02, · It is not clear if e duo would join Ruto in pushing for a campaign against e Uhuru-Raila referendum, which analysts opine could shape e 2022 succession line-up. e President and Raila. 12, · e meeting, e first of its kind, was e clearest indication at influential figures close to State House are keen on backing Raila and not Ruto for e country’s top job. 14, · Deputy President William Ruto is planning a charm offensive on ODM leader Raila Odinga's stronghold of Kisumu and Migori counties. e Kisumu tour is . 29, · 29/01/. Bosco ita. Details of a closely guarded meeting between President Uhuru Kenyatta and his Deputy William Ruto emerged after e latter was reportedly summoned by his boss at State House, Nairobi. According to a report by a local daily, President Uhuru took his Deputy head-on over a number of issues including his workings wi e leader of opposition Raila Odinga. 29, · Ruto Locked Out of Secret Meeting Between Uhuru & Raila. Deputy President William Ruto allegedly suffered more humiliation, o er an speaking after AU envoy Raila Odinga at e launch of Building Bridges Initiatives at Bomas of Kenya, Nairobi, on Tuesday, ember 26, . Nation was first to report at before e event began, Ruto was locked out of a secret meeting between . 07, · Deputy President William Ruto has launched an onslht on e Orange Democratic Movement (ODM) leader Raila Odinga’s stronghold of Mombasa, targeting d representatives. Dr Ruto met several ODM and Wiper party representatives at his Karen residence Tuesday. 28, · Yesterday's meeting wi Ruto is part of Uhuru's series of meetings wi his close family members and his kitchen cabinet. Ruto's attendance is meant to counter Raila. 28, · Work wi Uhuru, Raila Speaking during e meeting held at Ruto's Karen residence, e elders called for dialogue and unity of purpose in e implementation of e Building Bridges Initiative (BBI) report. Muigai who is Uhuru's cousin urged e DP to work toge er wi e president and e former premier for e good of e county. 11, · e elders insisted e meeting was solely for building peace and unity between e two communities, not a public endorsement of any kind, but political undertones betrayed at assertion. In his re ks, however, a bold MP Kamanda urged Mr Odinga to vie for e presidency in 2022, promising at e community will back him. 02, · BBI Report: Ruto Speaks After Uhuru, Raila Naivasha Meeting. Written by k Chumba on ember 2, . 6430 views While many expected at e group will discuss e contentious issues raised by a section of leaders led by DP Ruto, ANC party leader Musalia Mudavadi, Uhuru and Raila Odinga’s allies seemed to have lead calls for e. 28, · Uhuru, Raila move to rally allies and stem rebellion against BBI Wednesday, ober 28, President Uhuru Kenyatta wi ODM chief Raila Odinga (right) and DP William Ruto at e Bomas of Kenya on Monday. 16, · A recent meeting between e two at a Nairobi hotel, toge er wi former deputy speaker Farah Maalim, has sparked talk of a pact. Mt Kenya is split into factions backing Ruto and Raila Au or: MOSES ODHIAMBO. 06, · On e o er hand, Abraham Mutai claims at ere was no meeting between Oscar Sudi and Raila Odinga. Mutai added at if ere should be a meeting to discuss any ing between Raila Odinga ans William Ruto, it will be between Raila’s surrogates and William Ruto’s allies. And not between Raila and Ruto’s Allies. 11, · Details emerge on 4 resolutions made during Raila's meeting wi Kikuyu elders ahead of 2022 elections Photo of Uhuru, DP Ruto and CS Matiang'i sparks reactions Published /16/. If you are man enough, come to Mombasa, stop posting photos - Governor Joho tells DP Ruto . 02, · President Uhuru Kenyatta and ODM leader Raila Odinga meeting senators and Members of Parliament in a Naivasha retreat aimed at discussing e BBI report. e event comes ahead of a meeting between. 13, · Speaking while unveiling e party’s candidate, Sheikh Mohamud, at e party headquarters on Tuesday, Kalonzo lhed off claims at e Msambweni by-election was a two-horse race between Raila and Ruto. As Wiper, we are well prepared and we are confident wi our candidate. 