Friday, March 1News That Matters

Kenya: happening now, Raila’s Maandamano in riot .

Kenya: happening now, Raila’s Maandamano in riot .
Police arrest former Nakuru County Assembly Speaker Joel Kairu and Nakuru ODM chairman Benard Miruka.
Shops remain closed in CBD as protestors and police engage in running battles in several parts of the city.
Protestors destroy a vehicle in Homa Bay.
Githurai residents choose to go on with their businesses; ignore Raila’s call for mass action.
One person shot by police at Toi Market; rushed to Iran Medical Hospital on Ngong Road.
Nairobi Senator Edwin Sifuna briefly joins protestors in CBD. Police use tear gas to disperse them.
Police have cordoned off section of Dennis Pritt Road leading to State House in Nairobi. In Mombasa, armed GSU officers are stationed outside State House.
A view of Capital Roundabout in Kisii town. It is usually the epicenter of demos in Kisii. For now, it is business as usual.

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