcotics trafficker .:r .... "1 Harun (variant Harum) M,,,au, who probably uses his :.sition in the t1inistry of Transportation for personal

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A~ Gitau began his narcotics trafficking activities ~ile working as a driver for Mwau, and he later married

.: .. ; u ' s daughter. Gitau and Mwau now co-own several :-:-:\panies Ln Kenya (see Business Section be Low) • Mwau ~ossible dates of birth 24 June 1948 or 12 June 1948) is a _~liamentarian who may be involved in international .~cotics and weapons trafficking, money laundering, human :~fficking and corrupt government contraots. In April

J8, Mwau was appointed the Assistant Minister for ~_a~sportation and is responsible for the Kenya Ports

.' _ ':hority (KPA). The KPA controls all ports of entries and - ::'and container terminals in Kenya and enables 11wau to ::trol shipments imported into the region. according to ~~orting.

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. l .. : ~ HVla~,.w:as 'probably' involved in' a shipment of 1.25 metric tons of cocaine that was seized in Mombasa and .Jairobi in Decemb.er 2004--the largest cocaine seizure in Kenya's history. Press reporting indicates that the ·_oca.ine was shipped from Venezuela to Mombasa in ~efrigerated containers purportedly containing boxes of

b ~anas. Opon arrival in Mombasa, the cocaine was ~~ansported to Nairobi, repackaged into smaller bundles, ~~d transported back to Mombasa labeled as industrial ~-oofing tiles. Some of the cocaine had been s ored at the ?epe Container Freight Station (CFS), a ~acility owned by :-.:au. According to reporting, Kenyan police a~rested at

~ast ten suspects including Bobby Macharia, General '~nager for Pepe Inland Container Depot, Ltd.--a branch of e~e CFS. According to reporting, ~~au blamed Gitau for

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~proximatel 9 usn ~l ion), and their relationship -·Jred. The current state of their personal relationship _~ unclear; however, their professional relationship--for ~h licit and illicit business--appears to bave continued.

ii. According to reporting, in April 2008g KRA and ~ya Customs officers assigned to process cargo at the

.~e Inland Container Depot (PIeT) at Atbi River--a company __ sely associated with Gitau- -referred to 11wau as "the

_Sll because of his considerable influence.

3. Gitau and Mwau are considered to be dangerous as the have reportedly been linked to contract killings

~nst law enforcement officials who looked into their

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3. Trafficking Activities and IMportant ,Associates: ~itau has influence at Mombasa ~ort and exercises some level of control over several inland container depots that facilitate illicit shipments of narcotics destined for Nestern markets. Gitau also works with a number of family members and associates to smuggle narcotics.

A. Paul Kamau Mburu is Gitau's brother. He is a former ~anager of the firm Orbit Forwarders and. as of September 3008, was the possible owner of Leon Transporters and :leptune Forwarders, according to reporting. Mburu uses ~:enyan phone 254722502258. Gitau and Mburu probably use _ommodity shipments to move cocaine, heroin, and precursors

~to and out of Mombasa's Kilindini Port.

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s j vo ve in a

.!::;picious II 'pment rhat arrived in container 1-1SKU89889'94 =oard M/V. Safrmarina Bandama from Salalah Port, Oman~ :cording to reporting. The shipment allegedly contained

J cartons of canvas shoes, and the importer was listed as rm a Ferrari. t>1buru was also involved in shipping _spicious container FRLU 9601480--imported by Diopex -ading--which manifests indicate held ceramic tiles, _.~inum doors and locks, candles and additional

-. :::pecified merchandise, according to reporting.

ii. Also in October 2008, l'lliuru imported two ,-_~ainers of used clothing to Kilindini Port, 11ombasa. container was released but the second was stopped by a .~oms officer at the Consolbase container Freight

~ion. Mburu paid a bribe of one million Kenyan

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clear seven suspicious containers through Mombasa Port. Mburu held lengthy face-to-face discussions with the unidentified captain of the Nordstar the night it arrived in port. 11huru insisted that the shipment avoid being xrayed as he \-las concerned about detection. As part of the clearance process, Mburu and an associate named Brown (who was bribed to assist with cargo clearance) were in contact with suspected NSIS officer Yatich (LNU) I who wa s tasked to ~btain unspecified information from his superiors in Nairobi.

iv. Mburu imported suspicious containers that may have had ties to Afghanistan. Telephone numbers associated

\-lith the import r :umbers in

Aighanistah.

B. Evans Kamau and Kengethe (LNU}--possibly Gitau's other brothers--are container smugglers who ~port substandard goods and ferry drugs from the Port of t-lombasa.

C. Michael Musa !'!unga is Gitau's narcotics trafficking partner. Munga is closely associated ",ith many senior ~olitical officials and police officers who are aware of ~is traff~cking activities and benefit financially from his :=ug business. Munga owns the Coco Beach Club on Mombasa

~ad in Nairobi, which is frequented by influential :lit.ical. £igures, according to reporting. As of late July :08, Munga used telephone number 254733787319.

i. In July 2008, Munga received unspecified narcotics :~ Pakistan, Dubai, and Tanzania '''hich he stored at

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distribution sites in Kigornba, Mathare, and Githurai. Munga--in coordination with an associate named lifama Mercy-us~d beggars and street children in the Central Business District to sell drugs. Munga owned a fleet of public cransportation vans named Artur which covered the 5uruburu/City Center areas. The drivers and conductors of

!-tunga's vans were also used to distribute the drugs in those areas, _acoord1Dg to reporting. ____ --

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• Eastleigh Air Force Base in Nairobi as a processing/packaging facility. Heroin was brought into the

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b~se by body-cavity couriers and was cut with unidentified

chemica. 5, packaged using special machinery, and shipped out of the base in military vehicles to other distribution sites. Munga allegedly was associated with unidentifie

base command s w 0 ed n~rcot

~property.

iii. Munga was socially and professionally linked to criminal Investigative Division (CIn) Director Gatiba Karanja and Officer in Charge 1ukeshi Shauri Moyo. The police officers regularly contacted Munga regarding arrested members of his trafficking organization. Munga influenced the timing and movement of prisoners for court !l.ppearances and coordinated on cases \.,ith Karanja. In some instances, Munga had the arresting officers themselves ~rrested on misconduct charges. In late July 2008, for example, ern officer (FNU) Kengele and (FNU) Kamau were ~harged with abusing a female rrunga a9so~iate and faced ~ines and dismissal from the police force.

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iv. In August 2008, Gitau, Munga, ~enior CID officer (FNU) Kimathi and (FNU) Kiragu work~d to clear a container through Kenyan Customs. The container was located at Gitau's \ilarehouse in the Industrial Area along Mombasa Road. Gitau lobbied a senior government of~icial with access to President Mwai Kibaki for paperwork to assist with clearance. Gitau considered the matter important enough that he· delayed travel with Member of Parliament stanley Livondo until the necessary paperwork had been received, according to reporting.

a. (FNU) Kiragu is probably identical to David Mugo Kiragu, who reportedly was involved in the 1.25 ton cocaine shipment seized by Kenyan authorities in December 2004.

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_ssociate and possible partner of Gitau who trafficked ~arcotics from Karachi, Pakistan, and somet~es Bombay, -~dial according to reporting. Once he aCqUired narcotics, :~thie distributed them in several housing developments and

:eas of Nairobi, including Eastleigh (east of City .~tre); Gachie and Westlands (northwest); Kangemi and ~·:angware (west) i and Githurai (northeast). He also sold ~~s at St. Teresa's Catholic Church aka St. Tresus in ::hare Estate--an area nicknamed "Nigeria Estatell due to

prevalence of drugs, according to reporting. Muthie e d in the Lavington area of Nairobi, west of down t own , . had a rental home in Zimmerman, a northeast suburb.

Joyce (LNU) allegedly works for an unnamed v.s .

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iv. In August 2008, Gitau, Munga, ~enior CIn officer (FNU) Kimathi and (FNU) Kiragu work~d to clear a container through Kenyan Customs. The container was located at Gitau's \l7arehouse in the Industrial Area along Mom.basa Road. Gitau lobbied a senior government official with access to President Mwai Kibaki for paperwork to assist with clearance. Gitau considered the matter Lmportant enough that he· delayed travel with Member of Parliament Stanley Livondo until the necessary paperwork had been received, according to reporting.

a. (FNU) Kiragu is probably identical to David Mugo Kiragu, who reportedly was involved in the 1.25 ton cocaine shipment seized by Kenyan authorities in December 2004.

D. l1uthie (LNU) .

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;;.ssociate and possible partner of Gitau , ... ho trafficked ~arcotics from Karachi, Pakistan. and somet~es Bombay, '~dia, according to reporting. Once he acquired narcotics. :~thie distributed them in several housing developments and

:eas of Nairobi, including Eastleigh (east of City

... tre); Gachie and Westlands (northwest) i Kangemi and :·:a.ngware (west) i and Githurai (northeast). He also sold _~s at St. Teresa's Catholic Church aka St. Tresus in .:.hare Estate--an area nicknamed "Nigeria Estate" due to

prevalence of drugs, according to reporting. Muthie ~d in the Lavington area of Nairobi, west of downtown. _ had a rental home in Zimmerman, a northeast suburb.

Joyce (LNU) allegedly works for an unnamed u.s .

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iv. In August 2008, Gitau, Munga, ~enior CIn officer (FNU) Kimathi and (FNU) Kiragu work~d to clear a container through Kenyan Customs. The container was located at Gitau I s \i1arehouse in the Industrial Area along Mombasa Road. Gitau lobbied a senior government official with access to President Mwai Kibaki for paperwork to assist with clearance. Gitau considered the matter important enough that be· delayed travel with Member of Parliament Stanley Livondo until the necessary paperwork had been received, according to reporting.

a. (FNU) Kiragu is probably identical to David Mugo Kiragu, who reportedly was involved in the 1.25 ton cocaine shipment seized by Kenyan authorities in December

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_~sociate and possible partner of Gitau who trafficked ~arcotics from Karachi, Pakistan, and sometimes Bombay, -~dia, according to reporting. Once he aCqUired narcotics, :~thie distributed them in several housing developments and

:eas of Nairobi, including Eastleigh (east of City

... tre); Gachie and West lands (northwest); Kangemi and :·:angware (west) i and Githurai (northeast). He also sold ~~s at St. Teresa's Catholic Church aka St. Tresus in :.hare Estate--an area nicknamed "Nigeria Estate" due to

9revalence of drugs, according to reporting. Muthie ~d in the Lavington area of Nairobi, west of do~mtown, _ had a rental home in Zimmerman, a northeast suburb.

