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Uhuru Muigai Kenyatta

Date of Birth: 26 October 1961


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Building shaky bridges

The much-hyped Building Bridges Initiative (BBI) report commissioned by President Uhuru Kenyatta and his erstwhile rival opposition leader Raila Odinga in March 2018 was launched on 27 November at Nairobi's Bomas Centre...


Intrigue at State House

Kaunda said that Goswami had initially asked him to speak to Kenyan President Uhuru Kenyatta but when he refused Goswami told him 'Valden will sort it out' by asking Lungu to speak to Kenyatta...


Assault on Mount Kenya

President Uhuru Kenyatta is trying to put an end to a simmering rebellion against his government in a region where discontent with him would be least expected – the Mount Kenya region home to the Kikuyu Embu and Meru people who gave him 97% of their votes in the 2017 general election...


Ruto-Raila (round one)

President Uhuru Kenyatta has maintained a studious silence repeating the mantra that he is concerned with development not politics even while his name is being evoked in support of the ODM candidate by Nairobi MP Maina Kamanda and Kirinyaga governor Anne Waiguru both of whom say that since the March 2018 'handshake' the President favours an alliance with Odinga...


Fund on standby

The facility was one of the Uhuru Kenyatta government's protections against credit rating downgrades...


Bridge of sighs

At least that was the idea agreed between President Uhuru Kenyatta and his new ally Raila Odinga in the historic 'handshake' of March 2018 (AC Vol 59 No 8 Believe the handshake)...

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Spending on the hoof

On an impromptu stop at a function at Mwangoni Primary School in Kwale County on the south coast on 8 September President Uhuru Kenyatta made an instant personal donation of 1 million shillings (US$10 000) to refurbish the school buildings and promised Ksh10m ($100 000) more from the government...

The school of Uhurunomics Uhuru Kenyatta may have an economics and political science degree from Amherst College in Massachusetts but many Kenyans believe his stewardship of the economy is poor evidence of his mastery of the subject...


Power play in Harare

After prolonged unrest and continual accusations against the Jubilee government President Uhuru Kenyatta made the famous 'handshake' with his old adversary and Odinga and his supporters were admitted to key positions in government...

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A killing joke

The political drama sparked by a fake letter claiming that several cabinet ministers from President Uhuru Kenyatta's Mount Kenya homeland had been plotting to kill Deputy President William Ruto provides yet more evidence of the fragility and fractiousness of his government...

Dams – the consequences Whatever happens now the arrest and charging of Finance Minister Henry Rotich his Permanent Secretary Kamau Thugge and 24 more government officials marks a historic landmark in President Uhuru Kenyatta's campaign against corruption which he sees as a major legacy of his time in office (AC Vol 59 No 19 Populists hack at the budget)...


Spinner caught in web

In the months leading up to the August 2017 polls in Kenya rumours flew that data-mining consultancy Cambridge Analytica (CA) then at the height of its notoriety had been hired by President Uhuru Kenyatta's Jubilee coalition (AC Vol 58 No 17 New elections old battles)...


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