Kenya: Ruto’s coalition wins control of National Assembly and Senate

By Victor Abuso
Posted on Friday, 9 September 2022 15:27

Kenya's President-elect William Ruto speaks after the Supreme Court upheld his win in Nairobi, Kenya September 5, 2022. REUTERS/Monicah Mwangi

Kenya’s President-elect William Ruto got a boost on Thursday after his Kenya Kwanza coalition won the position of speaker in both the National Assembly and the Senate -- which gives him control of the agenda in parliament.