Corrupt officials aid destruction of Kenya’s Mau Forest

AlertNet: A syndicate involved in illegal logging of indigenous trees from Kenya's largest forest has been bribing police and civil servants in order to continue its activities, Kenyan forestry officials charge. "Corruption involving the police and civil servants in illegal logging activities in the Mau Forest is a serious problem,' said David Mutoro, acting director of the Kenya Forest Service. "The destruction (has been) happening (since) the government launched reforestation efforts in mid-2009. It is......

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