January 30, 2018Kenya
As he has long said he would do, Raila Odinga had himself sworn-in as the “people’s president” at noon on January 30 in the presence of thousands of supporters in Uhuru Park in downtown Nairobi, Kenya.
October 11, 2017Kenya
On Tuesday, the principal presidential opposition candidate, Raila Odinga of the National Super Alliance (NASA), announced that he would no longer participate in the rescheduled October 26 elections…
March 9, 2018Kenya
President Uhuru Kenyatta and opposition leader Raila Odinga promised to begin the process of reconciliation following their bitter standoff in the 2017 elections that raised the specter of ethnic violence.
January 31, 2018Kenya
Following the January 30 “inauguration” of Raila Odinga as an alternative president of Kenya, the Interior Ministry declared that his National Resistance Movement (NRM) is an “organized criminal group” under the Prevention of Organized Crimes Act
November 1, 2017Kenya
Odinga refuses to recognize the Kenyatta administrations legitimacy and will attempt to create a People's Assembly to run the country and preside over new elections.
June 8, 2009Kenya
Kenyan Prime Minister Raila Odinga says he is committed to carrying through political reforms despite lagging progress and concerns the country is devolving deeper into ethnic-based politics.
December 17, 2018China
China's increasing investments in AI across the African continent, especially in countries with poor human rights record, should be treated with caution.
August 27, 2018Kenya
President Donald Trump will receive President Uhuru Kenyatta of Kenya in Washington, D.C. today, the second African chief of state to make a bilateral visit since becoming president in 2016. The conversation will reportedly focus on trade and investment—the reason for Kenyatta’s visit to the United States—and security issues with a focus on Somalia.