Kenya is braced for the latest in a series of opposition protests against the rising cost of living and tax hikes, which have turned violent, with at least 24 people killed in recent months.
The revision of the anti-government demonstration comes after a five-day break by the coalition to mourn those who lost their lives in Wednesday’s protests.
Additionally, The opposition Azimio La Umoja One coalition announced earlier that they would hold protests on Wednesday, Thursday, and Friday ‘due to public demand.
Meanwhile, the Kenyan government yesterday announced the closure of day schools in Nairobi, Mombasa, and Kisumu over protests.
According to the Daily Nation, the Kenya Private Sector Association estimated earlier that Kenya’s economy is losing at least Shs3 billion a day due to the protests.
Since Ruto came into power, there has been stability in the country of Kenya, where fuel prices have been hijacked.
Today in Kenya, most businesses are closed due to the on-going strike of the Kenyan natives, who want Ruto to leave power in harmony. Most people in Kenya were unhappy when they heard that Ruto would be the next Kenyan president.
In conclusion, Today’s protests come as opposition leader Raila Odinga vows to continue peaceful nationwide protests until President William Ruto’s government listens to the grievances of Kenyans.
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