Kenyans Usher New Year in a Colourful Rapture

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Kenya joined the rest of the world in welcoming the new year 2023 with an array of fireworks in various towns and cities across the country.

The sky lit up in different venues as Kenyans celebrated and ushered in the new year in worship and praise, music, and fun activities, as others enjoyed good food and moments with close friends and family.

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Kenyans usher New Year in Rapture

Religious centers and entertainment joints were fully packed to the brim as Kenyans pitched tents to usher in the new year in a style of their choice. In church crusades and Keshas, night clubs, pubs, and some celebrating within their homes with family and friends.

Kenyans were on the their feet to welcome 2023 as they bid to a turbulent 12 months marked by a stinging economy, World Cup, and the deaths of Pele, former pope Benedict and the legendary Kasavuli.

Top Nairobi buildings such as KICC and UAP Old Mutual Towers stole the show with state-of-the-art fireworks designed to celebrate 2023.

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Kenyans usher New Year in Rapture

Sydney was among the first major cities to ring in 2023, re-staking its claim as the “New Year’s Eve capital of the world” after two years of lockdowns and coronavirus-muted festivities.

A crowd that had been projected to surpass one million watched as a spectacular 12-minute display showered the waterway and illuminated the Sydney Harbour Bridge.

“It’s been a fairly good year for us; getting past Covid of course is great,” David Hugh-Paterson, 52, told AFP as he waited in a growing crowd near the Sydney Opera House.

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Kenyans usher New Year in Rapture

On the other hand, President William Ruto and other leaders wee in Mombasa State House where they held a brief religious function to pray and welcome the new year.

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