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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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Questions swirl over death of lawyer charged with witness-tampering in Ruto case

Widespread suspicion greeted the death of Paul Gicheru the Kenyan lawyer who two years ago turned himself into the International Criminal Court to face charges of tampering with prosecution witnesses in the case against then Deputy President William Ruto and radio presenter Joshua arap Sang for organising ethnically-targeted violence after the 2007 elections...


Ruto plays the economy blame-game

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 General Assembly...

CABINET ON HOLD AS RUTO TAKES TOUR President William Ruto had been expected to reveal his senior government team this week but his attendance at the state funeral of Queen Elizabeth II followed by his first trip as president to the UN General Assembly in New York have put those plans on hold...


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Ahead of his inauguration, Ruto sews up parliament

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 co-opting waverers such as the Wiper party's Kalonzo Musyoka...

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The judges endorse Ruto's rout

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 divided in the multi-party era...


Pricing Ruto's promises

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 action immediately putting together a transition team and wooing the 12 independent lawmakers who are set to hold the balance of power in parliament (AC Vol 63 No 17 How the hustlers toppled the dynasties)...

Consolation prizes for Raila Presidential contender Raila Odinga will have breathed a sigh of relief after his Orange Democratic Movement won both of the delayed governor elections in Mombasa and Kakamega results which check the momentum of President-elect William Ruto...


Brussels greets Ruto

Josep Borrell the European Union's High Representative will become the first western leader to congratulate Kenya's President-elect William Ruto in person when he visits on 10 September...


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