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Kenya

William Samoei arap Ruto

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


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New coalitions, old faces chase counties

The sharpest focus is on the presidential election battle between Raila Odinga and William Ruto but the 9 August elections will also see some fierce contests in the national assembly and in the 47 county governments...


Raila's old clothes

The second-hand clothes market in Kenya is substantial with the country importing 185 000 tonnes of used clothes per year prompting accusations by allies of Odinga's election rival Deputy President William Ruto that Odinga was waging war on the thousands of market stalls selling imported clothes...


Now the numbers favour Raila Odinga

With few substantive policies in dispute the presidential election on 9 August between front runners William Ruto and Raila Odinga is testing their capacity to stitch together the strongest coalitions with the most voters...


A running mate scorned

After weeks of speculation the running mates selected by presidential aspirants Raila Odinga and William Ruto confirmed what has been apparent for several years: the next president will be decided in central Kenya...


Rivals struggle to balance their tickets

Hustler's chanceDeputy President William Ruto's 'Hustler Nation' campaign is built on the untested premise that a presidential bid can do without the support of the Mount Kenya kingpins in Central Kenya...


The political class salutes Mwai Kibaki, the last of the independence generation

The rival presidential candidates Deputy President William Ruto and former Prime Minister Raila Odinga have heaped praise on former President Emilio Mwai Kibaki who has died at 90...

In August Raila Odinga and William Ruto who were on the same side during and after the disputed poll and the violence that ensued are vying for the presidency...


Battling over the legacy

Both Deputy President William Ruto and erstwhile oppositionist and now establishment candidate Raila Odinga used recent trips to the United States and the United Kingdom to pitch for diplomatic support and to define their main campaigning lines...

However with both Odinga and Deputy President William Ruto having said that they will table supplementary budgets should they win August's presidential polls to finance their own campaign promises there is every reason to believe that the debt and deficit projections will be exceeded (AC Vol 62 No 25 Raila's shallow coalition)...


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