When William Ruto was declared president-elect by the Independent Electoral and Boundaries Commission (IEBC) Chairperson Wafula Chebukati, his supporters across the capital city of Uganda, Kampala thronged the streets to celebrate his win. In Kapchorwa District, which is on the eastern part of Uganda, formerly referred to as Sebei County is dominated by the Kalenjin community.
Kenyans and a close ally to the president-elect William Ruto have reacted after a section of Ugandans have moved to the streets to celebrate his win hours after a declaration was made by the chairman of IEBC Wafula Chebukati. Davis Chirchir who is a former Cabinet Secretary for Energy and Petroleum has lauded neighbors from Uganda for what they have done.
Daily Monitor. As kenyans head to the polls, the neighboring countries who are trading partners with Nairobi are also expectant just like the Kenyan voters. East Africa and the world will not sleep until the votes in Kenya are counted, results announced and the loser of a presidential election concead defeat.
Ugandans React To Observers' Report On Kenyan Elections Whereby Police Didn't Interfere With Voting.
Former tanzanian president Jakaya Mrisho Kikwete. Kenyans are still waiting with bated breath as the ongoing tallying exercise of presidential votes at Bomas enters homestretch. On Thursday, the African observer mission led by former Tanzanian president Jakaya Mrisho Kikwete gave a report on the entire voting exercise.
|Photo Courtesy Of IEBC Chairman Wafula Chebukati Speaking At The Bomas Of Kenya| On Tuesday 9th August, Kenya, an East African country went to the poll to elect their new leaders who will represent them in the next five years. The voting exercise went on well across the country.
A portion of Ugandans took to the streets to celebrate his victory several hours after a proclamation was made by the chairman of the IEBC, Wafula Chebukati, and this has prompted a response from Kenyans as well as a close supporter of the incoming president, William Ruto.
Ugandan President Yoweri Museveni has finally congratulated William Ruto for being declared president elect. "On behalf of all Ugandans, I congratulate Your Excellency William Ruto upon your election as the 5th President of the Republic of Kenya," Museveni said. Museveni also said that he had a phone call with William Ruto last night and that Uganda,was ready to continue with partnership regarding continental agenda.
Uganda head of state Yoweri has become the latest leaders from East Africa and the entire continent at large to come out and congratulate Kenya's president-elect William Ruto. This is after a declaration was made by IEBC chairman Wafula Chebukati on Monday evening while at Bomas. "On behalf of all Ugandans, I congratulate Your Excellency @WilliamsRuto upon your election as the 5th President of the Republic of Kenya," stated President Museveni.
[Photo|Courtesy] Ugandan Head of State Yoweri Museveni has shed off some light to the announcement of the Deputy President William Ruto as president elect. Museveni's message to William Ruto has sparked various controversies from Kenyans who expressed different views. Museveni has congratulated the William Ruto for being elected as President in accordance with the IEBC verified tally at the Bomas of Kenya.
Lawyer Donald B Kipkorir accompanied by Raila in the above photo Nairobi based lawyer Donald B Kipkorir has brought up allegations of foreign nationals being allowed to vote in Trans Nzoia.The lawyer through his Twitter timeline said that there were rumours going around that there were Ugandan nationals with Kenyan identification documents who had crossed the border to vote for an UDA candidate in Trans Nzoia.The allegations by the lawyer have not been verified yet.
William Samoei Ruto was yesterday declared by IEBC as the winner of the August 9 presidential election after he got 7,176,141 votes (50.49%), leading his closest rival Raila Odinga who got 6,942,930 votes. Following Ruto's victory, numerous presidents in Africa have congratulated William Ruto, among them the Uganda’s president Yoweri Museveni.
Kenya is currently undergoing a mix response concerning the announcement made on the newly elected president candidate by the Independent Electoral and Boundaries Commission (IEBC). This follows the election that was Conducted by independent Electoral and Boundaries Commission on Tuesday, August 9. Independent Electoral and Boundaries Commission (IEBC) Chairman, Wafula Chebukati today on Monday, August 15, officially unveil the presidential results .
Museveni Reveals Details Of Phone Call He Made Last Night To Ruto As He Sent Congratulatory Message.
Many African leaders have continued to send congratulatory messages to the president-elect, William Ruto. The independent electoral and boundaries commission announced the winner in the much contested general elections. Among the African leaders who have sent their congratulatory messages include, Cyrill Ramaphosa of South Africa, the President of Burundi, Zimbabwe, the Ethiopian prime minister, and the president of Somalia.
It has now emerged that Ugandan president Yoweri Museveni made a phone call ti William Ruto and congratulated him following the announcement by IEBC that he has won the presidency. Museveni further committing to working with Ruto in ensuring that Kenya becomes a better state in the East African region.
Ugandan President Yoweri Kaguta Museveni has finally congratulated Kenya's President-elect, His Excellency William Samoei Ruto. Museveni becomes the latest leader in the East African countries in congratulating William Ruto after Tanzania's President Samia Suluhu. Museveni has also disclosed that he received a phone call last evening informing him of Ruto's victory.
Kenya's president-elect , William Ruto with Uganda's president Yoweri Museveni(photo courtesy) Kenya's incumbent deputy president , William Ruto was yesterday declared the president-elect by IEBC chairman , Wafula Chebukati Ruto emerged the winner of the presidential race after beating his closest competitor and Azimio presidential candidate , Raila Odinga.Ruto's win has elicited reactions from leaders inside and outside Kenya.
Ugandan President Yoweri Museveni has congratulated Kenya's president-elect, William Ruto, on his victory in the August General Election. The Independent Electoral and Boundaries Commission (IEBC) chairperson Wafula Chebukati declared William Ruto the winner on Monday, August 15.President Museveni praised Mr. Ruto for winning in a statement on Tuesday, assuring him of a strengthened relationship between the two nations.
This has been an election period for Kenya who held the general elections on 9th August of this year. Yesterday was the biggest day for all kenyan citizens as majority were anxious about who the next kenyan president would be. It was equally a remarkable day for William Ruto,his family and supporters since it marked one of his greatest achievement of being the fifth president of the Republic of Kenya.
Truth has finally Emerged about hundreds of Ugandans sneaking into Kenya just days to August. This news coming after a section of Azimio Presidential candidate Hon Raila Amollo Odinga's team claimed a possible plan to rig Election, now reveals that Ugandans are sneaking into Kenya through the Busia boarder to evade escalating fuel prices which have disrupted their finances and pushed the cost of living higher.
Tuesday of this week will see a showdown between former prime minister Raila Odinga of the azimio la umoja coalition party and vice president William Ruto of Kenya Kwanza. In contrast to Raila, who is running for president for the fifth time after four failed efforts, Ruto is running for the position for the first time.