William Ruto

By IndepthAfrica
In East Africa
Jul 17th, 2013
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Churches have been asked to sing the national anthem as part of their services to promote peace, unity and love. Pefa Churches Bishop Mophat Kilioba said the nation should embrace healing and encourage brotherhood. The service was attended by Deputy President William Ruto, Kiambu Senator Kimani Wamat...
By IndepthAfrica
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May 28th, 2013
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African leaders aren’t interested in justice. They’re interested in immunity. Forget that lofty talk of victimisation and pan-African solidarity; in voting to protect Uhuru Kenyatta and William Ruto against the ICC, Africa’s presidents and heads of state are just protecting themselves – a protection ...
By IndepthAfrica
In East Africa
Apr 9th, 2013
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NAIROBI — Uhuru Kenyatta vowed to promote peace, unity and economic development at his inauguration Tuesday as Kenya’s fourth president. Kenyatta and his deputy are taking power while facing charges at the International Criminal Court, which could complicate the country’s relations with the world com...
By IndepthAfrica
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Apr 5th, 2013
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Uhuru Kenyatta comes to power on a wave of cautious optimism. But he must tackle a host of national shortcomings if he is to make a success of his new job IN A terse ruling on March 30th the judges of Kenya’s Supreme Court threw out petitions claiming that the presidential election held (with an [&he...
By IndepthAfrica
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Apr 3rd, 2013
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By Stephen A. Lamony The Rome Statute of the International Criminal Court (ICC) obliges states parties to cooperate with the Court in regards to its investigations and prosecutions. It is perhaps not too surprising then that Sudan, which never ratified the Rome Statute, has not cooperated with the Co...
By IndepthAfrica
In East Africa
Apr 2nd, 2013
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By Ola Johnson Kenya’s Supreme Court unanimously decided that Kenya’s presidential election — which had been held on 4 March — was conducted in a free, fair, transparent and credible manner, and that Uhuru Kenyatta and William Ruto of the Jubilee Alliance were validly elected Uhuru Kenyatta, 51, the ...
By IndepthAfrica
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Apr 2nd, 2013
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MP salary battle will prove first test for new president after supreme court rules that his election victory was free and fair Simon Allison for Daily Maverick After five years of torturous build-up, one day of voting, nearly a full, unexpected week of counting and another two weeks of court battles,...
By IndepthAfrica
In East Africa
Mar 30th, 2013
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Kenya’s Supreme Court has upheld the outcome of the country’s general election after allegations of irregularities. There have been fears of violence similar to tribal clashes that followed elections in 2007. Kenya’s chief justice Willy Mutunga said on Saturday that the six-member court unanimo...
By IndepthAfrica
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Mar 27th, 2013
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Since Uhuru Kenyatta was declared the winner of Kenya’s presidential election, political analysts have tried hard to make us believe that the United States and Britain are worried. Kenya is the staunchest and most docile proxy of the two countries’ regional war on terror, so it makes sens...
By IndepthAfrica
In East Africa
Mar 21st, 2013
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This is a serious question asked by many analysts who are closely watching the deliberations taking place at the supreme court following Raila Odinga’a daft petition to have Kenya’s most peaceful and successful elections ever, nullified. Chief Justice Willy Mutunga happens to be very close to Raila O...