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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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The politics of division

Without the support of deputies from the One Kenya Alliance (OKA) Kenyatta and Odinga would have lost the main points in the bill to Deputy President William Ruto's disciplined United Democratic Alliance supporters (AC Vol 62 No 25 Raila's shallow coalition)...


Hustlers and handshakes

But barring a phenomenal new crisis the political scene will be consumed by the presidential elections due in August which pit erstwhile opposition leader turned establishment man Raila Odinga of the Orange Democratic Movement (ODM) and Deputy President William Ruto of the United Democratic Alliance (UDA) (AC Vol 62 No 21 Raila beats Ruto as the oligarchs' favourite)...


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Odinga rebounds with new coalition plan

An opinion poll by Infotrak a Nairobi-based market research company suggests that 46% of Kenyans want Mudavadi to be the running mate – whether for Odinga or William Ruto as presidential candidate...

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Raila's shallow coalition

It is unusual for senior government officials to so openly back a party-political cause and it has not gone unnoticed by Deputy President William Ruto...


Deputy President Ruto steals a march on his rivals

The heaviest blow to Odinga's ambition is the rising popularity of his main rival Deputy President William Ruto who has taken a commanding lead in the opinion polls...

The fact everyone agrees on is that Deputy President William Ruto is fully estranged from the President...

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)...

After that Kenyatta announced that he cannot hand over the country to a corrupt leader a thinly veiled disavowal of his Deputy William Ruto...


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Uhuru wants his Jubilee

Plans to expel Deputy President William Ruto from the ruling Jubilee party have clashed with the presidential calendar...

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Cash takes on the kingpins

With less than ten months before the presidential elections next year the two leading contenders are almost certain to be veteran oppositionist Raila Odinga now 'handshake' partner to President Uhuru Kenyatta who will face Kenyatta's deputy William Ruto...

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