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Uhuru Muigai Kenyatta

Date of Birth: 26 October 1961


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First the good news…

In Kenya where 300 000 people have lost their jobs because of the virus civil society activity has grown sufficiently to persuade President Uhuru Kenyatta to order the Ministry of Health to publish details of all contracts issued and sums paid out...


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The junta haggles on transition

Meeting chair South African President Cyril Ramaphosa called for Keïta's release while Kenya's Uhuru Kenyatta simply pressed for a 'speedy peaceful and democratic' resolution...

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Trading favours

One of only a handful of African leaders to have established a rapport with the US President and the only one to have made two visits to the White House President Uhuru Kenyatta is the sole recipient of an offer of a bilateral trade deal with the US (AC Vol 59 No 18 Turning down the volume)...


The Kenyatta-Odinga deal starts fraying

The Building Bridges Initiative – the political deal concocted between opposition leader Raila Odinga and President Uhuru Kenyatta – is in trouble again...

His much-photographed visit on the following day at Gideon Moi's residence prompted speculation about whether the First Family is considering him as its nominee to succeed President Uhuru Kenyatta in 2022 (AC Vol 61 No 14 A big tent for Moi's children)...

For all its divisiveness this played well to President Uhuru Kenyatta's objectives of corralling his ethnic base...


From a grateful nation

In 2011 a bill to implement generous pension schemes was rejected by then Finance Minister Uhuru Kenyatta as unaffordable and the matter was left largely untouched until last year when the National Assembly's Finance Committee prepared a new bill...


A favourite for an impossible job

Her biggest diplomatic triumph was to come a decade later when as Foreign and International Trade secretary in President Uhuru Kenyatta's government she chaired the 10th WTO Ministerial in Nairobi in December 2015...


A big tent for Moi's children

As his erstwhile opposition allies in the National Super Alliance (Nasa) and older political allies in the Kenya African National Union (KANU) have recently gravitated towards President Uhuru Kenyatta's faction in the ruling Jubilee party it is Mudavadi's conflicted loyalties to the status quo rather than a Damascene conversion to anti-establishment politics that have rooted him to opposition politics...


Pandemic mysteries multiply

' On 6 July Kenya's President Uhuru Kenyatta announced an easing of lockdown lifting the curb on travel in and out of the key cities of Nairobi and Mombasa but keeping the 9pm to 4am curfew in place (AC Vol 61 No 7 Locking down politics)...


Rose-tinted budgets

In a nod to President Uhuru Kenyatta's legacy plans almost 200 billion shillings ($2bn) of extra spending is to be allocated to his 'Big Four' objectives although more than half of it has been earmarked for health coverage and small sums for housing and manufacturing (AC Vol 61 No 12)...


The dearth of data

When Kenyan President Uhuru Kenyatta addressed the nation on 4 June he outlined a dilemma facing many governments...


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