In Kenya Newspaper apologises for corruption advertorial

The newspaper which published the corruption advertorial rendered an apology after widespread public criticism.

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Corruption advertorial displayed on Kenya's Daily Nation classified page. play

Corruption advertorial displayed on Kenya's Daily Nation classified page.

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A Kenyan newspaper, Daily Nation, has apologised for displaying a corruption ad in the classified section of its publication.

The advertisement offered an opportunity to interested members of the public to join a corruption cartel that can help them win government contracts without probe.

A BBC reporter who interviewed the advertiser was asked to pay a sum of $500 and the cartel will get him a contract worth $500,000.

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Kenya's Daily Nation, which published the advertorial was critisized for displaying it on the newspaper.

This prompted an apology from the popular media establishment.

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