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Who is Kenya’s new President-elect William Ruto?

As a boy, Ruto grew up on his family’s farm in a quiet village in the Rift Valley, selling chickens from a roadside stall to make money. In his presidential campaign, he tapped into those roots, touting himself as a “hustler” Kenyan who pulled himself out of poverty and into the country’s corridors of power.

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Kenya election presidential candidate Odinga rejects results

“In our view, there is neither a legally and validly declared winner nor a president-elect,” the former Kenyan prime minister said of the results announced by the electoral commission chairman on Monday, The Independent Electoral and Boundaries Commission declared deputy president William Ruto winner of the presidential election with 50.49% of the vote and Odinga

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William Ruto defeats Raila Odinga to win Kenyan presidency | CNN

Nairobi, Kenya CNN  —  Kenya’s Deputy President William Ruto has been elected as the country’s next President, the electoral commission announced Monday. Ruto won with 50.49% of the vote, narrowly defeating veteran opposition leader and former Prime Minister Raila Odinga, who was contesting his fifth election. He will become Kenya’s fifth President since independence, winning

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50 killed and many displaced in northern Nigeria flooding

“When you go around [Jigawa State], we lost about 50 people to the flood,” Yusuf told reporters on camera Sunday from the city of Dutse, which was broadcast by local media. Yusuf said at least 237 homes had been damaged in the area of Balangu alone, forcing people into temporary camps. Eleven temporary camps have

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Children among dozens killed in Egypt church fire

It is unclear how many children were killed in the fire at at Abu Sefein church, but it was crowded with worshippers attending Sunday mass, Coptic Church spokesperson Archpriest Moussa Ibrahim said. One priest was among those killed, he said. At least two officers and three civil protection service members were injured responding to the

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