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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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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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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...


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...


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)...


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'...


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...


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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