Drug business and politics in Kenya Since June 1, Harun Mwau, a powerful businessman Kenya, also MP and former minister, is on the U.S. blacklist of players in drug trafficking in the world. Proclaiming his innocence, he cons-attack and is seeking support from its government. In Kenya, Harun Mwau is far from a stranger. This wealthy businessman, King's import and export, with interests around the world, is a member of parliament and was, until December 2010, Deputy Minister of Transport. But he had to resign after the U.S. ambassador at the time, Michael Ranneberger, forwarded a report to the government pointing the finger and three other MPs-Gideon Mbuvi, Hassan Joho and William Kobogo - for alleged links with drug trafficking. The report prompted the Kenyan authorities to open a parliamentary inquiry. But she did not, for now, to prove the involvement of four individuals in question in drug trafficking. Ambassador to the United States, who has since left Kenya, corruption is no stranger to delays in investigations. "The so-called police investigation that took place was obviously not serious. It said the investigation continues, "he said earlier this month the Associated Press. Anyway, on 1 June, the U.S. has decided to place Harun Mwau on their blacklist key players in international drug trafficking alongside a Kenyan business woman, Naima Mohamed Nyakiniywa. Under the Foreign Narcotics Kingpin Designation Act, the law establishing this system of blacklist, the U.S. government can seize assets from those referred to therein and U.S. companies would deal with them are liable to a fine of up to 10 million dollars. The "Boss" cons-attack Furious for having been blacklisted, Harun Mwau, cons-attack. In a lengthy interview with the Kenyan newspaper Daily Nation, June 11 last, he accuses the former U.S. ambassador to have based its report on testimony can and attacking the authorities of his country. According to the newspaper, Harun Mwau, nicknamed the Boss, claims the protection of the Kenyan government to "prevent it from being captured, killed and thrown overboard by elite U.S. troops," as they are doing, "said he, with Osama bin Laden. "The President Kibaki and Prime Minister share executive power. The U.S. government is always known for helping American citizens when they are in trouble, unfortunately we are still waiting to see if our leaders will act with as much zeal, "he adds. Kenya is a long established, a major hub for drug trafficking. Since the '80s, heroin produced in Southeast Asia, transit, before reaching the European and American markets, while some is consumed locally. By the mid-2000s, cocaine also began to pass through Kenya. The U.S. is concerned that the scale takes the drug trafficking in the country, and especially the growing involvement of public figures. The latest State Department report on drug trafficking in the world also gives a damning situation in Kenya: "Various officials are complicit in drug trafficking either by direct involvement or because they protect traffickers or because they give up their responsibility in the fight against trafficking. Members of networks of drug traffickers Kenya are increasingly involved in politics, some holding positions of responsibility at the municipal and national levels. "