Religious leaders in Kenya have called on representatives of opposing political parties in the country who are currently in dialogue with each other to focus on the good of the country, and to be especially mindful of the scores of lives that were in the country’s protracted protests.
Religious leaders in Kenya have cautioned President William Samoei Ruto against allowing citizens of the East African nation to stage a violent revolt against his government amid economic hardships.
Kenya has sufficient resources to manage its economic affairs, including the servicing of loans and “salary obligations”, religious leaders in the East African nation have observed, and identified “wastage” at County and national levels as the reason behind the country’s economic crisis.
Religious leaders in Kenya have lauded efforts made by the Government and the Opposition in the East African nation to halt weekly demonstrations that had routinely been characterized by acts of lawlessness, including property destruction, looting, invasion of private property, and even loss of lives.
Kenya’s Supreme Court has, on Monday, September 5, delivered a verdict upholding the victory of Deputy President, Dr. William Ruto, who was declared winner of the country’s closely contested August 9 presidential election.
Representatives of various faith groups in Kenya on Saturday, August 20, met Raila Amolo Odinga, the main challenger of the country’s Deputy President, Dr. William Ruto.
Representatives of religious leaders in Kenya have said that plans are underway for them to spearhead civic education targeting their respective members as the East African nation prepares for general elections in August.
The importance of empowering women through formal education was a key highlight of last Friday’s interreligious conference that sought to educate women on making their voice heard within religious spaces and in society under the theme, “Religious Minority Rights and (Inter-)Religious Literacy from a Women’s perspective.”