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Raila stirs 2022 succession after meeting Kibaki

The Uhuru-Raila handshake continued to confound friend and foe on Friday when the Opposition leader met former President Mwai Kibaki, with senior government officials in tow. The meeting set tongues wagging, coming just over a week after another one with retired President Daniel Moi at his Kabarak home on April …

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Raila and Kibaki meet as handshake gains momentum

Retired President Mwai Kibaki and Opposition leader Raila Odinga are meeting in Muthaiga, Nairobi, and will issue a statement at around 1pm. It is not clear what they are discussing but Raila has met leaders such as former President Daniel arap Moi and discussed the state of the nation as …

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Uhuru, Raila, Moi talks fuel 2022 succession debate

Two meetings, 150 kilometres apart, among Kenya’s three dominant political families has fuelled furious speculation and foreshadowed just how acrimonious the 2022 succession might be. The scheming and expected betrayal back-stabbing are reminiscent of the Jomo Kenyatta, Daniel Moi and Mwai Kibaki succession wars. The truce between President Uhuru Kenyatta …

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Raila represents Uhuru at Winnie Mandela's burial

Raila Odinga represented the Kenyan government at the burial of the late Winnie Mandela in South Africa. The NASA co-principal was seen in a photo wearing a badge written, “presidential official” indicating that he represented the state at the event. On March 9, In a rare show of unity President Uhuru Kenyatta and Raila …

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Raila to meet South African President Cyphril Ramaphosa

Opposition leader Raila Odinga will meet South Africa’s President Cyphril Ramaphosa before travelling back to Kenya on Monday, his adviser has said.  Raila flew to South Africa on April 13 to represent the Kenyan at the burial of the late Winnie Mandela.  He was accompanied by his wife Ida Odinga.  Jackson …

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Raila leaves for Winnie Mandela's funeral in South Africa

Opposition leader Raila Odinga and wife Ida have left for South Africa to attend the funeral of anti-apartheid icon Winnie Mandela. Raila and Ida left at around 8am for Johannesburg from Jomo Kenyatta International Airport on Friday. Winnie who was a South African anti-apartheid campaigner and wife of former President Nelson …

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