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#WeAreOne and #WestGate Echoe Throughout The Globe Showing Kenya’s Resolve

by Vince Matinde
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Since the Al Shaabab attack in Kenya on Saturday 21st September, Kenyans on Twitter (KOT) have been posting messages of hope and courage spiraling across the globe.

The Hashtags: #WeAreOne and #WestGate have been source of updates from media houses and individuals and they have achieved a worldwide trend on Twitter.

Twitter and Facebook have been filled with images and messages of hope and encouragement, many saying that this will help the country stay as one.

But there have been disturbing posts of pictures of victims going round the social media, with the government warning those spreading these pictures to be sensitive.

A tweet from the interior ministry said: InteriorCNG Ministry ‏@InteriorKE1h

We urge those of us who have posted graphic images to kindly remove them so as to observe positive solidarity with the affected families.

The government has also urged those posting pictures of security forces, not to jeopardize their lives by revealing their identity on social media.

 

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