Sunday, September 23, 2007

Is KACC past its sell-by date?

Parliament voted this week to deny the KACC's quest for extra powers, limiting its authority to take on corruption cases that precede the 2003 Anti-Corruption and Economic Crimes Act.

Coming so close after the leak of the Kroll Report and just prior to the beginning of the campaign season, the questions abound. Is this a cynical attempt to stand in the way of the Executive in an election year? Is it an example of MPs oppossing everything from the government for the sake of embarassing it? Or is the KACC and its boss truly a waste of taxpayers resources, undeserving of our sympathies and support? Should Ring'eera stand down?

Read more here.