Kenyan Deputy President Ruto campaign rally in Nairobi

Kenya 2022: Will Ruto weather the storm for voter-rich Mount Kenya?

Deputy President William Ruto is now facing rebellion from his Kenya Kwanza Alliance parties in the voter-rich Mount Kenya region over the blocking ... of candidates who are running for the parliament, senate and governor seats because they are not directly from his United Democratic Alliance (UDA) party. At the centre of the problem is Ruto’s running mate Rigathi Gachagua, whom many are referring to as a ‘dictator’.

Interview: Nitin Gajria talks about Google’s new development centre and Africa strategy

Google's managing director for sub-Saharan Africa Nitin Gajria sits in his home office in Johannesburg, surrounded by images of his heritage. ... A poster for the 1978 Hollywood film Don, released the year he was born, sits on the floor to his left. On a table to his right is Africa: Altered States, Ordinary Miracles, a book that looks at the history of the modern sub-Saharan Africa – a summary of the events that have shaped the continent.