In Summary
  • Most residents stayed away from the central businesses district as police patrolled major roads within the town.

Businesses in Kisumu County remained closed for the third day on Friday as anxiety gripped the lakeside city in anticipation of the official announcement of the presidential results.

Most residents stayed away from the central businesses district as police patrolled major roads within the town.

PROTESTS
At the Kondele roundabout, one of the notorious area for violent protests, anti-riot police were occasionally forced to lob teargas canisters at rowdy youth who had blocked the roads.

The police were at some point forced to intervene and rescue motorists using roads linking to the Kondele roundabout after irate youth begun harassing them.

A youth throws stones during a demonstration in Kondele,

A youth throws stones during a demonstration in Kondele, Kisumu County, on August 9, 2017 in protest to provisional presidential results. PHOTO | TONNY OMONDI | NATION MEDIA GROUP

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