Activist Boniface Mwangi has revealed in a tweet how a man accompanied by general service unit officers went into his barber shop and arrested the receptionist. He added that he immediately intervened as the officers were carrying out with the arrest and requested the said officers to identify themselves.The officers claimed that they were from the Kenya revenue authority but did not produce their identification cards.
Nominated senator Millicent Omanga has today visited a struggling woman who resides at Kahawa West in Nairobi county. The 2022 Nairobi women representative aspirant moved to save the struggling woman's situation by offering him basic needs. According to Omanga, the woman has been living in an object poverty with no basic needs including beddings.
There have been a dispute over the ownership of a portion of land at Kamae Estate, Kahawa West in Nairobi.The residents who currently live there claim that they are the rightful owners of the land while Kenyatta university claim the ownership of the same land.photo courtesy- demolished houses(used for illustration purpose only)
A 21-year-old Alex Macharia who was shot by police officers on Wednesday in Kahawa West has left one family in mourning, an incident that has put police officers on spot yet again as cases of police killings in the country increases. The family of Alex Macharia is now seeking justice over the killing of their kin.
Kahawa West residents were saddened after a popular disk jockey reportedly died. The late Ronnie alias 'DJ Rema' was a talented mix master who entertained his fans with amazing deejaying skills. The sad news was first shared on Facebook by his colleague identified as Veejay Marshall. On the comment section, Marshall revealed that the cause of Rema's death is yet to be known.
A week ago a young man was mercilessly shot dead by cops as Kahawa West residents engaged police officers in running battles. Reports then indicated that residents were picketing after unknown people destroyed their business during the night. Irate residents took to the streets where several hours back and forth battles with cops were witnessed.
A middle aged man from Kahawa West around West opp Farmers has allegedly died after he allegedly climbed an electric pole fitted with live wires. Photo:Courtesy According to the reports given by the witness who has been identified as a Moss Deporess, he revealed that the deceased allegedly climbed onto the electricity pole and touched the live wires on purpose.
In a period of about one month, cases of police brutality have been on the rise with several victims sadly succumbing to the excessive use of force and violence by the Kenya Police. For instance, one person was on Wednesday morning(today) shot dead during protests in Kahawa West, Kiambu County.
Photo courtesy The economy of Kenya is at a state in which it can not allow it's discussion to shift to something else. Kenyans are suffering. The heavy taxes have made life unbearable. Most of them can't predict when they will have the next meal and for others, affording a meal a day is a miracle.
"He Was Shot In the Head" Officers Say Revealing Photo Of Man Who Died in Kahawa West Demonstrations
IPOA is currently investigating an incident that happened today in the morning where a middle-aged man is reported to have been killed by the police during an ongoing demonstrations. Photo:Courtesy According to the reports given by Citizen Television, the victim who has been identified as Peter Mwazo died instantly after being hit on the head by a bullet that was fired by one of the police officers.
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A disturbing video of protestors in Kahawa allegedly carrying a body of a boy killed a stray in the ongoing strife has leaked online. The ongoing demolitions in Kahawa West has been highly criticised by Kenyans. It has been reported that two people have lost their lives as the police run a battle with protestors against demolition of their businesses.
Following the latest demonstrations that were ongoing earlier today in Kahawa West that led to death of one of the protestants, Some idlers have taken a step to release a counterfeit press on the bizarre surrounding the incident "Attention of the National Police Service has been drawn to a series of killings of innocent civilians by rogue police officers.
Protests are ongoing in Nairobi Kahawa West area and the surrounding. According to media reports, the Participants have gathered to denounce the demolition of informal settlements the night prior. Protesters have reportedly blocked roads in the area with burning tires. Police reportedly shot one person dead, after intervening to disperse the crowd.
It is very sad to the residents of Kahawa West region in the county of Nairobi as the goverment destroyed their business premises today. According to the news which was shared on the social media platforms many people have lost their properties following the mass destruction which has happened today.
Statistics state that since January, there has been the murder of over 100 people by the police. While the police ought to be protecting Kenyans, they are creating bitter boundaries with Kenyans by killing their loved ones. The latest scenario occurred earlier on 25th Wednesday, 2021, where Kenyans woke up to demolished their workplaces.
A tuk-tuk operator who was shot by police and killed during the Wednesday unrest in Kahawa West, Nairobi, has been identified as 21-year-old Alex Macharia Wanjiku. Macharia, a father of one kid, is said to have been killed while security officers were attempting to scare away the charged crowd of protestors.
The Independent Policing Oversight Authority have started their investigations concerning the death of the young man who was killed earlier today during the protest in Kahawa west. The protests began when business people decided to fight against the demolition of their businesses that had been ordered by the government.
The early morning demolitions in Kahawa West received different reactions from Kenyans. A section of leaders have claimed that the government no longer cares for its citizens. They have taken to social media to air their dissatisfaction. The likes on Kikuyu MP Kimani Ichung'wah. Ichung'wah has furiously rebuked the demolitions alleging that the government is responsible.
According to the report given, police officers from the General Service Unit were on Wednesday morning deployed to stop the chaos that erupted in Kahawa West. The traders took to the streets to protest the demolition of stalls in the area by the county government. "One of the victims was a tuk-tuk rider and the other a boda boda rider," a protester told Nation.Africa.