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Kenya

William Samoei arap Ruto

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


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DISPATCHES

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...


Unholy alliances

Kenya's next president will be Raila Odinga William Ruto or 'S'...


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...

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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...


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