Mobile money agents fortify shops to stem rising crime

PHOTO | FILE A mobile money transfer shop in Kangemi near Nairobi. CCTV cameras and increased police patrols have been unable to stem targeted attacks.

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  • Insecurity is on the rise in Nairobi, with robbery and theft accounting for 41.1pc and 34.9pc of total crime, new study shows

An upsurge of crime targeting mobile money shops in Kenya has prompted operators to come up with new ways to ward off criminals.

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