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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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Counter-terrorism force under attack

A predominantly civilian National Police Service Commission was established but the failure of the ruling political rivals President Mwai Kibaki and Prime Minister Raila Odinga to agree who would head it left the NPSC rudderless until just before this year's elections...


Devolution blues

The row has also brought Raila Odinga back into the limelight...


The long, long vote count

The losing parties – particularly supporters of Kenyatta's main rival candidate Raila Odinga – would say that this was the ‘smoking gun' that proved the election was rigged...

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Bringing it all back home

Although Kenyatta won the 4 March presidential election by a narrow margin against Raila Odinga successive opinion polls in Kenya suggest that a sizeable majority of citizens support the trial at the ICC of those accused of orchestrating violence after the 2007 elections...


Diplomatic diversions

Because of this the Jubilee Alliance tried to discredit Maina Kiai a prominent rights activist alleging that he was plotting with Britain to rig Kenyatta’s rival candidate Raila Odinga into State House (AC Vol 54 No 6 The closest of shaves)...


On live TV, a swarm of lawyers

Kenya’s Supreme Court took less than four weeks to hear a somewhat similar case brought by former Prime Minister Raila Odinga against the election of Uhuru Kenyatta as President...


The closest of shaves

Locally the big losers are the rival candidates Raila Odinga and Stephen Kalonzo Musyoka...


A very British coup

It was a warning shot from the usually emollient Charity Kaluki Ngilu when she read a statement in Nairobi on 6 March claiming that Britain’s envoy Christian Turner was plotting with civil society activist Maina Kiai to rig the election in Raila Odinga’s favour: ‘The Jubilee Alliance is deeply concerned about the shadowy suspicious and rather animated involvement of the British High Commissioner in Kenya’s election...


Jubilee aims to win it in one

Early polls gave the leader of the Coalition for Reform and Democracy (CORD) Prime Minister Raila Odinga a narrow lead but several factors have moved to Jubilee’s advantage...


Pitfalls ahead for foreigners

On the national stage Kenyatta and Ruto have lost no opportunity to call the ICC process an infringement of Kenyan sovereignty orchestrated by Raila Odinga...


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