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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...


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...

Politicians and activists take the election to court

The Supreme Court is to give its verdict on the close-run election and the electoral commission in a highly charged atmosphere

When presidential contender Raila Odinga's legal team, civil society organisations and sundry individuals met the deadline of 2 p.m. on 22 August to file their petitions disputing ...

How the hustlers toppled the dynasties

Deputy President William Ruto's coalition has redrawn the political map but the dispute over the presidential vote rumbles on

While the row over the presidential election is set to end up in the Supreme Court, gains by Deputy President William Ruto's coalition in parliamentary, county assembly and governo...

Taking the fifth

Both the presidential frontrunners say they are heading for victory on 9 August in an election that will be decided by turnout in key battleground regions

The presidential election on 9 August is on a knife edge as the campaigns draws to a close amid mounting concerns about the independence and efficiency of the electoral commission.


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