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Attempt Tour The City Nairobi

Shisia wa Mwachi complied story. My fist time and day to work alone in main cit center of Narobi Kenya. It was one evening when i Shisia Wamawachi and my friend Mwangi Macharia from Afafa Jerich decided to break a small record. It was early 1970's when i was about 5-6 years old my father used work with Kenya police force Railway criminal office (CID) incharge of Kisumu t Nairobi Roate. One Sunday Mwangi and Macharia took his mother ten shillings which was during Kenyatta's rule that was one thousand Kenya shillings. We quickly rushed one KBS story bus which was heading from town from Buru buru to jogo road. We were assisted by bus tax collectors to push our selves with small bags into the bus. Only in reaching the town we had no turn about where no stop and where to start our window shopping. But God loves kids was with us. We alighted well at the KBS bus park. But we were unable to make a quick decision for where to go or start from. All of the drivers for the buses were hotting on us and Mwangi and Macharia took of on his own. I was left at the bus station wondering who to ask and where to go. A police 999 black car came and i was given a forced lift to central police station . I was kept there to record statement which i could only recall my father's names and job. I was later the following morning taken to KBC station radio.Where it was aired and my father came and took me. I saw a long day after my parents punishment.

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  • The organization most involved in what happened: Peace Makers Development Group

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About This Story

  • Gender of storyteller: Male
  • Age of storyteller: 46-60 years old
  • This story took place more than 2 years ago
  • Location: Jericho Estate, Nairobi, Kenya
 
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