EU, White House, Rep. Ilhan Omar express concern over Kenyan violence, urge dialogue
  • Author: Mwangi Maina
  • Date: 2024-06-27 09:29:32

EU, White House, Rep. Ilhan Omar express concern over Kenyan violence, urge dialogue

EU foreign policy chief Josep Borrell said that Ruto's decision to withdraw the bill "contributes to the reduction of the tensions and should help create an environment that is conducive to dialogue."

UN, AU ring alarm bells on Kenyan violence, urge government to exercise restraint
  • Author: Mwangi Maina
  • Date: 2024-06-26 09:19:04

UN, AU ring alarm bells on Kenyan violence, urge government to exercise restraint

AUC Chair Moussa Faki Mahamat also shared his "deep concern over the outbreaks of violence following public protests, which has resulted in loss of life and property damage," after police fired live rounds at protestors.

Live blog: Fresh wave of protests as Finance Bill enters final phase
  • Author: Eastleigh Voice Team
  • Date: 2024-06-25 17:02:59

Live blog: Fresh wave of protests as Finance Bill enters final phase

The country is bracing itself for another fresh round of protests as the anti-Finance Bill demonstrations continue to gain momentum.

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.

Tight security as key roads leading to Parliament closed ahead of anti-Finance Bill demos
  • Author: Lucy Mumbi
  • Date: 2024-06-25 09:35:34

Tight security as key roads leading to Parliament closed ahead of anti-Finance Bill demos

Police water cannon trucks are also being used to barricade key roundabouts leading to Parliament.

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.

International hacker group 'Anonymous' warns over passage of Finance Bill
  • Author: Barack Oduor
  • Date: 2024-06-20 09:20:55

International hacker group 'Anonymous' warns over passage of Finance Bill

The group said that efforts by Kenyans to hold peaceful demonstrations against the Bill have been met with harassment and arrests from the police.

Protest but institutions will make decisions, Ruto tells Kenyans on Finance Bill
  • Author: Maureen Kinyanjui
  • Date: 2024-06-19 15:06:11

Protest but institutions will make decisions, Ruto tells Kenyans on Finance Bill

Thus far, with pressure from the public to amend the bill and ease the tax burden on the public, the National Assembly Finance and National Planning Committee has dropped several controversial proposals.

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