Kenyans have been elevating to power not just one person but an entire family, usually including several adult children. These children aren’t forced to debate each other; they don’t release their financial or health records, or face endless scrutiny on their policy positions—and yet a tour through history shows that they sometimes turn out to have a significant impact on the presidency.
Some have provided valuable assistance to their fathers and the nation, serving as trusted advisers. Today we talk about Charlene Ruto and her political role as President Ruto's daughter. Finally, Ahmed Rashid, the controversial police officer who was caught on video in March 2017 executing two Eastleigh-based suspected gangsters in broad daylight, is now facing a murder charge.