What are safety and crime like in Kisumu?

two local experts

From petty theft to violent crime, here's what two local experts had to say about safety and crime in Kisumu.

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Kisumu city is in the west of Kenya. The city started as a railways station linking Uganda and Kenya through water transport. The town later grew as the largest Nyanza economic city linking to various towns including Kisii, Kakamega, Homa-bay Busia and Bungoma. Kisumu is always one of the most affected city with political violence in the country after every election period due to that the opposition leader comes from this region.

Makena, says: 2020

Compared to other counties in Kenya, Kisumu is one of the safest places in the country. The are minimum criminal activities and the police are strict on their job. Kisumu is also known to have the best fish in the country since it is near the lake Victoria. It has also a offers a lot of jobs for everyone nevertheless of the career.

Taylor, says: 2020

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