KTN’S Senior Reported Arrested In Kibera Slums, Nairobi


Khaemba was apprehended alongside cameraman David Otieno while covering protests in Kibera area in Nairobi that erupted following the declaration of President Uhuru Kenyatta as the winner of 2017 presidential elections.

The journalist was arrested after police demanded to have a license for the bullet proof vest and helmet he was wearing.


After the incident, police officers blocked other journalists from covering the protests that started on Friday night.

Protesters vandalised properties and burnt stalls as the police tried to disperse the rowdy youths in Kibera slum.

This was after Uhuru Kenyatta was announced the winner of 2017 presidential election with 8,203,290 votes, against Opposition leader Raila Odinga’s 6,762,224 votes.

Police lobbed tear gas at the residents and also to the media who were prevented from covering the protests.

Gunshots continue to be heard in different parts of the slum, coupled with shouting and wailing from residents

In Kisumu, NASA supporters lit tires to protest the outcome of the presidential elections and police were deployed to man the roads.

In Siaya town, gunshots were heard as residents protested amid claims that one person was shot dead during the fracas