IN SHORT: Former Kenyan prime minister Raila Odinga was unlucky with his fifth bid for president in 2022. But he didn’t go ahead and name a cabinet after the supreme court threw out his challenge – a video appearing to show this is old and taken out of context.
Odinga begrudgingly accepted the court’s decision. But did he go on to name ministers he couldn’t legally appoint?
Clip from before August election
It is from a video posted on the YouTube channel of Kenyan television station NTV Kenya on 16 May, some months before the August election. In the longer video, Odinga is seen announcing his cabinet and his running mate Martha Karua.
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