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Raila Amolo Odinga

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


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Uhuru takes it out on his party

He stated that he would continue uniting the country under the BBI with erstwhile opposition leader Raila Odinga whether the MPs liked it or not...


The one-party statesmen

It's simultaneously formalising coalition arrangements with its pre-election partner the Kenya African National Union (KANU) and sending out signals that it is intent on bolstering its informal alliance with Raila Odinga's Orange Democratic Movement (ODM)...

The big tent gets bigger When Raila Odinga and President Uhuru Kenyatta ended their post-election hostilities with a handshake in 2018 'betrayal' was the cry from Odinga's former allies in the National Super Alliance (Nasa) – even though they had been holding their own talks with President Kenyatta (AC Vol 59 No 6 Raila beats rivals to a new deal)...


A clumsy coup

At a heated special session of the Senate government supporters led ironically by opposition lawmakers now cosy with the executive under the terms of the Uhuru Kenyatta–Raila Odinga pact defended the move as a necessary evil...


Freight storm hits the port

Both men have been major backers of former opposition leader Raila Odinga and his Orange Democratic Movement...


Duelling impeachments

A close ally who was dismissed as Devolution Secretary following her own graft scandal involving the disappearance of 791 million Kenya shillings ($800 000) from the National Youth Service in 2016 Waiguru was parachuted into the Jubilee nomination for the governorship in the central province the following year and has been one of the most enthusiastic cheerleaders for the Building Bridges Initiative led by Kenyatta and erstwhile opposition leader Raila Odinga...


Locking down politics

One likely casualty will be the constitutional changes advocated by the new alliance between President Uhuru Kenyatta and erstwhile opposition leader Raila Odinga (AC Vol 60 No 24 Building shaky bridges)...

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The fight for Jubilee

The majority of the parliamentary party is already loyal to Ruto the product of assiduous organising in the months leading up to the 2017 general election and after the famous 'handshake' between Kenyatta and erstwhile opposition leader Raila Odinga (AC Vol 59 No 6 Raila beats rivals to a new deal)...


Jockeying for position

Kenya began 2020 with erratic and intractable factional politics as the top two candidates for the next presidential election – William Ruto and Raila Odinga – counter each other's attempts to cobble together alliances from their bases in their respective ethnic homelands...


Back to the one-party state

Relations with Kenya improved following the 'handshake' between President Uhuru Kenyatta and President Magufuli's close friend Raila Odinga (AC Vol 59 No 6 Raila beats rivals to a new deal & Vol 60 No 19 Bridge of sighs)...


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