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Kenya

Raila Amolo Odinga

Date of Birth: 2 January 1945
Place of Birth: Maseno, Kisumo District, Nyanza Province


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Ruto-Raila (round one)

The by-election campaigns for Kibra (previously Kibera) Kenya's largest slum near downtown Nairobi turned into a full-dress rehearsal of the political contest between Deputy President William Ruto and former opposition leader Raila Odinga...


Bridge of sighs

At least that was the idea agreed between President Uhuru Kenyatta and his new ally Raila Odinga in the historic 'handshake' of March 2018 (AC Vol 59 No 8 Believe the handshake)...

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Spending on the hoof

Following his coastal tour President Kenyatta is set to visit the counties in the south-west Nyanza region – the bailiwick of Raila Odinga – to launch new roads inaugurate water supply projects and open a new berth at Kisumu port...


A killing joke

It has widened the political rift but not yet led to a rupture between Ruto's Kalenjin following in the Rift Valley and their erstwhile Kikuyu allies some of whose leaders prefer a new alliance with one-time opposition leader Raila Odinga and his Orange Democratic Movement...


Spinner caught in web

It remains unclear whether CA was responsible for conventional polling and social media campaigning or the darker arts of online misinformation designed to smear Kenyatta's opponent Raila Odinga which were used to such dangerous effect in 2017...


'Rot' in the Commission

Speculators and wheeler-dealers had a field day as internal controls where they existed failed or were made to fail spectacularly ' wrote the PAC chair Opiyo Wandayi an MP for Raila Odinga's Orange Democratic Movement (ODM)...


Belt, road and pork barrel

While the leaders of Egypt Ethiopia Djibouti and Mozambique brought their official staff to China's recent Belt and Road Forum last week Kenya's President Uhuru Kenyatta also brought the nominal leader of the opposition Raila Odinga and his staff...


Big data state

Former leaders of the opposition National Super Alliance (Nasa) Raila Odinga Kalonzo Musyoka Musalia Mudavadi and Moses Wetang'ula led government teams around the country to promote the card...


The President's anger

Even his landmark reconciliation with Raila Odinga the unprecedented open friendship between the long-rival Odinga and Kenyatta families and the political calm this has brought to the country has brought Uhuru no respite...


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