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Kenya

William Samoei arap Ruto

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


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Cult and politics

President William Ruto who has described the deaths as an 'act of terrorism' has promised to set up a commission of inquiry into the deaths and a task force to review regulations governing religious bodies...


Ruto's credit slumps amid cash flow crisis

The failure to pay the March wages of civil servants teachers and politicians has blown a hole in the economic management record of President William Ruto's government after just over six months in office...


Mediators proliferate as fighting intensifies and more flee Khartoum

Beyond wide-ranging calls for a ceasefire from UN Secretary General António Guterres and multiple governments the most substantive attempts at mediation are being orchestrated by the Trilateral Mechanism which groups IGAD the AU and the UN Integrated Transition Mechanism in Sudan and a regional effort by Kenya's President William Ruto South Sudan and Djibouti...


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Dialling for dollars

Last week President William Ruto's chief economic advisor David Ndii conceded that the Treasury is facing an acute cashflow crisis that has unprecedentedly delayed public service salaries but insisted that the government could meet its repayments (AC Vol 63 No 19 Ruto plays the economy blame-game)...

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Odinga steps up demands on election reform after Ruto blinks

After winning a commitment by President William Ruto to debate reform of the electoral commission in parliament opposition leader Raila Odinga is demanding that the talks should include parties from outside parliament and the agenda should include an audit of August 2022 elections...

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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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