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Uhuru Muigai Kenyatta

Date of Birth: 26/10/1961


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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)...


Roads, rails, pots and kettles

Legacy projectPresident Uhuru Kenyatta meanwhile sees a completed Nairobi-to-Mombasa expressway as an attractive potential legacy project...


'Rot' in the Commission

In the end it was the Commission's failure to secure a back-up that cost it and Uhuru Kenyatta the August 2017 elections during the Supreme Court of Kenya case...


Belt, road and pork barrel

While the leaders of Egypt Ethiopia Djibouti and Mozambique brought their official staff to China's recent Belt and Road Forum last week Kenya's President Uhuru Kenyatta also brought the nominal leader of the opposition Raila Odinga and his staff...


Big data state

Although overshadowed by President Uhuru Kenyatta's annual State of the Nation address on 4 April the political establishment came together in a rare episode of bipartisanship to launch the government's new biometric identity card Huduma Namba (literally 'Service Number')...


Sibling rivalry turns ugly

On 11 March Kenya's President Uhuru Kenyatta made a quick visit to Rwanda where he attended the leadership indaba before briefly visiting President Museveni at State House Entebbe...


The President's anger

For a leader who has tamed the political ambitions of the main opposition party and brought it to support his government's national unity and development agenda President Uhuru Kenyatta increasingly strikes the pose of an angry impatient and intemperate man in public and in private...


A day of portents

Yet another sign: Kenyan President Uhuru Kenyatta the only head of state to attend was present along with his own newly-reconciled enemy Raila Odinga...


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