Fifth Kenyan minister steps aside to make way for graft probe

March 29, 2015 3:13 PM

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NAIROBI (Reuters) - A fifth Kenyan government minister vacated her post on Sunday, three days after President Uhuru Kenyatta said officials cited in a report by an anti-corruption watchdog should step aside pending investigation.

Kenyatta's spokesman said Lands Minister Charity Ngilu had acted in line with the president's instruction that anyone criticized in the confidential report should move aside, regardless of rank.

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