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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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Ruto gets the freight train blues

Initially it seemed that President William Ruto's government would blame the economic costs of the SGR on the profligacy of its predecessor led by Uhuru Kenyatta...


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President Ruto widens the tent

President William Ruto continues to win over supporters of opposition leader Raila Odinga in his traditional strongholds in Nyanza (AC Vol 64 No 6 The one-party state bounces back)...

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Raila takes to the streets

With President William Ruto continuing to eat into Odinga's Azimio la Umoja coalition and refusing to offer Odinga any formal political role the veteran opposition leader is coming under heavy pressure (Dispatches 10/1/23 How the opposition is trying to pick up the pieces)...

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The one-party state bounces back

After painstakingly building an alliance of mainly small parties to carry him to power last year President William Ruto is determined to subsume them all into his victorious United Democratic Alliance (UDA)...


Samia builds her base and sets down markers

She has also been to Oman Doha Egypt (for COP 27) and received the new Kenyan President William Ruto before going to China and the United States meeting President Joe Biden and doing deals with the major international financial institutions...


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Voluntary exit or dismissal for Odinga?

It had been secured from him by former President Uhuru Kenyatta in 2018 as part of the 'handshake' deal that marginalised then Deputy President William Ruto and set the scene for Odinga's unsuccessful bid for the presidency in August 2022 (AC Vol 59 No 6 Raila beats rivals to a new deal)...

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Ruto's securocrats hark back to the Moi era

During last year's election campaign William Ruto had complained that some of Kenyatta's aides had tried to block his path to the presidency (AC Vol 63 No 22 A different kind of cronyism & Vol 63 No 18 Kenyatta's securocrats cast into the cold)...

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Electoral Commission goes on trial again

As President William Ruto's government tries to fast-track the selection of new commissioners to the Independent Electoral and Boundaries Commission (IEBC) it has been exchanging allegations with its opponents about fraud and murder plots during the August 2022 elections...


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