‘We must fight for our animals’: Kenyans demand to end trade in endangered animal products

Thousands of Kenyans took to Nairobi’s streets to demand greater measures be taken to protect wildlife and to curtail the trade in ivory and other animal products.

According to Cabinet Secretary for Tourism, Najib Balala, the march was organised to campaign for the proposals that Kenya aims to put forward during the upcoming Convention on International Trade in Endangered Species (CITES) meeting in Sri Lanka in May.

Speaking during the march, Balala said that top priorities at the meeting will be to seek to end trade in ivory and to regulate trade in giraffe products.

RT LIVE https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=IFAcqaNzNSc

Check out http://rt.com

Subscribe to RT! http://www.youtube.com/subscription_center?add_user=RussiaToday

Like us on Facebook http://www.facebook.com/RTnews
Follow us on VK https://vk.com/rt_international
Follow us on Twitter http://twitter.com/RT_com
Follow us on Instagram http://instagram.com/rt
Follow us on Google+ http://plus.google.com/+RT
Follow us on Soundcloud https://soundcloud.com/rttv

#RT (Russia Today) is a global #news network broadcasting from Moscow and Washington studios. RT is the first news channel to break the 1 billion YouTube views benchmark.

Families of Nairobi terror victims bury their loved ones

Families of two Kenyans killed in a Nairobi hotel attack that killed 21 people bury their loved ones. Kenyan President Uhuru Kenyatta has confirmed that all five gunmen behind the attack are now dead. The attack has been claimed by the Al-Qaeda-linked Somali group Al-Shabaab, which has targeted Kenya since it sent its army into Somalia in October 2011 to fight the jihadist group.

Kenyans Want To Know What Role Cambridge Analytica Played In Their 2017 Presidential Election (HBO)

Footage released earlier this week from the British Channel 4 investigation is raising questions about the extent of Cambridge Analytica’s role in the election after the consultancy’s executives were caught on tape taking credit for President Kenyatta’s winning campaign.

Surveys before the election in August 2017 had already indicated it was a problem for a majority of Kenyans during the presidential campaign. And on social media, voters saw plenty of attack ads against opposition candidate Raila Odinga.

VICE News spoke to members of the National Super Alliance [NASA] and Jubilee parties about the allegations that surfaced this week.

“I think there is every reason for Kenyans to be outraged,” said Norman Magaya, the CEO of the NASA party. “We have been treated to a charade in the form of an election,”

“[The Jubilee Party] have planted seeds of discord that will take generations to heal the way in which we conduct our politics.”

Members of President Kenyatta’s Jubilee party responded to these allegations saying that these allegations are a “non-starter” and that it would be “impossible” to win an election through data mining.

“All I can say is that anybody who think that that works, let them try it out in the year 2022 and then lose again,” said Jubilee Secretary General Raphael Tuju to VICE News.

Cambridge Analytica responded to our request for details regarding their role in the spread of fake news in the Kenyan election: “Cambridge Analytica absolutely rejects allegations made in media reports that it conducted a negative media campaign in the recent Kenyan election or that it was in any way responsible for aggravating ethnic tensions relating to that election.”

Subscribe to VICE News here: http://bit.ly/Subscribe-to-VICE-News

Check out VICE News for more: http://vicenews.com

Follow VICE News here:
Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/vicenews
Twitter: https://twitter.com/vicenews
Tumblr: http://vicenews.tumblr.com/
Instagram: http://instagram.com/vicenews
More videos from the VICE network: https://www.fb.com/vicevideo

Kenya’s Uhuru Kenyatta holds rally in Nairobi

Kenya’s President Uhuru Kenyatta holds his first rally on Saturday in Nairobi, ahead of the election re-run. Speaking to a huge crowd, Kenyatta slams the decision by the Supreme Court to delcare the August 8 presidential election null and void, saying it “conspired through treachery, conmanship and deceit to overturn the the will of 15 million Kenyans”.

Kenya Elections & Japan’s Nuclear Bunkers: VICE News Tonight Full Episode (HBO)

August 7, 2017, FULL EPISODE of VICE News Tonight on HBO.

Before Kenyans headed to the polls, VICE News met people on the ground concerned about the prospect of election violence. Plus, we examine how Japan is preparing for North Korean threats.

Nissan workers rejected a bid to unionize in MI, a historically anti-union state, after the U.A.W’s decade-long effort to organize Nissan workers in the fight for equal treatment of African-American workers.

Watch Next: “Neo-Nazi rally in Charlottesville sparks nationwide counterprotests” http://bit.ly/2vVOJZz

Read more: “20 dead in terrorist attack on Turkish restaurant in Sahel” http://bit.ly/2uGSr5C

Subscribe to VICE News here: http://bit.ly/Subscribe-to-VICE-News

Check out VICE News for more: http://vicenews.com

Follow VICE News here:
Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/vicenews
Twitter: https://twitter.com/vicenews
Tumblr: http://vicenews.tumblr.com/
Instagram: http://instagram.com/vicenews
More videos from the VICE network: https://www.fb.com/vicevideo