It has been three years since the construction of a Nairobi South Health Centre. Now standing incomplete with cracks all over its main walls. A heap of garbage at the entrance of the two-storey health facility which lies idle. Even after gobbling-up Ksh 24,043,600million (USD230,000) – at least from what is known to have been allocated in the 2016/2017 financial year by the Constituency Development Fund (CDF) of Starehe Constituency in Nairobi.
Action for Transparency (A4T) investigative grantee, Lenah Bosibori explored why this and other incomplete constructions, meant to serve the public, were far away from commencing its operations as health facilities. Is it a case of mismanagement, blame game or simply lack of accountability to the people? Follow the link below to read the article which was published at Talk Africa.
Lenah Bosibori is a regional investigative journalist focusing on transnational organised crimes In East Africa. Her main areas of interest are health, environment and agriculture. She contributes to various newspapers including TalkAfrica, and Khuluma Africa. She has worked for local and international publications including Smart Farmer Magazine, Xinhua News Agency, Spore Magazine and Reject Newspaper. She is also a trainer for safety and security for journalists, having undergone advanced training on safety and security under the SAFE program by IREX.