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William Samoei arap Ruto

Date of Birth: 21/12/1966
Place of Birth: Sambut Village, Kamagut, Uasin Gishu, Kenya


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Uhuru spends, Raila promises

The order was made at Kenyatta's Jubilee Party national delegates' conference at Nairobi's Bomas Centre on 6 May, which endorsed him as the party's presidential candidate with Vice-President William Ruto as his deputy...

William Ruto's influence over party nominations in his Kalenjin homeland of the Rift Valley was even lower than that of Odinga and Kenyatta...


Registering interest

That complicates the political axis of the vote-rich Rift Valley of Kalenjin voters currently 'owned' by Vice-President William Ruto for Jubilee...


Pressure-cooker polls

CORD claimed as early as April 2016 that President Uhuru Kenyatta and Vice-President William Samoei arap Ruto's government was intent on rigging the presidential election using the Independent Electoral and Boundaries Commission that presided over the 2013 elections...


NASA for launch

Vice-President William Ruto, who nurtures his own presidential ambitions, has spent months persuading Kenya African National Union parliamentarians to defect to Jubilee and has been tasked with delivering the Kalenjin vote for Jubilee next year...


Empty words on graft

During the 2013 presidential election campaign, President Uhuru Kenyatta and his running-mate William Ruto promised Kenyans that they would end the corruption that had bedevilled previous governments...


More talk talk than walk walk

The quality of its investigations and its ability to protect witnesses has fallen far short of requirements and these weaknesses have been exploited by the richer and better connected defendants, such as Kenyan President Uhuru Kenyatta and his Deputy, William Ruto...

For example, ex-indictees President Uhuru Kenyatta and Deputy President William Ruto were coming and going almost at will while their fellow Kenyan indictee, radio announcer Joshua arap Sang, was required to attend the Court full time...

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Jubilee unites ahead of poll

With characteristic hubris, Kenyatta and his deputy William Ruto are vaunting it as the party that will unify all the country's tribes just as the Kenya African National Union (KANU) did soon after Independence in 1963...

William Ruto's abrasive style is said to anger his supporters...


Safe choice, vexed process

Outsiders included Nzamba Kitonga, a former Court of Justice President in the Common Market for Eastern and Southern Africa, who chaired the Committee of Experts that wrote the 2010 constitution; Lucy Wanja Julius, from the Commission for University Education; Ambassador Daniel Waisiko Wambura, Principal Administrative Secretary in Deputy President William Ruto's office; United States-based Makau Mutua, a founder of the Kenya Human Rights Commission, who left his post as Dean of the University of Buffalo's Law School in the wake of criticism of his leadership in 2014 and who has in the past expressed anti-Kenyatta sentiments; and former Justice Aaron Ringera, a past Chairman of the Anti-Corruption Agency who in 2002 cleaned out the judiciary of allegedly corrupt judges, without informing the accused of the charges against them (AC Vol 50 No 19, The row over Aaron Ringera)...


Uhuru goes banker-bashing

Others advisors who supported the capping include Deputy President William Ruto, Parliament's majority leader Aden Duale and political activists associated with the new Jubilee Party of Kenya, which is led by Kenyatta and Ruto...


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