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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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Obama rings the changes

Last year’s barroom joke that the USA would have a Luo president before Kenya (Obama’s father hailed from Nyanza) was intended to mock the presidential ambitions of Luo leader Raila Odinga; it quickly soured amid the post-election violence that killed more than 1 000 Kenyans this year...


Another ethnic scramble

Unable to fully satisfy all his party's ethnic constituencies its leader Prime Minister Raila Odinga has to manage dissent on two fronts...

William Ruto the putative Kalenjin leader and Raila Odinga's most important ally in the Rift Valley has remained generally silent on the matter but is likely to leverage Kalenjin discontent to shore up his position in the party...


A three-legged race

In turn Tsvangirai has been keenly studying how Kenya’s former opposition leader Raila Odinga has managed to dominate his country’s politics this year from his vantage point as Prime Minister; but Tsvangirai lacks Odinga’s political canniness and President Mwai Kibaki lacks Mugabe’s grim determination to keep his grip on power until the end...


Exorcising demons

Raila Odinga told Africa Confidential that he and Obama kept in contact but media claims that they were related were wrong: his mother and Obama’s father were from the same village in Nyanza...


The evidence unfolds

The minister’s convenience The Judge’s apparent belief tends to favour the ECK and protect President Mwai Kibaki putting him at odds with Premier Raila Odinga’s Orange Democratic Movement (ODM) and civil society activists...


How the fighting spread

Perpetrators The KNCHR's list of 'alleged perpetrators' includes six cabinet ministers: Uhuru Kenyatta from President Mwai Kibaki's Party of National Unity Sally Kosgei Henry Kosgey William Ruto Najib Balala and the late Kipkalya Kones from Prime Minister Raila Odinga's Orange Democratic Movement...


Coalition under strain

It has not helped that she has recently been seen cosying up to Prime Minister Raila Odinga...


A hotel, a minister and a scandal

The rank and file of Kibaki's PNU complain that their leader won the presidential poll but Prime Minister Raila Odinga's ODM won the propaganda war...


The Colonel's shopping spree

It is said that the Libyans spent a considerable sum on the 2002 election campaign of the National Alliance Rainbow Coalition (NARC) most of it through Raila Odinga's wing of the fledgling coalition...


Wako's war

This news emerges just as Prime Minister Raila Odinga and Justice Minister Martha Karua condemned their own coalition government for its lack of seriousness in the war against corruption...


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