Deputy President Gachagua aims to reign over Mount Kenya

Kenyan Deputy President Rigathi Gachagua at his swearing-in ceremony in Nairobi last September.
Kenyan Deputy President Rigathi Gachagua at his swearing-in ceremony in Nairobi last September. © Monicah Mwangi/Reuters
By uniting his allies from Kenya's central region, Deputy President Rigathi Gachagua aims to establish his own political fiefdom. His plans have raised concerns, however, among some of President Ruto's allies, who fear he is trying to go solo. [...] (1094 words)
Issue dated 18/01/2023 Reading time 5 minutes
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