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Cautious welcome from business as Ruto blends orthodoxy and hustle in Kenya

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Issue 469 - 03 Oct 2022 - By Marc Howard , Jon Marks | 10 minute read

Business leaders want to believe the ‘hustler nation’ promised by incoming president William Ruto will be marked by entrepreneurial vigour rather than spotty governance. Kenya has huge potential, but in an economy struggling with an enormous debt burden, grand visions such as a 100% renewable power sector by 2030 may be difficult to achieve, write Marc Howard and Jon Marks.

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