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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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The opposition advantage

For the first time opposition leader Raila Odinga beat Kibaki in a national opinion poll published by the Steadman Group on 29 September...


Trebles all round

There has been a deafening silence from presidential contenders such as Raila Odinga and Kalonzo Musyoka...


Leaky bucket

The previous week Moi had pledged to back Kibaki against opposition leader Raila Odinga and the Orange Democratic Movement in December's elections (AC Vol 48 No 17)...


Politicians overboard

Last week Stephen Kalonzo Musyoka left the ODM after weeks of tension with Raila Amolo Odinga its dominant figure...


Tinga's tractor in top gear

Above all he is unpredictable and indefatigable: that is how an old associate sums up Raila Amolo Odinga...

After brief stints as a university lecturer in engineering and in the civil service Raila set out to overthrow Daniel arap Moi's government; his sympathetic biographer Babafemi Badejo ('Raila Odinga: An Enigma in Kenya Politics') tells of his commanding role in the abortive military coup of 1 August 1982 when over 100 people died in Nairobi alone...


Campaign confusion

The undoubted front-runner in the ODM presidential primaries is Raila Odinga seen as leader of the Luo people...


Oppositionists and activists struggle to shake out the system

At the 2002 elections electors voted out the established Kenya African National Union (KANU) in favour of the National Rainbow Coalition (Narc) a shaky alliance which fell apart as relations soured between its incompatible leaders President Mwai Kibaki and Raila Odinga...


No-party politics rule

WEMBLEY WASHOUT The only orator to turn up at the Oaking Manor School Auditorium in Wembley was Raila Amolo Odinga (Luo) easily the most ambitious of ODM's would-be presidents...


Coming to the aid of the parties

The Secretariat was run on voluntary contributions from ODM members of parliament whose remittances dried up once Stephen Kalonzo Musyoka's allies (Mutula Kilonzo David Musila) and others began complaining that Peter Anyang' Nyong'o and his team (Omingo Magara and Janet Ongera) had turned the party into a Trojan horse for Raila Amolo Odinga...


Odinga and the Oranges

Until this month Raila Amolo Odinga's presidential plans were progressing well...


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