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r-1V1au was 'probably' involved in' a shiprne~t of 1.25

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metric tons of cocaine chat was seized in Mombasa and

. airobi in Decemb_er 2004--the largest cocaine seizure in Kenya's history. Press reporting indicates that the ,_ocaine was shipped from Venezuela to Mombasa in ~efrigerated containers purportedly containing boxes of ba~anas. Upon arrival in Mombasa, the cocaine was ==ansported to Nairobi, repackaged into smaller bundles, ~~d transported back to Mombasa labeled as industrial

voofing tiles.

Some of the cocaine had been s ored at the

7epe Container Freight Station (CFS), a ~acili~y owned by :·,:au. According to reporting, Kenyan police arrested at ~ust ten suspects including Bobby Macharia, General '~nager for Pepe Inland Container Depot, Ltd.--a branch of epe CFS. According to reporting, ~~au blamed Gitau for

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~proximatel 9 usn ~l ion), and their relationship ··Jred. The current state of their personal relationship .2 unclear; however, their professional relationship--for :h licit and i1.licit business--appears to have continued.

ii. According to reporting, in April 2008g KRA and ~ya Customs officers assigned to process cargo at the

;e Inland Container Depot (PICT) at Athi River--a company __ sely associated with Gitau--referred to I1wau as "the

_;:,11 because of his considerable influence.

9_ Gitau and Mwau are considered to be dangerous as the have reportedly been linked to contract killings

~nst law enforcement officials who looked into their

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G. Humphrey Kariuki Ndeg1'la owned several businesses in p rtnership wi·th unidentified German and Italian businessmen and served as a board member for Dalbit ?etroleum--a fuel depot in southern Sudan that was involved ~~ drugs, weapons and human trafficking, according to ~eporting. Ndegwa also owned the Green Corner Restaurant _~ Nairobi, a suspected front company for drug trafficking. ~ ~ 2005 I Ndegwa' s Green Corner bank account rece i ved a tVl0 _111ion Kenyan shilling deposit, allegedly on bebalf of :::au. The deposit may have been part of a money laundering

_p9ration.

H. Alan Herd (variant Allan Hurd) is the de facto

t o:ager of the Kijep\>Ta Airstrip and the !oSombasa Flying Club ._-:re he manages flight training program. l'le believe that

allows narcotics traffickers to use the Kijepwa

~·..,t_ip to smuggle narcotics into Mo.mbasa

Herd owns the

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9 f ent company Wines of the

=:d, and he was associated with a fruit juice business

:~d by narcotics trafficker Allesandro Torrieni.

Herd

~~ email address Bubbles@africaonline.co.ke and telephone .·~9rs 25441485638 and 254072411346.

In June 2008. (FNU) Kabogo (likely identifiable with _) and other Kenya-based trafficking associates

_~ded a meeting with a group of unidentified Nigerians 1iami at the Havana Restaurant in Nairobi. According .. e reporting, others in attendance included Diana

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C. Hinga (LNU) and Gitau bad pre~iously been in the used clothing business. Gitau reportedly remained interested in Hinga's Canadian contacts, and we assess that he was using this relationship to identify foreign contacts in the drug business.

D. Hary Riziki is the owner of Makini Herbal Clinic, according to reporting, and has been involved in Gitau's narcotics trafficking activities.

E. Riziki's son, Jackson (LNU) aka Prezzo, is a well::no'tlm Ken~an pop singer and proprietor of the Makini Herbal :l"nic (note: according to open source reporting, the

.: kini Herbal Clinic originated from Makini Utamaduni Herbs '~ich was run by Dr. Morris !1akini, Prezzo's late father).

-~czzo has been involved in Git lcs trafficking

~tivities. Gi au s

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s est man at Jackson's 6

_ember 2008 wedding, which reportedly was attended by a _~er of narcotics traffickers who paid an entrance f~e of )00 Kenyan shillings each, according to reporting.

Political Connections: Gitau and his associates use ir wealth and political leverage to facilita~e the ~~ent of narcotics. Gitau has influential connections ~; Kenyan politicians and police officials who may be

- -r:c'ting his trafficking activities or providing leads to ~~vestigations of his activities.

Reporting suggests that a number of police officers ":~Gd to the Kenyan Police Anti-Narcotics Unit and

~s of the judiciary received regular payments from ~arcotics traffickers operating in or around Mombasa,

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-.'J.S compromising police operations. Police investigators ~eived little support from their superiors when tempting to conduct searches of premises or individuals ~nected to leading traffickers. On one occasion, police

r10mbasa reportedly were tipped off to a. suspic_ ous

.~pment by Gitau of an apparently empty container. A :~ce inspection of the container revealed it had a false ~tom which was filled with unspecified narcotics, but ~'U paid bribes to have the investigation dropped, ~prding t~reporting.

=. In September 2008, Gitau attempted to have seven ~icious containers cleared through Mombasa Port, ~~ding to reporting. Senior eIn officer for Nairobi

~on Kimathi gre d to logo doc tation so

.:. the clearance process would proceed t.rithout

:iculties. Documentation was obtained for a container ;:nent of shoes from China which was switched with the ~icious shipment. Member of Parliament Eugene Ludovic ~1 "a assisted by \"aiving the import duty for Gitau's :.~iner shipment. Approximately 2 million in unspecified ~sncy was spent on bribes.

In December 2007, Gitau imported used computers from ~ America. The shipments may be a cover for smuggling .:"ne as the computers were sold at a very 10\11 cost.

OJ' of National Unity (PNU) Parliamentary candidate

.. ]_ey Livondo operated a transportation business that ~~ed goods through Mombasa Port and he allegedly _~~ed a front company that facilitated Gitauls cocaine ;~ing, according to reporting. Kenyan authorities

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describe Livondo as extremely powerful and able to ~port containers without them being checked by Kenyan Customs.

6. Drug Storage: Gitau bas used warehouses in Nairobi and the residence of at least one mist~ess to store illicit shipments prior to shipping tham to their final

destinations.

A. In September 2008, containers released from Mombasa ~ort were sent to Gitau's warehouse located in the City

: bana area of Nairobi.

B. Gi tau own ed a warehouse along l>10mbasa Road in ;~irobi that stores loose cargo shipments belonging to Pepe -~land container Depot. The warehouse bas ~ lue gate and

~s adjacent 0 0 M r-y

ecur t , Do~ Section.

C. As of January 2009, Gitau carried on affairs with -, unidentified \-lomen living in Thika and the Westlands '8 of Nairobi, and Gitau's mistress in Westlands served a custodian for his narcotics. Drugs were shipped to ~au's Mombasa Road warehouse and to his mistress's

~~lands home. Multiple drivers were used to obfuscate • origin and destination of the shipment.

Businesses: Reporting indicates that Gitau and his -:·=iates use several business ventures to disguise their _=~icking activities. Gitau owns, operates, or is

;~iated with a number of companies in Kenya. inclUding:

Wines of the World. \'1ines of the World--co-olmed by John Harun Mwau, Humphrey KariuJd Ndegwa, and Alan

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Herd--is a Kenya-based firm located in Nyali that imports wines from South Africa and is a suspected front company. We believe that Gitau may be receiving and distributing narcotics shipments concealed in alcoholic beverage

containers.

In January 2008, Wines of the World was

opening subsidiaries in southern Sudan. A company affiliated with Wines of the World--Dalbit Petroleum-operated a fuel depot in southern Sudan, and reporting ~uggested that the owners of Dalbit were involved in drugs and human t~afficking.

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B. l'l\11alimu Motors Ltd. Mwalimu 11otors reportedly is owned by former primary school teacher Kamunyo (LNU), who accumulated significant wealth in a short period of time

after she estab 1she ~ e compa y

The omp ~ sold newly

imported vehicles

According to reporting, the imported

\'ehicles--stored at showrooms and warehouses along 11uranga Road and Thika Road near the Safari Park Hotel in Nairobi--

'.vere used to store and transport narcotics. Gitau and his cwo brothers imported additional containers concealing

~eroin and cocaine through Mombasa port under the guise of 3uto~obile parts and electronics imports for Mwalimu ::ators, according to report.ing. The containerized

~~ipments were cleared through customs without being

~~5pected or charged duty by the KRA.

C. Pepe Container Freight Station. Pepe Container

: :"eight Station--co-owned by Gitau and tlwau--is designated ... the Kenyan Govermnent to clear incoming freight ~ipments. Pepe CFS is manned by Kenyan Customs and Anti.. ::'cotics Police who are likely bribed by Gitau and l>lWau to

_=ar personal shipments. When Gitau's narcotics shipments

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arrived at Pepe CFS, all entrances are locked until the shipment is unloaded, according to reporting. Most narcotics shipments, likely for Wines of the World, arrive in concealed alcoholic beverages destined for the 680 Hotel in Nairobi. We assess that the 680 Hotel may be providing

~oney laundering services for narcotics traffickers.

D. Langata Motors. Langata t-iotors is a car dealership ~nat may be operated by a Ugandan criminal syndicate and ·:sed as a f~ont company for narcotics trafficking. Kenya-

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~_sed international narcotics trafficker Hamza Magambo

~llegedly works for Langata Motors. The company is _~spected to be co-owned by Gitau, Ugandan national Moses :~~usiime (possible variant Musa), and Member of Parliament

=z: Karnukunj i Simon ~lbugua. Tamusiime used passport

.; ndan passpor

0419155

ate 0 birth of 28

_~ch 1971. Mbugua has a criminal record, according to ?orting.

