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 Uhuru Kenyatta

Uhuru Muigai Kenyatta (born 26 October 1961) is a Kenyan politician who is the fourth president of Kenya. He has also been charged for crimes against humanity by the International Criminal Court (ICC). He was formerly the deputy Prime Minister of Kenya, Member of Parliament for Gatundu South Constituency and Chairman of Kenya African National Union (KANU), which was a part of the Party of National Unity (PNU).

Kenyatta is the son of Jomo Kenyatta, Kenya's first president (1964–1978). His name, Uhuru, is Swahili for "freedom". He attended St Mary's School in Nairobi. From there he went on to study political science at Amherst College in the United States.

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Let us give President Uhuru Kenyatta and his Deputy William Ruto an opportunity to deliver the Jubilee manifesto instead of igniting political fires. It is more than four years to the 2022 General Election and sprouting political campaigns at this juncture will only deny Kenyans a crucial opportunity to ...
A surprise handshake between President Uhuru Kenyatta and opposition leader Raila Odinga has stirred up Kenyan politics as the long-time rivals set their sights on the 2022 elections. Less than a year since Kenyatta was re-elected to a second and final term in a vote that Odinga called a farce, the ...

President Uhuru Kenyatta has asked Governor Mike Sonko to honour his pledge to resign if he does not clear garbage in Nairobi within 30 days. The head of state said if the regeneration team led by Sonko does not meet its timelines as agreed, should honour its words and resign. Uhuru in a ...
President Uhuru Kenyatta has mourned Kenneth Matiba who died today at the Karen Hospital. In a live address at State House, President Kenyatta praised Mr Matiba as one of the country's pioneering entrepreneurs and champion of multiparty democracy. He said the late Matiba was involved in ...
President Uhuru Kenyatta plans to market Kenya abroad as a destination for trade and investment during his five-day United King tour this week. Uhuru during his tour starting on Monday will be keen on boosting trade ties and diversifying investments between Kenya, UK and other ...
Speaking during the launch at State House, Nairobi, President Uhuru Kenyatta on Friday said the cover will benefit some three million students. "My government will pay a premium of Sh 1,350 for every student under the cover. This will have a phenomenal impact on our economy," Uhuru said. He ...
President Uhuru Kenyatta has made a revelation of an incognito visit to Kenyatta National Hospital and the shock that he met at the biggest referral hospital in the region. President Kenyatta while speaking on Friday to a team that has been charged with the responsibility of regenerating Nairobi city, said ... secret
The team to steer President Uhuru Kenyatta and Raila Odinga's unity deal is all but in place, the Star can reveal. The two leaders are also reportedly planning to expand the two-man dialogue committee they appointed to spearhead their handshake deal to 12 members. This comes as the country waits ...
African, Caribbean and Pacific (ACP) group of countries should be accorded increased access to the European market, President Uhuru Kenyatta said on Thursday. He said deals such as the Economic Partnership Agreements (EPAs) should recognise each country's level of development so that ... Eu
By PSCU, NAIROBI, Kenya, Mar 26 – President Uhuru Kenyatta has said aggressive modernisation of the police force would continue to maintain the gains in the fight against all forms of criminal activities. He said the Government will allocate more resources to the National Police Service Modernisation ... Eu
Donors and the international community are warming up to the unity deal signed between President Uhuru Kenyatta and Nasa leader Raila Odinga last month, with pledges to bankroll the programme. The Star has learnt that among those keen to fund the landmark truce between the two archrivals include ... Eu
President Kenyatta unveils the statue Mr Oshottoe Ondula is claiming at Havana's African Heroes Park on March 15, 2018. PHOTO | COURTESY. In Summary. Mr Oshottoe Ondula claims that the sculpture of Kenya's founding President Jomo Kenyatta, which now stands in Havana's African Heroes Park, ... Eu
President Uhuru Kenyatta (pictured) will hold a Cabinet meeting tomorrow — the first since he completed its constitution last month. He will then leave the country on Thursday for a four-day official state visit to Mozambique. Officials' privy to the meeting told the Star it will focus on President Uhuru's Big Four ... Eu
The reason why I was among the first public personalities to warmly welcome the rapprochement between President Uhuru Kenyatta and his fellow leader, Raila Odinga, was because of the historic precedent it set for Kenya. The Uhuru-Raila deal marks the beginning of a new chapter in Kenya's political ... Eu
President Uhuru Kenyatta is expected to make a turn-around tour to the lakeside city of Kisumu in what some ODM leaders have referred to as Peace Project intended to unite the country. Though details of the tour are scanty by a local newspaper, The Standard, has confirmed the visit. The president is ... Eu
President Uhuru Kenyatta addresses wananchi during the commissioning of the construction of Ngong Road phase two and three, in Nairobi on March ... A joint visit by President Uhuru Kenyatta and Nasa leader Raila Odinga to Kisumu initially planned for this week has been pushed back to allow for more ... Eu

