Inside Soweto slum in Kasarani, the home of illicit brew and hard drugs

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Soweto slum in Nairobi. /CFM. NAIROBI, Kenya, Sept 11- Soweto slum in Kasarani constituency is an island of secrets. It is a tiny slum where hard drugs and illicit brew is sold openly in food kiosks. This is a slum that harbours the mysteries of a nation; where more than 60 percent of households engage in brewing Chang’aa and Busaa-the traditional illicit brews also common in rural areas, a majority of youths are unemployed and engaged in crime, selling drugs or both, while law enforcement agencies have turned a blind eye on the vices. At a fee...