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Queue place holders: Seven weird jobs Kenyans do to put food on the table - 7 months ago, 15 July 11:36

By: Mike Mswati

Putting food on the table has become an uphill task for many Kenyans. But being the entrepreneurial lot that they are, Kenyans, perhaps inspired by the adage “man must not only live, but live abundantly”, stop at nothing to make ends meet. Unemployment has pushed many into creative maneuvers and unorthodox out-of-the-box tactics to earn an extra coin.

Forget the crooks who engage in illegal enterprises such as pick pocketing, ngeta (choke-hold) artists who rob people along dark alleys at knife or gun point and con artists. There are some strange jobs Kenyan do to feed their families that would shock you.

1. Matatu fillers

Forget the rough and noisy touts who get paid to holler at passengers- who know where they are going, anyway-to get into matatus. We have young men who fill up unoccupied matatus to create an impression the vehicle is full and just about to leave the stage.

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