There is a lot of bitterness amongst people on the state of the economy.

Job seekers wait to hand in their documents at County Hall, Nairobi, on May 26, 2017.

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I am very optimistic about Kenya, Africa and, generally, the world, but some indicators worry me. Key among these is unemployment and poverty levels. Recently I visited several towns and shopping centres within 100 kilometres of Nairobi for work.

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