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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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Concerns mount over carbon credit deals

Kenya's President William Ruto talking up his country's green credentials with over 90% of its electricity coming from renewable energy saw an 'opportunity to unlock the available renewable assets' through market-driven carbon credits...


President Ruto agrees to host Ukraine 'grain hub'

Following meetings with Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelensky and South Africa's Cyril Ramaphosa on the margins of the UN General Assembly last week Kenyan President William Ruto said Mombasa would host a 'grain hub' that would supply the East Africa region with Ukrainian produce...


Cross-party talks open, carrots provided

The prospect of a political deal between President William Ruto and opposition Azimio la Umoja leader Raila Odinga is unsettling some of their followers and allies who fear they could lose out in any new partition of the spoils of power...

Nairobi vies for green capital status

Having spent much of the first year of his presidency staking out the ground as one of Africa's leading voices on climate change and energy policy Kenya's William Ruto was the natural host for the first Africa Climate Summit and characteristically he left little to chance (Dispatches 30/8/23 Setting out Africa's case ahead of the UN's COP28 summit)...


Maritime boundary clash threatens bilateral relations at critical time

Reports that Kenya's President William Ruto had asked his Djiboutian counterpart Ismail Omar Guelleh to work as a mediator on the maritime border were shot down by Somalia's State Minister for Foreign Affairs Ali Mohamed Omar at a hearing with a committee of Kenyan MPs...

Somalia has consistently rejected these efforts and the dispute is one of the few areas where Kenyatta's successor William Ruto who has invested heavily in boosting Kenya's diplomatic standing with its neighbours has made no progress...


Kenyan cops vs Haitian gangs

US Secretary of State Antony Blinken called President William Ruto on 29 July with discussions reported to cover Kenya's deployments to Congo-Kinshasa and Haiti...

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