After the second Lancaster house conference in 1962, Jaramogi was told by the British to form the government but instead, Jaramogi asked for the release of Kenyatta from prison. Kenyatta would later become the first prime minister in 1963 when Kenya gained independence, and a president in 1964, when Kenya became a republic
I am neither a staunch supporter of either Raila nor Ruto, so expect that this article is written without bias. I am another fellow Kenyan who has heard the rumor that Raila was cursed by his father to come close to power but never possess it. My curiosity led me to research online the truth of the matter and I am sharing the results of my findings with you to help clear the air around the controversial issue.
Raila Odinga's last born son, Raila Junior has shared a throwback photo of President Uhuru Kenyatta with his father while looking young and energetic. From the photo, Raila Odinga and Uhuru Kenyatta can be seen walking in between a forest as their bodyguards hold for them umbrellas to avoid being rained on.
A file photo of Raila Odinga's family laying a wreath at their late father's grave. It has emerged that Raila Odinga's family is mourning the death of one of the most close medical practitioners who was very close to their family. According to details by the Capital FM breaking news, Dr Odhiambo Olel, the late Jaramogi Oginga Odinga’s personal Doctor died after collapsing.
The former majority leader in the Senate house, Kipchumba Murkomen has alleged the name of the person who initiated the Azimio that is currently used by the former prime minister Raila Odinga. As it has been shared by Murkomen on his social media accounts, he alleged that Jaramogi Oginga Odinga, father of Raila Odinga initiated the Azimio by using it during his time.
Jaramogi Oginga Odinga is one of Kenya's heroes because he participated in fighting for the country's freedom. He left a legacy that will live to be remembered now and generations to come. Jalang'o decided to spend this festive season in Bondo and one of the places he spend time is Jaramogi Oginga's home called "Kang'o Ka Jaramogi'.
Dr. Miguna Miguna has hinted through his official twitter page alleging that Raila Odinga wasted his time today in the Azimio La Umoja Rally at the Thika Stadium talking about hand cheque and the British colonialists. Miguna Miguna further alleged that Kenyans will not vote for the former prime minister Hon Raila Odinga on the basis of Mungiki Leader.
Miguna Miguna has hinted through his official twitter page asking Kenyans who are sharing the photo of Raila Odinga's Father Jaramogi Oginga's Azimio to respect him because he was a true Pan African who struggled for dignity, freedom and democracy. The photo of the Former vice president Jaramogi Oginga's Azimio La Wananchi was all over the social media yesterday.
The Orange Democratic Movement (ODM) party leader Rt Hon Raila Odinga is one of the seasoned Kenyan politician known for his selfless acts and personal sacrifice to bring political reforms by fighting against an imperial presidency. Raila Odinga's mother Mary Ajuma unfortunately died when Baba was serving his term in jail during President Daniel Moi's tenure after he was locked up in prison without trial.
ODM leader Raila Odinga is expected to hold his first major rally after the launch of the 'Azimio La Umoja' movement at the Thika Stadium on Saturday. Now the choice of the rally Is what pundits say is symbolic and nostalgic to Odinga's political career. Raila appears to have a soft spot for a venue domicile in a region that has over the years, been not so friendly to his political aspirations.
Deputy President William Ruto ally, Dr. Boni Khalwale has alleged that the Orange Democratic Movement, ODM party leader Raila Odinga Betrayed his father, Jaramogi Oginga Odinga in Ford. According to Boni Khalwale, betrayal of Jimi Wanjigi by Raila Odinga has not surprised many Kenyans. Here are three sampled reactions from the Netizens.
Governor Anyang Nyong'o shaking hands with the late Dr Odhiambo Olel. Source/Lennox Omondi. Kisumu County Governor Prof Peter Anyang Nyong'o is mourning the death of ex Jaramogi Oginga Odinga Teaching and Referral Hospital physician Dr Odhiambo Olel, who died of cardiac arrest last night.
Photo| courtesy. Three people have lost their lives and 23 left injured following two separate road accidents in Kisii and Kisumu on Thursday. In Kisii, a Nissan shuttle collided with an oncoming vehicle along the Kisii-Keroka road killing the matatu driver on the spot. Seven passengers in the shuttle matatu were rushed to Kisii Teaching and Referral Hospital where they are receiving treatment unfortunately, two passengers in the vehicle that collided with the 14 seater Nissan shuttle later succumbed to their injuries while receiving treatment at Kisii Teaching and Referral Hospital.
Deputy President Dr. William Samoei Ruto on Tuesday camped in Kakamega county where he popularized his bottom-up economic model as well as his newly created United Democratic Alliance party. The DP was also coercing the Western Kenya block to back his presidential bid come August this year. However, while addressing a political rally in Nambilima, Lugari Constituency in Kakamega county, DP Ruto revived his war with the dynasties when he directly slammed the families which once ruled the country.
Netizens have been left with a surprise after speculations of the Azimio La Umoja coalition being started long time a go made headlines. According to details penned on Twitter by Elgeyo Marakwet senator, Kipchumba Murkomen allied to DP Ruto, he allegedly revealed that the Azimio thing, that the ODM leader, Raila Odinga is using to vie for presidency was started long a go with his father, the late Jaramogi Oginga Odinga.
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Dr Miguna Miguna (photo courtesy) Canadian based kenyan exiled lawyer Dr Miguna is at it again. This time round as usual he didn't have kind words for Baba whom he always refers to as conman. The firebrand Exiled Barrister has acknowledged Raila Amollo Odinga's father struggle for the sake of this country.
The Christmas church service in Nyamira, Siaya County, had some humorous moments. Oburu Oginga, the eldest son of Jaramogi Oginga Odinga and a member of the East African Legislative Assembly, spoke on behalf of the family, bringing back memories of their childhood struggles. Oburu, who does not have a Christian name, claims to have been named after Chief Ng'ong'a Molo.
Currently, through their handshake and the Azimio La Umoja Movement, former Prime Minister Honorable Raila Amolo Odinga and President of the Republic of Kenya Honorable Uhuru Muigai Kenyatta are attempting to unite all Kenyans. Azimio La Umoja, they claim, will aid in the promotion of peace during and after general elections, arguing that they seek an environment in which people can work together even after losing elections.
On 7th January 1945 when the Cold War was brewing between USSR and USA, the family of Jaramogi Oginga Odinga was blessed with the gift of a baby Boy Raila Amollo Odinga. Raila Odinga is one of the most iconic Political figure the country has ever hard. And today the Enigma is celebrating his 77th birthday.