~. Orbit Transporters. Orbit Transporters is co-owned Gitau and Gideon loloi--the son of former Kenyan president ~~el Arap Moi--and reportedly is involved in arms

. ~=ficking from Kenya to the Democra~ic Republic of Congo '.:). A company, Orbit FOl:Warders--likely identifiabl.e -~ Orbit Transporters--is located on the 6th Floor of

::~ Towers in Mombasa, Kenya, according to reporting.

Reporting from June 2005 indicates that Gitau owned

. _~al clearing and forwarding firms, but we have little

. =:nation about these companies. The companies are:

i. Sahara Forwarders;

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iii. -Cover A£rica Freight Forwarders, located on the 6th floor of Canon Towers in Mombasa, Kenya (note: the same address as Orbit Forwarders]. Reporting indicates that Cover Africa is listed as an unlicensed clearing and forwarding agency that operated at Nairobi's Jomo Kenyatta :International Airport. Commonly referred to as "briefcase agents," these agencies are usually involved in illegal activities. End.

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Add to Contacts

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l-lon. Mwai Kibaki, C.G.H. M.P.

ident oflhc Republic of Kenya

.:' bet: I Ious . Harambce 1\ enu

10: .)0510-00100

. .: ffioi tcr or the R public of Kenya

Box 74434 - 00200

:. excellence. my name is Harnis Mwarnzandi. a I enyan citizen r· siding in Mombasa, \ ast exp rtise in financial managm· nt and shipping I g,L tics sector. I have worked .rious organizati ns in the countr .

_ '~'quenl to your pa ssionate appeal to th countrys citiz inship t b at th for front in II!! out th· cancer that is corruption and oth r s cial evil in (he country, r fe I duty

_i It share with your g od office quandar Momba. a genuine trader, and ec n In as .0110. is und rg ing in the hands of a few crook d trad rs.

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-h to reiterat _ 'our ex ellence, that I am writing thi: from an inti rm 'd per ipcctiv ~ '!:~ work d in ne of th firm urrently involv d in antitrust trade, elbowing OU[ ther 11'. :men to the d trim nt of the region' econornj and well-b ing of th rural ~ lk .

-h to p iru ut that th re gion's conomy. as you W 'II knov , is briul due to the fa t 111 main resour c land ownership has not yet been .trcamlined, th gh v _

rcci 1 some or th strides that y ur government has made in solving this probl m in . recent pa t.

.' sc frons from your esteemed gov rnment are being wa hed out by und rhand deal . ::Il~ perpetuated by thr main busin 5S ty on thr ugh their cohorts in regional

.\ ernrnent offices and top .ivil s ervarus in the om e of th Prim Minist r.

uh no prejudice intended, your excellenc the thre are Mcham d Jaffer, shok Do hi .'.1 IjohJITI d M rali.

MOHAMED .JAFFER.

'til' xcellcn e Mol arned Jaffer is th owner on Grain Bulk Handlers Limited, a finn .:11 rxclusive right to han I all ulk grain impor thr ugh th port of Momba 'a.

-nccrns arc also being raised on wh; the security agent. are not monitoring b rth and ! the POI1, where GBHL two fix d bell conveyor link to th silos. The handling of

::11 from the berth through the con 01' to the ilo has been contract d to Blue CUl

; . ices 0 ned b John on Naik a.

is b .licvcd tl at the b 11h$ ar bing u d a conduit f drug and th r untaxed good to the c untry.

. ~ au rna b \ ware Mr. Prcsid nt, the firm has v r the years fierc I fought any orts by other investor to set LIp another bulk grain handling aciliiy at th P0l10f

'. -rnba 'a. Hi fforts to lock out th s in e tors have been p rceiv d I enjo ing

\\ uvcring support from the prim minist r f r rea 'on' not knov ) to the publ i .

. ~\r·s greedy l ex .lusively control the grain handling a tivity at the p rt ha er th

r.., put him at I gg rh ad with grain miller t the pint ofth country almost being " '<1 in _00 -2009.

r c 'cell in c, an individual to rn nopolizing the di tribution off d like maize in a ,'::1') cans ea ily he ld th c untry hostag if he decides to gr und hi./hc acti it)' a

.: that can h, c politic ) rami fication or any nation.

. from that your exc Ilene Jaffer's lust f r quick money, hich ha n evcral

.. ;OI1S led (0 a land off v ith millers, ha e I d to the curing of maize flour price in _ .mntry _

, from grain handling, J ffer was als in Ived in the '10 ur or Kenya Bus '.!Il . lhi canning bu in " through a istanc flocal politi aJ class, secur d thi . trail 'p011 s r ic s finn only to cI e it down in 1999 after iran f rring all it

• I ues namely land LO his name,

:~. full us xl KB .. as . llateral to . e lire a 1< an from a loca I from a financial lending .ion. whi h he u cd to build (JB 11.. Aft r. curing lh I an, this .rafty

:,,·man I 'ft KB pr perties to b auctioned as h used th loan to build rBHL.

.: divided 111 other remaining prop riies with hi. out of wed luck son, Mr. Hish m '\, idau and Bathsheba Otieno - hi concubine,

..:it rate, your JX ellency that I hav worked in GBHL and I can confirm that plans a

It by th rnanag rnent to u e GBH as collar ral to secur f r th intended con truction .~ grain handling facility in Iran. Fea ibility studi 's for th e tabli hrnent ofth

. ilities arc urr ntl on going at the port of Khorrarn shahr an Bandan.

.: d cal for til e iablishment of the fa ilitie was struck during th isii of th Iranian

_"H.ient hrnoud - hmadinejad during his vi it to I< enya in Februar 2009.

!:'T'_, close ics with hmadinejad is due to the fact that both 8J'e from the Shia ununit and the fact that h is able to filter om informati nab ut th lJ '/\ ' .

• ~-::> in K nya through some indi idual from the Prim minister office t brief th ::1l1 leader.

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,In I teo 0 y u that m ofth employee of Jeffer Chat

"l'r' ive d 10 ha e cr di] I information over his deals hay died rnYSI .rious and by "lP (a you is b .ceu [ reel and rrusr thaI Y u hev the in! rest ofthi. ountr ttl henri.

''-1.11 ' employee who has died mysteriously is Mi, try Iedw« Prabat who was lc.:ffer' contractor. who is said £0 h« e gone to [he gru ve with It lot ot: if} Forrrwlion lI~otJt the

:'i and dirt: d als that have been c mmitted b this man- Jaffer.

'r.rbat \' as the one who constru ted Grain Bulk handler and Jaffer' hue in yali ,'1' h ' was kill d. hi family is in asylum in Britain. Prabat c n tructed tho

: .. ';-; aft I' 11·' entered an agreement with Jaffer that he would own shares in Bf-TL

riily re-located to Britain after th y recei d thr at from J [fer's legmen fath r rtcd t d mand their father's shares in Grain Bulk handling, .. Up to yesterday, y ur

exc II nc . thos poor Kenyans were still pursuing the payment; through an arbitrator sh k Do hi of Doshi iron Mongers Company.

Aneth r employ e who has also died myst rious is a Mr. Karanja who was once a Kenya Ports Authority container terminal manager. He \J as coerced by Jaffer to resign from

I PA to partn r with him to establish a container handling facility at hirnanzi, Aft r the facili y was up and running, Mr. Karanja died rnysteriou ly leavins the ownership of the tacilif t Jaffer.

I wish t inform you that Mr. President that this man (Jaffer) is also behind a ring f individuals in the region that have grabbed all public land. To mention but a f w. h ha zrabbed all KPA and Kenya Railway Limited plot in Shirnanzi and high Level.

A HOKDOSHJ

Ashok Doshi j Jaffer in the CO (I\G L).

ompany and ha partnered with

. ~ ica Gas and Oil mpany

TI i. man behind the powerful cartel of the importation of counterf it good and despite the fact that f enya Revenue Authority (KRA) i aware of this no action has ever be n taken against him.

I Ic i urrently the 1 grnan of Jeffer with and he i in. trurnental in short circuiting all I gal hardl s Jaffer an face.

He i als grabbed land near Mpirani area of Chang am we where they intend to build the nid GOL. Despite court order they have evicted the squatters and demolished their houses.

MOHAMED MERALI

Your excellenc ,1 wish to bring to your attention of this man who many including your s curiry agents may not know. He is the man that Jaffer and Ashok Dosh are using in executing all their dirty deals, which include silencing their critics.

Most of the plots grabbed by the two individuals are written the name of these individuals especially those situated at the Kizingo area.

Your e. cellence, wish to reiterate that am among those Kenyans who still have high hopes in y lIC govemment and your leadership. I pray that God may give you good health and strength to complete the remaining days'of your leadership in this great nation.

But Mr. President I also pra

be n giv n LO th r f

Your lai lh ful servant.

Harni Mwamzandi

DEAR EDITOR,

THE FOLLOWING IS A CAPTION TO THE ATIACHED PICTURE: MAS ON GO COMMUNITY HEALTH UNIT WORKER,MRS ALICE OTISO TREATS A nGGERINFESTED ELDERL Y WOMAN AT NY AMIOBO VILLAGE IN MASONGO SUBLO ATIO NY ARIBARI CHACHE CO STlTUENCY.PICTURE,BE" OROKO

Alex Katana

P.O. Box 95009 - 80100 Mombasa

13 th October 2010

H.E. Hon. Mwai Kibaki, c.G.H., M.P. President of the Republic of Kenya Hararnbee House, Hararnbee Avenue PO. Bo' 30510-00100

Nairolli

The RL Hon. Raila Arnolo Odinga, E.G.H., MP.

Prime Mi i t r th I 0

P.O. Box 7' 2

airobi

Mtukufu Rais and Waziri Mkuu,

RE: THE HEIGHT OF HARRASSME AND IMPUNITY IN MOMBA A

1 am Alex Katana, an educated Kenyan man who works honestly to make a decent living in these hard economic times. AJex is a pseudonym which I am forced to use to hide my true identity for fear that my family and I will be harmed should the people who have been named in this letter decide on a course of vengeance. Over the years, through my line of work I've earned the trust of many patriotic friends who have helped me gather some of the information contained in this letter.

