Jaramogi Odinga's story is well documented all over the world as he was the first Vice President of Kenya.His children are also famous, especially the former Prime Minister, Raila Amollo Odinga.On the other hand, little is known about Raila's mother. Photo courtesy. For those who do not have an idea about her, she is the late Mary Ajuma.She hailed from Alego Usonga Constituency in Siaya County.The place is near Bondo where Jaramogi was born.
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.
The veteran and consummate politician Jaramogi Oginga Odinga married Mary Ajuma as his first wife. Jaramogi Oginga and Mary Ajuma's marriage was blessed with the birth of Raila Odinga and his elder brother Oburu Oginga. Oburu Oginga, brother to ODM party leader Raila is the former Bondo Lawmaker. Hindsight into Raila's political career makes it obvious that he's the Jaramogi Oginga political successor. As the son to Jaramogi Oginga, Raila Odinga was raised not to see the political terrain as something reserved
After taking the political mantle from his father Jaramogi Oginga Odinga, Raila Odinga has proven to polish and revamp the Kenyan political terrain. The former prime minister has for more than three decades proved to redefine the politics in Kenya. Before his handshake with President Uhuru Kenyatta solidified, the former prime minister rubbed a bitter and spirited fight against the ruling party. It was until March 9, 2018, that he decided to bring to stop the dynamics of his fierce opposition. While the story
For more than four decades Raila Odinga has been in Kenya's politics and he has done remarkable things. This is after taking after from his father Jaramogi Oginga Odinga who was a veteran Kenyan politician. He spearheaded the country's fierce opposition until his March 9, 2018 after a handshake with President Uhuru Kenyatta and had seemed to have kept his father's dream alive. His father a consummate Kenyan politician, Jaramogi Oginga Odinga married Mary Ajuma as his first wife. Jaramogi Oginga and Mary Ajuma's
A lot has been said about ODM party leader Raila Amolo Odinga, his brother Oburu Odinga and their father the late Jaramogi Oginga Odinga. However, the story of their mother the late Mary Ajuma still remains in darkness. Here some things you didn't know about her; 1. She was in a polygamous marriage and they had marriage issues with her late husband Jaramogi which led to their separation. This was according to Jaramogi's book 'Not Yet Uhuru'. She therefore took Raila's elder brother Oburu and went to live with
Contrary to many prominent persons, the first Vice President of Kenya Jaramogi Oginga Odinga died without tabling a detailed will on how his wealth was to be distributed among his family. News about his death took media houses by storm, wrecking the hearts of many Kenyans. Safe to say, the course of his family's well-being was caught off-guard with the sudden turbulence in the form of death. Dying in 1994 without leaving behind a will, confusion must have pushed the big family to the wall on how they could subdivide
ODM leader Raila Odinga four more than 4 decades he has been among courageous and strong politician not only in Kenya but also in Africa.Some political analyst says that he probably inherited leadership quality from his late father Jaramogi.Through this he has kept his father's dream alive up to today he is also showing political power.
A maneuver down the history lanes reveals how the former Prime minister, Raila Amollo Odinga, and his brother, Oburu Odinga couldn't pursue a formal education in Kenya. History unearths that the two sons of Mary Ajuma didn't find it easy going through the patterns of formal education. The two brothers would be obliged to repeat classes one and two after their father noticed that they were growing with little knowledge in line with their cultural background. The father to Oburu and Raila was quick to notice that
Photo: Waki draft constitution supporters(source/The Conversation). Currently,Building Bridges Initiative(BBI) is the talk of the town in the country.Politicians and Kenyans are presently reading and scrutinizing the contents enshrined in the report.Through social media platforms,Kenyans have started sharing their thoughts and stances about the report. BBI was an afterbirth of Raila Odinga and Uhuru Kenyatta's Handshake.The report aims at solving pertinent ailments which have bedeviled the country for years
Photo: 2022 presidential hopeful William Ruto (Facebook/William Ruto). Political temperatures have started piling ahead of the much anticipated 2022 elections. Of the six elective seats, presidential race is set to be a competitive and most watched one. William Ruto's presence in the ring has made it look promising. The DP is famed for electrifying oratory skills, abrasiveness and maverick planning skills that has since made him a political operative after his own fashion. Photo: DP William Ruto (Facebook/William
