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A Kenyan opposition politician was charged on Tuesday with treason for his involvement in the symbolic presidential “swearing in” of opposition leader Raila Odinga in a challenge to President Uhuru Kenyatta. The charge sheet presented by police to a court in Kajiado County, neighbouring Nairobi, said Miguna Miguna was being …

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Government in Kenya has arrested Miguna Miguna, the other legislator that actively participated in the illegal ‘swearing in’ ceremony of opposition leader Raila Odinga. The self-styled National Resistance Movement (NRM) General Miguna Miguna was arrested on Friday morning, shortly after he raised the alarm on a police raid at his …

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Kenya media that aired Odinga inauguration will be off air indefinitely.

Three Kenyan television stations will remain off air indefinitely as the government investigates their respective roles in the symbolic “swearing in” of opposition leader Raila Odinga. According to a statement from the interior minister on Wednesday, privately-owned Citizen TV and Radio, KTN and NTV had their signals switched off on Tuesday after defying a …

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Raila Odinga takes Oath in isolation.

Kenya opposition leader Raila Odinga has finally been ‘sworn in’ as the ‘people’s president’ by thousands of his supporters at the Uhuru Park in the capital, Nairobi. Odinga who was the presidential candidate for the opposition National Super Alliance coalition was sworn in, after hours of tension, as mainstream media …

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Raila Odinga awaits ”swearing-in” as alternative president.

Kenya’s opposition supporters began the day with song and dance at the venue where their leader, Raila Odinga, has said he will be “sworn in” as alternative president later on Tuesday. The country has been tense since Kenya’s incumbent President Uhuru Kenyatta won 98 percent of the vote in a …

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Kenya: President Kenyatta sworn in, rival Odinga promises own inauguration

Kenyan President Uhuru Kenyatta was sworn in for a second term on Tuesday, shortly before riot police teargassed the convoy of opposition leader Raila Odinga, who promised supporters he would be sworn in himself on Dec. 12. Such a move would only deepen divisions opened by the extended election season …

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