Prof. Kithure Kindiki Biography, Age, Career, Politics, Family, and Net Worth.

Prof. Kithure Abraham Kindiki is a Kenyan lawyer, Politician, and current senator for Tharaka Nithi County. He is a member of the Kenya Kwanza movement and was a leading candidate to deputize DP William Ruto in the presidential election.

Rigathi Gachagua, a member of parliament from Mathira Constituency, was appointed. Kindiki expressed his gratitude to everyone who had supported him and stated that he would not leave Kenya Kwanza despite the disappointment.

Kithure Kindiki Age and Birth.


He was born in Tharaka Nithi County on July 17, 1972. He went to Lenana High School and Tharaka Nithi Boys High School for his secondary education.

He earned a bachelor’s degree in law from Moi University in 1998. He went on to earn a master’s degree in international human rights law and democracy from the University of Pretoria in South Africa. He earned his Ph.D. in International Law from the University of Pretoria in 2002.

Kindiki Career

He worked as a law lecturer at Moi University from 1999 to 2003. He taught International Dispute Resolution, Humanitarian Law, Human Rights Law, and Public International Law.

He joined the UNHCR’s Pretoria Division of International Protection as a Resettlement Consultant/Legal Unit in 2000. He provided legal protection to refugees and asylum seekers in South Africa while in this post.

On a case-by-case basis, he advised them on their national and international rights and offered long-term remedies. In March 2001, he resigned from this position.
He began working as a law lecturer at the University of Nairobi in 2004 and remained there till 2005.

He was a senior lecturer of International Law at the University of Nairobi from 2006 to 2012. He was also the chief of the Public Law Department.

In 2010, the current deputy president, William Ruto, was charged with being a perpetrator in the post-election violence in 2007/08. Dr. Kindiki was appointed as their first defense attorney.

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Kithure Kindiki Politics


He decided to enter politics in 2012. He was a founding member of TNA, which later united with Hon. Ruto’s URP to establish Jubilee.

He was elected as Tharaka Nithi’s first senator in 2013 and served as the Senate’s majority chief leader till 2017. In 2017, he successfully defended his Senate seat and was appointed as the Senate’s deputy speaker until 2020.

In 2022, Kindiki joined the contest as one of the aspiring running mates for deputy president William Ruto in his presidential bid. However, he was not successful as Mathira MP Rigathi Gachagua was named the running mate on Sunday 15 May.