Age Raila Odinga was born in 1945 .He is estimated to be around 75 years in 2020. He was born at the Anglican church missionary in Maseno . His mother is Mary Ajuma and father being Jaramogi Oginga. Education He received his primary school education at Kisumu union primary, Maranda primary and later attendend Maranda high school . In 1962 he spent two years at Herder institute part of the Leipzig university in east Germany. He earned scholarship to Magdeburg technical school where he graduated in 1970 with a
Raila Amollo Odinga is the former Prime Minister of Republic of Kenya and the African Union Convoy chairing Infrastructure sector in the continent of Africa.He is a popular man in Kenya and Africa by extension.Raila Odinga comes one of the prominent and famous family in Kenya called Odinga's family. His father Jaramongi Oginga Odinga was one of the founding father who fought for Kenya's Independence. His son Raila Odinga Succeed his father's footsteps in political arena. Raila Odinga served as Opposition leader
Raila Odinga was born at the Anglican Church Missionary Society Hospital, in Maseno, Kisumu District, Nyanza Province on 7 January 1945 to Mary Ajuma Odinga and Jaramogi Oginga Odinga. His father served as the first Vice President of Kenya under President Jomo Kenyatta. Odinga is married to Ida Odinga (Ida Anyango Oyoo). They live in Karen, Nairobi and have a second home at central Farm, in Siaya County. The couple have four children: Fidel (1973–2015),Rosemary (born 1977), Raila Jr. (born 1979) and Winnie
Photo: ODM doyen Raila Odinga (Twitter/Raila Odinga). Various nicknames have been used to refer to Kenyan veteran Raila Amollo Odinga, among the many is Agwambo (the mysterious one) and this he has lived to affirm. Born in 1945 to Jaramogi and Mary Ajuma, Raila has graces the country's politics for close to four decades now. In his political lifetime, he has proved to be. a proverbial cat with nine lives. Many are the times his enemies thought him 'dead' and hapless, only for him to bounce back, strong and powerful.
At the point when the two chiefs showed up in the lakeside city on Thursday night, they continued to Susan's home in Milimani Bequest where they were joined by other government authorities including Inside CS Fred Matiang'i. Mother Susan is one of the last individuals whom the late previous VP Jaramogi Oginga Odinga conversed with before he passed on. As indicated by the previous prime minister history, she was one of the individuals who hurried him to the Aga Khan Medical clinic in Kisumu where he was articulated
Raila Amolo Odinga, the former Prime minister of Kenya, was born on January 2, 1945, at a place called Maseno in Kisumu County in the family of Jaramogi Oginga Odinga and Mary Ajuma. Mary Ajuma's story has remained in the shadows for quite a long time. Although history provides scanty information about her birth, history records that she died on November 5, 1984, while Raila was still imprisoned at the Shimo La Tewa prison. Jaramogi Oginga Odinga in his book, " Not Yet Uhur," depicted his wife (Mary Ajuma) as
Raila Odinga is a Kenyan politician who served as a prime minister and later an opposition leader from 2013 to 2018. He was the member of parliament for Lang'ata constituency from 1992 to 2013. Raila was born at the Anglican Church missionary society hospital in maseno, Kisumu district, Nyanza province on 7th Jan,1945 to Mary Ajuma. His father served as Kenya's vice president under Jomo Kenyatta. Raila is said to have attended Michinda Boys Boarding school Maranda School where he dropped out in 1962 under hidden
The famous Raila Amolo Odinga was born in Maseno, Kisumu District, to Jaramogi Oginga odinga, his father and Mary Ajuma odinga his mother. His father then became the first vice president of the Republic of Kenya. He enrolled to Kisumu Union Primary school and later Maranda School. Here, he dropped out and was spending most of his time at Harder Institution. A photo of former prime minister addressing the media source/hivi sasa In 1965, he was given a scholarship and was enrolled to the Technical School, Magdeburg,
Jaramogi was blessed witb four wives:Mary Ajuma, Gaudencia Adeya, Susan Agik and Betty Adongo who bore him 17 children.Mary was the first wife and the mother to the Odm Raila Odinga and former assistant minister for finance Oburu Odinga. Family Photo Among the four wives ,it is Betty and Susan whl are still alive and are taking care of the family home, Kang’o ka Jaramogi, in Bondo. Susan is the third wife to the doyen opposition leader and the first vice president of Kenya.Together they had got two kids;Isaac