The decision comes after a three-day intensive push by religious leaders, civil society and the international community. It paves the way for a bipartisan approach to address issues raised by the opposition leader.
Kenya‘s opposition leader Raila Odinga suspended anti-government protests after pressure from religious leaders and civil society groups. Over the years, Odinga has used mass demonstrations as a means to push for political changes and concessions from the government. But does the popular politician use his support for his own interests?
23 Aug 2022
Former Kenyan opposition leader Raila Odinga is cheered on by his supporters as he hoists boxes of material for his Supreme Court challenge of last week's presidential election result. Also, during the final day of campaigning in Angola, the opposition electoral coalition's calls for change are met with excitement but the ruling MPLA is still going strong. Finally, the community at the heart of mango production in north-eastern Egypt holds a festival in honour of the fruit on which their livelihoods depend.
9 Aug 2022
Kenya's opposition leader and presidential candidate, Raila Odinga, cast his vote in Kenya’s presidential elections on Tuesday.
27 Feb 2022
Kenya's incumbent President Uhuru Kenyatta is backing his long-time rival Raila Odinga in the upcoming election. And opposition parties in South Africa protest the budget and World Bank loans. Finally, we head to Kinshasa, where Congolese rumba, which emerged in the 1940's, is still being celebrated today.
9 Mar 2018
Kenyan president Uhuru Kenyatta and opposition leader Raila Odinga walking towards microphone, Odinga addressing media, Odinga saying he agrees with Kenyatta to stop divisions in the country, kenyatta saying he wants to come together and find solution to unify country, Kenyatta and Odinga shaking hands.
3 Feb 2018
Kenyan lawyer Miguna Miguna is arrested for taking part in opposition leader Raila Odinga's 'swearing in' ceremony.
11 Oct 2017
Kenyan opposition leader Raila Odinga won't run in a new presidential election ordered by the Supreme Court, testing the limits of the East African nation’s constitution and the power of the judiciary.
5 Sep 2017
Kenyan opposition leader Raila Odinga says the Supreme Court's decision to annul last month's presidential election won't make a difference unless the second attempt in October comes with "legal and constitutional" guarantees.
3 Sep 2017
Kenya's opposition leader Raila Odinga said on Sunday that his coalition will not share power, two days after the Supreme Court annulled last month's presidential election and ordered a new poll within 60 days.
1 Sep 2017
Kenyans celebrate in Odinga's hometown after election annulled.
14 Aug 2017
Kenya's opposition leader Raila Odinga arrived in the slums of Nairobi to meet the family of an 8-year-old girl shot dead during post election clashes.