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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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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...


Counties at the crossroads

Yet the event was conspicuous by the absence of either President Uhuru Kenyatta or his deputy William Ruto...

Bomet Governor Isaac Ruto (no relation to Vice President William Ruto), who sees himself as a potential presidential candidate, and has become one of Kenya's leading political personalities, described Uhuru's threats as 'part of the propaganda against devolution' (AC Vol 57 No 6, Bye-election fever)...


Democrats under fire

Certainly, independent monitors and opposition politicians were convinced that these technological failures were contrived by the well-financed Jubilee coalition of President Uhuru Kenyatta and William Ruto and their allies in the Independent Electoral and Boundaries Commission (AC Vol 54 No 6, Credibility of the IEBC under fire)...

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Justice in question

The assessment by three judges at the International Criminal Court on 5 April that the prosecution's evidence against William Ruto, Kenya's Deputy President, and Joshua arap Sang, a prominent Kalenjin radio announcer, was too weak to sustain a case points to critical failures in the court's investigative procedures and its witness protection scheme...


Bye-election fever

Two bye-elections on 7 March were make-or-break events for two big political leaders: Raila Amolo Odinga of the opposition Coalition for Reform and Democracy and Deputy President William Samoei arap Ruto of the Jubilee Alliance Party...

It did not work out like that, however, and William Ruto remains the Kalenjin supremo...

Both seats had fallen vacant because of November's cabinet reshuffle that saw Kericho Senator Charles Cheruiyot Keter – a strong William Ruto supporter – elevated to head the Energy Ministry while the Malindi member of parliament, Dan Kazungu of CORD, crossed over to Jubilee to be rewarded with the position of Mining Minister in the building where he'd previously been Chief Secretary...

If William Ruto came out of Kericho smiling, Malindi marked a defeat for Uhuru Kenyatta's Coast offensive, which was supposed to succeed because it was led by local CORD legislators who have crossed to Jubilee...

William Ruto, still nervous about the outcome of his trial at the International Criminal Court, knows that he has not seen the last of the efforts by the Mois and their allies to knock him off his Jubilee perch (AC Vol 56 No 3, What the prosecutor saw)...

The Electoral Commission was 'totally compromised and complacent to save face for some senior politician in the region', said KANU, in an obvious reference to Vice-President William Ruto, who campaigned for Cheruiyot...


Africa tries to keep up

That is perhaps why Deputy President William Ruto is keen to host the secretariat of the three existing regional trade blocs: Comesa, the EAC and SADC...


2017 polls cast long shadow

Jubilee political work in the region has been left to Deputy President William Ruto, who hopes the region will support his presidential candidacy in 2022, provided, of course, he escapes conviction for crimes against humanity at the International Criminal Court at The Hague...


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