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Meet homeless office workers who call Nairobi streets home - 8 months ago, 17 June 12:03

By: Nairobian Reporter

He once worked in the prestigious Office of the President during the Nyayo era. But today, the elderly man from Kericho County lives on Nairobi streets, his ‘home’ for more than a decade.

‘Jubilee’, as the tall, but now seemingly frail man is nicknamed, operates between Aga Khan Walk and Mama Ngina Street where he joins several open-air barazas where politics is discussed the whole day.

In the evening he troops to City Market, which is located near a 24-hour supermarket. He loves areas in the vicinity of round-the-clock supermarkets.

‘Jubilee’ has no home in Nairobi. We are here not talking about street boys (and not a few street men).

Undaunted, ‘Jubilee’ carries a toothbrush, toothpaste, shoe brush and polish in his pockets for daily grooming.

Multiple sources told The Nairobian that he avoided returning to his village in Kericho due to that small matter of being questioned about where he took all his money ...
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