Raila Odinga

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Raila Amolo Odinga
Raila Amolo Odinga - World Economic Forum on Africa 2008 1.jpg
Prime Minister of Kenya
In office
17 April 2008 – 9 April 2013
PresidentMwai Kibaki
DeputyMusalia Mudavadi
Uhuru Kenyatta
Member of Parliament
for Langata
In office
1992 – January 2013
Preceded byPhilip Leakey
Succeeded byJoash Olum
Personal details
Born (1945-01-07) 7 January 1945 (age 73)[source?]
Maseno, Kenya Colony
Political partyODM
Other political
affiliations
FORD (Before 1992)
FORD-Kenya (1992–1994)
NDP (1994–2002)
KANU (2000)
LDP (2002–2005)
Spouse(s)
Ida Odinga (m. 1973)
RelationsJaramogi Odinga (father)
Oburu Odinga (brother)
Children
Alma materLeipzig University
Magdeburg University
ReligionEvangelicalism
Notable work(s)The Flame of Freedom
Websitewww.raila-odinga.com
Nickname(s)Agwambo
Tinga

Raila Amolo Odinga (born 7 January 1945) also popularly known to his supporters as Agwambo, is a Kenyan politician. He was the last Prime Minister of Kenya. He was elected in 2008. He was leading to a coalition government from 2008 to 2013. He was the last prime minister of Kenya until the position was abolished in 2013.[1]

Raila Odinga was born at Maseno Church Missionary Society Hospital, in Maseno, Kisumu District, Nyanza Province on 7 January 1945.[2]

References[change | change source]

  1. Kenyatta declared winner of Kenya's presidential vote. Reuters. Retrieved on 10 April 2013.
  2. Vogt, Heidi (28 February 2008). "Kibaki, Odinga have a long history". USA Today. Associated Press. Retrieved 9 August 2012.

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