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Uhuru and Raila 'honeymoon' on Twitter but will unity deal last? - 11 months ago, 13 Mar 11:06

By: Nancy Agutu @nanc ...

ODM and Jubilee Party have taken their new-found 'love' to Twitter through hash tag #MbelePamoja. The parties led by Opposition leader Raila Odinga and President Uhuru Kenyatta have embraced talks aimed at unity, peace and development, and an end to ethnic tensions. This is new for Kenyans because the Raila-Uhuru friendship has been curious - they have called each other ndugu (brother) and walked through tough times together, but ripped through each other in matters politics. It was therefore expected that local and international leaders would praise the two leaders and as this happened, the parties shared their new-found stands via Twitter on Tuesday. Raila's party said: "The ODM Party welcomes the promise of a brave new Kenya, rising from the pathologies of an era that must cease to exist. In this, we look forward to constructive engagement with the [Jubilee] in line with the path taken by [Uhuru and Raila]. #Mbelepamoja." Jubilee and at ...
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