02, · Prof Macharia Munene of e United States International University (USIU) said e BBI is not an issue but (e real issue is) e supremacy rivalry between Ruto and Raila. Reporting by Justus Ochieng’, Ibrahim Oruko, Patrick Lang’at, Nicholas Komu, Alex Njeru and George Odiwuor. 04, · PRESIDENT Uhuru Kenyatta has made e most candid disclosure of e reasons for e fallout between him and his deputy William Ruto. Uhuru made e unprecedented revelation while addressing a closed door meeting of MPs and leader during e BBI retreat in Naivasha. e President took e legislators. 09, · e meeting, e first of its kind, would be e clearest indication e president back Raila and not deputy Ruto when he retires in two years' time. e elders started arriving at e lakeside city for a political statement at is expected to have a bearing on e 2022 race to succeed Uhuru. 11, · e most distinct manifestation of ese divisions is in e me ods Mr Odinga and Dr Ruto have chosen to use to penetrate e vote-rich region. Intensified activities spearheaded by e Kikuyu Council of Elders (KCE) appear set to break e frosty political relationship between e Nyanza and Central Kenya regions at can be traced back. BBI talks: Uhuru, Raila meet MPs in Naivasha, Ruto left out Masolo Mabonga. 5 hrs ago. Guess who my celebrity mo er is - e much publicised Naivasha meeting would be used to familiarise MPs. 6, . State House has been sent into panic mode following a meeting between opposition leader Raila Odinga and Ruto’s ally Oscar Sudi at a city hotel. e two leaders met at Pumpkin Restaurant Nairobi for a lunch meeting at lasted close to two hours. Opposition leader Raila Odinga and Deputy President William Ruto have placed all e bets on opposite hands. For Raila, BBI is e surest bet to return to e centre of e game after losing out. 06, · President Uhuru Kenyatta and Raila Odinga yesterday held ree important meetings regarding e BBI and e country’s succession politics. e first meeting was between e two at State House in Nairobi. DP Ruto scales down meetings in wake of Covid-19 second wave Is Raila copying Ruto's hustler politics? You blew chance to present views, Uhuru, Raila allies tell anti-BBI camp. 25, · NAIROBI, Kenya 25 – Kenya’s deputy president William Ruto is being sidelined by his political allies in what analysts say is a concerted strategy to block e ambitious leader’s promised elevation to e top job in 2022. A riage of convenience brokered between Ruto and President. 1 DP Ruto scales down meetings in wake of Covid-19 second wave Ruto and Raila, in eir new roles spoke at cross-purposes. Ruto, in a series of eight tweets, accused e officials in his own. On Twitter, Ruto retained e lead wi 68.8 support while Raila got 29.5. Amani National Congress (ANC) leader who was added on e list got only 4. Majority of ose who voted for Ruto related wi his hustler tag and felt he had demonstrated over time at he . 03, · ODM leader Raila Odinga and Deputy President William. After being frozen out of government in a ploy seen to block his ascension to top power, Deputy President William Ruto devised new me ods. - She dismissed claims at Uhuru and Ruto were not reading from e same script. State House Spokesperson Kanze Dena has dismissed claims at state operatives locked Deputy President William Ruto out of a private meeting between President Uhuru Kenyatta and Opposition leader Raila Odinga at Bomas of Kenya. Speaking at e same fundraiser, Raila said e meeting between him and e Mount Kenya delegation at his Bondo home in Siaya County on Saturday was not meant to endorse him to succeed President. , · NAIROBI, Kenya – Kikuyu Council of Elders trooped to Bondo, e rural home of Opposition leader Raila Odinga on Saturday, in what observers see as an endorsement for e top job in 2022. e elders who performed several rituals in e meeting attended by Luo and Kikuyu elected leaders, will be followed by ano er one in Mt Kenya. , · Mr Odinga before attending e burial led a leader’s meeting at Nyamagwa Girls High School where ey hit at e DP over his hustler politics. e ODM leader, toge er wi o er politicians, said e country will not be built by a wheel barrow economy and challenged Dr Ruto . A pact between Ruto and Kalonzo would automatically lead to a formal divorce between Kalonzo and ODM party leader Raila Odinga after a ade long political riage. e possibility of a political riage between Makueni Governor Kivu a Kibwana and Deputy President William Ruto is e talk of e town, following eir recent meeting in Makueni.. DP Ruto and e Makueni governor met at e Africa Inland Church Bomani in Machakos Town on Sunday, ober 12. 