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William Samoei arap Ruto

Date of Birth: 21/12/1966
Place of Birth: Sambut Village, Kamagut, Uasin Gishu, Kenya

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Raila's weak grip

With Deputy President William Ruto no longer campaigning against it the constitutional reform plan known as the Building Bridges Initiative (BBI) is almost certain to pass a referendum this summer (AC Vol 62 No 1 Handshake to face poll test)...

Jubilee tent gets smaller

The takeover of Jubilee by President Uhuru Kenyatta's allies appears to be complete after they ousted Caleb Kositany the Deputy Secretary General and key lieutenant of estranged Deputy President William Ruto...

The prosecutor rests his case

His most recent cases at the ICC were as defence counsel for Kenya's Deputy President William Ruto and before that former civil service head Francis Muthaura when they faced charges of crimes against humanity related to Kenya's 2007-08 violent post-election meltdown (AC Vol 57 No 11 ICC down but not out)...

Yet the victory of a British candidate at the ICC would have been unthinkable five years ago when Western and African states especially Kenya were at loggerheads over the Court's prosecution of President Uhuru Kenyatta and his Deputy William Ruto for crimes against humanity in the post-election violence in 2007...


Politics of largesse

Speaking to a large crowd at Uthiru west of the Nairobi city boundary on 12 February after opening a health clinic President Uhuru Kenyatta tore at the record of his deputy William Ruto for undermining the Jubilee government while taking credit for its achievements...


Grandees at the memorial, a hustler in Mombasa

With his estranged Deputy President William Ruto conspicuously absent – it is as yet unclear whether or not he was invited – President Uhuru Kenyatta followed by erstwhile opposition leader Raila Odinga and other political leaders took the pulpit to urge Kenyans and politicians to maintain peace in pointed references to Ruto...


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