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    African officials urge enhanced fight against graft in police service

    NAIROBI, July 3 (Xinhua) — African countries should intensify the fight against graft within the police service to boost its integrity and ability to serve the public, officials said on Wednesday. Noordin Haji, director of Public Prosecution of Kenya, said corruption was a big threat to achieving police accountability and democratic governance, hence the need […]

    Police excesses will not find comfort within the justice system: Haji

    The Director of Public Prosecution (DPP) Noordin Haji has said his office will not relent on ensuring accountability among police officers. The DPP who spoke at the First International Conference on Police Accountability said responsibility within the police service is paramount. Haji said he will ensure that officers, irrespective of their position work within the […]

    Police need to go easy on the trigger, reach out to civilians

    By Isaac Otidi Amuke “My mother was deeply disappointed when I became a police officer. Unfortunately, she passed away before I rose through the ranks to become Inspector General.’’ Those were the words of Dr Solomon Arase, Nigeria’s former Inspector General of Police. MISCONCEPTIONS Speaking in Nairobi on Wednesday morning during the opening of the [...]

    The First Police Accountability Conference in Africa held in Nairobi

    By Sarah Nyakio The Director of Public Prosecution (DPP) Noordin Haji on Wednesday, July 3, 2019, guaranteed that he would not relent in taking action against errant police officers including those in positions of authority who abuse their power. Speaking during the first police accountability conference in Africa held in Nairobi, Mr Haji said he [...]