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Conservationist Richard Leakey who headed an anti-corruption team in Kenya was removed from his job Monday by President Daniel arap Moi, who said the white Kenyan had completed his task of launching reforms. Despite Moi's comment that Leakey was stepping down by agreement, some analysts said he had been sacked.