Anti-corruption official is shot in Kenya

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The Independent Online

A senior official at Kenya's anti-corruption agency was shot outside his house in the capital.

A spokesman for the Kenya Anti-Corruption Commission said the reason for the attack on Suru Tanna, a member of its advisory board, was not yet known. Mr Tanna was in the intensive care unit at Nairobi Hospital after being shot by three men who stole a mobile phone and a jacket.

The commission has cranked up the war on graft in Kenya. The country was placed 154 out of 178 states in Transparency International's recent global corruption index.

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