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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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Odinga finally breaks ranks over floods crisis

However late last week opposition leader Raila Odinga finally attacked the Ruto government for demolishing housing in Nairobi's slums accusing ministers of leaving people destitute...

This is the first time Odinga has broken ranks and publicly criticised the government on any front since it became clear in February that President Ruto would front Odinga's campaign for the chair of the African Union Commission (Dispatches 23/2/24 Raila Odinga's bid for AU chair wins consensus in Nairobi)...

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State House has a problem with Nairobi's political boss

Winning on Ruto's United Democratic Alliance (UDA) ticket in August 2022 Sakaja bucked the trend in Nairobi which backed Raila Odinga in the presidential contest and Odinga's Orange Democratic Movement (ODM) in the capital's parliamentary seats (AC Vol 63 No 17 Ruto takes his revenge)...

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Quid pro quo diplomacy

On 27 April Nairobi's State House reported that President Mnangagwa had confirmed Zimbabwe's support for Raila Odinga's candidacy for the chair of the African Union Commission next February...

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After the general crashes, a reshuffle

Following Ruto's narrow and controversial win over Azimio la Umoja leader Raila Odinga Ogolla a Luo like Odinga was marked out as one of the securocrats promoted by Ruto's predecessor Uhuru Kenyatta who would quickly be shown the door (AC Vol 63 No 18 Kenyatta's securocrats cast into the cold)...


The battle for Odinga's ODM

With Raila Odinga's path towards the African Union chair's job looking ever more clear the race to succeed him as the voice of Kenya's opposition is hotting up (Dispatches 21/2/24 Raila Odinga's bid for AU chair wins consensus in Nairobi)...


Re-opening the commission's wounds

Since the poll narrowly won by William Ruto opposition leader Raila Odinga's allies have been demanding that the Independent Electoral and Boundaries Commission (IEBC) servers be opened up for an audit...


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