Kenya’s Ruto: From village chicken seller to president
16 August 2022 | 12:17 pm
In the rolling red hills outside the western Kenyan town of Eldoret, residents remember William Ruto as a barefoot schoolboy who used to sell chickens at a roadside stall.
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