President Uhuru Kenyatta and National Super Alliance leader Raila Odinga at Harambee House on March 9. PHOTO ... I could not help remembering what happened in Ethiopia after the surprise handshake between President Uhuru Kenyatta and veteran opposition leader Raila Odinga, now “the people's ... Eu
A section of the EFP leaders led by Mandera West MP HajiYusuf (left) address the media on the appointment of Noor Hassan as the Sports CAS. [David Njaaga, Standard]. Economic Freedom Party (EFP) welcomed President Uhuru Kenyatta's nomination of Hassan Noor Hassan as Sports Chief ... Eu
The managing director of data analysis firm Cambridge Analytica was covertly filmed by U.K. broadcaster Channel 4 describing his company's sway over Kenyan President Uhuru Kenyatta's previous two election campaigns. The firm worked on "just about every element" of Kenyatta's bid to be elected, ... Eu
President Uhuru Kenyatta and Opposition leader Raila Odinga unit pact is not a political stunt but a commitment to peace and development of the country, Deputy President William Ruto has said. Ruto, during a tour of West Pokot county to launch development projects on Friday, asked other leaders should ... Eu
President Uhuru Kenyatta inspects a guard of honour during the 146th passing out parade of 3,969 recruits at Kenya Police College Kiganjo on March 23, 2018. PHOTO | JOSEPH KANYI | NATION ... President Uhuru Kenyatta on Friday pledged to continue improving police welfare. The President promised ... Eu
President Uhuru Kenyatta with Mauritius' Foreign Affairs Minister Seetanah Lutchmeenaraidoo at State House Nairobi. PHOTO | COURTESY ... President Uhuru Kenyatta's update on Twitter about his meeting with Lutchmeenaraidoo at State House, Nairobi attracted cheeky comments. Met Seetanah ... Eu
President Uhuru Kenyatta has called on the police to exercise high integrity values as they serve the country. He told nearly 4,000 police recruits, who graduated on Friday from Kiganjo police college, that their task is to guarantee Kenyans safety and protection from all security risks. "You are expected to ... Eu
President Uhuru Kenyatta and NASA leader Raila Odinga's handshake a fortnight ago has split MPs on the position to take when the President gives the State of the Nation Address in Parliament next Thursday. ODM's unilateral decision to partner with Jubilee, leaving out Wiper, Ford Kenya and ANC has ... Eu
President Uhuru Kenyatta addresses wananchi during the commissioning of the dualling of Ngong Road Phase II in Nairobi on March 22, 2018. He has said Kenyans should now focus on development. PHOTO | MARTIN MUKANGU | NATION MEDIA GROUP ... Eu
Uhuru Kenyatta is the fourth president of the Republic of Kenya, that is a fact that everyone knows. However, there are some things that very few people know about the son of the first president of the country. Here are the 10 most interesting. 1. He earned 600/- while working for KCB at Kipande House. 2. History was his ... Eu
A popular city businessman is said to be devastated following the recent decision by President Uhuru Kenyatta and his political adversary Raila Odinga to bury the hatchet. Weeks after the symbolic handshake between the two politicians, the businessman known for his lavish and exotic taste of expensive ... Eu
... will vet Court of Appeal judge Mohamed Warsame for appointment to the Judicial Service Commission (JSC). Justice Warsame's vetting will be his first despite having been re-elected to the commission and comes after President Uhuru Kenyatta forwarded his name to the MPs Tuesday for consideration. Eu
Kenyans on Twitter have weighed with views on President Uhuru Kenyatta's increased foreign trips, the latest being his visits to Cuba and Rwanda. Some of the users questioned whether the President is on a world tour, saying that he should delegate government officials to represent him in some of these ... Eu
British data mining firm Cambridge Analytica has confirmed and revealed how it helped President Uhuru Kenyatta win elections. In an undercover film broadcast on Channel 4 News in the UK on Monday night, Cambridge Analytica Managing Director Mark Turnbull confirmed that the company had covertly ... Eu
By PSCU, NAIROBI, Kenya, Mar 20 – President Uhuru Kenyatta Tuesday witnessed the swearing-in of Kennedy Ogeto as the new Solicitor General after he was vetted and approved by the National Assembly. The brief swearing-in ceremony was conducted by Head of Public Service, Mr Joseph Kinyua, ... Eu
London — Cambridge Analytica, the UK political consultancy at the centre of Facebook's election manipulation scandal, ran the campaigns of President Uhuru Kenyatta in the 2013 and 2017 Kenyan elections, according to video secretly recorded and broadcast by Britain's Channel 4 News on Monday. Eu
Cuban President Raul Castro (left) receives Kenya's President Uhuru Kenyatta at the Revolution Palace in Havana on March 15, 2018. Mr Kenyatta jetted back on March 19, 2018. PHOTO | ERNESTO MATRACUSA | AFP. Advertisement. By NATION REPORTER More by this Author. President Kenyatta ... Eu
