On June 1st of every year Kenyans celebrate Madaraka Day, a day set aside to commemorate the moment when Kenya attained self-rule after decades of British colonization. But as the East African nation marks 55 years of independence in 2018, have the lives of its citizens improved? What is there to celebrate?
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