Tag: Raila Odinga

Op-Ed: Jubilee, Kanu formalise coalition as internal battles rage in Kenya

A coalition deal has been formalised between Jubilee and the once-powerful Kenya African National Union (Kanu) – they notified the Registrar of Political Parties, Anne Nderitu, on May 4.

Kenyan opposition suspends “People’s Assembly” after rivals meet

Kenyan opposition politicians said on Monday they had suspended their rival assembly, days after their leader said he would reconcile with President Uhuru Kenyatta and end months of post-election turmoil. Kenyatta and opposition...

Kenya’s president and opposition leader pledge to heal divisions

Kenya’s President Uhuru Kenyatta called opposition leader Raila Odinga “his brother” on Friday and promised they would both start the process of bringing the people together after last year’s contentious elections. In a...

Op-Ed: ‘People’s president’ gambit reignites power struggle as old as Kenya

Njoki Wamai |University of Cambridge In what some have called a coup, Kenya’s opposition leader Raila Odinga was hastily sworn in in a mock ceremony as the “people’s president” by two lawyers in...

Kenyan TV stations to stay shut after covering opposition `inauguration’

Three Kenyan TV stations will stay off the air indefinitely as the government investigates a “swearing in” of opposition leader Raila Odinga, the interior minister said on Wednesday, following the symbolic but...

Broadcasters shut as thousands gather for Kenyan opposition ‘swearing in’

Kenyan authorities shut down private television and radio stations on Tuesday as thousands of supporters of opposition leader Raila Odinga gathered in a Nairobi park where he was due to take the...

Hundreds of Kenyan opposition supporters gather for “swearing in” of Raila Odinga

Several hundred supporters of Kenyan opposition leader Raila Odinga gathered on Tuesday morning at a park in downtown Nairobi, determined to “swear in as president” their leader who boycotted a re-run election...

Odinga’s swearing in as Kenyan president is a ‘coup d’état’ – Rich Management CEO

Raila Odinga’s swearing in as Kenyan president is ‘treasonous’ – Expert
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