I was born in Mombasa and have been in this beautiful city most of my life but adly, Mombasa is no longer what it used to be before 2007. There is now an evil that lurks in the streets and the alleys of Mom bas a . It has permeated through the offices of authority, corrupted the law-makers and has instilled fear in the hearts of Mom bas a 's residents. Today. it pains me to write to you about the dark shadow that has fallen over sunny Mombasa and some of the atrocities that are taking place even as you read this.

The information that I relate to you is a mixture of incidences that are already in the public domain and some that I have come across through my personal acquaintances. In either case, it is important to note that the contents of this letter are not rumours, propaganda and hearsay, they are hard facts that can be easily substantiated with documentary evidence in most cases. Your department of security can even verify the information presented. Bear i mind when you read, tha this is just the tip of the iceberg. There are undoubtedly so many more incidences and cases

(hat we do not know about because the victims are too intimidated to come out in the open with their experiences.

Today, r wish to expose the face of the ugly evil that has plagued Momb~a and has exerted its rnfluence on the greater Coast Province. I had often heard about the Russian Mafia and the manner in which they operate. But to think that we have a similar organization operating right here in Mombasa is still hard to believe. Yes Mtukufu Rats and Waziri Mkuu, There is a very efficient syndicate of influential people in Mombasa who are intimidating its residents in numerous ways just to cover up their crimes. The name oftbis evil is the Joho family. in

p. rticular the Kisuani MP Mr. Hassan Joho. Lean even go one step further to tell you that the vlastcrmind behind the syndicate is no other than Hassan Joho's brother, Mr. Aboo Jobo. The other Joho family members are executers of Aboo's orders and are responsible for the terrorism and hooliganism experienced by Mombasa 's residents. There are two other individuals who are the silent Godfathers of this ring - one is previous MP Hon. Rashid Sajjad who has changed his domicile from Mombasa to Dubai after the 2002 elections, but makes fortnightly visits to

\ lombasa; the second is Mr. Ali Punjani who provides the financial backing. I'm sure this is not ,b . fi rst ti me you've heard of these names since they are aJ I prominent personal ities at the coast. Her, I present to you a list ofa few of their crimes which will give you an insight to their darker s: which many know of but only a few have the courage to tell.

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Dmg-trafficking

rug dealing is possibly Joho, Sajjad and Punjani's most lucrative business. After by-passing Port ecurity, Joho's containers are taken directly to the CFS jointly owned by Sajjad and Joho \ rich is obviously a very convenient and strategic investment. These containers contain bulk ':Hgo with illegal drugs packed within them so that they can pass undetected. The containers are

.... pcned at th and the drucs i ibu t dru die, \ are on their payroll. while

.nost of the dru are export d to urop .

People who u ed to work with Mr. Joho, have testified that the drugs for export are carefully -ackcd in bulk tea and coffee containers so that their smell is disguised from sniffer dogs. Those :hat are distributed to drug-peddlers in their employment are later sold at beaches and in alleys of

Id Town in Mombasa . Indeed, when Mr. Hassan Joho came into 'power' one of the first moves .ie made was opening lip access to the beaches along the coast allowing easy access for drug ceddlers and drug users.

-\s a result, the entire coastline from Lunga Lunga to Larnu has now become a breeding ground .or youth engaged in hard substance abuse. Both KTN and NTV have exposed alarming statistics of youth in the coastal province who are unemployed and engaged in substance abuse as a pastime. By corrupting and enticing the youth towards this vice, thi is Joho's and his partners' strategy to reduce the credibility of the next generation ofleaders at the coast,

Murder

I is very interesting to note that Mr. Alaawy who is an appointed legal counsel ofKPA also acts as Hassan Joho' legal counsel in his private capacity. It comes as little wonder then how Mr. Joho manages to secure many ofKP A's contracts - a very mutually beneficial partnership. A sad f~ t met Mr. Alaawy's colleague, also a lawyer at the KPA, who found out that Mr. Alaawy had

, hered the minutes and other documents of the KPA in favour of Mr. Joho. Even before he had a

hance to blow the whistle on Alaawy, Johos gang had already targeted him and killed him.

There is another case of an AP who stumbled upon drugs being removed from containers at Johos container freight station (CFS) where Joho and Sajjad are partners. The said AP took photographs of the scene as incriminating evidence. Sadly, he was also caught and murdered by police officers under instruction from Joho before he had a chance to expose him.

Another case involves a senior CID official who had been carrying out an investigation on Joho. He took his files home one evening to work on them and was followed by Joho's men. The official was murdered in his home and the files disappeared without a trace. Although police found tyre tracks of a vehicle registered under Joho's name, the lead was ne er pursued. A.prominent businessman who was in a financial partnership with Jobo, had some misunderstanding with him. A few days after an argument, the said b sinessman was found shot dead in his own home with his own gun as the weapon. The murder was framed to look like a suicide and the inquiries stopped.

These are orne of the more prominent personalities that have met Johos wrath but there are other ordinary civilians who have been eliminated after crossing paths with Mr. Joho. Tn all cases investigations mysteriously stop and cases are closed a few days after the incidents occur

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3. Corruption

One would often wonder how men who can perform such outrageous deeds can get away with them? The answer is simple - Joho has created a full team of people who work 'from the inside' and are capable of changing figures, manipulating information, creating intelligence and exerting their influence for his benefit. In return, these people are rewarded handsomely for their efforts. In almost ev ry structure of government, the Police Force, pPO. DOD. Land Office and Customs Department, just to name a few, Joho has 'his people' posted. The DOD tenders for Instance are always awar d 0 Pink J unents Ltd. one of 10110's and Punjani's companies. The ex ent of

John's co n cven res h f the hich h Iso been severely compromised

This is why anything that Joho undertakes, is either fast-tracked or swept under the carpet depending on his requirements. Key people who are his best puppets are the PPO Commissioner ofPolic ,Mrs. Nyamo the Customs Commissioner the Mayor of Mom bas a, Municipal engineers and the Municipal Council of Mom bas a in general. I have been told that the Mayor in particular has been very instrumental in intimidating Asians in the Kizingo area to sell their property at values less than 30% of the actual market value. Joho also has for his friends, a goo number of Kenya Anti Corruption Commission (KACC) officials who apart from other favours, also assist him in frustrating rival business owners.

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4. Tax/Customs Evasion

When I came across this piece ofinfonnation regarding Sajjad and Joho's dealings, I began to understand how these two could afford to import so many goods into the country. Allegedly, false manifest entries and bribing customs officials has been their ticket to this affordability. One of the officers I have spoken to showed manifests where the original goods were valued at Kshs. 5 Million yet when the entry Vias made at customs clearance in Kenya, it was made to reflect Kshs. 1.5 Million. And this is just one of the hundreds of entries for such goods where Joho and Sajjad have evaded Customs duties and taxes.

5. Violence

Johos signature is the trait of violence that his people leave behjnd often to in imidate but men often to inflict malice and harm. I found out through an Asian client recently about an Asian

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family who were violently assaulted in public by a gang headed by Joho's brother and Sajjad's son. The incident took place at Chinese Overseas Restaurant in Mombasa , while waiters and other patrons of the restaurant stood by helplessly, In the presence of two patrol policemen, the gang had blocked offMoi Avenue where the restaurant is located, using cars without license plates. The rowdy and violent gang of Arab boys interrupted the family's dinner by surrounding them, shouting obscenities and threatening to kill one of the family members whom they had targeted. They had carried with them a firearm which they used to threaten the waiters. In a brief struggle they broke a family member's leg while another one suffered a severe head injury and began to bleed profusely, This caused the gang members to panic and flee. I am told the gentleman whose leg was broken in six places is now permanently disabled.

6. Intimidation

I have personally witnessed teenage boys of the Joho family driving menacingly on roads and firing into the air especially in the Nyali area, intimidating motorists into clearing the road for them. Ifsorneone should investigate the number of vehicles owned by the Joho family alone, J am certain that the figure will be shocking. Even more concerning are the number of his cars that are driven around without license plates.

I was told about an elderly Asian gentleman who was assaulted by Mr. Jol 0 in the presence of policemen a few weeks back. I'm not racist, but having worked with Asians myself, I know the typical Asian attitude toward black people and th fact that they can be very condescending. I was told that this particular Asian man was very vocal and candid. However, for Joho and his brothers to publicly assault this elderly man as a bunch of policemen stand by and watch is just shocking. I understand that when the Asian filed a P3 against Joho, the matter was never investigated and when the man tried to pursue it with the police, Joho dispatched a gang of hi hoodlums to the Asi n' 0 se r erun to bum him nd his fa i1y inside their residence if the complaint was not withdrawn.

Extortion of money is another one of lobo 's specialties. In a particular area in Mombasa, people that I spoke to admitted to paying Joho's henchmen a monthly 'protection fee' in return for ensuring that their shops and property were not vandalized. Other prominent importers of motor vehicles and cargo have reported being coerced by Joho's officers into nominating his CFS for their goods.

7. Land-grabbing

Recently, in the media, lhere have been a number of stories about plot allocations being revoked. I have found out that Joho in cahoots with the Mayor has been responsible for much of this. One of Joho's loyals, Mr. Khadra who is a partner in a law firm A.B. Patel & Patel has been almost single-handedly responsible for harassing and frustrating residents of'Kizingo and other prime residential areas in Mombasa to sell their properties for less than 30% of their actual market value.

Where the Asian landlords refuse to sell, Joho pulls strings to have their plot allocation revoked and then accuses them of land grabbing, In the fiasco that follows, he takes over owner hip of the land. Recently in the media, there was the case of the Mombasa Primary School building plot which belonged to an Asian. Joho grabbed this land and constructed a mosque on it then declared that the land was not allocated to the school and that the mosque could not be destroyed once it had been built. Interestingly, I came across two pieces of conflicting evidence from the Registrar of Lands - one suggesting that the land was allocated to the school a~d another stating that it

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wasn't, This only points towards one glaring possibility - that somebody in the Office of Lands had been bribed to change the records to suit the convenience of Mr. Joho.

