Jump to navigation

Kenya

William Samoei arap Ruto

Date of Birth: 21/12/1966
Place of Birth: Sambut Village, Kamagut, Uasin Gishu, Kenya


Displaying 161-170 out of 180 results.

Odinga and the Oranges

The ODM boasts an array of presidential contenders representing all but two of Kenya's eight provinces: Odinga (Nyanza); Musyoka (Eastern); Kenyatta (Central); William Ruto (Rift Valley); WycliffeMusalia Mudavadi (Western); and Najib Balala (Coast)...


The new frontlines

The other main opposition figures are Raila Odinga (Luo 14%) Uhuru Muigai Kenyatta (Kikuyu 5%) and William Ruto (Kalenjin 3%)...


Knocking out the lion's teeth

THE PRESIDENTIAL RUNNERS NAME PARTY SUPPORT BASE CHANCES Mwai Kibaki NARC-Kenya Central Province (Nyeri and environs national alliances through party network) Favourite helped by incumbency Kalonzo Musyoka ODM Ukambani Eastern Province Second favourite liked across Kenya but criticised as lightweight Raila Odinga ODM Luo Nyanza the most loyal but not biggest base Joint third favourite criticised for autocratic style Uhuru Kenyatta KANU Central Province and youth vote Joint third favourite came second in 2002 Musalia Mudavadi ODM Maragoli Western Province Strong compromise candidate William Ruto ODM Kalenjin Rift Valley Province Powerful vote-getter lacks national support Najib Balala ODM Coast Province and Muslim vote Popular but untried in senior jobs Julia Ojiambo ODM Samia Western Province and women Too junior in hierarchy Nicholas Biwott KANU Kalenjin Rift Valley Province Too unpopular to make a serious run ...


In the hole

The following day ODM luminaries - Raila Odinga William Ruto Anyang' Nyong'o Stephen Kalonzo Musyoka (the leading ODM contender for the presidency) and Mutula Kilonzo - addressed a huge impromptu rally outside the KTN offices...


Going down with the ship

Opposition kingpins Raila Odinga William Ruto Uhuru Kenyatta and Kalonzo Musyoka - nominally united under the banner of the Orange Democratic Movement - are demanding the immediate recall of parliament and a vote of no confidence in the government...


Mwai's muddle

However young Turks from Moi's Kalenjin group led by KANU Secretary General William Ruto wanted no business with Kibaki...


Smashing the fruit bowl

He and his rebel LDP faction teamed up with KANU's Chairperson and Secretary General Uhuru Kenyatta and William Ruto to form the Orange movement which campaigned across the country with colourful road shows that drew huge crowds...


Oranges up, bananas down

William Ruto: The KANU Secretary General's campaigning overshadows his Chairman Uhuru Kenyatta...


A proxy election

The soul of the Orange group is the rump of Moi's Kenya African National Union party including its articulate secretary William Ruto Moi's son Gideon Uhuru Kenyatta (KANU's presidential candidate in 2002) Moi's lawyer Mutula Kilonzo and Musalia Mudavadi (KANU's Vice-President in 2002)...


Displaying 161-170 out of 180 results.