‘Shaken to the core’: Kenya shocked as protests turn deadly

NAIROBI: Kenya was reeling from unprecedented scenes on Wednesday that saw parts of parliament set on fire and gutted, while protests over proposed tax increases turned deadly, prompting President William Ruto’s government to send in the military. “Death, chaos” read the headline on the front page of the Standard newspaper, while the Daily Nation described the situation as “Pandemonium” and wrote: “The foundations of the country have been shaken to the core.”

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