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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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Ahead of his inauguration, Ruto sews up parliament

MPs affiliated to defeated presidential candidate Raila Odinga and the Azimio coalition tried to block Wetangula's candidacy by citing allegations of corruption during his tenure as foreign minister and a procedural claim that he had not lawfully resigned as Bungoma Senator...

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The judges endorse Ruto's rout

Ruto will be sworn in as president on 13 September after the Supreme Court threw out the petitions filed by Raila Odinga and others demanding the nullification of the 9 August presidential elections...


Kenyatta's securocrats cast into the cold

For their partisan role in Raila Odinga's presidential campaign if not for the ordinary politics of transition most of these Kenyatta-era apparatchiks will be cast into the cold (AC Vol 63 No 17 Ruto takes his revenge)...


Pricing Ruto's promises

Ruto's pre-election claim that political accommodations compromise democracy – a charge he used to dismiss Raila Odinga's Azimio la Umoja One Kenya coalition – was quickly forgotten as he raced to win over the independent MPs who hold the balance of power in the National Assembly...

Consolation prizes for Raila Presidential contender Raila Odinga will have breathed a sigh of relief after his Orange Democratic Movement won both of the delayed governor elections in Mombasa and Kakamega results which check the momentum of President-elect William Ruto...


Brussels greets Ruto

United States Senator Chris Coons was dispatched to Nairobi for meetings with Ruto his opposition rival Raila Odinga and outgoing President Uhuru Kenyatta following the official announcement of the 9 August election results but Borrell's is the first major diplomatic visit since Ruto's victory was confirmed by the Supreme Court on 5 September...


Politicians and activists take the election to court

When presidential contender Raila Odinga's legal team civil society organisations and sundry individuals met the deadline of 2 p...

Small wonder that the two main sides former Prime Minister Raila Odinga and Deputy President William Ruto are said to be paying stratospheric fees to their legal advisors who include some of the country's most eminent jurists...


How the hustlers toppled the dynasties

Whoever emerges as president after the legal fight at the Supreme Court – Raila Odinga's Azimio La Umoja says it will submit its petition by the deadline of 22 August – the two rival coalitions are still fighting for control of parliament...

WHERE RUTO REDREW THE MAP The contest between former Prime Minister Raila Odinga and Deputy President William Ruto for the presidency was the closest in Kenyan history and shook politics to its foundations...


Election chief proclaims Ruto victory but most of his commissioners dispute it

5% of the vote against former Prime Minister Raila Odinga with 48...

' He also referred to Raila Odinga as his 'worthy opponent' and thanked him for running an election campaign based on issues not ethnicity...

Earlier in the day activists across the country gathered to celebrate what they thought would be the certain victory of their favoured presidential candidates: supporters of former Prime Minister Raila Odinga in Kisumu and Deputy President William Ruto in the Rift Valley...


Taking the fifth

Both Deputy President William Ruto and former Prime Minister Raila Odinga claim they have the momentum to become Kenya's fifth president since independence in 1963...

But the numbers at constituency level are less clear (AC Vol 63 No 12 Now the numbers favour Raila Odinga)...

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