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Daniel Toroitich arap Moi (Nyayo)

Date of Birth: 2 September 1924
Place of Birth: Sacho, Baringo County
Died: 4 February 2020


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Hustlers and handshakes

They portray Ruto as a menace to the good of Kenya and the Kikuyu – with some warning that a Ruto presidency would herald a return to the authoritarianism and one-party state of fellow Kalenjin Daniel arap Moi and pointing to Ruto's vast and largely unexplained wealth acquired during his political career as evidence of grand corruption...


Raila's shallow coalition

The rally coincided with the 30th anniversary of the restoration of multi-party politics by President Daniel arap Moi in 1991 at the same venue and there were plenty of echoes of the past...

Secretary-General of the Central Organisation of Trade Unions Francis Atwoli in his speech at Kasarani urged Moi – son of Daniel arap Moi – to join Azimio...


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Raila Odinga launches fifth bid for the presidency

Leader of Orange Democratic Movement and veteran oppositionist Raila Odinga held his Azimio la Umoja rally to launch his presidential candidacy on 10 December at the 60 000-seat Kasarani Sports Centre in Nairobi backed by a phalanx of President Uhuru Kenyatta's cabinet secretaries and Gideon Moi son of late President Daniel arap Moi...

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Deputy President Ruto steals a march on his rivals

GETTING TO KNOW MISTER RUTO Should William Ruto accede to the Kenyan presidency he will be the second president not to have studied or lived in a western country; the first one was Daniel arap Moi (also a Kalenjin like Moi)...

A devout member of the University of Nairobi's Christian Union Ruto was becoming politicised and supportive of President Daniel arap Moi's government whose professed goal was to close the gap between the Kikuyu areas near Nairobi and the poorer homelands such as Kamagut in the Rift Valley...


Channelling wealth

A close associate of former president Daniel arap Moi Gichuru was the managing director of the state utility behemoth between 1984 and 2003 during which time he became one of the country's wealthiest men (AC Vol 40 No 25 Going for broke)...


Cash takes on the kingpins

His rival Ruto who launched his career as a uber-loyalist to President Daniel arap Moi and spearheaded the youth wing of the old ruling party Kenya African Union (KANU) is styling himself as the rebel outsider idealising the hard-working 'hustler'...

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Raila beats Ruto as the oligarchs' favourite

Then Kibaki and Odinga led an opposition alliance against the political establishment in the form of the Kenyan African National Union whose leader Daniel arap Moi had stepped down and handed the the leadership to Kenyatta...

The only local tissue paper manufacturer through his company Madhupaper Macharia ran afoul of the Daniel arap Moi government spending over a decade in court...


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