Tag: Hon. Raila Odinga

Why Raila might not be on the ballot

| April 19, 2017 | 0 Comments
Why Raila might not be on the ballot

A lobby group wants the electoral body to lock out Opposition leader Raila Odinga from vying for the Presidency in the August 8 polls on grounds that he is unfit to hold public office. In a suit filed by Human Rights Africa, the lobby wants the Independent Electoral and Boundaries Commission (IEBC) to declare the […]

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How NASA technical team settled on Kalonzo as Raila’s running mate

| April 6, 2017 | 0 Comments
How NASA technical team settled on Kalonzo as Raila’s running mate

Reports suggest Raila Odinga is emerging as the favourite presidential candidate for the Opposition alliance, with Kalonzo Musyoka as his running mate. Multiple sources told The Standard yesterday that the National Super Alliance (NASA) Co-ordinating Committee (NCC) had voted 8-3 for a Raila-Kalonzo ticket, retaining the pair who unsuccessfully ran against Uhuru Kenyatta and William […]

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NGO questions Raila’s integrity and suitability to contest for Presidency

| April 5, 2017 | 0 Comments
NGO questions Raila’s integrity and suitability to contest for Presidency

A non-governmental organisation (NGO) is now challenging the integrity threshold and suitability of Opposition leader Raila Odinga to contest the presidency. The Human Rights Africa has petitioned the Independent Electoral and Boundaries Commission (IEBC) to ensure thorough investigations are conducted to determine if Raila meets requirements of Chapter Six of the Constitution on Leadership and […]

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Fresh Storm: Governor Joho on spot over ‘fake’ KCSE certificate

| March 26, 2017 | 0 Comments
Fresh Storm:  Governor Joho on spot over ‘fake’ KCSE certificate

On the day that he led the resurgence of Orange boss Raila Odinga’s campaign for the National Super Alliance (Nasa) presidential ticket, Mombasa Governor Hassan Joho suffered a political body blow after the Kenya National Examinations council said his secondary school certificate is a forgery. This opens up criminal liability on the part of the […]

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It looks bad but what if NASA chose Mudavadi?

| March 25, 2017 | 0 Comments
It looks bad but what if NASA chose Mudavadi?

With the latest poll showing Raila Odinga trailing President Uhuru Kenyatta by a big margin, alarm bells are going off. NASA principals must move fast, now and with the greatest urgency. They must agree on a flagbearer and running mate so they can start playing catch up with the winning team. If they manage to […]

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