By Carl Dickson
LONDON, UK. Former PM Raila Odinga is a man on a mission, after presiding over successful Launch of his weekly newspaper ‘The Kenyan’, Raila has vowed never to rest on his laurels. According to our tipsters, Raila Odinga is currently in London to shop for the best talent and equipment to start his own television which will give him, ODM/CORD positive coverage a head of 2017 after seriously complaining of what would be described as unfair coverage.
According to our eagle-eyed snoop “Raila Odinga is beaming with confidence, he has met the best talents from Sky TV and BBC, he has also met reliable media consultants who have immense specialization on political messaging.
It is said that to prevent impunity from the starry-eyed Wangusi led former CCK body, the TV will be based in the isles of Pemba and will be broadcasting via satellite and set top boxes such a star times, Go TV etc. It is also said the powerful TV will feature revolutionary tunes and broadcast allover Africa.
Speaking to Prof. Gardner of Warwick University, he opined that “Raila Odinga is a man on a sputnik moment—rearing to go, he is firing all the 6 cylinders and will be targeting the whole of Africa. Raila is now looking beyond Kenya and the gods are smiling at him with the new wind of change and the latest victory of his bosom friend Aung San Suu Kyi in Myanmar couldn’t have come at a better time.”
According to a source in the current entourage of the former premier, the TV will be called Orange TV and will be broadcasting all over the world with its target audience being Africa.
What awaits is how the local audience and the local media industry will react this new kid on the block dubbed by many media specialists and political analysts as a game changer.