Posts Tagged “AU”

Uhuru pays tribute to men who endured the Middle Passage’s hellish conditions

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Uhuru pays tribute to men who endured the Middle Passage’s hellish conditions

President Uhuru Kenyatta today joined other African Heads of State and Government for the opening ceremony of the 32nd Ordinary Session of the Assembly of Heads of State and Government of the African Union. He has revealed that the heads have had a held successful deliberations on a number of key issues among them terrorism….

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We got faith in you: Kenya gets re-elected in AU peace and security council.

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We got faith in you: Kenya gets re-elected in AU peace and security council.

Kenya has been re-elected to the 15-member African Union Peace and Security Council (AU-PSC), the country’s bid garnering 37 votes after flooring Ethiopia and Sudan. Kenya won another three-year term beginning in April at the 34th Ordinary Session of the African Union Executive Council in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia, after contesting for the position with Ethiopia…

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Raila Hit’s the Ground Running,See First Press Conference in South Africa

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Raila Hit’s the Ground Running,See First Press Conference in South Africa

Opposition Chief and Africa’s new high envoy for Development and Infrastructure Raila Odinga has already hit the ground running in his new job. The former Prime minister today visited the New Partnership for Africa’s Development (NEPAD) agency and was received by the NEPAD Chief executive officer Dr. Ibrahim Mayaki. Mr. Odinga said he looks foward to…

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Raila’s African agenda will outdo all sitting presidents in Africa

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Raila’s African agenda will outdo all sitting presidents in Africa

ODM Leader Raila Odinga on Wednesday laid public his grand agenda for Africa following his appointment as African Union’s High Representative for Infrastructure Development. Odinga stated that he would work towards achievement of an “African miracle” that will seek to bring about radical economic growth in the African continent, driven by political and economic integration….

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Why Raila Can Now Call For A “Maandamano” in Africa.

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Why Raila Can Now Call For A “Maandamano” in Africa.

Raila Odinga is a man known for his diverse political antics that majorly revolve on getting the masses behind him. The masses hear him, sleep dreaming about him, follow him and do the same thing over and over again. His influence in Kenya is something that cannot be debated on. He is the only person…

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This is why Raila is a hot candidate for the 2022 elections in expert opinion

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This is why Raila is a hot candidate for the 2022 elections in expert opinion

According to an expert opinion, Raila’s new appointment as AU High Representative for Infrastructure Development will only activate and increase his political activities. A nominated senator has pointed that Raila is now even in a better position to win the 2022 elections. One of the reasons he stated is because the holder of this new…

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Why Push for Raila’s Early Political Retirement is a Wild Dream

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Why Push for Raila’s Early Political Retirement is a Wild Dream

Opposition Chief Raila Odinga’s appointment as the AU High Representative for Infrastructure Development has elicited various reactions in the country among the political and non-political class. Seasoned critics of the NASA leader have asked him to finally retire from active politics. Their continuous calls for him to finally bow out of politics have been met by…

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Raila rolling with kings privileges in new job

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Raila rolling with kings privileges in new job

Raila Odinga has highlighted things he wants to accomplish as Africa Union’s special envoy on infrastructure development. Mr Odinga said he is planning to ensure that Trans-African Highway project that was launched in 1971 is completed. The Trans-African project is a network of nine highways which, when connected, will cover a combined total of 60,000…

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Raila Visits Sanford School Ahead of Lecture at Duke University in North Carolina.

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Raila Visits Sanford School Ahead of Lecture at Duke University in North Carolina.

Opposition leader and the new AU envoy for Infrastructure and Development in Africa Raila Odinga today visited the Sanford School of Public Policy and met with students of Global Health Ethics. The Former prime minister in expected to later this evening give a public lecture at the Duke University in North Carolina. Mr. Odinga was given…

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Miguna Challenge’s Raila to First Develop Migingo Island in His New Role

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Miguna Challenge’s Raila to First Develop Migingo Island in His New Role

Self Proclaimed General Miguna Miguna seem to be a man on a mission to completely destroy Opposition Chief Raila Odinga. Days after saying that Raila’s new role as High Representative for Infrastructure Development in Africa involves attending Funerals in Africa, the general has hit back again this time challenging Hon. Odinga to facilitate infrastructure development at…

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Kisumu: ”Without Raila there is no politics in Kenya”

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Kisumu: ”Without Raila there is no politics in Kenya”

Raila’s new appointment as High representative for Infrastructure Development by African Union has led to various reactions including questions as to whether he will quit being active in politics to focus only on his new job. A section of Members of the County Assembly (MCAs) in Kisumu have maintained that Odinga will not retire from…

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VIDEO: Raila Odinga Treated to An Heroic Welcome in the USA

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VIDEO: Raila Odinga Treated to An Heroic Welcome in the USA

Opposition leader and the new AU envoy for Infrastructure and Development in Africa Raila Odinga was given a heroes welcome in the United States. Hon.Odinga left the country on Saturday evening for a one week visit to the U.S. Mr. Odinga’s spokesperson Dennis Onyango said the former premier is set to deliver a lecture at the…

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Pan africanist Raila to operate from five offices

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Pan africanist Raila to operate from five offices

  Details have emerged on the high profile position that ODM Leader Raila Odinga will occupy as African Union High Representative for Infrastructure Development. The position will give him wide networks throughout Africa where he will have 5 offices spread across the region. Odinga will have offices in Nairobi as well as Addis Ababa in…

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Raila Appointed CS For African Funerals, Burials and Roads, Miguna Claims.

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Raila Appointed CS For African Funerals, Burials and Roads, Miguna Claims.

Raila Odinga’s appointment as High Representative for Infrastructure Development in Africa might have been received positively by his millions of followers and several politicians but certainly not by Miguna Miguna. While announcing Mr. Odinga’s appointment, AU Chairperson Moussa Mahamat said that the decision was  part of the African Union’s drive to expedite the integration of the…

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The UN Extends Its Peace Keeping Mission to Somalia

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The UN Extends Its Peace Keeping Mission to Somalia

UNITED NATIONS, United States, May 16 – A UN-backed peacekeeping mission in Somalia, which faces attacks by an Al-Qaeda affiliate, received unanimous Security Council backing Tuesday until July 31. The African Union Mission in Somalia (AMISOM), with about 21,600 troops, operates with the approval of the UN and relies on international funding. By extending AMISOM’s…

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AU condems US over Jerusalem Embassy

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AU condems US over Jerusalem Embassy

The African Union(AU) has condemned the move by the United States to have the Embassy moved from Tel Aviv to Jerusalem. In a statement the Chairman of the AU Moussa Fati Mahamat  condemned  Israel troopes who used force on Palestines resulting to 58 people dead and others injured. In addition the chairman said that the AU…

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