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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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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...


Nairobi vies for green capital status

Having spent much of the first year of his presidency staking out the ground as one of Africa's leading voices on climate change and energy policy Kenya's William Ruto was the natural host for the first Africa Climate Summit and characteristically he left little to chance (Dispatches 30/8/23 Setting out Africa's case ahead of the UN's COP28 summit)...


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Maritime boundary clash threatens bilateral relations at critical time

Reports that Kenya's President William Ruto had asked his Djiboutian counterpart Ismail Omar Guelleh to work as a mediator on the maritime border were shot down by Somalia's State Minister for Foreign Affairs Ali Mohamed Omar at a hearing with a committee of Kenyan MPs...

Somalia has consistently rejected these efforts and the dispute is one of the few areas where Kenyatta's successor William Ruto who has invested heavily in boosting Kenya's diplomatic standing with its neighbours has made no progress...

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Kenyan cops vs Haitian gangs

US Secretary of State Antony Blinken called President William Ruto on 29 July with discussions reported to cover Kenya's deployments to Congo-Kinshasa and Haiti...


The street takes on State House

Austerity economics and street protests are dominating William Ruto's first term in the presidency after he rejected restructuring Kenya's debts in favour of two years of fiscal belt-tightening...

RUTO GAMBLES ON AUSTERITY On the campaign trail last year William Ruto refused to join his rival Raila Odinga in calling for debt restructuring...


Hemeti's grand plan is stalemated

That is why Hemeti has been sending his shrewder envoys such as Yousuf Ezzat to bolster ties with leaders such as Kenya's President William Ruto as well as to explore truce initiatives and ceasefires...


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