The Form Three teenager told anyone who cared to listen of her dreams. Then she disappeared. Did she run or was she taken?
Over the past few years, there has been a drastic rise in hawking along major highways in Nairobi such as Uhuru Highway, Mombasa Road, Jogoo Road and Thika Highway partly due to high levels of joblessness and worsening economic conditions. When motorists complain of endless traffic, some see opportunity, and the snaking lines of traffic become a means out of poverty for them.