BREAKING NEWS: Opposition leader Raila Odinga pulls out of presidential race

Kenya’s opposition leader Raila Odinga has told an ongoing press briefing that he is pulling out of the 26 October presidential election re-run.

Mr. Odinga says his withdrawal from the race will give the electoral commission enough time to undertake reforms that will help deliver a more credible election. The Supreme Court annulled the 8 August election citing irregularities and illegalities.

The opposition coalition Nasa has been pushing for several changes to be made on the electoral system before the re-run.

Laura Nayere
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I am a trained Television producer, with Bachelor Degree in Broadcast Production(Television) University of Nairobi and also Diploma in Mass communication from the Multimedia University specialized in (Radio Production) I have had experience from different media houses from Print Media, Radio and Television. I worked with Kenya News Agency as a features writer and a court reporter, also worked with Pamoja FM as a reporter. later joined Association of Media Women in Kenya(AMWIK)where I acquired skills in research, content development, writing articles on gender basically women empowerment and doing radio programs. I then proceeded to British Broadcasting Cooperation where I did news reporting, Script writing and also Feature Stories. I later joined KTN NEWS as a producer of different programs. I am passionate in journalism as a career and hope to move the media to a higher notch than the ordinary media today. I like acting, travelling and writing

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