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Kenya elections 2022: Raila Odinga picks Martha Karua as running mate

One of the frontrunners in Kenya's presidential election has picked a veteran female politician and one-time rival as his running mate. Raila Odinga named Martha Karua to the role on Monday, making her the first woman to run on a major political party's presidential ticket. Ms Karua is a former...
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Kenya's Raila Odinga: I cannot be a puppet of anybody

The Kenyan presidential candidate Raila Odinga insists he is independent of President Uhuru Kenyatta's influence. He denied claims that he was the president's "puppet". He also condemned Russia's invasion of Ukraine, and reflected on the historic handshake between him and President Kenyatta. He spoke to the BBC Africa's Sophie Ikenye.
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Busy Signal Responds To Kenyan Politician Raila Odinga’s Tweet

Busy Signal is getting appreciation from Kenyans after the Opposition leader of that country disclosed that he is a Busy Signal fan. On Wednesday, Raila Odinga tweeted that he woke up to Busy Signal’s music as he quoted a lyric from his song “Let Peace Reign” as he asked his followers what they were listening to. Twitter erupted at the disclosure, which many felt was related to the political initiatives of that country that has seen the government and the opposition work together to unite Kenyans following years-long tensions over disputed election results.