8. Other Illegal Activities

I had heard rumours that the tycoons have been involved in piracy but a recent piracy case ofa bulk carrier vessel can be traced back directly to Joho. Allegedly, John's men were ordered to climb on board the said bulk carrier vessel and remain hidden as stowaways until the vessel was outside Kenyan waters. Later the men took over control of the ship and steered it towards

omailian waters with the help of Somali pirates who boarded the vessel outside Kenyan waters.

Mrukufu Rais and Waziri Mkuu, if a single ordinary citizen can know so much about Joho,

ajjad and their accomplices then imagine the amount of incriminating evidence available. The truth of the matter is that these two men and others have left the residents of Mornbasa either too intimidated to say anything or else they have bought their loyalty through their bribes. Waziri Mkuu, I plead now for your intervention before the situation gets completely out of control and before we see Mombasa becoming a Kenyan version of the Mafia Headquarters, full of vice and violence.

Despite being a Giriarna, I have been your staunch supporter Waziri Mkuu, since your political days in J 987. I have full faith in you as a leader and as the person who will bring a positive change to our country. Mombasa is placed to become the next econormc hub but it is rogues like these who will kill Mombasa 's future before it even ha a chance to brighten. I believe the only way to remedy this situation is to carry out a crackdown on the activities of Hassan Joho, Rashid Sajjad and other criminals to bring them to justice, Meanwhile, I think it is important to urgently dissolve the current corrupt municipal council and hand over its duties to elected trustworthy

citizens of Mom bas In 00 • th aairi kuu 1 also think as arty Leader of ODM, your _

Party's reputation is at stake with the likes of Hassan Joho as your Organizing Secretary. In your best interests, it would be a good mo e to replace him with a more trustworthy official.

Mtukufu Rais and Waziri Mkuu, I am a small person in this one man crusade to end the

harassment of Mom bas a re idents but I have full faith that if the matter is taken up seriously through your intervention, then other people will come forward to give their statements. In the patriotic spirit of Late President John F. Kennedy who said' Ask not what your country can do

for you; ask what you can do for your country', I have taken the personal risk and responsibility

of writing to you about these matters in the hope that my letter will bring to light the problems facing Mornbasa's residents. My only hope is that like the true leaders that you are, you will

make the risk that 1 have undertaken worthwhile and give this matter your serious and urgent attention.

Yours sincerely,

Alex Katana

13'" October 20 I 0

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P.O. Box 95009-80100 Mornbasa

91h December 2010

H r. rhe Hon. Mwai Kibaki, e.G. H., M.P. l'resrden of the Republic of Kenya Office of The President

1'.0. Box 30510-00100

Nairobi

The Rt. Hon. Raila Amollo Odinga, E.G.H ,M.P. Prim Mini ter of he Republic of Kenya Office of The Pnrne Mlnlst r

P.O. Box 74434·00200

Nilirobi

Mtukufu Rais and Wazin Mkuu,

RE: DRUG TRAFFICKING CRACKDOWN IN MOMBASA COMPROMISED

I take thrs opportunity to applaud you both for the serious action thnl you have taken against Ightlng drug trafficking t th • iJ r vrn e. y . I I pr u knowing th our Ie ders are not simply (hose • who pay lip-service on cue. I also take opportunity to applaud U.S Ambassador Michael Ranneberger who

has been at the Icretrom of trus crackdown.

Despite all the ef orts that have been made M ukufu R is, there is one great loophole which will render all your investigations unsuccessful. It seems that your Intelligence team has overlooked one of the main points highlighted to you in my previous letter - the people that you have sent to catch the druglords are the very some people who are currently on their payroll! The police force, [udicial system and the government have all been mflltrated and their employees have been compromised. How then can you expect the perpetrators .:.11 these crimes to be brought to JU tice when the people that you have put 01\ their case also have their h.,nds stained WIth the same blood? Already, he Mombasa Mayor's offensive on the U.S. Ambassador

hould bear testrrnonv to this. Trying to twist the interrogation into an allegation of political pla'l is a typical counter-attack of e man who has been caught and cornered - just like ell our other poutictans. Therefore, the uestion that I now raise to you is one that Socra es was once asked "Quis cusrodlet ipsos custodies?" or more simply put. "Who will guard the guards?"

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Waziri M~uu, I have proof that over Kslls. 80 million ha been spent in the past three days 0 cornprorruse the mvesuganon team that was dispatched to Mombasa. and also the media, From the recent article) lea uring in the media, It is obvious thai a distraction is being created by sensatronahzmg the arrest of small time middle-men engaged in drug de.:lling whil the actual drug barons ;it smugly and watch. A prime example of thrs IS the media's reference to one of these middle men as 'living in palatial house' - since when does a three bedroom ordin ry apartment turn Into a pal,wal house? Mtukufu Rais, I assure you that by placing the police In charge or this crackdown will bear no Iruits - i will end up i a dead-end lnvestigarion once the media finds a new hot tOPIC to latch on. The only way to make thrs work i by ere ung a commission of a few sleeted people known to yourselves as being trustworthy. This commission should

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:nll~t the ,'l~ istanc of the armed forces and intelligence departments of our friendly allies such as the u.~ tinvcrnment to continue with this investigation.

In my previous letter to you, I threw light on some of the heinous crimes committed by t e Johos, PunJani~ »nd Sajjllds of Mombasa. The Coastine of Kenya stretching from Lamu to lunga Lunga has been turned i to, ureedine ground for drug peddlars, drug users, pirates, terrorists and other criminal perpetrators who are or, thcrr payroll. While carrying out your investigation, look closely at the land owned. or rather grabbed bV these men. If you need greater proof, ask them to declare their wealth and th en investigate the sour es of I ta::r inccrne. By virtue of their wealth and xtravagant ~xpenditure. they should be among the highest paying taxpayers in Kenya, but dearly you will find that this is not the case. The vehicles alone owne he tween Joho, Punjani and Sajjad would easily total over half a billion to one billion Kenva shillings. I asl< myself then, how people like Punjani and )oho who would have to borrow Kshs. 1000 from their friends ten yp.<lrs ago are now able 0 blow I<shs. 30 Million in one night at a casino? Where does nil this incredible w <lith come from and where is it stashed? This will requrre your intelligence to scrutinize overseas accoun s belonging to these men especially the accounts in Dubai and India. In fact. the Kenyan and U.s governmen s should place pressure on the UAE and Indian governments to ban them from the Arabian states and Indra respectively, as these are their main hideout hubs. Furthermore, the Kenyan Government should confiscate their passports and other travel documents and freeze all their bank accounts while the inv stigation IS under way.

If your intelligence team digs deep enough, you will find evidence linking these men to the Arthur brothers. They allegedly hosted the brothers while In Mombasa and the six suspect containers were also' andled by them. t keep revisiting the issue of drugs Wazin Mkuu because drug abuse destroys lives of individu?ls, thzlf families and conseque try the very tabnc 01 sooetv n my eyes. drug rafficking and related activities an~

crimina! in more tI n I Ii a , I WOI I I. I r i I rime against the generation 01 our •

youth and this gets my b ood boiling. This is why I want to see these men brought to justice. , humbly invi <? you both to poy a visit to the Coast Province 0 see the wave of destruction and devest: tion that drug addiction has left here and then you VI.II also understand the importance of this investigation. One au of every four children at the Coast Province between the ages of eight and eighteen are addicted to drugs. Thj<; alarming statistic IS irrespective of race or wealth. affecti g the rich and the poor alike. In () provine with high poverty and illiteracy rates. the effects are even more pronounced. These poor addicts are then picke

up and sent to Somalia to join 'the Al-Shabaab, The result of that has already been witnessed in the form of the terrorist attacks In Uganda and more recently in he grenade attacks in Kenya. In fact I believe he grenade attacks are a decoy meant to divert arten Ion from the drug scandal that has been in the limelight This, Mlukufu Rais, is just the beginning of what the drug barons and a drug-crazed generation of youth can unleash on their motherland.

Mtukufu Rais and Waziri Mkuu, it IS now up to you as the elders of this generation to put a stop to these atroci ies and leave behind a generation of you h w 0 will be capable of leading this great nation to new heights. If we do nothing about this now. Keny. will soon turn into another Mexico. without law or order and rife wi h unrest. I hope that you will take my hurnbl suggestions into consideration and continue this Investigation with renewed vigour and more focus I congratulate and thank you once again on taking the first step toward serving lustrce but l'rn sure you will agree, with all due respect, that thrs is still not enough.

Yours Sincerely.

Alex Katana

:nl!"t the ils~;~tilnc of the armed forces and intelligence departments of our friendly allies such as the \J_~ lj()vcrnmcnt to continue with this investigation.

In my previous letter to you, I threw light on some of the heinous crimes committed by the Johos, Punjanis ,lnci Sajjads of Mombasa. The Coastine of Kenya stretching from Lamu to tunga lunga has been turned i to, oreetJine ground for drug peddlars, drug users, pirates, terrorists and other criminal perpetrators who are or. tb 'If j)OlyroU. While carrying out your investigation, look closely at the land owned. or rather grabbed bV these men. If you need greater proof, ask them to declare their wealth and then investigate the sources of Ita.::r mccrne. By virtue of their weatth and l(tr;)vagant -xpenditure. they should be among the highest J}rlying taxpayers in Kenya, but dearly you will find that this is not the case. The vehicles alone owne between Joho, Punjani and SLljjad would easily total over half a billion to one billion Kenva shillings. I asl< myself then, how people like Punjani and Joho who would have to borrow Kshs. 1000 from their friends ten yP.;trS ago are now able 0 blow Kshs. 30 Million in one night at a ca ino? Where does nil this incredible wealth come from and where is it stashed? This will'require your intelligence to scrutinize overseas accoun s belonging to these men especially the accounts in Dvbai and India. In fact, the Kenyan and U.S governments should place pressure on the UAE and Indian governments to ban them from the Arabian states and IndIa respectively, as these are their main hideout hubs. furthermore, the Kenyan Government should confiscate the" passports and other travel documents and freeze all their bank accounts while the inv stigation IS under way.

