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Byline: Jerry Okungu
BEING dominant economically and numerically is not the same as having the ability to rule a country.
If that were the case, the Baganda would have ruled Uganda from independence to this day. If that were so, the economically powerful Chaga tribe of Tanganyika would have ruled Tanganyika and subsequently Tanzania rather than Julius Nyerere.
Political leadership requires more than numbers. If it were not so, Barack Obama would today not be the president-elect of the United States of America despite his coming from the minority African-Americans.
These examples should warn William Ruto of Kenya and the Rift Valley tribe to …