Photos of the week: Heavy rains pound as Azimio protests intensify

Here are the photos that summed up this week.

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  • Photos that caught Kenyan's eye.
Azimio supporters brave the rain to attend a rally in Nakuru on March 16, 2023. The rally was called to decry the high cost of living in the country.
Azimio supporters brave the rain to attend a rally in Nakuru on March 16, 2023. The rally was called to decry the high cost of living in the country.
Image: JEPTUM CHESIYNA

The long-awaited rains finally started pounding several parts of the country forcing Kenyans to bare the cold weather to attend to their businesses.

Azimio protesters in Kisumu braved rainfall to attend the Azimio rally in Nakuru on Thursday as protests over the high cost of living intensifies across the country.

The Star has made a compilation of pictures from activities wrapping up the week.

Here are some of the photos that caught Kenyan's eye.

An Azimio supporter among others use a sufuria to cover her head as rain drops during a mass action rally led by Azimio leader Raila Odinga in Nakuru on March 16, 2023.
An Azimio supporter among others use a sufuria to cover her head as rain drops during a mass action rally led by Azimio leader Raila Odinga in Nakuru on March 16, 2023.
Image: JEPTUM CHESIYNA
A woman carriying a sufuria and a cooking stick expressing herself at an Azimio rally on March 16, 2023.
A woman carriying a sufuria and a cooking stick expressing herself at an Azimio rally on March 16, 2023.
Image: JEPTUM CHESIYNA
Umbrellas, sufurias among other things that Azimio supporters turned to for cover against raindrops during a rally in Nakuru led by Azimio leader Raila Odinga on March 16, 2023.
Umbrellas, sufurias among other things that Azimio supporters turned to for cover against raindrops during a rally in Nakuru led by Azimio leader Raila Odinga on March 16, 2023.
Image: JEPTUM CHESIYNA
A woman turns to her handbag to cover her head from rain in Kisumu on March 14, 2023.
A woman turns to her handbag to cover her head from rain in Kisumu on March 14, 2023.
Image: DANIEL OGENDO
Traders brave heavy rains.
Traders brave heavy rains.
Image: DANIEL OGENDO
A woman on a Bodaboda covers her head using her hands amid rainfall in Kisumu on Tuesday. /
A woman on a Bodaboda covers her head using her hands amid rainfall in Kisumu on Tuesday. /
Image: DANIEL OGENDO
A disoriented Azimio La Umoja supporter carried an empty sufuria and a cooking stick confronts a police officer during Kisumu protest.
A disoriented Azimio La Umoja supporter carried an empty sufuria and a cooking stick confronts a police officer during Kisumu protest.
Image: DANIEL OGENDO
Protesters in Kisumu on Wednesday carried a makeshift coffin during demonstrations.
Protesters in Kisumu on Wednesday carried a makeshift coffin during demonstrations.
Image: DANIEL OGENDO
Protesters in Kisumu on Wednesday carrying twigs and sufurias took to the streets to show their frustrations over lack of food and high cost of living in the country.
Protesters in Kisumu on Wednesday carrying twigs and sufurias took to the streets to show their frustrations over lack of food and high cost of living in the country.
Image: DANIEL OGENDO
A naked man climbs a tree at Nakuru Central Police Station on March 17.
A naked man climbs a tree at Nakuru Central Police Station on March 17.
Image: JEPTUM CHESIYNA
Two young men on Friday climbed a tree at 5:40 am in Nakuru Central Police Station while naked. They were holding a Bible and were seen talking to each other. Police later convinced them to put on their clothes.
Two young men on Friday climbed a tree at 5:40 am in Nakuru Central Police Station while naked. They were holding a Bible and were seen talking to each other. Police later convinced them to put on their clothes.
Image: JEPTUM CHESIYNA
Two men climbed a tree at Nakuru Central Police Station and started preaching and singing Christian songs on March 17.
Two men climbed a tree at Nakuru Central Police Station and started preaching and singing Christian songs on March 17.
Image: JEPTUM CHESIYNA
A group of people trying to bring down two men who climbed a tree at Nakuru Central Police Station while naked on March 17.
A group of people trying to bring down two men who climbed a tree at Nakuru Central Police Station while naked on March 17.
Image: JEPTUM CHESIYNA
Fuel drips from a fuel pump pipe at a petrol station in Nairobi on Tuesday.
Fuel drips from a fuel pump pipe at a petrol station in Nairobi on Tuesday.
Image: ENOS TECHE
Kenya Wildlife Service personnel capture a Rhino during the ear notching where 40 Rhino's were scheduled to be notched in the Lewa Borana landscape through a collaboration between Kenya Wildlife Service and Lewa conservancy.
Kenya Wildlife Service personnel capture a Rhino during the ear notching where 40 Rhino's were scheduled to be notched in the Lewa Borana landscape through a collaboration between Kenya Wildlife Service and Lewa conservancy.
Image: KENYA WILDLIFE SERVICES
Kenya Wildlife Service personnel captures a Rhino during the ear notching where 40 Rhino's are scheduled to be notched in the Lewa Borana landscape through a collaboration between Kenya Wildlife Service and Lewa conservancy.
Kenya Wildlife Service personnel captures a Rhino during the ear notching where 40 Rhino's are scheduled to be notched in the Lewa Borana landscape through a collaboration between Kenya Wildlife Service and Lewa conservancy.
Image: KENYA WILDLIFE SERVICES
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