The Sudanese Embassy in Nairobi has issued a demonstrations alert, advising its citizens to exercise caution and remain vigilant in light of ongoing protests in Kenya.
The embassy’s warning comes as concerns about the potential for violence during the demonstrations grow.
The alert has sparked a significant reaction online and raised questions about its possible implications for Kenya’s role in the IGAD quartet on the Sudan crisis.
They have emphasized the importance of staying away from crowds and maintaining up-to-date travel documents to ensure their safety.
The alert reflects the embassy’s concern about the potential for violence during protests in Kenya.
The issuance of the demonstrations alert by the Sudanese embassy in Nairobi has sparked a considerable uproar online. Many individuals have expressed their opinions and raised questions about the timing and underlying motives behind the alert.
Some view it as an attempt to discredit Kenya, which currently chairs the IGAD quartet responsible for addressing the Sudan crisis.
Foreign policy experts have noted that the demonstrations alert could be seen as a way of undermining Kenya’s leadership position in the IGAD quartet.
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