Azimio la Umoja Coalition leader Raila Odinga is expected to lead anti-government demonstrations on Wednesday, July 19.
The opposition affirmed yesterday that they will hold demonstrations for three days straight (Wednesday, Thursday, and Friday) despite the state withdrawing security details of top Azimio politicians.
In Nairobi, Azimio will hold demos in three grounds including Joseph Kang’ethe, Jacaranda and Kamkunji.
Moreover, Azimio leaders while addressing the press on Tuesday, July 18 urged Kenyans to continue protesting in their own ways and regions.
On July 11, the opposition launched a public website for the collection of signatures with the aim of ousting President William Ruto and his deputy Rigathi Gachagua.
Keep refreshing this page for the latest updates on what is happening across the country.
15.49: Five People injured in Nakuru during protests, 4 of them nursing gunshot wounds
15.23: One person reported dead in Makueni
1.01: Police officers clear a section of the Kisii-Kisumu highway that was blocked by protestors during anti-government demos in Kisii.
12.42: Kisumu County fire brigade battling a huge fire near Jua Kali area.
12.30: Teargas canister sparks huge fire in Kisumu around Jua Kali area, consuming businesses
12.00: Raila’s bodyguard abducted
11.57: Whereabouts of Azimio leader Raila Odinga and top Azimio politicians remain unknown
11.46: Two people arrested in Nakuru as protesters engage police in running battles
11.39: Chaos in Woodley, Nairobi as police clash with protesters, disperse them with water canon
11.36: Kilifi South MP Ken Chonga and his personal assistant Victor Katana arrested in Mtwapa a few minutes after being dispersed by police
11.12: Calm in Meru County with no anti-government protests so far
11.02: Business as usual in Eldoret as locals call for calm and patience to allow the government to deliver its mandate.
11.00: Security officers in Nakuru disperse demonstrators, clear barricaded roads
10.43: Police lobe teargas to disperse protesters in Kisumu town
10.20: Anti-riot police disperse protesters in Mombasa
9.45: Police mount roadblocks along Nyeri-Nairobi highway
9.30: A contingent of police officers stationed at Kamukunji Grounds where Azimio politicians were to hold a rally
8.40: Major towns like Nairobi CBD and Kisumu deserted as Kenyans anticipate demonstrations
8.00: Heavy Security Presence across the country with Azimio leader Raila Odinga set to lead anti-government protests.
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