Mungiki sect at heart of power struggles in central Kenya

Kenyan DP Rigathi Gachagua, 12 September 2023.
Kenyan DP Rigathi Gachagua, 12 September 2023. © Sebastian Barros/NurPhoto via AFP
Kenya's most populous region is being torn apart over the fate of suspected members of the Mungiki religious sect disbanded by the government. In the background, a battle to win the support of unemployed young Kikuyus is raging between Deputy President Rigathi Gachagua and his detractors. [...]
Published on 16.01.2024 at 04:40 GMT Reading time 3 minutes
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