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William Samoei arap Ruto

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


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Politicians and activists take the election to court

Passions have been running high since 15 August when IEBC Chairman Wafula Chebukati announced that Deputy President William Ruto had won the presidential election by 50...

Small wonder that the two main sides former Prime Minister Raila Odinga and Deputy President William Ruto are said to be paying stratospheric fees to their legal advisors who include some of the country's most eminent jurists...

President-elect William Ruto's legal team will be spearheaded by Fred Ngatia who was part of the Jubilee/IEBC legal team defending the 2017 results...


Gulf states vie for position in region

The vast sums owed to China by Sudan Djibouti Ethiopia and Kenya mean those countries have little room to manoeuvre in their relations with Beijing although the election victory of William Ruto in Kenya may undermine Chinese influence...


How the hustlers toppled the dynasties

While the row over the presidential election is set to end up in the Supreme Court gains by Deputy President William Ruto's coalition in parliamentary county assembly and governorship elections have redrawn Kenya's political map...

WHERE RUTO REDREW THE MAP The contest between former Prime Minister Raila Odinga and Deputy President William Ruto for the presidency was the closest in Kenyan history and shook politics to its foundations...


Election chief proclaims Ruto victory but most of his commissioners dispute it

It took two delayed attempts and the intervention of riot police before election chief Wafula Chebukati could announce that Deputy President William Ruto had won the presidential elections with 50...

Deputy President and now President-elect William Ruto told the Bomas meeting that it was a wonderful evening and that: 'The IEBC (Electoral and Boundaries Commission) led by Wafula Chebukati was the hero of this election...

Earlier in the day activists across the country gathered to celebrate what they thought would be the certain victory of their favoured presidential candidates: supporters of former Prime Minister Raila Odinga in Kisumu and Deputy President William Ruto in the Rift Valley...


Taking the fifth

Both Deputy President William Ruto and former Prime Minister Raila Odinga claim they have the momentum to become Kenya's fifth president since independence in 1963...

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Questions about the electoral referee

Deputy President William Ruto asked European diplomats how a million names many from his political strongholds could have been removed from the register...

Tensions between the Commission and the Executive and between the Commission and the two leading presidential candidates Deputy President William Ruto and former Prime Minister Raila Odinga have been building for months...


When the political descends to the personal

Ahead of the 9 August presidential elections former prime minister Raila Odinga has eked out a narrow opinion poll lead over Deputy President William Ruto in recent weeks but neither candidate would command a clear majority in parliament according to the latest surveys...


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Rows over contractors and pollsters sound alarms ahead of August vote

Allegations of improper relations between the firm printing the ballot papers for the general elections and Ford-Kenya leader Moses Wetangula a prominent ally of Deputy President William Ruto could derail preparations for the vote in three weeks' time...

Odinga alleges collusion between the company and rogue officials in the Independent Electoral and Boundaries Commission (IEBC) with the aim of rigging the 9 August presidential vote in favour of Deputy President William Ruto by stuffing ballot boxes at targeted polling stations...

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