Interfaith leaders denounce police brutality against protesters
  • Author: Mishi Gongo
  • Date: 2024-06-27 18:58:41

Interfaith leaders denounce police brutality against protesters

The interreligious leaders have called for dialogue to address the countrywide anti-Finance Bill protests.

Uhuru urges government to embrace dialogue amidst Finance Bill unrest
  • Author: Amina Wako
  • Date: 2024-06-25 21:55:45

Uhuru urges government to embrace dialogue amidst Finance Bill unrest

Uhuru’s call for dialogue and understanding comes as the country grapples with the aftermath of the demonstrations, which turned violent in some areas.

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.

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.

Finance Bill protests: Kindiki reads riot act to Kenyans breaking the law
  • Author: Barack Oduor
  • Date: 2024-06-24 17:59:52

Finance Bill protests: Kindiki reads riot act to Kenyans breaking the law

The CS said the right to demonstrate is not the right to riot and that protestors must not breach public order, intimidate, harass or otherwise inconvenience others.

IPOA seeks witnesses to aid investigations into Rex Masai's fatal shooting
  • Author: Lucy Mumbi
  • Date: 2024-06-24 16:29:56

IPOA seeks witnesses to aid investigations into Rex Masai's fatal shooting

Masai, 29, died on Thursday evening from injuries sustained from a live bullet allegedly fired by police in Nairobi's Central Business District (CBD).

Mandera Senator Roba warns government against downplaying Gen Z protests
  • Author: Barack Oduor
  • Date: 2024-06-24 15:42:19

Mandera Senator Roba warns government against downplaying Gen Z protests

"In Egypt, the 2013 protests against President Mohamed Morsi, fueled by political polarisation and concerns over Islamist governance, followed the revolution that ousted Hosni Mubarak."

Coastal residents condemn local MPs while protesting against Finance Bill
  • Author: Farhiya Hussein
  • Date: 2024-06-24 13:44:20

Coastal residents condemn local MPs while protesting against Finance Bill

"Why don't you vote? Why don't you come out? You were Jicho Pevu, but now you are silent. Did the lion get wet and become a cat?"

EXPLAINER: Know your rights! What to do when police arrest you
  • Author: Maureen Kinyanjui
  • Date: 2024-06-24 12:29:56

EXPLAINER: Know your rights! What to do when police arrest you

The Constitution also guarantees the right to a speedy resolution of the arrest by requiring that the arrested person be brought before a court within 24 hours, or by the end of the next court day if the arrest occurs outside ordinary court hours or on a non-court day.

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.

NCCK issues sermon guidelines, urges churches to preach against Finance Bill
  • Author: Farhiya Hussein
  • Date: 2024-06-23 10:44:33

NCCK issues sermon guidelines, urges churches to preach against Finance Bill

The NCCK believes it is now essential to promote messages of peace and justice directly from church platforms.

Kwale County youth join the anti-Finance Bill protests
  • Author: Mishi Gongo
  • Date: 2024-06-21 18:01:15

Kwale County youth join the anti-Finance Bill protests

Ngati warned that taxpayers were tired of being overburdened with taxes and would no longer tolerate leaders who do not represent them.

Raila's Azimio coalition to discipline MPs who voted for Finance Bill 2024
  • Author: John Mbati
  • Date: 2024-06-21 16:48:42

Raila's Azimio coalition to discipline MPs who voted for Finance Bill 2024

Currently, the law provides that voters can initiate the process of recalling their MPs for poor performance after two years in office.

Haiti-based lobby condemns Kenyan police brutality during anti-Finance Bill protests
  • Author: Mwangi Maina
  • Date: 2024-06-21 16:29:32

Haiti-based lobby condemns Kenyan police brutality during anti-Finance Bill protests

The lobby fears these actions could set a troubling precedent for the upcoming deployment of Kenyan forces in Haiti.

Azimio piles pressure on police over the fatal shooting of Rex Masai
  • Author: Barack Oduor
  • Date: 2024-06-21 15:50:55

Azimio piles pressure on police over the fatal shooting of Rex Masai

Azimio opposition coalition leaders, on Friday, called for the immediate resignation of Inspector General of Police Japhet Koome and Nairobi police boss Adamson Bungei for the protester's death.

IPOA launches inquiry into Rex Masai's death amidst anti-Finance Bill protests
  • Author: Maureen Kinyanjui
  • Date: 2024-06-21 11:52:36

IPOA launches inquiry into Rex Masai's death amidst anti-Finance Bill protests

IPOA noted that besides Masai's death, several other demonstrators and police officers sustained serious injuries during the protests.

Rex Kanyike Masai: The first martyr of the youth revolution
  • Author: Maureen Kinyanjui
  • Date: 2024-06-21 10:23:01

Rex Kanyike Masai: The first martyr of the youth revolution

Boniface also known as the People's Watchman revealed that the late Rex had his Identity Card, an indication that he knew of the essentials one should carry as they participate in protests.

Explainer: What happens after the Finance Bill passes its second reading?
  • Author: Maureen Kinyanjui
  • Date: 2024-06-21 08:56:58

Explainer: What happens after the Finance Bill passes its second reading?

During the second reading, which began on Wednesday, June 19, 2024, the sponsor moved the bill, which was to be seconded by any member.

How MPs voted for Finance Bill, 2024 amidst countrywide protests
  • Author: Alfred Onyango
  • Date: 2024-06-20 22:08:36

How MPs voted for Finance Bill, 2024 amidst countrywide protests

Vote on the Second Reading was conducted amid countrywide mass protests as demonstrators continued to lobby MPs to reject the bill

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