Police Disperse Opposition Rally as Kenyatta's Inauguration Takes Place

StoryfulNewsPublished: November 28, 2017
Published: November 28, 2017

Police used tear gas to disperse an opposition rally in Nairobi on November 28 as Uhuru Kenyatta was sworn in for a second term as president of Kenya, local media reported. Kenyatta’s inauguration ceremony was boycotted by the opposition, with former National Super Alliance (NASA) presidential candidate Raila Odinga calling it a coronation. Police used tear gas to disperse a crowd gathered to attend a NASA memorial for people allegedly killed by police in recent political unrest, local media reported. This footage shows fires burning on the street in the Donholm area of Nairobi. Credit: Twitter/Brian Ochieng via Storyful

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