It’s a dog’s life amid plenty for Ras Kitau’s latter-day serfs

Ras Kitau

A homestead at Ras Kitau in Lamu County.

Photo credit: Kalume Kazungu | Nation Media Group

What you need to know:

  • A big population of the poor here are quarry workers and fishermen.
  • The few hoteliers working for restaurant owners live from hand to mouth.

Ras Kitau in Manda, Lamu County, is a unique island where only tycoons own land.


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