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Close all sanctuaries for the corrupt, Raila urges

Kenya has embarked on a fresh journey to unite its people, Opposition leader Raila Odinga has said. Raila on Friday said the country has for decades faced the challenges of ethnic antagonism, corruption and deteriorating inter-community relationship that hamper development. The journey, he said, will integrate communities and create an …

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Respect Raila, ODM youth leader tells Echesa

An Orange Democratic Movement official has hit back at Sports CS Rashid Echesa and demanded that he respects party leader Raila Odinga. National youth leader Joash Muricho said it is wrong for Echesa to abuse Raila publicly, yet he is responsible for his success. He spoke at a press conference. …

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Halting 2022 politics was part of unity deal – Raila

Opposition chief Raila Odinga has for the first time revealed that part of his agreement with President Uhuru Kenyatta was to freeze 2022 politics.In what may rattle Deputy President Wiliam Ruto and his lieutenants, Raila said he agreed with Uhuru to pacify the country and conclusively deal with the 2017 …

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EXPERT COMMENT: Raila the statesman brings many benefits

After the 2017 elections which Raila Odinga’s NASA lost to Uhuru Kenyatta’s Jubilee, Uhuru and government in general had to find something to keep Raila busy. One way was bestowing envoy status, which has kept him engaged to some extent. Without it, Raila would just be roving around and having …

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Raila is now a senior state representative

ODM leader Raila Odinga’s high-profile foreign trips have triggered speculation that he is poised to play a bigger international role in the future as Kenya’s roving envoy. Since the historic March 9 handshake with President Uhuru Kenyatta, the NASA presidential candidate’s profile has risen dramatically as he undertakes one diplomatic …

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Ruto apologises to Raila, Kalonzo over 2017 poll insults

A rare spectacle played out during this year’s National Prayer Breakfast meeting at Safari Park on Thursday. This was when DP William Ruto for the first time publicly apologised to Nasa principals Raila Odinga and Kalonzo Musyoka. President Uhuru Kenyatta set the ball rolling after he invited the three leaders …

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