The Republic of Kenya in Africa borders on Tanzania, Uganda, South Sudan, Ethiopia and Somalia to the northeast. Kenya is home to around 45 million people.
A former British colony, it gained independence in 1963. Kenya's economy is the largest by GDP in East and Central Africa. The capital Nairobi serves a regional hub. Agriculture is a major employer; the country traditionally exports tea and coffee as well as fresh flowers to Europe. This page is an automatic compilation of DW content.
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Young entrepreneurs in many African countries develop business ideas and put together their first start-ups. On paper, lots of the attempts sound amazing, but only a few actually survive and flourish. In this week's 77 Percent show, we look at the start-up culture in different African countries. Join the debate!
In Kenya, the majority of the population is under 35 but a large part of those people are unemployed. Some try to set up their own businesses but others opt to sell their own bodies in order to make a quick buck. DW's Diana Wanyonyi met up with two young men who work as male prostitutes and are part of an organisation which provides counselling and testing for HIV positive people.