Kenya ranked sixth on extreme poverty index

Kibera residents walk along the train tracks that pass through the slum. FILE PHOTO | BILLY MUTAI |

What you need to know:

  • Country fails to use growth to end deprivation.
  • Report says radical measures needed to pull 18 million out of destitution.

Kenya has been ranked sixth among top 10 countries in Sub-Saharan Africa with large populations living in extreme poverty.

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