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Kenya

Population: 49.7 mn.
GDP: $74.94 bn.
Debt: $26.42 bn.

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Kenyatta era debts haunt Ruto's growth plan

Pressure grows on state finances after details emerge of a $45 million spending spree by the last administration ahead of the elections

Facing growing financial pressures, President William Ruto appears to be rethinking his earlier rejection of any restructuring of Kenya's foreign debt. Public debt stands at 8.56 t...


Ruto plays the economy blame-game

As he chooses his ministers, the new president has been making sweeping economic changes and blaming his predecessor

Four days after his victory lap and inauguration on 12 September, President William Samoei Ruto flew to London for Queen Elizabeth II's state funeral, and on to New York for the UN...


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Ahead of his inauguration, Ruto sews up parliament

The new president's coalition takes the speaker posts in both houses and courts Musyoka, who controls the Kamba vote

After his inauguration on 13 September, President William Ruto starts his first term with clear control of both houses of parliament and a good chance of expanding that majority by...

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The judges endorse Ruto's rout

The Supreme Court has unanimously upheld the Deputy President's election win, probably ending his rival's political career

After an epic campaign against the political establishment, William Ruto will take over as President with the economy at its weakest for years and the political system at its most ...


Kenyatta's securocrats cast into the cold

Presidential winner William Ruto accused his erstwhile ally Kenyatta of weaponising the state against him – now he will start the purge

William Ruto's ascent to the presidency on 5 September leaves him with a raft of political debts to pay. Reminiscent of Uhuru Kenyatta's 2013 accession, it has also created a group...


Pricing Ruto's promises

Having made big financial and personal pledges to win backing for his campaign, William Ruto now has to satisfy his creditors

As soon as Independent Electoral and Boundaries Commission chief Wafula Chebukati declared William Ruto the winner of the presidential election, the President-elect swung into acti...


Ruto takes his revenge

After challenging President Uhuru Kenyatta on his home turf, the Deputy President has pulled off a remarkable political upset

Only the Supreme Court stands in the way of Deputy President William Ruto's final trouncing of his establishment foes in State House, the big media organisations and many of the co...


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