Tag: William Ruto

Politics
Kenya president Ruto vows tax overhaul to lower inequality

Kenya president Ruto vows tax overhaul to lower inequality

The 55-year-old leader, who cast himself as the champion of the poor in the August...

Politics
Uhuru Kenyatta: inscrutable leader leaves a mixed legacy

Uhuru Kenyatta: inscrutable leader leaves a mixed legacy

Unable to run again after two terms at the helm, his endorsement of historic arch-rival...

Elections
Ruto to be sworn in as Kenya's president after divisive poll

Ruto to be sworn in as Kenya's president after divisive...

The 55-year-old rags-to-riches businessman who once sold chickens on the roadside...

Elections
Kenya Supreme Court upholds Ruto's victory in presidential vote

Kenya Supreme Court upholds Ruto's victory in presidential...

"This is a unanimous decision. The petitions are hereby dismissed, as a consequence...

Elections
Kenya's top court lays out nine issues in election dispute

Kenya's top court lays out nine issues in election dispute

Deputy President William Ruto was declared the winner of the closely-contested race,...

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Kenya's Odinga files court challenge to presidential poll result

Kenya's Odinga files court challenge to presidential poll...

Odinga, a veteran opposition leader who ran with the backing of the ruling party,...

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Kenya on edge as election outcome sparks protests

Kenya on edge as election outcome sparks protests

After an anxious days-long wait for the results of the August 9 poll, Deputy President...

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Kenya vote chief declares Ruto president-elect

Kenya vote chief declares Ruto president-elect

Independent Electoral and Boundaries Commission chairman Wafula Chebukati said Ruto...

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Kenya moves closer to results of tight election race

Kenya moves closer to results of tight election race

Deputy President William Ruto was leading with slightly more than 51% of the vote...

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Kenyans vote in close-fought election race

Kenyans vote in close-fought election race

The country is hoping for an orderly transition of power after almost a decade under...

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Jittery Kenya votes in close-fought election race

Jittery Kenya votes in close-fought election race

Kenyans are praying for a peaceful transition of power after almost a decade under...

Elections
Kenya candidates make final bid for votes as campaigning closes

Kenya candidates make final bid for votes as campaigning...

Deputy President William Ruto and Raila Odinga, a veteran opposition leader now...

Elections
A wary Kenya gears up for tense election

A wary Kenya gears up for tense election

Memories of violence during previous elections loom large, and the country is grappling...

Social Media
Kenya says social media won't be blocked after warning to Huduma Social

Kenya says social media won't be blocked after warning...

The National Cohesion and Integration Commission (NCIC) said Friday it had given...

Politics
Kenya running mate ordered to forfeit $1.7 mn in graft case

Kenya running mate ordered to forfeit $1.7 mn in graft...

The case highlights the endemic corruption in Kenya, where the anti-graft body last...