Kyle: Tweeting controversy or brutal honesty?

US Ambassador Kyle McCarter. Ambassador McCarter will continue to meet with key politicians. ILLUSTRATION | NYAGAH

What you need to know:

  • The US diplomat raised eyebrows during the National Prayer Breakfast when he said Kenyan leaders were seeking repentance for corruption.
  • This year alone, the US has pumped about Sh1.5 billion into programmes for governance and supporting civil society groups.

Diplomats are often seen as men and women of honour sent abroad to “lie” on behalf of their countries.

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