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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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Harare eyes the Kenyan model

When Kenya's opposition leader Raila Odinga referred to Zimbabwe's President Robert Mugabe as 'a dinosaur' last year his party received an angry phonecall from Futungo de Belas in Luanda warning that gratuitous insults against Comrade Mugabe would mean the end of campaign funds from oil-rich Angola for Odinga's Orange Democratic Movement (ODM)...


Second honeymoon for the money men

Supporters of Raila Amolo Odinga the leader of the opposition Orange Democratic Movement (ODM) have repeatedly claimed that share prices have been manipulated to earn fortunes for Kibaki's business friends and in some cases to help finance the PNU's election campaign...


Life after a game of golf

President Mwai Kibaki and putative Prime Minister Raila Odinga spent the day together at the Karen Open Nairobi's most prestigious golf tournament on 10 March...


The Harambee House deal

The two-page agreement signed by President Mwai Kibaki and opposition leader Raila Odinga at Harambee Houseon 28 February could hardly have been simpler...


An outbreak of cordiality

In the aftermath of the signing of the power-sharing agreement on 28 February Raila Odinga turned to his adversary addressing him as 'My countryman President Mwai Kibaki'...


The safari talks

Trust between Mwai Kibaki's Party of National Unity and Raila Odinga's Orange Democratic Movement hovers just above zero...


Message from the wazungu

President Kibaki insisted on attending the African Union summit in Addis Ababa on 1-2 February to answer calls by Raila Odinga for the AU to send in peacekeepers to protect Kenyan civilians...


The soldiers wait in the wings

Suddenly Raila Odinga’s frequent comparisons between Kenya and Côte d’Ivoire look less outlandish...


The spurned advisor at State House

However among other things he made the mistake of initiating back channel negotiations with Raila Odinga’s Orange Democratic Movement and working with the much criticised World Bank Country Director Colin Bruce (AC Vol 49 No 1)...


Military options

For opposition leader Raila Odinga who was gaoled for involvement in a thwarted coup in 1982 a military takeover and an interim administration to organise fresh elections might be the last resort if the violence spins out of control...


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