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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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Handshake to face poll test

Kenyan politics will continue to be riven by conflicting ethnic loyalties and the referendum itself will create divisions on new ethnic lines in particular isolating deputy president William Ruto and the communities loyal to him – most of the Kalenjin many Kikuyu and the Turkana (AC Vol 61 No 19 Keeping up with the Kenyattas)...


The Hague’s unexpected guest

Gicheru who until 2013 ran a private law practice in Eldoret is accused of being the manager of a scheme to corrupt ICC prosecution witnesses in the cases of Deputy President William Ruto and radio presenter Joshua arap Sang (AC Vol 51 No 25 Ocampo names six suspects)...


A divisive plan for unity

But the BBI's noisy cheerleaders – from Kenyatta's faction of the Jubilee party and Odinga's Orange Democratic Movement – have succeeded only in further dividing the country by alienating Deputy President William Ruto and his Kalenjin Rift Valley base...

This report is full of issues ' says a lawyer who is a close ally of Deputy President William Ruto referring to the raft of changes in the final BBI report aimed at strengthening the president's powers...


Raila's path to power

That kind of criticism has encouraged Deputy President William Ruto increasingly marginalised by Kenyatta's allies in the governing Jubilee party to make a concerted bid for the Luo Luhya and Coastal communities all of which feel that they have been neglected by successive governments in Nairobi...


Keeping up with the Kenyattas

Like most Kalenjin the two politicians resent of the President's treatment of his Deputy William Ruto (a Kalenjin) now practically excluded from all aspects of government by a squad of the President's closest advisers led by Jubilee Party deputy chairman David Murathe in alliance with Raila Odinga's key men in the Orange Democratic Movement...


The Kenyatta-Odinga deal starts fraying

After President Kenyatta purged loyalists to Deputy President William Ruto he brought in a new cadre of allies in charge of the ruling Jubilee party's parliamentary affairs (AC Vol 61 No 12 Uhuru takes it out on his party)...

Their frustration with the government's economic mismanagement the President's embrace of Raila Odinga (having earlier demonised him) and the Kenyatta family's monopolistic business tactics had sent the traders and farmers into William Ruto's camp...


A big tent for Moi's children

Having fallen out with Nasa leader Raila Odinga during the fluid aftermath of the January 2018 faux swearing-in which he failed to attend and despite some flirtations unable to reconcile himself either to the factions of Kenyatta or Deputy President William Ruto in the ruling party Mudavadi has found himself in retreat from national politics and therefore increasingly locked inside Western Kenya's fractious leadership contests...


Uhuru takes it out on his party

The parliamentarians were therefore expecting a lengthy list of tasks on their role in realising that legacy which might even include reconciliation between the President and his deputy William Ruto...


The one-party statesmen

In the clearest indications yet that President Uhuru Kenyatta is determined to remove the succession from his deputy William Ruto State House has moved to purge the party's leadership of Ruto allies in the Senate...

Former Bomet governor Isaac Ruto a rival to Deputy President William Ruto for Kalenjin loyalties in the Rift Valley and his Chama Cha Mashinani party have also signed a deal with Jubilee (AC Vol 58 No 23 Counting on the counties)...


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