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Uhuru Muigai Kenyatta

Date of Birth: 26 October 1961


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Jockeying for position

Since President Uhuru Kenyatta is not allowed to stand again his huge Mount Kenya (Kikuyu Embu and Meru) vote the largest bloc in the country will be up for grabs...


Back to the one-party state

Relations with Kenya improved following the 'handshake' between President Uhuru Kenyatta and President Magufuli's close friend Raila Odinga (AC Vol 59 No 6 Raila beats rivals to a new deal & Vol 60 No 19 Bridge of sighs)...


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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