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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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DISPATCHES

Ambitious Ruto parks his tanks on Kenyatta's lawn

Deputy President William Ruto notched up another success in his bid to win next August's presidential election after his personal political vehicle the United Democratic Alliance won a parliamentary by–election in President Uhuru Kenyatta's back yard...

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Why the dynasties fear Ruto

With his rivals bogged down in court trying to salvage the Building Bridges Initiative Deputy President William Ruto has re-emerged as the man to beat in next August's presidential elections...

As the anti-Ruto Kitui governor Charity Ngilu told them in June: 'If you do not unite William Ruto will have a field day'...

If there is one reason he has repeatedly given for the rupture with his deputy William Ruto it is that the latter was devoted to campaigning and politicking while the President governs ...


Picking up the pieces

In the meantime the ruling transforms the presidential prospects of Kenyatta's estranged deputy William Ruto who has opposed BBI from the start but seeing the groundswell of political support for it had given up on leading the fight against it in a referendum (AC Vol 62 No 8 Unholy alliances)...


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Judges reject the Kenyatta-Odinga plan to remake government but help their rival Ruto

The key beneficiary of this latest development is Deputy President William Ruto who opposes the changes but has failed to win enough votes in parliament to stop them (AC Dispatches 28/04/2021 Parliament sets up roadblocks for Building Bridges law)...

The judges' ruling is great news for Kenyatta's estranged deputy William Ruto who was leading a 'sotto voce' fight against BBI...

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Don’t show us the money

The tour was intended to show the public that the BBI alliance was still on course after press reports surfaced indicating that key Odinga loyalists had reached out to Uhuru's chief opponent deputy president William Ruto with the intention of deserting the alliance with Jubilee if the President does not endorse Odinga for the presidency...


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