A photo of Kenyan President William Ruto at a joint press conference during his recent state visit to the U.S.

Many Kenyan citizens are of the opinion that the President William Ruto-led government is only interested in milking citizens dry while government officials live large.

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Why Kenyans Are Opposing a New Finance Bill by Their Government

While the government claims the introduction of new taxes and increase of existing ones will help bolster local revenue and debt servicing, citizens are incensed by measures they believe will worsen an already bad cost of living situation.