#UhuruInKenya

#KoT (Kenyans on Twitter) have taken aim at Kenyan President Uhuru Kenyatta for his frequent foreign travel. Using the hashtag #UhuruInKenya, a play on the #ObamaInKenya tag used when the US leader visited in July, they mocked Kenyatta as though he were a leader on an official visit.

  1. Hahahaha. The memes. Ati Kenyans now need an apology from the CNN #UhuruInKenya  #UhuruStateTrip #StateVisit 😂😂😂
    Hahahaha. The memes. Ati Kenyans now need an apology from the CNN #UhuruInKenya #UhuruStateTrip #StateVisit 😂😂😂
  2. This road traffic information website joked that a major Nairobi street had to be closed so Kenyatta could stay at the Kempinski Hotel, where Obama stayed in July.
  3. Some wondered how Kenyatta's personal life might be affected.
  4. The wave of social satire came as anger grew over government spending on foreign trips, but presidential spokespeople jumped to Kenyatta's defence, saying foreign trips often lead to financial investment or loans. Some Kenyans used the hashtag to make serious points.
  5. And "Fellow Kenyans" posts - another Obama reference - made the rounds, with many implying Kenyatta spends so much time abroad he's barely a national citizen.
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