Kenya’s National protesting phenomenon is back in action spearheaded by the Azimio La Umoja party leader Raila Amoro Odinga. The peaceful demonstration is to take place in a thriller fundamental shift due to mass oppression, economic depression, inflation and starvation of Kenyans which Odinga vowed to fight against.
In a press convention today (Friday/14th-July-2023), Odinga revealed that he had earlier been informed that Kenya’s police force had a trap of executive civilians as the same case in the recent constitutional demonstration. ” The non-constitutional strikes and rioting” said Wiliam Ruto before.
Azimio La Umoja party leader declared that the protest is due to ‘public demand’ and overwhelming requests from the locals of Kenya who are starving for survival crushed in ruins by Ruto’s government.
He asserted that the peaceful demonstration will come in two stanzas of Wednesday, Thursday and Friday respectively back on the front-line next week on 19th July
Eugene Wamala called up on the fellow Kenyans to have a moment of silence to their deceased fellows died in the recent strikes.He however condemned Kenya’s police force of over using extra forces on fellow people registering death rates.
Protestors have so far raised 10 death rates and unforetold casualties in chaos but the opposition oppressed leaders are not willing to step aside until Ruto’s government accept to make a change in Kenya’s economic structures.
Economic grievances, such as high unemployment rates, low wages, inflation, and lack of access to basic services in Kenya fueled in the strikes and demonstrations. People protest to demand better living conditions, job opportunities, and improved social services in good faith.
Dissatisfaction with political leadership, corruption, lack of transparency, and human rights abuses triggered strikes and protests. Opposition leaders mobilized citizens to express their frustration, demand political reforms, or call for the resignation of government officials.
Governance and democracy issues: Protests can emerge when there are concerns about the legitimacy of elections, perceived authoritarianism, restrictions on civil liberties, or attempts to extend the tenure of political leaders. Activists and opposition groups may mobilize to defend democracy and demand more inclusive governance.
Nairobi Workers’ rights issues, such as poor working conditions allegedly in Kenya, lack of job security, unfair labor practices, and non-payment of wages leading to strikes and labor demonstrations. Trade unions and workers organized legal protests to demand improved rights, benefits, and working conditions.policies, economic dependencies, or conflicts in neighboring countries. These factors can impact the local economy, security, and political stability, leading to social unrest.