Slum living for Kenyan graduate: The struggle for jobs


Kenya's general elections are just five days away. One of the main issues of the political campaigns has been youth unemployment.

With 40% of under 25 year olds out of work, even university graduates struggle to find a job.

Phanuel Owiti graduated with a science degree in Nairobi, Kenya's capital, 15 years ago but has never been in long-term employment.

He now lives in the city's Kibera slum, trying to make a living through building work. But, as he told BBC Africa, he hopes that his luck may now finally change.

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