Azimio la Umoja One Kenya Coalition leader Raila Odinga is set to hold final anti-government protests which kicked off on Wednesday, July 19.
In the last two days, Azimio co-principals including former Prime Minister Raila Odinga, Kalonzo Musyoka and Martha Karua were missing in action.
On Thursday, Odinga told his supporters that Friday would be the final day of the anti-government demonstrations.
Just like Thursday, there is relative calm in most parts of the country, with businesses slowly but cautiously re-opening.
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2:40: Raila confirms Kalonzo is under house arrest and detention. Opiyo Wandayi and Jeremiah Kioni pays Kalonzo a visit.
2:00: Minority Leader Opiyo Wandayi claims police put Wiper Leader Kalonzo Musyoka under house arrest since Tuesday.
1:20: Family members of former Mungiki leader Maina Njenga gather at Milimani Law Courts. Police arrested Njenga together with his personal assistant and brother on Wednesday July 19.
1pm: Anti-riot police disperse protesters in Kibra.
12:50: Azimio requests Kenyans online to help find Anthony Oluoch, Maina Njenga, Maurice Ogeta, Eric Otieno, Anthony Otsyula and Victor Obel after police arrested them.
12:00: Police rough up journalists covering Babu Owino’s case at Milimani Law Courts.
11:30: Babu Owino’s lawyers say police blocked them from paying the cash bail.
11:00: Police Re-arrest Babu Owino outside Milimani Law Courts before his family could process the cash bail.
10:30: Ghetto president Calvince Gaucho says police tortured him while in custody. Gaucho identifies one person who was part of the team that tortured him.
10:00: Court frees Embakasi East MP Babu Owino. The lawmaker was charged alongside six others including Calvin Okoth alias Gaucho. Justice Lucas Onyina says the state did not produce enough evidence against him.
Last night Azimio claimed that police arrested Mathare legislator Antony Oluoch along Ngong Road.
Also read: Another Azimio MP Arrested
The opposition is mounting pressure on President William Ruto to ease the cost of living by repealing the Finance Act 2023, whose implementation hangs in the balance.
At the same time, Raila Odinga wants a bipartisan approach in the reconstitution of the Independent Electoral and Boundaries Commission (IEBC).
On the other hand, Ruto has ruled out a power negotiation agreement with Odinga, maintaining that they will only have talks on issues that affect Kenyans.
Since Wednesday, at least 5 people died of gunshot wounds with unknown number of others nursing injuries in hospital.
Interior Ministry did not announce deaths, injuries, and the value of property that protesters destroyed since the violent demonstrations kicked off.