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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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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...


Moi après Kenyatta?

The stand he takes now could help position himself as the Kalenjin presidential candidate in 2022 in preference to the current Vice-President William Samoei Ruto who is known to harbour ambitions for the top job...


Fear stalks the law

The body of Meshack Yebei who was due to testify in the ICC case against Deputy President William Ruto was found in March two months after he had disappeared and 600 km...


Gadaffi's desperate bid

Khan was part of the legal team acting for Kenyan Vice-President William Ruto against whom the ICC decided not to proceed over crimes against humanity in April (AC Vol 57 No 11 ICC down but not out)...


Warnings of a bad election

William Ruto counters his Kalenjin opponents by arguing that Kikuyu will support his presidential bid in 2022 in return for his support for Kenyatta and the Kikuyu in 2013 and 2017...

In May the Governor of Kiambu Kenyatta's home county announced that his supporters would not vote for William Ruto for President in 2022...


ICC down but not out

President Uhuru Kenyatta and his deputy William Ruto are battling the International Criminal Court to prevent new cases from arising against them in the future – or for the reprosecution of the old ones...


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