In a quiet, glorious, island off Seme, in the Western part of Kenya, arrives an energetic team of politicians. They settle at a large balcony, with a beautiful view of the picturesque Maboko Island, and indulge in their drinks as well as the banter of the day.
As they exchange tales and wait to be served their meals, Rt. Hon. Raila Odinga, or RAO, as he’s affectionately known by his fans and followers, gets up to take a short walk and it’s at this stage, that we bump into each other, heading towards opposite directions.
Raila, who was once the Deputy Director of the Kenya Bureau of Standards, is at this juncture, only accompanied by two of his colleagues. We shake hands and exchange greetings. Raila says he’d been told I’m a writer. I confirm that I am, then I enquire if, by virtue of being a profile writer, I could ask him some questions. Read more The Unwritten With: FORMER PRIME MINISTER RAILA ODINGA – ON DEATH, REGRETS & WOMEN