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Uhuru Muigai Kenyatta

Date of Birth: 26 October 1961


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Ruto revels in the western embrace

A decade ago Ruto together with former President Uhuru Kenyatta was facing indictment at the International Criminal Court for crimes against humanity after lengthy investigations of post-election violence in 2007-2008 left 1 200 people dead and drove 300 000 from their homes...


One party in a state

Ruto's equally embattled deputy Rigathi Gachagua who has spent recent weeks attempting to cosy up to former President Uhuru Kenyatta to shore up support in the Mount Kenya region may be looking for a new party...


Yet another changing of the guard

Though neither of these parastatals are obvious homes for military top brass these posts were also given to military appointees by Ruto's predecessor Uhuru Kenyatta (AC Vol 62 No 22 Kenyatta mulls the high cost of the handshake)...


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State House has a problem with Nairobi's political boss

The precedent was set when the Nairobi Metropolitan Services office was used by former President Uhuru Kenyatta to take over health transport public works and utilities after Sakaja's predecessor Mike Sonko became embroiled in impeachment and criminal cases (AC Vol 61 No 10 A clumsy coup)...

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After the general crashes, a reshuffle

Following Ruto's narrow and controversial win over Azimio la Umoja leader Raila Odinga Ogolla a Luo like Odinga was marked out as one of the securocrats promoted by Ruto's predecessor Uhuru Kenyatta who would quickly be shown the door (AC Vol 63 No 18 Kenyatta's securocrats cast into the cold)...


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Quiet diplomacy doesn't work for sacked official

In a bid to minimise diplomatic embarrassment Ruto nimbly moved Mathuki after it became clear that the impeachment proceedings against him were moving quickly announcing that Mathuki who was picked by Ruto's predecessor Uhuru Kenyatta would become the new ambassador to Russia as part of a series of new diplomatic appointments...

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It's the politics that counts

Some in Azimio believe that Odinga's AU campaign which relies on the government's diplomatic machine amounts to a 'handshake mark 2' a reference to the deal between Odinga and Ruto's predecessor Uhuru Kenyatta that was supposed to pave the way for Odinga not Ruto to win in August 2022...

The collapse of the Jubilee party formed by Uhuru Kenyatta and Ruto has left the Kikuyu without a voice...


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To Russia without impeachment

Mathuki was picked for the EAC job by former President Uhuru Kenyatta but he is a close ally of Ruto's which explains why he has been given one of the top embassies albeit one which carries far less political influence (AC Vol 62 No 7 How not to win friends)...

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Veterans seek a last hurrah in Addis

When Ruto's predecessor Uhuru Kenyatta met with President Samia on 21 February rumours swirled in Nairobi that Kenyatta who backed Odinga's presidential bid in 2022 would break the pro-Odinga consensus and back Kikwete...

One of the committee's main recommendations was to revive an idea in the Building Bridges Initiative set up by Odinga and Uhuru Kenyatta which was ruled unconstitutional by the Supreme Court; that of creating an official Leader of the Opposition office after the 2027 elections...


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