Kenya's Trending Topics on April 20, 2018

  • By Miriam Musyoki on Friday, 20 April 2018 - 4:01pm
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    Outgoing Arsenal manager Arsène Wenger courtesy
  • Kenyans were on Friday engaged in a discussion over the resignation of Arsenal Football Club manager Arsène Wenger.

    Using the hashtag #MerciWenger and Arsene Wenger, a number of football fans shared their reactions to the news.

    Here are some of the posts that were shared.

    "After careful consideration and following discussions with the club, I feel it is the right time for me to step down at the end of the season. I am grateful for having had the privilege to serve the club for so many memorable years.

    "I managed the club with full commitment and integrity. I want to thank the staff, the players, the directors and the fans who make this club so special.

    "I urge our fans to stand behind the team to finish on a high. To all the Arsenal lovers take care of the values of the club. My love and support forever," the manager said in his resignation letter.

    Here are more comments that were shared.

    Nick Mwendwa

    Football Kenya Federation (FKF) manager Nick Mwendwa trended on Friday as aggrieved members of the public called for his resignation.

    Blogger Cyprian Nyakundi attacked the football boss in a post where he labelled him "Kamba chokoraa (Kamba street urchin)".

    Here are some of the comments that were shared.

    Court of Appeal/ Supreme Court

    The Court of Appeal trended on Friday after the Appellate court upheld the nullification of Wajir County Governor Mohammed Abdi election.

    The embattled governor filed an appeal with the Supreme Court moments after.

    Raila Odinga/ Kibaki

    Opposition leader Raila Odinga trended on Friday after photos emerged of the former prime minister meeting with ex-President Mwai Kibaki.

    Here are some of the reactions that were shared.

    MP Grace Kipchoim

    Baringo South Member of Parliament (MP) Grace Kipchoim trended after she, unfortunately, passed away at the Nairobi Hospital where she was receiving palliative care following her battle with colon cancer.

    Here are some of the condolence messages that were shared.

     

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