If your intelligence team digs deep enough, you will find evidence linking th se men to the Arthur brothers. They allegedly hosted the brothers while in Mombasa and the six suspect containers were also handled by them. I keep revisiting the issue of drugs Wazio Mkuu because drug abuse destroys lives of individuals, their

families and conseque tly the very tabnc of SOCiety n my eyes, dr rafficking and related activities are

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crimina in rnor e t ,I I a c.l1I I I . me against t e generatlon of our

youth and this gets my b ood boiling. This i$ why I want to see these men brought to justice. I humbly invi'"2 you both to P<lY a visit to the Coast Province 0 see the wave of destruction and devast: tion that drug addiction has left here and then you VIlli also understand the Importance of this investigation. One out of every four children at the Coast Province between the ages of eight and eighteen are addicted to drugs. Thl~ alarming statistic IS irrespective of race or wealth. affecting the rich and the poor alike. In a province With high poverty and illiteracy rates, the effects are even more pronounced. These poor addicts are then picke up and sent to Somalia to jointhe Al-Shabaab, The result of that has already been witnessed in the form 01 the terrorist attacks In Uganda and more recently in the grenade attacks in Kenya. In fact I believe he grenade attacks are a decoy meant to div rt allen Ion from the drug scandal that has been in the limeligh' This, Mtukufu Rais, is just the beginning of what the drug barons .and a drug-crazed generation of youth can unleash on their motherland.

Mtukufu Rais and Waziri Mkuu, it IS now up to you as the elders of this generation to put a stop to these atrocities and leave behind a generation of youth who will be capable of leading this great nation to new heights. If we do nothing about this now, Keny.1 Will soon turn into another Mexico, without law or order and rife with unrest. I hope that you will take my humbt suggestions into consideration and continue this Investigation with renewed vigour and more focus I congratulate and thank you once again on taking the first steps towards serving lustice but I'm sure you will agree, with all due respect. that thrs is still not enough.

Yours smcerelv.

Alex Katana

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PO Box 95009-80 I 00 .Mombasa.

7111 December 2010

H.E. Hon. Mwai Kibaki, C.G.H., M.P. President of the Republic of Kenya Harambee House, Harambee A venue P.O. Box 30510-00100

Nairobi

The Rt. Hon. Raila Amolo Odinga, E.G.H., M.P. Prime Minister of Republic of Kenya

P.O. Box 74434-00200

Nairobi

Mtukufu rais and Waziri Mkuu,

RE: APOL GY 0 MJ REPRESENTATION OF FACTS

At the outset Mtukufu Rais and Waziri Mkuu I would like to lender my sincere apologies for the feller dated 13th 0 tob r 20 lOin which I had alluded to issues pertaining to prominent persons at the Coast. It is with deep regret that I write to you after much consideration and pondering over

the calls of my conscience to st~ . he tr h th H ly B'b1 say " ... the truth shall set you •

free .. ". 1 would lik be ree '1 ui an t s wri e to you for your favourable

grant of forgiveness, my leaders.

Honorable leaders the tru facts that urround the matters specified in my lett r of 13th October 20 I 0 could not b further from the (ruth and from me, as a witness to them. have no firsthand knowledge of any pers ns mention d in the letter. or am , aware of any particulars mentioned in the letter as r gards drug trafficking) murder, extorti n and harassment by any of the implicated individuals, save that which th media portrays in tabloids. I have not witnessed any of the e events firsthand nor ha e I been informed ofthe events by any impartial confidant. This I merely read in the letter on which I eventually signed, regrettably, without con idering neither my conscience nor the repercussion on innocent pe~sons.

It wa through enticement ofKshs 100,000 that was dangled in front of me like a carrot which made me sign n the letter which I did not even read carefully. It was aft r the letter that the

p rson • who enticed me into this shady affair, gave me a mere Kshs 10000. Thereafter, all my

fforts to gain the balance am unt have been met with abuse, scorn and impunity from the same persons. This wa the wakeup call that I needed to jolt my conscience into submitting to the truth. The e persons, to me seemed quite well endowed with wealth and it seemed that theirs was a conquest of disrepute and destruction of good names of those mentioned in the letter. I am a man caring for an ailing mother and as such the money looked enticing at the time and saw the

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health )rmy mother as an overriding concern. Now I realize that my conscience would never have all we me to do what I did and partake in mudslinging good names of innocent persons.

, say this because, in ofar as Mr. lobo is concerned I am aware of his support towards the less lortunutc of society on several occasions which I have witnessed with my very own eyes. It is also common sense that all those who voted for him would not have done so in error. Mr. lobo has been the bastion of support for the poor and needy and his wise decisions have improved tJ1C lives of those in his constituency. It stands to reason that no conscience would be able to bear the pain f rrampling on such a man's reputation and good name. Mr. Joho is an exemplary leader and in truth 1 do not find any error on your part Waziri Mkuu as having him as the Organising

. ecretary of ODM. This is the voice of my conscience Waziri Mkuu. H wever contradictory it may sound c mpared to my initial mudslinging match on such a man s reputation what I write

n w is the truth as it is my inner v ice. I am ashamed of my act and as such I would like to atone Ior it by writing the truth this time round.

I have also beheld the magnanimity of Mr. Ali Punjani when he donated towards the Faza fire victims which was in the media. As far as Mr. Rashid Sajjad is concerned, I am simply aware of his clout during the KANU days and not after. All that the letter purports are statements that 1

ha e had to take on my name, hich were originally worded by those who promised me the

mon y, which so far has been a far-fetched dream.

As penance for my sin, which as a Christian I am obliged to undertake, I am willing to reveal the names and domiciles of those who have perpetrated this act of character assassination and harming reputations of otherwise well respected I aders and busines men at the Coast usi g people such as myself. This I shall undertake in d.ue our e to c~sure I~at ever~on i~ the country

knows who is r sponsible for this ruthless campaign of de trucuo while playing their ugly •

games behir d curtain an ali s i \ the final 0 1 t r my sin. This will rest

my conscience.

If anyone would like to know ho these perpetrators of evil are and how far their tentacles of disr pute stretch, you can write to me on alex_katana t yahoo.com.

Once again my merciful leaders, I seek your forgi en S5 and regret the whole epi ode.

Yours sincerely

Mex Katana.

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I have heard an increasingly loud chorus of voices expressing grave concerns about how illegal drugs are negatively impacting on families and cornrnunitles, especially the young. Individuals who fall victim to the allure of nar oties suffer from ill health sickness and ultimately, in many cases, d ath, Particularly. devastating t an abuser's health is the contraction of needle borne illnesses including hepati is and H1V/AlD through intravenous drug usc.

families are severely affected especially the children. Children of addicts often are abused or neglected as a result of the individual's fixation with drugs. These parents put their drug usage before (he health and w lfare of their children. In other words, they feed their habit before they feed their kids.

Children can also be addicts, and M rnbasa s children are made especially vulnerable by the drugs which enter the country here. The Muslim Education and Welfare Association centre perating here estimates that 30 000 youth in Coast Province are suffering from substance addiction. Yet there ar not nearly enough facilities such as Wema Centre that provide ervices to children and young adults who bec me victims of substance abuse.

For the business comrnunit • the drug trade threa ens the bottom line. Traffickers often hide behind an array of I gitirnate businesses. These fronts don't actually need to make money selling

computer ,clothing, or e Ii phones, 0 they disrupt the market by undercutting legitimate -

businesses.

Here ,in Coast ~rov~n e, tourism. nc~ollnts for aro.und 60 perce.nt of legitimate economic . ctivity. The economy IS built on the region long-established reputation as an e clave of white sand beach s, crystal blu water, abundant wil life and, very importantly a family-friendly environment But that reputati n is being tarnished by an increase in nefarious activities including crime, drugs, and prostitution.

Make n mistake. Drug use and criminality go hand in hand. The users who are des erate to score a quick fix to feed their habit are responsible for so much of the crime that plagues the community. Addicts especially women, may be forced into .commer.cia! sex work (0 feed their habit. Theft nlllBgings robbery mlly happen in any impovenshed neIghborhood. but drugs arc a

crime-multiplier.

Kenyan Government Response - More Robust Efforts Essenlial

Because narcotics traffickins is a major and growing threat - and is an integral part of the culture of impunity - it is vitally important hat the Kenyan govemment intensify efforts to combat it.

Kenya i. not the first country forced to combat the sc u!ge of drugs, ~or is it ~lon . Kenya is a pa y to the 198 UN Drug Convention, the ~ 961 UN mgle Convention and its ~ 972 ~r.otocol, and the 1971 UN Convent jon on Psychotr pIC Substances. The 1931 U .. -U.K. ExtradltJOn

T .' force tween the United ta es and Kenya through a 196_ exchange of note.

reaty remains In J' • •

K . l to th UN Corruption Convention and to the UN Convention against

enya IS a par y . 1 h Id b

Transnational Organized Crime and its th .ee protocols. Th se treaties and pro loco S s au e

fully respected and implem nted.

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organiz io charg ith comb6UJ1n\:nlg'abuse in e ya. (02009, N CADA lin Iized the

, tic nal 'tr (gy n Pre ention Controlland'Mitigation of Drug - nd bst nc Abu. ) 20 9-

2014. It h s su S l ntly dey 10 e a ational ction 1 n on Drug and ubst nee Abuse, bas d 11 the lion 1 tr tcgy. oth the ational Strategy an the Nt ti nal Acti n Ian arc

, tate for rovincial drninistrati n and Intern- I E: urity for final

appr v 1. hough th tiona] trat gy Plan ha n t yet been pprove NAC 0 has m v d

orward on implcm nting certain 1 ment uch as requiring all publi instiruti ns to in lu e

ale 1 01 d drug abus prevention in th if m I ye p rfonn ce co trac .

ounternarcotics g nci s, not bly ( nti- r otics Unit within th . Ken an 1 olice • rvi 'e

depend on th J 94 Narcotic Drugs and sychotr pic ubsu nces l r r nforcem nt autl critics n inl rdictio guideline. e isions to the Narcotics Act on th seizure, analysis, nd disp al

0[' narcotic drugs and p sychotropic substan drafte by the g v run nt of K ny: with the

ViC of tJ e nit d tions [free D r Drug and rime UN ) wer irn lei lent d in March

... 00 .

