The former prime minister Right honourable Raila Odinga has posted a photo of himself reading a suggestive book titled "Not Yet Uhuru" written by his father Oginga Odinga.It's not established if Raila's snapshot was intentional or it did happen by coincidence.Raila took the photo while holding a meeting with a group of Luhya council of elders in their home together with Mama Ida Odinga.
It has always been a norm for politicians' children in Kenya to follow in the footsteps of their parents, for example the current head of state Uhuru Kenyatta's father, is the founding president of the country, Oginga Odinga the first vice president of the Republic of Kenya, is the father
Emilio Stanley known as Mwai Kibaki throughout his Political life became Kenya's president from a humble background.
The current governor of Kisumu county H.E.Prof.Peter Anyang Nyong'o has been in office for slightly over three years.As he promised during his campaigns,his agenda was to transform Kisumu into a modern city which can attract both National and international investors.
Daughter to the Former Prime Minister Raila Odinga, Winnie Odinga has today frowned at the 'dynasty' Tag on her family by political opponents.
Kisumu city under the stewardship of govenor Prof Anyang Nyong'o has undergo tremendous changes especially to what is known as the triangle set up the city.
Just before Kenya attained independence in April 1953 Jomo Kenyatta and other Kenya African Union (K. A. U) leaders were arrested and sentenced to seven years imprisonment at Lodwar.
Kisumu County to Appeal to Have Oginga Odinga Street and the CBD Declared a Historic Site After This
Kisumu County Governor Peter Anyang' Nyong'o has stated that the county government will make an appeal to the UNESCO to special appeal to UNESCO to declare Oginga Odinga Street and the Central Business District a historical site.
Emerging reports indicate that Kisumu county is staring at possible reduction in parking revenue collection as a result of a ban of motor vehicles parking at the Central business district.
Kenyan politics has in the past produced leader who are loyal when it comes to maintaining friendship.However, the loyal guys, have not had easy.Let's look at some of the politicians who were friends turned does.
Orange Democratic Movement Party Communications Director have now sent a bold message to Kenyans after his Party Leader reveal d the close relationship with the late Simeon Nyachae and his family. Raila said this while attending a funeral service of the late Nyachae, a prominent politician and a businessman in Kenya in Kisii. Phillip Etale, who was speaking on his Twitter account acknowledged Baba as a masterpiece after Raila are sealed that the two families, Oginga Odinga's and that of Nyachae have had a close
Deputy president's have seen trouble since Kenya gained independence.The late Oginga Odinga as well the current deputy president William Ruto have seen similar treatments in governments they helped form.
The county government of Kisumu under the leadership of Governor Peter Anyang Nyong'o is so much committed in transforming the mighty city of Kisumu.
Sarah Hussein Obama alias Mama Sarah Obama has passed.She was the grandmother to former USA president Barack Hussein Obama.She was the third wife of Hussein Obama.She is also an educator and philanthropist.
The truth of the matter is Deputy President William Ruto clearly no longer believe in the leadership of his boss President Uhuru Kenyatta.
Politics are known to be a dirty game. No permanent friend or permanent for. How politicians relate to each other always depends on individual interests. In Kenya we have experienced different political betrayal involving senior politicians. Oginga Odinga the first vice president of Kenya, swore not to take the mantle from the colonialists after being proposed as the suited person to be the first prime minister of Kenya, before the freedom fighter Jomo Kenyatta and other freedom fighter were released from detention.
King making is a common phenomenon in Kenya's politics.Some of the past king making scenarios include; Oginga Odinga did it to Jomo Kenyatta, Charles njonjo did it to Moi and Raila did it to Mwai Kaibaki.President Uhuru Kenyatta is no exception.
Accordinng to Raila's Biography " Flames of Freedom" their father Oginga Odinga transferred them from maranda primary school to a local school in Bondo. As a result, Raila and his brother were forced to repeat classes one and two because the Bondo school was at a higher standard compared to Maranda ( their previous school). While at Maranda school, Raila and Brother were allegedly growing up with little knowledge opposed to what their father expected. Oburu Odinga while at Bondo school excelled highly with distinctions
The late first vice president of Kenya Oginga Odinga and father to ODM leader Raila Odinga made history back in 1966 when he resigned after his bad relationship with Kenyatta. Oginga had accused Kenyatta of taking away his duties and responsibilities thus making him to have nothing to do with his title as the assistant to the President. Oginga's resignation letter would later leak to the media, and the details and reasons for quitting his position emerged and surprisingly they were the same troubles that DP
Mama Sarah Obama, a 99 year old was a step mother to the former president of America, Barack Obama.