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Raila Amolo Odinga
Kenya

Raila Amolo Odinga

Date of Birth: 02/01/1945
Place of Birth: Maseno, Kisumo District, Nyanza Province


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Technology against tricksters

Indeed, it is ironic that the Kenyan opposition is now campaigning for the greater use of technology in elections: in 2013, both the voter verification hardware and a newly-minted electronic transmission system failed, leading Raila Odinga to contests the results in court (AC Vol 54 No 6, The closest of shaves)...

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Fear stalks the law

The Orange Democratic Movement leader, Raila Odinga, accused the Kwekwe squad, which the government insists no longer exists, of killing the outspoken businessman and critic Jacob Juma this May, adding that Kenyans were 'tired of political assassinations'...


Political football over the ref

CORD leader Raila Odinga has threatened to boycott the elections unless the IEBC is reformed: many assume that would include replacing the Chairperson...

Ethnic politics colour poll body row It is hard now to believe the joy with which the then Prime Minister, Raila Odinga, and his Orange Democratic Movement (ODM) greeted the appointment of Ahmed Issack Hassan as Independent Electoral and Boundaries Commission Chairperson in November 2011...


ICC down but not out

Pressure on the government is also mounting from the opposition Orange Democratic Movement leader, Raila Odinga, to divulge the whereabouts of Kenya's Eurobond funds...


Counties at the crossroads

Meanwhile, Raila Odinga, head of the opposition Coalition for Reform and Democracy, whose Luo ethnic group has been among those most aggrieved by the carve-up of Kenya's economic wealth since independence, gave the closing speech and received a standing ovation...


Bye-election fever

Two bye-elections on 7 March were make-or-break events for two big political leaders: Raila Amolo Odinga of the opposition Coalition for Reform and Democracy and Deputy President William Samoei arap Ruto of the Jubilee Alliance Party...


The opposition fall out

These are Raila Odinga of the Orange Democratic Movement (ODM); Stephen Kalonzo Musyoka of the Wiper Democratic Movement-Kenya (WDM-K); Moses Simiyu Wetangula of the Forum for the Restoration of Democracy-Kenya (Ford-K); and Martha Wangari Karua of the National Alliance Rainbow Coalition (NARC)...

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Shame about the list

An opinion poll which followed his March speech and came during the Islamist militant attack on students at Garissa University College, which began on 2 April and over which his government has been strongly criticised, still had him at 49%, 20 percentage points clear of his nearest rival, Raila Odinga, head of the opposition Coalition for Reforms and Democracy (AC Vol 56 No 8, Garissa security shambles)...


What the prosecutor saw

In late 2007, Kenyatta led the Kenya African National Union and the parliamentary opposition but he supported the then President, Mwai Kibaki, against challenger Raila Amolo Odinga in the December general elections...


Economy up, security down

CORD and its leader, former Prime Minister Raila Odinga, could gain considerable Kalenjin support after a split between Jubilee's two wings...


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