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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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President Hassan takes her charm offensive to Nairobi

However despite being personally close to erstwhile opposition leader Raila Odinga who gave him a particularly laudatory obituary Magufuli's relations with Kenyatta were often prickly particularly over the status of herders who graze cattle on either side of the Kenya/Tanzanian border and on work permits for Kenyans wishing to work and do business cross-border (AC Vol 58 No 23 Making policy on the hoof)...

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Don’t show us the money

Contrary to the promise of downsizing government Jubilee led by President Kenyatta and its ally the Orange Democratic Movement of Raila Odinga seem determined to pursue a constitutional referendum based on the Building Bridges Initiative...


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Parliament sets up roadblocks for Building Bridges law

Instead several embarrassing setbacks for the 'handshake' duo President Uhuru Kenyatta and Raila Odinga have prompted concerns that the project could yet snatch defeat from the jaws of victory (AC Vol 62 No 1 Handshake to face poll test)...

Among the report's supporters were several surprising names including Senator James Orengo a close ally of former opposition leader and handshake partner Raila Odinga...

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Unholy alliances

Kenya's next president will be Raila Odinga William Ruto or 'S'...


Raila's weak grip

The third anniversary of the 'handshake' of reconciliation between President Uhuru Kenyatta and veteran opposition leader Raila Odinga passed with muted celebrations...


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The Magufuli mystery

The Orange Democratic Movement (ODM) leader Raila Odinga was admitted on Tuesday the third anniversary of his 'handshake' with President Uhuru Kenyatta that has reshaped the country's political alliances...

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Jubilee tent gets smaller

The Deputy President also appears to have accepted defeat in his battle against the Building Bridges Initiative spearheaded by Kenyatta and his 'handshake' partner Raila Odinga stating that he will not lead the campaign against it...


Politics of largesse

Kenyatta's line is repeatedly heard from his closest political allies – Raila Odinga and his associates in the Orange Democratic Movement – as they join the President in campaigning for the constitutional reforms in the Building Bridges Initiative (BBI) which is being sold as a tool that will double government funds to the villages and counties (AC Vol 62 No 1 Handshake to face poll test)...


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