Clerics urge Ruto, Gachagua to present united front amid social unrest
  • Author: Farhiya Hussein
  • Date: 2024-06-30 13:08:02

Clerics urge Ruto, Gachagua to present united front amid social unrest

The leaders expressed concern over conflicting statements from the Executive branch regarding the protests and their aftermath.

How Ruto dug himself into tricky hole barely two years into his presidency
  • Author: Silas Nyanchwani
  • Date: 2024-06-30 07:30:40

How Ruto dug himself into tricky hole barely two years into his presidency

Tax hikes that led to the unprecedented youth-led protests were just a trigger for many to vent their anger against a wasteful government.

Opinion: Gen Zs have spoken; let’s now build an inclusive nation
  • Author: Amina Boru
  • Date: 2024-06-29 07:51:19

Opinion: Gen Zs have spoken; let’s now build an inclusive nation

It is crucial for Gen Zs not to allow their movement to be hijacked by selfish politicians or individuals with ulterior motives. The government has acknowledged their unity and

Ruto 'concedes', withdraws Finance Bill after violent protests
  • Author: Maureen Kinyanjui
  • Date: 2024-06-26 16:54:06

Ruto 'concedes', withdraws Finance Bill after violent protests

He made the announcement in a press briefing on Wednesday, saying he had "conceded".

Lawyers petition High Court to bar Ruto from assenting to Finance Bill
  • Author: Joseph Ndunda
  • Date: 2024-06-26 14:57:05

Lawyers petition High Court to bar Ruto from assenting to Finance Bill

The lawyers argue that the overwhelming majority of the views submitted to the parliamentary committees for Budget and Public Finance Management strongly objected to the provisions of the fiscal bill.

53 killed in anti-Finance Bill protests, Police Reforms Working Group says
  • Author: Mary Wambui
  • Date: 2024-06-26 13:44:17

53 killed in anti-Finance Bill protests, Police Reforms Working Group says

Out of these, 23 of the deaths were recorded between 7 am and 6 pm across the county while 30 others were recorded at night in the Githurai area.

Deadly protests leave trail of destruction in Nairobi CBD
  • Author: Maureen Kinyanjui
  • Date: 2024-06-26 12:32:13

Deadly protests leave trail of destruction in Nairobi CBD

Some of the businesses along Tom Mboya Street, Ronald Ngala, Moi Avenue and even Luthuli Avenue, remain closed, including several major supermarkets, leaving shoppers to seek alternatives.

MPs to proceed on early recess after Tuesday's deadly protests, passage of Finance Bill
  • Author: Maureen Kinyanjui
  • Date: 2024-06-26 11:29:31

MPs to proceed on early recess after Tuesday's deadly protests, passage of Finance Bill

Amidst the ongoing turmoil in the country, Parliament has introduced a motion to advance and extend the upcoming recess, initially scheduled for July 12-24.

Deadly protests forces cancellation, postponement of key conferences as Ruto withdraws attendance
  • Author: Mwangi Maina
  • Date: 2024-06-26 10:43:00

Deadly protests forces cancellation, postponement of key conferences as Ruto withdraws attendance

The organisers of the Global Peace Leadership Conference 2024 on Wednesday morning confirmed President William Ruto would not be in attendance.

Travel advisory issued for long-distance truck drivers as protests rock major towns
  • Author: Mary Wambui
  • Date: 2024-06-25 13:55:51

Travel advisory issued for long-distance truck drivers as protests rock major towns

The association wants its members to remain alert on what is happening to be able to make informed decisions and route assessments before embarking on any movement.

Four protestors shot in anti-Finance Bill demos in Isiolo Town
  • Author: Waweru Wairimu
  • Date: 2024-06-25 13:45:05

Four protestors shot in anti-Finance Bill demos in Isiolo Town

One of the victims was shot in the leg while the other was shot in the hand. Both were rushed to local health facilities in the town for further treatment.

Explainer: What the law says about the right to protest in Kenya
  • Author: The Conversation
  • Date: 2024-06-25 08:15:18

Explainer: What the law says about the right to protest in Kenya

The right to protest consists of a group of rights guaranteed by both domestic and international law.

Schools break for mid-term ahead of fresh round of anti-Finance Bill protests
  • Author: Lucy Mumbi
  • Date: 2024-06-24 12:00:05

Schools break for mid-term ahead of fresh round of anti-Finance Bill protests

The adjustment has now coincided with planned week-long protests against the Finance Bill, raising fears that students may be caught in the unrest or influenced to join the demonstrations.

Ruto, Kenya Kwanza leaders change tune, call for dialogue with Gen Z over protests
  • Author: Maureen Kinyanjui
  • Date: 2024-06-24 11:10:41

Ruto, Kenya Kwanza leaders change tune, call for dialogue with Gen Z over protests

The President said that he was proud the young people had stepped forward tribeless and peacefully to be counted as he expressed readiness to engage them in issues affecting the country.

Finance Bill takes centre stage as thousands of Northern Kenya residents engage on Twitter space
  • Author: Yunis Dekow
  • Date: 2024-06-24 08:38:27

Finance Bill takes centre stage as thousands of Northern Kenya residents engage on Twitter space

Experts argued that the Bill would escalate the cost of living and present challenges for tax compliance, especially affecting small businesses and individuals with limited resources.

Protesting Gen Zs reject Ruto's promise of dialogue on Finance Bill
  • Author: Lucy Mumbi
  • Date: 2024-06-23 18:17:29

Protesting Gen Zs reject Ruto's promise of dialogue on Finance Bill

Activist Hanifa Adan says the president's promise of dialogue is late, while other young people insist that the first way forward is to reject the bill.

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