20 photos that captured the top news of 2020

In Summary

• In 2020, several photos - from a governor playing a game of solitaire on her phone during her impeachment hearing, to Covid-19 burials conducted by workers in hazmat suits -made news.

• Here's a compilation of top photos.

They say a photo is worth a thousand words.

In 2020, several photos - from a governor playing a game of solitaire on her phone during her impeachment hearing, to Covid-19 burials conducted by workers in hazmat suits -made news.

Here are the top photos of 2020.

President Uhuru Kenyatta and First Lady Margaret Kenyatta showcasing their Huduma Namba Cards.
President Uhuru Kenyatta and First Lady Margaret Kenyatta showcasing their Huduma Namba Cards.
Image: PSCU
Burial of Dr Doreen Adisa Lugaliki in Tongaren, Bungoma county, on Monday, July 13, 2020.
Burial of Dr Doreen Adisa Lugaliki in Tongaren, Bungoma county, on Monday, July 13, 2020.
Image: JOHN NALIANYA
A sample is collected for a Covid-19 test from a Nandi resident on July 2, 2020.
SWABBING: A sample is collected for a Covid-19 test from a Nandi resident on July 2, 2020.
Image: MATHEWS NDANYI
Deputy President William Ruto on wheelbarrow at his Karen residence on September 28, 2020
Deputy President William Ruto on wheelbarrow at his Karen residence on September 28, 2020
Image: DPPS
President Uhuru Kenyatta received by his French host Emmanuel Macron. /PSCU
President Uhuru Kenyatta received by his French host Emmanuel Macron. /PSCU
President Uhuru Kenyatta on Thursday received a grand welcome in Kisumu as residents sang and danced upon his arrival at the lakeside city.
President Uhuru Kenyatta on Thursday received a grand welcome in Kisumu as residents sang and danced upon his arrival at the lakeside city.
Image: FAITH MATETE
Embakasi East MP Babu Owino consults with his lawyer Cliff Ombeta at the Milimani Law Courts on Monday, January 20, 2020.
Embakasi East MP Babu Owino consults with his lawyer Cliff Ombeta at the Milimani Law Courts on Monday, January 20, 2020.
Image: ENOS TECHE
Senators at Bomet Senator Christopher Langat’s home with over 15 police officers who are waiting to arrest him.
Senators at Bomet Senator Christopher Langat’s home with over 15 police officers who are waiting to arrest him.
Caskets bearing the bodies of 13 pupils who perished at Kakamega Primary School tragedy during a memorial service at Bukhungu Stadium on Friday, February 7, 2020.
Caskets bearing the bodies of 13 pupils who perished at Kakamega Primary School tragedy during a memorial service at Bukhungu Stadium on Friday, February 7, 2020.
A delegate reads the BBI report during its launch at Bomas of Kenya on October 26, 2020.
BBI REPORT: A delegate reads the BBI report during its launch at Bomas of Kenya on October 26, 2020.
Image: ANDREW KASUKU
A police officer stops a car at the start of the lockdown restrictions set by the government to prevent the rampant spread of the coronavirus disease (COVID-19), in Eastleigh district of Nairobi, Kenya May 6, 2020.
A police officer stops a car at the start of the lockdown restrictions set by the government to prevent the rampant spread of the coronavirus disease (COVID-19), in Eastleigh district of Nairobi, Kenya May 6, 2020.
Image: REUTERS
Kirinyaga County Governor Ann Waiguru playing the solitaire game on her phone during the hearing of her impeachment case on June 12, 2020.
Kirinyaga County Governor Ann Waiguru playing the solitaire game on her phone during the hearing of her impeachment case on June 12, 2020.
Image: EZEKIEL AMING'A
A girl attempts to fend off desert locusts as they fly in a farm in January 12, 2020.
A girl attempts to fend off desert locusts as they fly in a farm in January 12, 2020.
Image: REUTERS
14. EACC officials when they raided KEMSA offices and carted away computers and documents in the ongoing Sh 7.8 billion coronavirus tender probe at KEMSA headquarters, Commercial Street, Nairobi on September 9, 2020
14. EACC officials when they raided KEMSA offices and carted away computers and documents in the ongoing Sh 7.8 billion coronavirus tender probe at KEMSA headquarters, Commercial Street, Nairobi on September 9, 2020
Image: ANDREW KASUKU
A closed clothing shop at Nairobi CBD yesterday. Coronavirus pandemic has caused closure of many businesses leading to mass job losses.
A closed clothing shop at Nairobi CBD yesterday. Coronavirus pandemic has caused closure of many businesses leading to mass job losses.
Image: ANDREW KASUKU
Youths carry boxes with copies of BBI signatures at Anniversary Towers, Nairobi on December 10, 2020.
Youths carry boxes with copies of BBI signatures at Anniversary Towers, Nairobi on December 10, 2020.
Image: ANDREW KASUKU
Members of the Kenya Defence Forces (KDF) salute the coffin of late former Kenya's President Daniel Arap Moi, draped with the national flag, during the burial at his Kabarak home in Nakuru county, Kenya February 12, 2020.
Members of the Kenya Defence Forces (KDF) salute the coffin of late former Kenya's President Daniel Arap Moi, draped with the national flag, during the burial at his Kabarak home in Nakuru county, Kenya February 12, 2020.
Image: PSCU
Nairobi Governor Mike Mbuvi Sonko uses his phone torch to read documents at the Senate during the hearing of his impeachment case on December.17th.2020/EZEKIEL AMING'A
Nairobi Governor Mike Mbuvi Sonko uses his phone torch to read documents at the Senate during the hearing of his impeachment case on December.17th.2020/EZEKIEL AMING'A
Mombasa residents after the nationwide curfew took effect on Friday, March 27, 2020.
Mombasa residents after the nationwide curfew took effect on Friday, March 27, 2020.