Kenya's Trending Topics on January 23, 2018

  • Kenyans were on Tuesday involved in heated discussions over the trending topics of the day, top among them an ouster motion in Parliament.

    Under the topics "Nandi Hills MP Alfred Keter", "Labour and Social Welfare" and the hashtag #RebelJubileeMPs netizens discussed a drastic action taken by Members of Parliament against Jubilee Party MPs who were de-whipped.

    Nandi Hills MP Alfred Keter and Moiben MP Silas Tiren were both ousted from their positions as Chairmen of the Labour and Social Welfare as well as the Agriculture and Livestock committees respectively.

    Here are some of the comments that were shared.

    Sankok

    Jubilee's nominated MP David Ole Sankok was a trending topic on Tuesday after he initiated the ouster motion that saw his counterparts Keter, Tiren and Kangogo Bowen lose their positions in various House Committee.

    Some of the social media users who commented on the topic conveyed bitterness against the nominated MP.

    Here are more comments that were shared.

    #EndKNHRiot

    The hashtag trended on Tuesday when protests broke after a clash between workers at the Kenyatta National Hospital (KNH) and members of the civil society.

    Services at the hospital were paralyzed as workers demanded an apology for being called rapists after dozens of women revealed their ordeal of assault at the facility.

    Social media users used the hashtag to call for an end to the riots. Here are some of the comments that were shared.