Families sweat to buy food amid job losses and a slow economy

Closed shops at City Market in Nairobi. PHOTO | DIANA NGILA | NATION MEDIA GROUP

What you need to know:

  • Millions of Kenyans who have lost hope of makings ends meet as the Covid-19 pandemic continues to ruin businesses and disrupt way of life.

  • President Uhuru Kenyatta has painted a picture of a government ready to tackle the pandemic without hurting vulnerable homes that lived from hand to mouth.

The effects of job losses and slowdown of the economy are taking a toll on Kenyans, with parents, particularly in urban centres, struggling to provide food for their families.

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