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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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Building shaky bridges

The much-hyped Building Bridges Initiative (BBI) report commissioned by President Uhuru Kenyatta and his erstwhile rival opposition leader Raila Odinga in March 2018 was launched on 27 November at Nairobi's Bomas Centre...


Assault on Mount Kenya

In a long off-the-cuff speech in Kikuyu Kenyatta sought to mollify his ethnic constituency about the goals of his new-found alliance with Orange Democratic Movement (ODM) leader Raila Odinga the proposed constitutional changes by the Building Bridges Initiative (BBI) economic conditions in the Mount Kenya region and his lukewarm relations with his deputy William Ruto (AC Vol 60 No 19 Bridge of sighs)...


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...


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