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Kenya

Raila Amolo Odinga

Date of Birth: 2 January 1945
Place of Birth: Maseno, Kisumo District, Nyanza Province


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Economic crisis without borders

Attacked by the opposition at home and in Kenya Museveni flew to Nairobi in his capacity as roving EAC Chairman and helped to arrange the first meeting since violence broke out between Kibaki and Raila Odinga of the Orange Democratic Movement...


Handshakes at dusk

Such is the depth of despair about the intractability of the post-election crisis that many saw the meeting of Mwai Kibaki and Raila Odinga arranged by former United Nations Secretary General Kofi Annan on 24 January as a great leap forward...


The heart of the matter

All over the Rift Valley there is war between the mainly Kikuyu supporters of President Mwai Kibaki and the Kalenjin who voted overwhelmingly for Raila Odinga...


Election shockwaves spread

The confrontation between rival presidential candidates Mwai Kibaki and Raila Odinga against a backdrop of widespread electoral fraud and communal violence claiming over 500 lives sends the worst possible signals about accountability and stability in East Africa and beyond...


Kenya moves closer to the edge

Without serious efforts now to resolve the impasse between Mwai Kibaki’s Party of National Unity and Raila Odinga’s Orange Democratic Movement there are just a few steps to a total paralysis of government the declaration of a state of emergency and rule by decree...

Raila Odinga’s ODM with 99 elected seats (and six nominated seats) will be the biggest party and ODM members are determined to sit on the government benches because of their insistence that Kibaki and his PNU (with 43 elected seats) did not win the presidential election...

The easiest target will be the ODM-Kenya party which was formed by failed presidential contender Stephen Kalonzo Musyoka following his falling-out with Raila Odinga last year...


More competition for Tokyo

Ito met Kenyan Prime Minister Raila Odinga and reiterated that Tokyo would meet all its scheduled commitments: a doubling of official Japanese aid (not including debt cancellation) to Africa over the next five years; doubling investment from Japanese companies; and ensuring greater transparency and international competitive bidding on all aid contracts...


Quiet on the eastern front

The Indian community's broad support for the incumbent Kibaki rather than his rival Raila Odinga might have triggered violence against their businesses...


Closer and closer

With general elections coming up on 27 December the opinion polls give a slim lead to Raila Amolo Odinga of the Orange Democratic Movement (ODM)...

Raila Odinga's ODM controls six of the eight provinces riding on widespread disaffection from Mwai Kibaki's government especially among the young and the poor who feel little benefit from his economic growth policies...


Raila and Team Tinga

Raila Odinga's political organisation is much better coordinated and more focused than Mwai Kibaki's divided house...

The Raila Odinga Campaign Secretariat: Dr...


Judges misjudged

Judicial appointments could be crucial if next month's result is close; a narrow win for Kibaki would probably be challenged in court by his opponent Raila Odinga who would allege that the result was fixed...


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