As a r ult of D and bilat r l tr ining rograms, th an th nyan ustoms

rvic n w h a adr of ffic rs pr f i nt in pr filing and scar ng usp Cl rug curie ~ .

an contaii ers t irport and seap ns, irp 11 profiling has yield d ood results in arrests tor

couriers ut t rna' or tr fie er . port profilin has prov n diffi ul . D s.i the 0 Iici: I

stirn te that a signifi ant p rti n of the [ ti S IT fick d thr 1.I h Keny ri iina son

internati nal se ssels, 1 1 l ~ limited, r rsonncl t rn ver

at the po is is high e ntri l ting to Ken t 's limit d capa ility for maritim inter icti n, an

orrupti n e nti ru s t thwart the ue ess 0 long-t rm port s uti ty tr i ing. e irge th t ne

AN c str gth n 1 with ditional re ources d that priority given l with r . 'peel {,

ong lI1g lie r .Iorm.

. . bil ter I er tion with Kenyr n .ount marc tics tl rs is robu: t nd continuing. The f tale s f ice 0 ntiterr rism Assistan e continu . t train : d equip

nu rru S curity urol units. radua of this training ar credit wit anum er r

icti ns of boats hich re transporting i I gal 11 r oties.

n land ecurity S ~lIstoms and rd r Protection

utho ity Customs rvices partment in me ring th rid ustom

rgL nization -ra w rk of tandards to ec If and Facilita t b - ~r: d an ddressing

'port bor er c ntrol issu s. list rns an rd r Prot tion h s pr vided rnulti-ag ney tr . ing

through orkshops minars and urses co ring irp rt, se p rt, I d b rder and xport

ontrol issue'. It r viously provided $450 760 w rth of inspection ui ment cu t rn ami

[her agencies in enya engaged in ort and bord r security i su s.

M ny con mu: iti s in the U. . ha e al struggle for ye rs t c mbat th the s' le and lise 0 ill g 1 narcotics. Building on til kn wl dge acqu re I

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struc i e reels 0 v r any y rs, th

\1., . Government is partnering with drug prevention and treatment organizations in Coast Province - such as the Reachout Centre Trust, the Tuonane Project, and the Omari Treatment Center - to aid communities in their struggle against this scourge. In partnership with

N/\ '/\ OA, the US government provided training for rehabilitation counselors that included a series of two-week workshops hy U.S. treatment experts on specific selected .ounseling tools pertinent to residentiallreatment programs.

In 2009, we launched a program in partnership with NACADA to develop a nation-wid, certification system for addictions treatment counselors. We brought in the largest U.S. certification body for counselors to develop a series of training curricula and xarninations that were adapted to the Kenyan context. U.S. experts trained a core group of Kenyan trainers who arc now carrying the certification training process forward under the direction ofNACA 0/\. Our partnership with NACADA has totaled around $700000 to date.

We have sponsored A D staff to travel to international conferences and trainings,

including a study tour for two ACADA staff to a treatment facility for women and children in the US Stale of Maryland. We have also sent NACADA staff to Sicily ro~ regi nal training and Genoa Italy to participat in a conference to discuss future directions and challenges for

re idential drug treatment programs.

We are proud or ur work to redu . itate its victims, but

addressing nly the dcma is like ui ane p tient=-treating the symptoms

of the disease will not rid society of this tumor. We must also stem to flow of drugs that are flooding local communities. We must fight the trade in illegal drug at the source, the trafficker themselves. I'm not just talking about the low lev I street dealers. I'm talking about the rug barons who amass great personal fortunes while poisoning the youth of Kenya; the same Irug

bar n who use their wealth to buy protection from political leaders - or arc, in fact, the very offici' Is you have elected to represent you. These drug baron create a culture of malignancy that threatens the very fabric of society on the coast-and its corrosive effect is spreading. These drug traffickers (Ire parasites who suck the vitality out of the community, while growing bloated on th ir ill-gotten gains.

Go After the Drug Barons

ne of tile most insidious comp nents of the drug trade in Kenya and particularly on the oa t, is the degree to which the drug barons, king-pins, cartel-whatever name you hoose to apply to them-have grabbed the reins of power. When T asked a prominent coast businessman recently if he fell drug money was being us d to corrupt area politicians, he said "No. The drug barons

re using their money to win elections." Some leaders of the community are ecretly undermining the ability of the people f the region to lift themselves out of the cycle fpoverty. hese leaders use drugs and drug money to keep the people in line, subservient, dependent.

Who are these drug barons? In fact, the same names keep popping up over and over. Their identities are among the Coast' worst kept secrets. They attempt to bolster their public image by funding local cause , but these public relation efforts belie their very base nature. It's like

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puuing lipstick n au infe tious rat. Th public image may seem rosier, but the diseuse still spreads.

Last month the media reported on a group of addicts in Mtongwe who bravely spoke to tbe me ia about their personaJ struggles with addiction. They discussed the deterioration of Mtongwe due to the criminal activities of both drug abusers and sellers. The group stated that they were speaking out to pressure the Government to stop protecting the sellers. T day I'm

<Ill) challenging the Government of Kenya to fully investigate everyon - from the highest to the I west levels - involved in selling this poison to Kenyan youth.

We have credibl information about the amount of money that i being generated by drug barons in communities h re on the coast, and it is staggering. We've been told about minor drug bosses who earn millions or shilling per day. This figure is alarming becau re it rep res nts a huge number of small purchases. 1l shows th extent to which drug usage has become endemic. It is also a arning lO ev ry region in Kenya. As these drug barons saturate one market, they will

in .reasingly se k out new markets and new victims for their wares. Just because your community d csn't have a drug problem now doesn t mean it won't have one so n.

The amount of money being generated by th drug trade is alarming because that money is being c ncentrated in the hand ofpeopJe who want lO corrupt society, not protect nurture and grov it. The drug traffickers not only rob th community of its greatest r source-it people-it also take from people the vcry means by which th y can improve their lives, their standard of livi 19, their future.

Kenya's efforts to combat money laundering have been operati nal sine June of this y ur. The

<Proceeds of Crim and Anti-Money Laundering ~ct 9" azeued in January 20 I O. We

urge the governmen 0 S an - p 1; i 1 ntin . i f uired I y the ne law. We are

pr pared 0 provid . I xp It assistance \0 assist in the implementation f the anti-

mane -laundering legislation.

Drug barons use (heir drug money to contribute to political campaigns and to buy influence with politicians and the media. Officials must be forced to tum over any funds given to their campaigns, even after the fact, if those individuals an.: found to b traffickers. 1 call on the Interim Independent Electoral Commission or its successor body to require that all candidates publically disclose the source of all contributions to their campaigns.

Chapter 76 of the Con titution "Guiding Principles of Le dership and Integrity" inc~udes. a section that requires public officials to declare any personal interests that may confh.cl With public duties. pecifically, a state officer cannot even maintai~ a b~k account outsl~e K~~;aJi 11 exce t in accordance with an act of Parliament. To enror~e thl~ reqUirement, we beh~ve tau financial disclosure should be an integral part of the public vetting process for an sent r

government ofticials, both ap\"lointed and elected. . .

. affickin as well as those engaged in pollll.cal

u i a time to isolate indiviuuals e~ga.ged In d~7~~se who !re hurtin your chi1drcn and stunting

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Y UT communities b hind bars. It is time to vote those who protect drug traffickers and enable the drug trade out of office.

Announcement of ew USG Steps tQ Fight Narcotics Trafflcking

Today I am announcing the following new initiatives to fight trafficking and to assist communities to deal with the consequences of drug abuse.

CI First, in the ncar future we will be supporting a new effort through the Colombo Plan an international organization with unique expertise in demand reduction. Colombo Plan staff have developed treatment programs from an Islamic perspective. They will conduct an assessment visit, followed by courses for treatment professionals in Mornbasa.

• Second, e arc seeking funding from Washington to host an international symposium for Islarni lead rs on drug prevention and treatment in Mombasa. It is a way for influential religious scholars to gain an apprecia ion [or evidence-based practices and to successfully addres the complex issues related to substance abuse use in their communities.

e Third, I am pleased to announce that the United States Drug Enforc rnent Administration will be setting up an office in Kenya within the next several months. DEA agents assigned here will assist local authorities to combat the internation I trade in narcotics

and to bring the traffickers tjustice-no m It r h w senio litically well-connected

they nr .

o F urth, we are urrently drafting a hard-hi :ting report on the narcotics situation in 1<. nya to be included in the International Narcotics Control Stra egy Report that the Department

of tale \ iII release to ngress in early 2011.

• Fifth and very imp rtantly, we will ensure that those engaged in narcotics trafficking are permanently ineligible to travel t the U.S. Pursuant to U.S. law, if we have reliable and corroborative reports that an individual is involv d in controlled substance trafficking or a tivities related t trafficking, we \ ill make them permanently ineligible for personal or business travel to the U .. If that person already has a visa, we wit: revoke it. We will apply the same penally for anyone who assists a trafficker. Today 1 am announcing that, based on reliable and corroborativ reports, we have taken steps to ensure that that four senior government officials and one prominent busine man will b permanently prevented from entering the U for busin ss or tourism.

J want to is ue a call to action - a clarion coli - to the people of Mornbasa and Coast Province, to their p liticalleadcrs, to the Kenyan government, and to the nation of Kenya. If you're not battling against drugs, then '0 i'rc cornplicit in th ir spread. It is tIP to you - political and business leaders, civil society, village elders, young people neighb rs and friends - to do

s mething about it. It will take he courag of many to overcome the threats and intimidation f the malignant few ho traffic in th se poisons.

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Remarks for Wheat Import and Feed the Future Given by Ambas iador Ranneberger

At the Port of Mombasa

November 17,2010

T day, we arc at the Port of Mornbasa at the arrival of the rather impressive "MV Stove Tradition right here behind me. She is loaded with a 50,000 ton commercial cargo whi h will directly c ntribute to Kenya's food security.

