Odinga's Announcement Reveals There's More to Kenyatta Unity Deal

President Uhuru Kenyatta's former rival and 'new bestie' Raila Odinga has announced that his Orange Democratic Movement party is preparing for the general elections that will take place in 2022, and has tasked party members with laying the groundwork for grassroots elections in 2020. He also explained that his now-famous handshake with Kenyatta was intended to take Kenyans to the "promised land".

Orange Democratic Movement leader Raila Odinga addresses participants during the Turkana Tourism and Cultural Festivals at Ekalees Centre in Turkana County on August 16, 2019.

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