MUNGIKI – THE KENYAN MAFIA

A documentary about the pre – elections situation in Kenya in 2007, the Mathare massacre Operation Kosovo, the analogy between the Kenyan and the Italian Mafia. Mungiki is a politico-religious group and a banned criminal organization in Kenya. The name means “united people” or “multitude” in the Kikuyu language. The ideology of the group is characterised by revolutionary rhetoric, Kikuyu traditions, and a disdain for Kenyan modernization, which is seen as immoral corruption. Mungiki is often referred to as Kenya’s Cosa Nostra, Yakuza, or Kenyan Mafia due to its organization.

Produced with the Director Enzo Nucci for RAI Italian Public Broadcaster and broadcasted on TG3 Agenda del Mondo, 2008. Language: Italian