Kenya's president, opposition leader pledge to heal divisions

Raila Odinga told national television 'it is time to resolve our differences,' as the 2 politicians made their first public appearance together since the 25 October repeat presidential election last year.

Kenyan President Uhuru Kenyatta (right) and opposition leader Raila Odinga (left) met on Friday 9 March 2018. Picture: @UKenyatta/Twitter

NAIROBI - Kenya’s President Uhuru Kenyatta called opposition leader Raila Odinga “his brother” on Friday and promised “we will begin a process of bringing our people together” after last year’s contentious elections.

Odinga told national television “it is time to resolve our differences,” as the two politicians made their first public appearance together since the 25 October repeat presidential election last year.