Kenya: Memorial Gig Attracts Hundreds After Deadly Protests


People react during a concert organised in memory of dozens of demonstrators killed during tax hike protests, in Nairobi, Kenya, July 7, 2024. Kenyans in their hundreds, on Sunday, gathered in the capital, Nairobi, for a memorial concert following deadly protests over tax hikes that saw the country’s leader scrap a controversial finance bill. The initially peaceful rallies mostly led by Gen-Z spiraled into violence that left 39 people dead, rights groups have said, and saw President William Ruto reject the bill containing the hikes and promise spending cuts. On…

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