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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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Ruto's plan to profit from the ports hits problems

The radical plans to purge the political elite and its economic projects after William Ruto's presidential election victory last year are running out of steam...

KPA managing director William Ruto (no relation to the President) initially stated that private investors seeking to obtain 25-year leaseholds to operate the ports in Mombasa Lamu and the Lamu Special Economic Zone would be expected to pay $700m...

Kenyatta gets his identity card back The Huduma Namba digital identity card project was one of the symbols of the breakdown in relations between Uhuru Kenyatta and his then deputy William Ruto (Huduma Namba means 'service number')...


Edging towards the abyss

Kenya's President William Ruto has moved his country closer to the west but keeps close economic ties with Beijing underlined by his trip to China on 15-17 October (AC Vol 64 No 14 A man for all summits)...

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Politics in a time of war

Kenyan President William Ruto who has touted himself as a mediator is keenly aware that Ethiopia's own political difficulties leave it in a very difficult position to claim a role in the management of this crisis...


Ruto's reshuffle rewards the technocrats

Loyalty over talent was a common criticism when President William Ruto unveiled his ministerial team last September (AC Vol 63 No 20 Loyalty trumps all in Ruto's cabinet)...


Concerns mount over carbon credit deals

Kenya's President William Ruto talking up his country's green credentials with over 90% of its electricity coming from renewable energy saw an 'opportunity to unlock the available renewable assets' through market-driven carbon credits...


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President Ruto agrees to host Ukraine 'grain hub'

Following meetings with Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelensky and South Africa's Cyril Ramaphosa on the margins of the UN General Assembly last week Kenyan President William Ruto said Mombasa would host a 'grain hub' that would supply the East Africa region with Ukrainian produce...

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Cross-party talks open, carrots provided

The prospect of a political deal between President William Ruto and opposition Azimio la Umoja leader Raila Odinga is unsettling some of their followers and allies who fear they could lose out in any new partition of the spoils of power...


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