Raila Amolo Odinga

Raila Amolo Odinga

Former Prime Minister (April 2008 - March 2013)

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

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Vol 56 N0 3


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...

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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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Bribery trial

The Coalition for Reform and Democracy leader Raila Odinga claimed on 18 November that the Jubilee Coalition, in conjunction with IEBC officials, had arranged for 'extra ballot papers' printed by S&O to be smuggled into Kenya and used in 'Jubilee areas' to tip the vote in the Alliance's favour in March 2013...

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Foreign boost for opposition

Obasanjo has long been an influential power-broker in Africa; Ichikowitz, the founder of Paramount Group, has a network of business and political contacts, including former President Joyce Banda of Malawi and Raila Odinga, the opposition leader in Kenya (AC Vol 55 No 3, Banda and the jets)...

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An executive not executing

Curiously, opposition leader Raila Amolo Odinga and CORD associates – Kibaki's former Vice-President Stephen Kalonzo Musyoka and former Foreign Minister Moses Wetangula – are shoring upKenyatta's political fortunes...

Cynics say it should really be called 'Okoa Raila Odinga'...

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Frelimo wins, Renamo revives

Foreign observer teams, including the joint mission from the United States' Carter Center and the South African-based Electoral Institute for Sustainable Democracy in Africa, which was led by Kenyan former Prime Minster Raila Odinga, have issued a positive but nuanced verdict in advance of final results...

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Opposition misses tricks

Attempts by opposition leader Raila Amolo Odinga to put himself back on the political map are failing to spark the public imagination...

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A rally, not a revolt

Leading the charge are Raila Amolo Odinga and his Coalition for Reform and Democracy (CORD)...

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A year of living precariously

Both securocrats and the judiciary angrily deny claims that senior civil servants leaned on the Supreme Court last March to reject ex-Prime Minister Raila Odinga’s petition against the election results...

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Chickens come home to roost

Ex-Premier Raila Odinga’s ill health and failure to recognise a successor in his Coalition for Reform and Democracy will hamper CORD leaders in forming an effective voting bloc in the legislature...

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