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Odinga Calls for New Kenya Poll

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27 Apr 09 | BBC

Kenyan Prime Minister Raila Odinga has said fresh elections may be needed if the rift in the power-sharing government cannot be solved.


He is demanding that he be put in charge of government business in parliament, to replace Vice-President Kalonzo Musyoka.

Mr Odinga and President Mwai Kibaki agreed to share power last year to end months of post-election violence.

But relations have soured and the two parties have held crisis talks.

Over the weekend, President Kibaki’s Party of National Unity accused Mr Odinga’s Orange Democratic Movement of “fomenting a coup”. >>>

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27 April 2009 at 1:53 pm

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