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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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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'...


Kofi Annan puts politicians on the spot over poll violence

They have recently been joined by the Orange Democratic Movement's (ODM) Minister of Agriculture William Ruto who had earlier disagreed with Odinga and favoured referral to the ICC when there was little prospect of a Hague trial...

Already the ODM is split between Prime Minister Odinga and William Ruto who claims that Odinga has abandoned his Rift Valley base...


In this week's issue...

Henry Okah leader of the Movement for the Emancipation of the Niger Delta; Ufot Ekaette Minister of the Niger Delta; William Ruto Minister of Agriculture Kenya; Gill Marcus newly-appointed Reserve Bank Governor South Africa...


A reform deadline for the rivals

The 'untouchables' alliance - not represented in Geneva - groups Finance Minister Uhuru Kenyatta (marshalling a substantial Kikuyu constituency) and Agriculture Minister William Ruto (making a strong pitch for the leadership of the Kalenjin in the Rift Valley that saw some of the worst of the political violence last year)...


A mutual security pact

The Agriculture Ministry run by ODM's William Ruto has shocked and puzzled Kenyans most...


Courts and killings

Ready-made facilities for a long hearing by the International Court are available in Arusha Tanzania which could hold Uhuru Kenyatta William Ruto or Mary Wambui wa Mwai in suitable comfort...


More unga than chungwa

Significantly Odinga and his lieutenants William Samoei Ruto and Musalia Mudavadi differed publicly on how to tackle the rise in maize flour prices...

Yet Odinga’s position puts him at odds with his erstwhile lieutenant William Ruto Agriculture Minister and de facto leader of the Kalenjin confederacy of eight ethnic groups...


Another ethnic scramble

William Ruto the putative Kalenjin leader and Raila Odinga's most important ally in the Rift Valley has remained generally silent on the matter but is likely to leverage Kalenjin discontent to shore up his position in the party...

At Mudavadi's recent homecoming party in his Sabatia constituency William Ruto hinted that he was more interested in becoming prime minister in a future ODM government...


How the fighting spread

Perpetrators The KNCHR's list of 'alleged perpetrators' includes six cabinet ministers: Uhuru Kenyatta from President Mwai Kibaki's Party of National Unity Sally Kosgei Henry Kosgey William Ruto Najib Balala and the late Kipkalya Kones from Prime Minister Raila Odinga's Orange Democratic Movement...

For example it reports that Agriculture Minister William Ruto (MP for Eldoret North) held a meeting in August 2007 with other senior ODM leaders in Kipkelion near Kericho which included the late Lorna Laboso (MP for Sotik) the late Kipkalya Kones (MP for Bomet and a Minister) and Franklin Bett (MP for Bureti)...


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