Kenya Govt Reacts to Ruto's 'Hustler' Jet Story


Deputy President William Ruto has sent a letter of demand to the Nation Media Group over an article alleging he spent taxpayers' money to hire a luxury jet.
Photo: The Star

Deputy President William Ruto demands an apology over the Nation Media Group Sh 100 Million Jet Comment.

  • Kenya:  Ruto Demands Apology From NMG Over 'Hustler Airline' Story

    The Star, 22 May 2013

    The stage could be set for a confrontation between Deputy President William Ruto and the Nation Media Group over the private jet hired for Ruto's recent trip to four African ... read more »

  • Kenya:  Uproar in Parliament Over Ruto Massage Cartoon

    Capital FM, 22 May 2013

    Women MPs are demanding an apology from a Kenyan newspaper because of a cartoon it published on Wednesday, which they claim lowers their dignity. read more »

  • West Africa:  MPs Want Answers On Ruto's West Africa Trip

    The Star, 22 May 2013

    MPs yesterday asked for answers from the government on the controversial trip by Deputy President William Ruto where he used a luxury jet to tour different African countries. read more »

  • Kenya:  Ruto Private Jet Hire Cost U.S. $221,000

    The Star, 21 May 2013

    Deputy President William Ruto yesterday came out to defend the hiring of a luxury jet for his tour of African countries stating that it was competitively procured and cheapest on ... read more »

  • Kenya:  Muthama Slams Ruto's Sh100 Million Luxury Jet Hire

    The Star, 21 May 2013

    Machakos Senator Johnson Muthama yesterday faulted Vice President William Ruto for using taxpayers money to hire a Sh100 million luxury jet. Muthama accused the government of ... read more »

  • Kenya:  Limuru Shoes Shiners Angered By DP Sh100 Million Jet Hire

    The Star, 20 May 2013

    Shoe shiners in Limuru yesterday morning expressed their anger towards Deputy President William Ruto luxury jet hire which will cost tax payers Sh100 million annually. read more »

  • Kenya:  Ruto's Office Releases Sh18 Million Jet Invoices

    Capital FM, 20 May 2013

    Deputy President William Ruto's office has released documents to support their assertion that a jet which took him on a tour of four African nations was a one-off hire at a cost of ... read more »

  • Kenya:  Govt Says Ruto's Jet Hired for Sh18.5 Million

    Capital FM, 19 May 2013

    The government has denied reports that it spent Sh100 million in hiring a private jet for Deputy President William Ruto to use on his four African nation tour. read more »

  • Kenya:  Ruto Says 4-Nation Africa Visit Is to Boost Ties

    Capital FM, 16 May 2013

    Deputy President William Ruto left the country on Thursday on his first official tour in honour of invitations from the governments of Congo Brazzaville, Gabon, Nigeria and ... read more »