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Vol 51 No 21

Published 22nd October 2010


Kenya

A rope for Ruto

The suspension of Higher Education Minister William Ruto, 43, from cabinet on 19 October marks the second phase of the Kalenjin leader’s political isolation. Although State House said Ruto had been ‘stood aside’ (the awkward parlance for such suspensions under President Mwai Kibaki), it seems to have been Ruto’s rival, Prime Minister Raila Odinga, who orchestrated the move (AC Vol 51 No 16).

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