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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 rise of the watermelons

While the ‘Yes’ rally in Nairobi was going on the ‘No’ campaign led by Higher Education Minister William Ruto in alliance with senior church leaders was rallying against the draft in Musyoka’s Ukambani heartland in Eastern Province...


A dangerous compromise

With its slim majority in Parliament the Orange Democratic Movement (ODM) had initially backed the Experts in preferring a parliamentary to a presidential system but differences developed between Prime Minister Odinga and his former ally Agriculture Minister William Ruto whose followers among the Kalenjin people had delivered to Odinga the key Rift Valley vote in the 2007 election...


Maize splits the Grand Coalition

Ostensibly the row was sparked by Odinga’s announcement on 14 February that he was suspending Agriculture Minister William Ruto and Education Minister Sam Ongeri for three months to facilitate investigations into corruption allegations which independent investigations have made against them...


An American agreement

Until now Orange Democratic Movement (ODM) stalwarts such as Raila Odinga and William Ruto have insisted that the post of Prime Minister be entrenched in the constitution...

Five of those in Naivasha – Martha Karua (National Alliance Rainbow Coalition of Kenya) Uhuru Kenyatta (PNU) William Ruto (ODM) and Raila Odinga (ODM) and Moses Wetang’ula (PNU) – want to run for president in 2012...


Who is heading for the Hague?

They include Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Finance Uhuru Kenyatta and Agriculture Minister William Ruto...


Mr Moreno-Ocampo goes to Nairobi

Some suggest that Odinga may see ICC indictments as a way of dropping some of his more embarrassing political colleagues such as Kalenjin leader William Ruto whose failure to rein in the violence in the Rift Valley raised serious questions about his personal role...


Leaving the door open

The Nation a Nairobi daily reports that Uhuru Kenyatta William Ruto Franklin Bett Mutula Kilonzo John Muchiki and George Saitoti two Chief Whips George Thuo and Jakoyo Midiwo and the head of the civil service Francis Muthaura have been barred from visiting the USA...


The row over Aaron Ringera

There is talk of an imminent Kalenjin-Kikuyu alliance brokered by Uhuru Kenyatta (regarded by many as Kibaki's preferred successor as Kikuyu leader) and the Kalenjin leader Agriculture Minister William Ruto...


Bondo welcomes Kibaki

Within Kibaki's PNU Finance Minister Uhuru Kenyatta's growing closeness to Agriculture Minister William Ruto the putative Kalenjin leader and an old pal from the Kenya African National Union gives him a slight edge in the race to succeed Kibaki...


Who (if anybody) will try the killers?

Odinga has once again said that a special tribunal should also try those alleged to have rigged the 2007 elections and his ODM colleague Agriculture Minister William Ruto insists that the new bill will not pass unless it covers those who 'stole the election'...


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