The International Criminal Court (ICC) Presidency has assigned three judges to Trial Chamber IV, on the withdrawn cases against President Uhuru Kenyatta and Deputy President William Ruto. ADVERTISING. inRead invented by Teads. The presidency has appointed Judges Robert Fremr, Reine ... Eu
President Uhuru Kenyatta and Opposition leader Raila Odinga's handshake continues to win hearts and now Mombasa Governor Hassan Joho says he is ready to work with the Jubilee government. Joho had become a thorn in the political flesh of President Kenyatta and had made it difficult for Jubilee ... Eu
A bust of the founding father was unveiled on Thursday at the Park of African Heroes in Cuba at a ceremony attended by President Uhuru Kenyatta and several African-Caribbean diplomats representing their countries in Cuba. Cuban leadership said the unveiling of the bust of the late President Kenyatta at ... Eu
President Uhuru Kenyatta and his deputy William Ruto in a past event. The ICC has ... The Presidency of the International Criminal Court (ICC) has assigned three judges to Trial Chamber IV charged with handling the terminated cases of President Uhuru Kenyatta and his deputy William Ruto. In a press ... Eu
Kenyan opposition leader Raila Oding has revealed the process and details that led to a surprise reconciliation with the Kenyan president Uhuru Kenyatta. ADVERTISING. inRead invented by Teads. The two politicians who have not been seeing eye to eye since the disputed August 8, 2017 presidential ... Eu
Eight days after President Uhuru Kenyatta and his political archrival Raila Odinga emerged together from the terraces of the Harambee House, the seat of power to address the nation, the country has experienced immense tranquility only witnessed after the signing of the National Accord early 2008. Eu
Senator Moses Wetang'ula (left) and his Elgeyo-Marakwet counterpart Kipchumba Murkomen follow proceedings during the swearing-in of members of the Parliamentary Service Commission on February 28, 2018 at County Hall. Murkomen has called for national unity. PHOTO | JEFF ANGOTE | NATION ... Eu
Opposition leader Raila Odinga on Friday urged his supporters to support dialogue that he and President Uhuru Kenyatta agreed on. Mr Odinga and Mr Kenyatta met last week and pledged to work together for the good of Kenyans. DIALOGUE. He dismissed claims that his agreement with President Uhuru ... Eu
Kisumu Governor Prof Anyang' Nyong'o is among the officials who accompanied President Uhuru Kenyatta to Cuba. President Kenyatta left the country on Tuesday the Caribbean nation to seek a helping hand for his healthcare policy in the Big Four Agenda. On Friday, Prof Nyong'o told the Nation that he ... Eu
Embakasi East Member of Parliament Babu Owino is pleading with President Uhuru Kenyatta to rescue his fledgling yet deeply troubled political career. Babu made the passionate appeal while speaking on the floor of the National Assembly on Wednesday when members debated the newly-found ... Eu
Kenyan Family in the US Appeals to President Uhuru Kenyatta after Mombasa County Gov't Demolishes their Home ... A Kenyan family residing in the United States has written a letter to President Uhuru Kenyatta, protesting the recent demolition of their house by the Mombasa County government. Eu
Kenya's political history seemed destined for a dramatic shift yesterday as all political affiliations set aside their differences to pledge support for the unity deal signed by President Uhuru Kenyatta and Opposition leader Raila Odinga last Friday. Despite grumblings about non-involvement and calls for ... Eu
Embattled Embakasi East Member of Parliament Babu Owino has pleaded with President Uhuru Kenyatta to 'remove him from the fire' following the Harambee House meeting with National Super Alliance (NASA) leader Raila Odinga. Babu, who saw his election victory nullified by the High Court on ... Eu
By CORRESPONDENT, MACHAKOS, Kenya, Mar 14 – Wiper party leader Stephen Kalonzo Musyoka says he would like to meet with President Uhuru Kenyatta when he jets back into the country from Cuba. Speaking in Machakos, Kalonzo hinted that together with Musalia Mudavadi and Moses Wetangula ... Eu
President Uhuru Kenyatta and Nasa leader Raila Odinga at Harambee House on March 9, 2018. The Uhuru-Raila truce is also the window to implement the recommendations of the Presidential Task Force on Parastatal Reform. FILE PHOTO | NATION MEDIA GROUP ... Eu
Have you ever heard that President Uhuru Kenyatta has been taken ill? There are several reasons a top politician's health is kept secret, including the fact that one provision of removing an incumbent is pegged on failing health. Even his father, the late Mzee Jomo Kenyatta, had a heart condition that was ... Eu


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