President William Ruto
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Friends again? President Ruto, Raila and the power of photography

President William Ruto (left) and opposition leader Raila Odinga in Kisozi, Uganda, on February 26, 2024.

Photo credit: Pool

What you need to know:

  • The photos tell the story of brilliant political calculations, patience that defies logic, and the fragile nature of partisan relationships.
  • By accepting Mr Odinga into his fold and even propping him up for the AU chairmanship, Dr Ruto has shifted the tectonic plates of the country’s political landscape in his favour.
  • He has presented himself as a true, forgiving and tolerant statesman who is willing to cross .