What’s driving the recent unrest in Kenya?
Opposition leaders say they’re protesting against the high cost of living.
Kenya has seen several days of protests and unrest, sparked by a rising cost of living and political divisions.
Opposition leader Raila Odinga is leading the demonstrations and calling on President William Ruto to resign.
Odinga lost last year’s election by a small margin to Ruto and says he was cheated out of victory.
So, can the government contain this turmoil? Or will it escalate?
Presenter: Cyril Vanier
Farah Maalim – Former deputy speaker of Kenya’s National Assembly
Bina Maseno – Executive director of Badili Africa, an NGO which works to increase female participation in politics
Herman Manyora – Political analyst and professor at the University of Nairobi, who voted for Raila Odinga