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World - Africa
6/13/2024 12:28:23 PM
Kenya's finance minister is due to present Thursday the East African economic powerhouse's biggest ever budget, alongside a contentious finance bill that contains a raft of new or increased taxes.

World - Africa
5/23/2024 2:27:21 PM
US President Joe Biden is rolling out the red carpet Thursday for his Kenyan counterpart William Ruto with a diplomacy-heavy state visit and a lavish White House dinner with all the trimmings.

World - Africa
4/18/2024 10:03:41 PM
Kenya's defence chief and nine other top brass died on Thursday in a military helicopter crash in a remote area of the country, President William Ruto said.

Egypt - Foreign Affairs
3/8/2024 5:09:00 PM
Minister of Foreign Affairs Sameh Shoukry delivered a written message from President Abdel-Fattah El-Sisi to his Kenyan counterpart William Ruto during his visit to Nairobi on Thursday, according to a statement by the Egyptian foreign ministry.

Egypt - Foreign Affairs
9/4/2023 11:15:05 PM
Kenyan President William Ruto told Egyptian Prime Minister Mostafa Madbouly on Monday that he looked forward to visiting Egypt in response to President Abdel-Fattah El-Sisi's invitation.

World - Africa
7/30/2023 8:00:41 PM
Kenyan President William Ruto said Sunday he would "not negotiate about the safety of our country" with his rival after agreeing to dialogue to end violent protests against his government.

World - Africa
7/26/2023 1:17:21 PM
Weary Kenyans on Wednesday voiced cautious optimism for an end to political unrest after President William Ruto said he was ready to meet opposition leader Raila Odinga "anytime" following months of anti-government protests.

World - Africa
7/19/2023 8:41:14 PM
Police in Kenya opened fire on protesters in clashes that left at least 12 people wounded Wednesday as the opposition organized demonstrations calling for the government of President William Ruto to lower the cost of living.

Egypt - Foreign Affairs
7/16/2023 5:27:41 PM
Egypt's President Abdel-Fattah El-Sisi and his Kenyan counterpart William Ruto exchanged views on a series of African issues, including the situation in the Horn of Africa, Nile Basin regions, and the Sudanese crisis, during a meeting in Nairobi on Sunday.

World - Africa
7/12/2023 10:47:18 AM
Iran President Ebrahim Raisi held talks with his Kenyan counterpart William Ruto on Wednesday as he kicked off the first Africa tour by an Iranian leader in 11 years.

World - Africa
7/8/2023 3:47:41 PM
The number of people killed in protests in Kenya rose to two on Saturday, a hospital official told AFP, after opposition leader Raila Odinga urged Kenyans to take to the streets against tax hikes.

War in Sudan - War in Sudan
6/13/2023 12:01:48 PM
Kenya's President William Ruto vowed Monday to arrange a "face to face" meeting between Sudan's warring generals to end the crisis roiling the country after multiple ceasefires have failed to hold, the Kenyan presidency said.

Egypt - Foreign Affairs
5/2/2023 10:12:09 PM
Egyptian President Abdel-Fattah El-Sisi and Kenyan President William Ruto agreed in a phone call on Tuesday to continue efforts to attain a sustainable ceasefire, Spokesperson for the Presidency Ahmed Fahmy announced in a statement.

World - Africa
4/14/2023 5:07:34 PM
Kenya's President William Ruto announced on Friday that he would slash the price of a key food staple as anger over skyrocketing inflation fuels protests in the East African nation.

World - Africa
12/24/2022 6:57:18 PM
Kenya's President William Ruto has expressed concern over the fighting in neighboring South Sudan and airlifted a donation of food stuffs to those affected.

COP27 - Sharm El-Sheikh
11/7/2022 10:49:07 PM
The crushing impacts of climate change are already a "living nightmare" for people across Africa, Kenyan President William Ruto told world leaders at UN talks on Monday.

COP27 - Climate change
11/1/2022 10:27:35 PM
Kenyan President William Ruto said here Tuesday his government has allocated 2 billion shillings (16.47 million U.S. dollars) for food relief to counties affected by the severe drought across the country.

World - Africa
9/14/2022 10:10:22 PM
Kenya's new President William Ruto said on Wednesday the East African country was breaking diplomatic ties with the contested Sahrawi Arab Democratic Republic (SADR) in Western Sahara after talks with Morocco.

World - Africa
9/13/2022 1:16:57 PM
William Ruto was sworn in as Kenya's president on Tuesday after narrowly winning the Aug. 9 election in East Africa's most stable democracy.

World - Africa
8/22/2022 10:54:49 AM
Kenya's defeated presidential candidate Raila Odinga has filed an online petition to the country's top court, his lawyer told AFP Monday, challenging the result of the August 9 election that handed victory to his rival William Ruto.

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