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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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Odinga steps up demands on election reform after Ruto blinks

After winning a commitment by President William Ruto to debate reform of the electoral commission in parliament opposition leader Raila Odinga is demanding that the talks should include parties from outside parliament and the agenda should include an audit of August 2022 elections...

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President Ruto widens the tent

President William Ruto continues to win over supporters of opposition leader Raila Odinga in his traditional strongholds in Nyanza (AC Vol 64 No 6 The one-party state bounces back)...

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Raila takes to the streets

Heavyhanded policing saw initially peaceful demonstrations descend into running battles in Nairobi and Kisumu between activists and police as opposition leader Raila Odinga's had promised to mobilise his supporters for of 'the mother of all protests'...

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The one-party state bounces back

A former Kakamega Senator who lost the governorship race to Raila Odinga's Orange Democratic Movement last September Malala ditched the ANC and took the UDA job...


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Voluntary exit or dismissal for Odinga?

Opposition leader Raila Odinga's exit from his role as the African Union Commission (AUC) envoy for infrastructure development in Africa has fired up debate over whether he jumped or more likely was pushed out from the role (AC Vol 60 No 25 Pouring cold water on the mega dam)...

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Ruto's securocrats hark back to the Moi era

But his reputation as a technocrat and lack of any significant support base saw him instead emerge as one of the most voluble ministerial voices backing Azimio la Umoja's Raila Odinga in the elections...

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Electoral Commission goes on trial again

Claims that Ruto is trying to ensure that the new IEBC is controlled by his supporters have prompted his defeated opponent Raila Odinga who has been quiet since the August elections and his Azimio la Umoja coalition to organise public rallies across the country to protest the election results and secure the opposition's involvement in the IEBC reform process (AC Vol 63 No 23 Ruto and Odinga loyalists battle over election body)...


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How the opposition is trying to pick up the pieces

Formed by the infamous 'handshake' between Kenyatta and Raila Odinga in 2018 Azimio brought together Odinga's Orange Democratic Movement (ODM) and the rump of the Jubilee party formed by Kenyatta and his successor William Ruto along with a group of smaller parties led by Kalonzo Musyoka's Wiper party (AC Vol 59 No 6 Raila beats rivals to a new deal)...

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