Sally Kosgey, former DCJ Rawal among those named in ‘Paradise Papers

Posted on November 5, 2017

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Former Moi and Kibaki era minister Sally Kosgey is among hundreds of powerful people named in new International Consortium of Investigative Journalists leaks.

Dubbed ‘Paradise Papers’ the leaks reveal confidential records of financial hideaways of the worlds iconic brands and powerful brokers.

Also mentioned is former Deputy Chief Justice Kalpana Rawal. This is the second time Rawal features in the leaks. She was initially mentioned in the Panama Papers.

‘Their stories are based on a cache of 13.4 million leaked documents from offshore law firms Appleby and AsiaCiti Trust, and from the corporate registry of 19 secrets jurisdictions around the world’ says ICIJ.

ICIJ further says the documents were obtained by a German newspaper Suddeutsche Zeitung and shared with it.

The investigations involved more than 90 media outlets and 380 journalists.

The papers also mentions Uganda’s foreign minister Sam Kutesa, former United Nations Secretary General Koffi Annan’s sons among others.

Also mentioned are Queen Elizabeth II, USA Secretary of State Rex Tillerson, outgoing Liberia President Ellen Johnson Sirleaf and Zambian opposition leader Sammy Hichilema

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