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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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Prison politics

Kenyan politicians such as Finance Minister Uhuru Kenyatta and former Agriculture Minister William Ruto – both charged by the ICC with crimes against humanity – will be closely watching Bemba’s case...


Succession not reform

One key difference is that before the coming general elections Kenyatta along with another presidential frontrunner William Kipchirchir Samoei arap Ruto faces possible trial for crimes against humanity at the International Criminal Court at the Hague a prospect that would lock both out of the 2012 presidential race...


The trouble with Tobiko

The Committee accused Tobiko of mishandling a corruption case involving Higher Education Minister William Ruto (currently suspended on other charges)...


Ocampo tries to protect the evidence

Ocampo cited the disappearance of several witnesses in a case against the former minister William Ruto as well as the murder on 27 April of the former Deputy Commissioner of Police Bernard Kimeli who was thought to have evidence concerning the post-election violence...


Six in the dock

The suspects received their summonses in March: Henry Kosgey Joshua arap Sang Uhuru Kenyatta Francis Muthaura Mohammed Hussein Ali and William Ruto...


Through the Wikihole

Haunted by old cases Once the coalition government was formed in June 2008 the Embassy named the cabinet ministers it thought corrupt: George Saitoti (Goldenberg) Kiraitu Murungi (Anglo Leasing) Frederick Omulo Gumo (acquiring up to US$10 million of stolen government property) William Ruto (illegal acquisition of land) Sally Kosgei (selling land owned by Kenya Railways); Henry Kosgey (defrauding the Kenya National Reassurance Company) Kipkalya Kones (kickbacks on road building); and John Haroun Mwau (reputed drug trafficking)...

For William Ruto the accusations are particularly important as he wants to stand for the presidency next year and is one of the six facing political violence charges at the ICC...

Benedict said his sources told him: ‘Cabinet Ministers William Ruto and Uhuru Kenyatta are directing a campaign of intimidation against potential witnesses...


On to the trial

Accused are Deputy Premier and Finance Minister Uhuru Kenyatta of President Mwai Kibaki’s Party of National Unity (PNU); Francis Muthaura of the Orange Democratic Movement head of the civil service Chairman of the National Security Advisory Committee and confidant of Kibaki; Major General Mohammed Hussein Ali former Police Commissioner; William Ruto (ODM) formerly Minister of Agriculture and of Higher Education; Henry Kosgey (ODM) ex-Industrialisation Minister; and Joshua arap Sang a Kalenjin-language radio broadcaster...


First pick your judge

Another two are former allies of Odinga’s – William Ruto and Henry Kosgey (both of whom face separate corruption cases)...


Rewards and realpolitik

Inconvenient indictments Two accused KKK leaders want to be candidates - the PNU's Kikuyu Finance Minister Uhuru Kenyatta and the Orange Democratic Movement (ODM)'s point-man in the Rift Valley William Ruto...


ICC has Kenyan politicians on the run

More recently in defiance of ICC Prosecutor Luis Moreno Ocampo’s prohibition on suspects fraternising ODM’s William Ruto former Minister of Higher Education and of Agriculture and Joshua arap Sang the KASS FM broadcaster named by the ICC were together at an Emo event in the Rift Valley...


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