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LIVE BLOG: Raila Odinga speaks after getting to Nairobi CBD

Raila had initially been blocked by police as he made his way to the Central Park

Azimio leader Raila Odinga


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Protests have began in parts of Nairobi including Jacaranda, Mathare and Thika Road

Azimio supporters in Jacaranda grounds

Businesses have remained closed in Kisumu, Migori and the Nairobi CBD

Protests in Mombasa
Situation in Thika Road
Crowds marching to Kamukunji

Situation in Thika Road, protestors burn tyres, block roads

Thika Road situation
Situation in Nairobi CBD
Protestors arrested in Nairobi CBD
Situation in Mombasa
More arrest in the CBD
Situation in Kisii town
More arrests in Nairobi
Situation in Kisumu

Police in Kisumu have lobbed tears gas to disperse crowds gathering to protest


Kisumu Deputy Governor Matthew Owili taking part in Saba Saba protests in the city

Kisumu protests
Businesses slide to a halt in Kisii as Saba Saba protests proceed

Nandi Senator Samson Cherargei calls for the arrest of Azimio leader Odinga says life will go on without Raila


"If Raila is arrested today what's the worst that can happen? Will kenya stop ? No will the world come to an end ? NO will cost of living come down ? Yes ! Will Kenyans be happy? Yes !.

 "Maandamos continues to disrupt Peace and its economic sabotage. The Country is likely to loose today 100B because of sterile demonstrations!." Samson Cherargei

Streets in Kisumu empty, businesses shut down following announcement of Saba Saba protests by Raila Odinga's
Police arrest former Laikipia Governor Ndiritu Muriithi, the former Governor insists he has broken no law by taking part in Saba Saba protests
Azimio leader Raila Odinga makes his way to the Kamukunji grounds, he is expected to lead a march to the Nairobi Central Business District
Azimio leaders are any moment now expected to address their supporters at the Kamukunji grounds before marching to the CBD. Azimio leader is making his way to the grounds
Raila Odinga arrives at the Kamukunji grounds, to address supporters before March to CBD
NARC leader Martha Karua leads Saba Saba protests in Kirinyaga county

Raila has directed that all his supporters convene at the Serena Hotel and has insisted that not even the police will block them

Raila's convoy teargassed around Central Park as Police block the road to State House via Serena

Traffic is beginning to build up on major roads in Nairobi as Kenyans rush from the CBD where the Azimio convoy is.


Police have cordoned off the Central Park where Azimio leader Raila Odinga had told his supporters to gather after the Kamukunji rally. There is also heavy police deployment in the Nairobi Business District


Azimio co-leader Kalonzo Musyoka also led Saba Saba protests in Machakos county


Azimio co-leader Kalonzo Musyoka also led Saba Saba protests in Machakos county

Below are videos courtesy of NTV showing when police water canons sprayed water on Azimio's convoy along Kenyatta Avenue
Raila shares encounter with police after making it to the Nairobi CBD. Police had initially blocked him from accessing the city centre with a heavy contingent of them deployed to contain the protestors

"They lobbed teargas at us for no reason at all, our destination was Central Park we did not provoke anybody we were just driving but they blocked us right from the beginning," Raila Odinga said after arriving at the Jaramogi Oginga Odinga Foundation offices

Raila Odinga condemns the attack on their convoy after leaving Kamukunji grounds describes.

Thank you for following the updates on today's Saba Saba protests, be sure to catch more updates on the subsequent events from this platform.

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