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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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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)...


Supreme Court finally throws out Building Bridges plan

The ruling means that the main presidential contenders Odinga and Deputy President William Ruto will have fewer top jobs to offer to would be supporters in the horse-trading ahead of the general elections in August...

Deputy President William Ruto has led a popular campaign against BBI insisting that Kenya's constitution approved by referendum and promulgated in 2010 needs no revision...


Grand diplomacy on tour

Kenyans have been given a short break from the day-to-day drama of election rallies and media debates as presidential candidates Deputy President William Ruto and ex-Prime Minister Raila Odinga took their campaigns briefly overseas...

Following his meeting with Ruto Archbishop Welby posted a picture with the Deputy President on Twitter with a diplomatic caption: 'Good to meet William Ruto this afternoon and looking forward to seeing Raila Odinga next week...

Itumbi lifted a picture captured in 2000 during a mega Christian meeting by Christworld Dominion Ministry in Nigeria and published it on his Twitter handle captioned: 'DP William Ruto was in Embakasi earlier today...


Ruto goes West

A ten-day tour of the United States and Britain at the beginning of March marks Deputy President William Ruto's most important trip yet ahead of August's presidential elections...


Dangers of two-track campaigning

Neither have the mainstream press civil society and international organisations sounded alarms about the conduct past and present of the two main candidates for the presidency Deputy President William Ruto and Orange Democratic Movement leader Raila Odinga...

RUTO'S FORMER LAWYER THREATENS HIS CAMPAIGN The trial of Paul Gicheru a lawyer accused of intimidating and bribing witnesses for cases related to the violence that followed the 2007 election is another hurdle for Deputy President William Ruto's campaign for the presidency in the run-up to elections in August...


The politics of division

Without the support of deputies from the One Kenya Alliance (OKA) Kenyatta and Odinga would have lost the main points in the bill to Deputy President William Ruto's disciplined United Democratic Alliance supporters (AC Vol 62 No 25 Raila's shallow coalition)...


Hustlers and handshakes

But barring a phenomenal new crisis the political scene will be consumed by the presidential elections due in August which pit erstwhile opposition leader turned establishment man Raila Odinga of the Orange Democratic Movement (ODM) and Deputy President William Ruto of the United Democratic Alliance (UDA) (AC Vol 62 No 21 Raila beats Ruto as the oligarchs' favourite)...


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