- A spot check by the Star revealed that transport was paralyzed as clear roads were seen.
- However, protesters have not yet come out as urged by Azimio La Umoja leader Raila Odinga.
Kisumu has been deserted by residents during the final day of Azimio La Umoja's anti-government protests.
In some areas, businesses and shops were closed while several traders opened their businesses.
A spot check by the Star revealed that transport was paralyzed as clear roads were seen.
However, protesters have not yet come out as urged by Azimio La Umoja leader Raila Odinga.
According to Raila, protests will continue until President William Ruto listens to their grievances.
He also affirmed that Friday would mark the last day of protests against the high cost of living, this week.
On Thursday during day two of Azimio protests, schools remained closed and transport was also paralysed.
Business people preferred to stay indoors to avoid confrontation with either police or any protestor within the town.
Only a handful of boda boda operators were seen going on with their daily routine, standing at the various bases hoping to get customers to take around.
In the early morning hours, there was relativity ease within the lakeside city even as a section of people opened their business but some hurriedly closed up a few hours later.
Along the Kisumu-Nairobi Road, outside Jubilee market some women were seen selling their vegetables in the morning but some closed when officers started lobbying teargas canisters.
"We have no option but to try and see if we can sell something because we can't survive all these days just in the house, what will our family eat," said one trader that sought anonymity.