World Bank denies Kibaki bias (26 comments)

10 January 2008

By Krishna Guha, Michael Holman and William Wallis

 

The World Bank was yesterday struggling to reaffirm its neutrality in Kenya following the leaking of confidential memos that provide an account of the country's post election crisis that appears to favour Mwai Kibaki, the president. The World Bank has a portfolio of projects in Kenya amounting to at least $1bn, and is the most influential of the multilateral agencies in anchoring donor support. 

Leaked memos fuel poll dispute (137 comments)

10 January 2008

By William Wallis and Michael Holman in London and Krishna Guha in Washington

 

The World Bank was yesterday struggling to reaffirm its neutrality in Kenya's unfolding crisis following the leaking of confidential memos providing an account of the disputed election that appears to favour President Mwai Kibaki.