I'd like to recognize, first-and-for most, the trading company Louis Dreyfus Commodities

(L C), importer of this shipment of high-quality U.S. wheat. Today, Julian Fay, the Chi f Operating Offic r of LDC Mombasa is here with us representing the entire LOC team. On behalf of U.S. wheat producers and exporters and all of us in Kenya, who enjoy pastries bread, cakes, chaparti et ., thank you very much LDC Managing Director James Wild, Julian and the whole LOC t am for bringing this excellent U.S. wheat into the marketplace.

Thanks also to the Kenya Ports Auth rity Managing Director Mr. Gichiri Ndua [or receiving us h re today and to the management of the Grain Bulk Handlers Limited for agreeing to host us here at their offloading terminal.

Last year, 1 \ P I mmercial hipment of U.S. white

maize to Ken was again the importer. 1 understand that they eventually imp rted about

250,000 tons of U. . white maize on cornm rcial terms. This was not food aid; rather, this was

food trad ' that helped keep Kenyans food secure during a prolonged period of sev re drought.

We wish to extend our congratulation to Kenyans and the Gov mment of Kenya for allowing "food trade" to help provide you with food security.

We believe that the MV Stove Tradition is carrying the largest ever single shipment of U.S. wheat into this port. This wide-hull, low draft ship can enter and discharge here when previously a maximum 35,000 tons could be imported using traditionally-built ships. This new ship design makes U.S. wheat more price comp titive with wheat grown closer to Kenya.

Apart from this very impressive single hipment, we under tand that 200,000 tons or ~or of high-quality U.S. wheat will be imported into Kenya during this marketing year on strictly commercial terms. It will be milled to help meet local demand for.wheat flour and. whe:~~~~

. will likel be a record year for U.S. wheat exp rts ml~ tfle east Afn~ product~. T_h1WS, h th ~ portance fusing "food trade" to help achieve food security. and again rug Ig lS elm

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Today. you are hearing me focu on "food trade' rather than "food aid" or 'additional funding for agricultural dev lopment." 1 rn not here to disparage in any way the efforts of so many, including my own Government, to increase Kenya's domestic agricultural productivity.

The . . Government has, in fact, intensified its development efforts through the newly launched Feed the Future (FtF) initiative. FTF the U.S. government's global hunger and food security initiative, renews our commitment to invest in sustainably reducing hunger and poverty. President Obarna's pledge of at least $3.5 billion for agricultural development and food security over three years helped to leverage and align more than '18.5 billion fr In other donors in support of a ornrnon approach to achieve sustainable food security. ·Just last m nth 1 ann unced the initial tranche of $30 million for FtF funding in Kenya. Through FrF we will be focu ing all of our aid and assistance in program areas where the Government of Kenya (OOK) bas identified and for assistance.

When w~ look at the proje tions for population growth in the world and in Africa, in particular, we see :1 very convincing argument for using every tool possible to assure food s curity in Kenya, the entire east frica region and the World over. Kenyans and the OOK, in particular, must enact reforms today to feed Kenya's fast growing populati n today and in th future. The just-released c nsus data: made perfectly clear that Kenya's population is increasing at a higl rate. As the population wells, farmable land diminishes and farm 1'S struggle to meet the increasing food demand, reliabl trade and trade relationships with traditional wheat-growing partners will be me ev~n more imperative in achieving food security.

What are some of the reforms the GOK should take now or in the near future to help assure f od security in Kenya? President Kibaki outlined several key areas for improvement in hi opening

remarks at the July lunch Q en a's Agriculture ector De 10 rnem Strategy when he

announced Ih. ui . r IUr t t' mis i '. an juno ali I commercially-oriented and

modem agricul uri! ', e said that for Kenya to reach this goal, the GOK must: 1) 'divest in production processing and marketing where we believe the private sector is bett r placed to do a better job." Certainly, "divesting' the GOK of agriculture commodity import re ponsibility and handing it to the private sector will lead to greater private-sector investment and innovation; and, 2) ' ... in titutc olicy, legal and regular ry reforms ... " A an example the GOK should consider eliminating, or at a minimum, substantially reducing the very high ad valorem tariffs on basic food stuffs, including on wheat. This action would provide impetus for "an innovative, commercially-oriented and modem agriculture" and would make basic food stuffs more readily available and les costly in the domestic market.

We also sugg st that by improving th port road rail and electrical infrastructure to facilitate the food transport and recessing, and eliminating corruption along the food chain w uld greatly decrease the punitiv cost of food to the consumer;

The United tat swill ontinue t support Kenya's political, economic, and techni al advance and will remain n'" of Kenya's strongest and most r liable trading partners.

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REVEALED; AMERICAN CIA'S HAND IN MOST MUSLIM GROUPS IN MOMBASA

Attn fgbal and Arnin

hEVEALEO; AMEI ICA CIA'S HA 0 IN MOST MUSLIM GROUPS IN MOMBASA.

That United States (US) has vested interest in .~~.f!Y.~.'s political process is no secrete, what is astonishing though is how deep this super power could sink to achieve those interest.

Other than the controversial youth empowerment fund, we have reliably learnt that the US through its Embassy in Nairobi is now dealing with left wing religious groups through proxies, a move that could deteriorate the already fragile US /Kenva diplomatic relation ship curren Iy under the rock over" the eagerly awaited release of the WikiLeake dossier.

Our investigations r veal that, since the ascendancy of Barrack Obarna to the

coveted American reside . l e iro i ha pumped millions of

shilling to sev ral _. _ i tit c un wi h Council of Imams and

Preachers of Kenya (CIPK) getting the lion share.

lt is ins tructive to note that like several Islamic states over information that we could not authoritatively confirm by the time we were going to press, indicated that the US Central Intelligence Unit (CIA) is behind the establishment of a .~v1~r:r1b~.~.~ based radio station.

The station is being used to tap the frustrations of Muslims in the country, as most Muslims believe it is theirs ands can bluster, the US and Kenyan government S freely.

It is after establishing that podium for loose guns to hire out their concerns about Islam and the US government, US ambassador .M!.: .. M~~.h~.~U.~~nD~.q~.rg~r. rolled out another plan to lure top Islamic leaders to his fold using .I).~.ny..~. _~.?ti.9.f!~.t~<?~nnj$.~.i9.ry on JJ1JlJlaI1 ~igh~~ (KNCHR) commissioner Mr. Hassan Omari.

It is through Mr. Omar that all members of CIPK given either cars or money by th US embassy to purchase the cars. And it is through CfPl< that pr ssure on drug abuse was placed right at the door of American Embassy."

The list of the purported drug barons unveiled by Ranneberger in Mombasa recently was prepared by Ornar who is also a nephew to Professor Ali Mazurui. Prof 1azurui a respected scholar is currently an African History Iectur at several US universities and is said to be key in fostering the. elationship

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1)1'[ W('('I) Omar and USA, Professor Mazurui is a,

I'ltllllgh tile fight is a just course information indicate that there is a wider plot :lilh CIPI< expected to be given millions of dollars as grants to fight the menace :lIld Omar i expected to write proposals to organization in the US being funded by ill(' CIJ\ for the purpose of infiltrating African organizations perceived to be hard \ 'ore's.

That Omar would stick rich after the taps have been opened by Mr. I~:tnncberger, it is no secrete and it was through the US tha: he got millions of shilling to bribe post ejections violence. It has not missed the eyes of keen observers ov r the vigor by which the Mr. Rannberger has through his weight behind Mr. Hassan Omar.

Though it is a raditional policy for US to drop any secrete servic agent whose cover has been blown, this time round it is baffling the many security experts

rha it has decided to defend Omar. .

"US an do anything to achieve its intere t, and a spirited defense on Ornar tells one the importance of that particular agen " said a former security man.

Our source indicate that US is happy with the current shift of ,1uslim thinking in the region that has seen, several Islam extremists being exposed and even clerics suspected to be recruiting youths joining AI shabab group in Somali being appreh nd d.

Other than 1u lim, the US has also mended its relationship with powerful ivcoons in Mornbasa including gr-ain bulk handlers chairman Mohamed Jaffer.

This has seer lr ann r to tc his calls for he establishment of the

3('\:oncll~r'ain li I t th M

fJlI(' L ) the fact hat US is the leading contributor to the World Food Program and other relief food donor agencies, Ranneberger had rooted fer the establishment or l!lC second grain handling facility to bring the cost of shipping the relief food through th port.

nut Jaffer and one Mohamed Ali Merali ~ a well known land grabber in the coast rcgion- have now b 'en recruited to be USA's gun of hire. Jaffer is blackmailed to fund some small US interests in the region while Merali is being used a lobbyist.

,8s1 Saturday. at the famous joint were top Ilombasa tycoons chew miraa at Kikambala. they all declared their dissatisfaction of the way Jaffer is using his ill gotten wealth to bulldoze things and fame.

"huyu shoga (Jaffer), atupa mawe kwa nyumba ya glass anarnokaa, kwa sababu ya wamerekani? Itafika wakati atatuitaji tukosekane. Haijui America itamtumi mwishoe itarnutupa," said one of the leading businessmen in Mornbasa who attended the miraa joint.

Last week Jaffer and his leg man boy. Merali, started to circ'Jlate leaflets and ending messages through social networks to taint the names of businessmen who have refused to leak his boots.

ccording the said leaflets which the police have started to investigate, signed by Merali using

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PSGI donym Alex Katana claimed there exists a' Russian like Mafia in Mombasa which he have pocketed al I the law state agencies.

Our sources indicate that the leaflets were written with express permission from Jaffer, aimed at tainting the names of those opposed to them

This comes at a time when Mombasa County politics has magnetizing powerful tycoons out to see to it that their preferred candidates win all the post in order to protect their business interest.

The politics of name calling and mudslinging, reached a fever pitch last week., with those behind bringing in name of the otherwise respected businessmen who have not declared any interest in the regions politics in a move that has continued to puzzle the region's politics pundits.

Mombasa businessmen are now calling on the local mps to come out to clarify issue propping out including a misplaced notion that all rich men in Mombasa have acquired the wealth either hrough drug piracy and money laundering. The move they say is eroding the region's image as

• n investment destination.

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