This, a hawker says, is Kenya.What do you say?
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By Africa Uncensored — 3 months ago
The coming into effect of the 16% Value Added Tax (VAT) on petroleum products in early September has ignited a nationwide debate on Kenya’s increasing debt which is both internal as well as external. Read MorePost Views: 1,168
By Africa Uncensored — 3 years ago
USD 11.5 million. It’s a staggering figure. That’s enough to pay the school fees of 811,000 Kenyan Primary School Children for one year… Yet this is what is extorted from hundreds of thousands of hawkers and informal traders in Kenya’s capital city, Nairobi, every year. Many of these people earn 100 dollars or less every month. Behind this extortion are officers working for Nairobi City’s government. Officers who operate with impunity, and often use deadly violence against the hawkers. This is part two of an Africa Uncensored documentary, ‘Kanjo Kingdom’.Post Views: 356
By Africa Uncensored — 6 months ago
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