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Uhuru Muigai Kenyatta

Date of Birth: 26 October 1961


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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...


Three's a crowd

President Uhuru Kenyatta's mantra is that the time for party politics is over and that all leaders should concentrate on economic development based on his signature 'Big Four Agenda' (food security affordable housing manufacturing and affordable healthcare) and reconciliation based on the 'Building Bridges Initiative' agreed between him and Odinga last March...

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Disputes, disruptions and a new diplomatic order

Campaigners politicians and plotters have started the year with a flurry of activity: protests about electoral shenanigans in Congo-Kinshasa; demonstrations demanding the exit of Sudan's President Omer Hassan el Beshir; the governing Jubilee party in Kenya has started to splinter after top officials quit in protest at Vice-President William Ruto's plans to succeed President Uhuru Kenyatta; and security forces killed two soldiers and arrested seven more after a failed putsch in Gabon...

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The year of the empty threat

Commentators and pundits have been giving their verdicts on the first year of President Uhuru Kenyatta's second term of office since the anniversary fell on 28 November...


Populists hack at the budget

On Tuesday 18 September President Uhuru Kenyatta's governing Jubilee party and the opposition (at least in name) National Super Alliance (Nasa) led by Raila Odinga held separate emergency parliamentary group meetings with one common aim: to marshal their MPs to support a revised budget for the current financial year (July 2018 to June 2019)...


Turning down the volume

When Kenya's President Uhuru Kenyatta asked for advice about how to handle United States President Donald Trump during his state visit to Washington DC on 27 August a lobbyist told him: 'Talk business and security...


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