Uhuru Kenyatta

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His Excellency Honourable
Uhuru Kenyatta
C.G.H., President and C-in-C
4th President of Kenya
Incumbent
Assumed office
9 April 2013
Deputy William Ruto
Preceded by Mwai Kibaki
Deputy Prime Minister of Kenya
In office
17 April 2008 – 9 April 2013
Serving with Musalia Mudavadi
President Mwai Kibaki
Prime Minister Raila Odinga
Minister of Finance
In office
23 January 2009 – 26 January 2012
Preceded by John Michuki
Succeeded by Robinson Njeru Githae
Minister of Trade
In office
17 April 2008 – 23 January 2009
Preceded by Mukhisa Kituyi
Succeeded by Chirau Ali Mwakwere
Minister of Local Government
In office
January 2008 – April 2008
President Mwai Kibaki
Preceded by Musikari Kombo
Leader of official opposition
In office
January 2003 – December 2007
President Mwai Kibaki
Preceded by Mwai Kibaki
Succeeded by Vacant
Member of Parliament
for Gatundu South
In office
January 2003 – January 2013
Preceded by Moses Mwihia
Succeeded by Jossy Ngugi
Minister of Local Government
In office
November 2001 – December 2002
President Daniel arap Moi
Succeeded by Emmanuel Karisa Maitha
Nominated Member of Parliament
In office
October 2001 – December 2002
President Daniel arap Moi
Preceded by Mark Too
Chair, Disaster Emergency Response Committee
In office
2000–2001
President Daniel arap Moi
Chairman, Kenya Tourism Board
In office
1999–2001
President Daniel arap Moi
Succeeded by Raymond Matiba
Personal details
Born 26 October 1961 (1961-10-26) (age 53)
Nairobi, Kenya Colony
Nationality Kenyan
Political party The National Alliance
Other political
affiliations
KANU
Spouse(s) Margaret Gakuo (m. 1991–present) «start: (1991)»"Marriage: Margaret Gakuo to Uhuru Kenyatta" Location: (linkback://simple.wikipedia.org/wiki/Uhuru_Kenyatta)
Relations Jomo Kenyatta (father)
Children
Residence State House (official)
Alma mater Amherst College
Profession Politician
Religion Roman Catholicism
Website www.uhuru.co.ke

Uhuru Muigai Kenyatta (born 26 October 1961) is an Kenyan politician. He is the fourth President of Kenya. He has been in office since 9 April 2013.[1][2]

He last served as Deputy Prime Minister from 2008 to 2013. He served as the Member of Parliament for Gatundu South Constituency beginning in 2002. Kenyatta was also Chairman of Kenya African National Union (KANU), which was a part of the Party of National Unity (PNU).

References[change | change source]

  1. Africa "'Coup' in old Kenyan ruling party". BBC News. 29 November 2006. http://news.bbc.co.uk/2/hi/africa/6194518.stm Africa. Retrieved 20 December 2010.
  2. Africa "Police tear-gas Kenyatta protest". BBC News. 5 December 2006. http://news.bbc.co.uk/2/hi/africa/6209470.stm Africa. Retrieved 20 December 2010.

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