07, · In e meeting, Ruto told e leaders at President Uhuru Kenyatta will personally lead his 2022 campaigns. e meeting took plaace at Fairmont Hotel in Nanyuki, where he claimed President Kenyatta supports his ambition to lead e country in 2022 and e handshake between e Head of State and opposition leader Raila Odinga has not changed. ere was no meeting between Oscar Sudi and Raila Odinga. A my sanctioned a few minutes ago at Karen residence. If ere should be a meeting to discuss any ing between William Ruto and Raila Odinga it will be between Raila Odinga’s surrogates and Ruto’s attack dogs. Not Raila Odinga and Ruto’s surrogates, he stated. Orange Democratic Movement (ODM) leader Raila Odinga hosted hundreds of Kikuyu and Luo elders at his Bondo rural home on Saturday, ober , to discuss national unity issues. e elders are expected to endorse e Opposition chief for e 2022 presidency in a meeting of its kind at be e. 27, · Deputy President William Ruto on Tuesday tackled former Prime Minister Raila Odinga over e Building Bridges Initiative. e two leaders were given opportunities to address e nation from e Gusii Stadium where President Uhuru Kenyatta hosted e 11 Mashujaa Day celebrations. , · In ch, Prrsident Kenyatta chaired ano er cabinet meeting wi his Deputy William Samoei Ruto in attendance. However, e State House later deleted e photos taken during e Cabinet meeting and uploaded to State House’s social media platforms. Ruto was seated on e right-hand side at e meeting at was chaired by President Uhuru Kenyatta. It is a historic meeting, knowing well at, e two communities have been at loggerheads against each o er for along time now. e political enmity between e two communities was not a secret, but openly displayed even publicly. (Raila and Ruto), will wrestle each o er and gain popularity above o er in . 09, · It is reported at a contingent of anti-riot police officers on Friday morning, ober 9, barricaded roads leading to e venue where several allies of DP Ruto were expected to attend e meeting to discuss ways ey would beat Raila Odinga’s ODM to e Msambweni parliamentary seat. 28, · Deputy President William Ruto was forced to wait outside a boardroom at e Bomas of Kenya as President Uhuru Kenyatta and ODM leader Raila Odinga engaged in a meeting. is was before e BBI launch meeting started. Photos shared widely on social media showed e DP standing outside e door wi e President’s security standing [ ]. 07, · (KDRTV) – ODM leader Raila Odinga has raised speculation after meeting Cherangany MP Joshua Kuttuny and businessman Zedekiah Bundotich at his Capitol Hill office. Raila said he had met e two politicians on Monday. e former Prime Minister did not reveal e agenda of e meeting but ere is no doubt at 2022 politics and [ ]. Ruto is also said to have accused Raila’s camp of having lared an all-out on him, which he said was clearly calculated to impede his 2022 presidential bid. Ruto is said to have complained to his boss at e BBI campaign, despite it being a el project, seems to have been hijacked by Raila and his Orange Democratic Movement. A planned meeting between Deputy President William Ruto and Kenyans living in e United Kingdom has been canceled. In a statement, e Kenya High Commission in London, which had organized e meeting, has announced at e event has been canceled. Ruto was set to interact wi Kenyans in e diaspora during e one and a half hour meeting which was set to take place on Friday from 6:30 pm. Raila tells Ruto not to hide behind e hustler tag but join in developing e country, Deputy President William Ruto and his political nemesis Raila Odinga have locked horns over e catchy. 05, · Days after meeting MPs and senators in Naivasha at a meeting at was also attended by President Uhuru Kenyatta, ODM party leader held yet ano er closed-door meeting wi e 47 governors. e hig.