Watch- Boda Bodas: Driving the Kenyan Elections

Boda Bodas are a mainstay in Kenya. The motorcycle taxis can be seen everywhere and are often the best way to get around town. They are also a good way for entrepreneurs to start their own business because the bikes can be bought cheaply on credit and allow, mostly young men, to launch a career without needing an education or money. Boda Bodas have become so popular, they are contributing heavily to Kenya’s economy. Akoma spent the day talking to some of these drivers to get their take on what Kenyan President Uhuru Kenyatta has done to help them and what he hasn’t. Watch the video to find out.

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Watch- Kenyan Millennials: Would You Vote for Donald Trump?

US President Donald Trump isn’t just grabbing attention in America…his actions and statements are making headlines around the world and young people in particular in Kenya are watching what he’s doing. That’s because many of them feel America sets the tone for the rest of the world in global areas like investment and immigration. So we asked Kenyan Millennials if Donald Trump was running for president of Kenya, would they vote for him…some of their answers may surprise you. Watch.

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Watch- Fact or Fiction: Just How Much of Kenya’s Political Rhetoric is True?

Like any election, politicians on both sides of the table are selling facts they say prove why they should be elected. But just how much of what they say is true? aKoma recently spent time with Africacheck, which is delving into every fact Presidential Candidates Uhuru Kenyatta and Raila Odinga have put into their respective manifestos, to determine what is true and what is not. The numbers may surprise you. Watch!

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Watch- Kenyan Millennials: Would You Leave Kenya for $100,000 US Dollars

Kenya's economy has been growing steadily. China is pouring money into the country to improve infrastructure, agribusiness, develop mines and gain access to valuable minerals. In spite of the economic growth, unemployment is up, and it’s young Kenyans who have been hit hard. Nearly 18% of youth are unemployed in Kenya. This combined with rapid population growth in Kenya poses a bigger challenge. Given this scenario, aKoma asked a group of millennials if they would leave Kenya for 100-thousand dollars or would they forego the money and work to build the country they love, in spite of the current challenges. See what they say.

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