Raila Odinga

  • Kenyatta wins Kenya election, Odinga to contest result March 10, 2013

    Nairobi: Raila Odinga, beaten by Uhuru Kenyatta in Kenya's presidential election, said on Saturday that his party would contest the results in court, alleging "massive tampering" of the March 4 vote. But the outgoing prime minister also called for all Kenyans to respect the rule of law and to look upon...
  • Kenyan election heads to nail-biting finish March 8, 2013

    Nairobi: Kenya's presidential race tightened on Friday as Uhuru Kenyatta's lead slipped to a level that could mean there is no outright winner and open the way for a tense, second round run-off against his main rival Prime Minister Raila Odinga. Kenyatta, 51, the deputy prime minister, who is due...
  • Uhuru Kenyatta takes early lead as Kenya counts votes March 5, 2013

    Nairobi: Uhuru Kenyatta had an early edge as Kenya continued the count on Tuesday in a presidential election that brought out millions of voters despite pockets of violence that killed at least 15 people. Kenyans, who waited patiently in long lines, hope the vote will restore the nation's image as...
  • Odinga supporters, police clash in Kenya, 12 killed January 17, 2008

    New delhi: At least 12 people have been killed in fresh clashes in Kenya between supporters of opposition leader Raila Odinga and police forces. Tens of thousands of people thronged the streets of Nairobi and other towns in protest against the reelection of President Mwai Kibaki. The police fired in...
  • Kenya prez polls loser alleges foul play January 2, 2008

    New Delhi: Kenya's defeated presidential candidate Raila Odinga has called for a public rally on Wednesday. His earlier attempt to hold a rally in Nairobi was banned by the government. Odinga says he's been robbed of a certain election victory. He has cited counting discrepancies, abnormally high turnout rates and long...