• Kenya

  • Former Prime Minister Raila Odinga
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  • Raila Amolo Odinga is a Kenyan politician who served as the 2nd Prime Minister of Kenya from 2008 to 2013 and Leader of the Opposition since 2013. He was first elected as the Member of Parliament for Langata in 1992, serving as Minister of Energy from 2001 to 2002 and as Minister of Roads, Public Works, and Housing from 2003 to 2005. He was the main opposition candidate in the 2007 presidential election, running against incumbent Mwai Kibaki. Following a violence-marred election and post-poll crisis, Odinga was appointed Prime Minister in April 2008 in a power-sharing deal with Mwai Kibaki, serving as Supervisor and Coordinator of a national unity coalition government. In the subsequent presidential election 5 years later he placed second against Uhuru Kenyatta, garnering 5,340,546 votes, which represented 43.28% of the total votes cast.
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    Has bad character, If they came to my house we would just sit there and glare at each other, Is a lying liar
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  • Born
    Jan 7, 1945, Maseno, Kenya
  • Political party
    Forum for the Restoration of Democracy, Forum for the Restoration of Democracy-Kenya, National Development Party, Kenya African National Union, Liberal Democratic Party, Orange Democratic Movement
  • Other political affiliations
    Coalition for Reforms and Democracy, National Super Alliance
  • Children
    4
  • Relatives
    Jaramogi Odinga, Oburu Odinga
  • Alma mater
    University of Nairobi, Leipzig University, Magdeburg University
  • President
    Uhuru Kenyatta
  • Deputy
    Kalonzo Musyoka
  • Preceded by
    Uhuru Kenyatta
  • Twitter profile
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