Covid-19 pandemic has hit Kenyans hard leaving over 740,000 Kenyans jobless from March last year.This is as per the data released a few months ago.Many Kenyans are trying to make both ends meet through different side hustles that they would not imagine would come their ways.Putting food on the table has been very difficult with the cost of living continuing to rise.Fuel prices are in deed biting coupled with electricity bills.
Bevalyne Kwamboka has been in the headlines after she opted to go online with her chips business that she sells besides the road in Nairobi.Her dressings have been captivating.Since her viral posts,she has been having many customers who at least branch to get a taste of her chips.Her situation had got senator Millicent Omanga's attention where she ended up donating some umbrellas,aprons and a sack of the irish potato.Unfortunately yesterday,reports emerged that she had not received anything from Omanga's people.It forced the senator to retweet her photos receiving the gifts in her absence.
Today,the viral chips lady has suffered a blow.Kenya Urban Roads Authority has now labelled Kwamboka's business as illegal and is also an infringement to the pedestrians' rights.This has elicited mixed reactions from Kenyans.What next this young lady who has been hustling to make ends meet?.Below are reactions from some Kenyans:
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