Porn movies seem so yesterday in some parts of Nairobi. Weeks of investigations have uncovered shocking scenes of people paying to watch live sex in Makina, Gatwekera and Laini Saba areas in Kibera.
Several video dens have turned to ‘broadcasting’ live shows where residents pay as little as Sh150 to watch men and young girls have sex for at least 15 minutes per session.
Gatwekera slum in Kibera is a jumble of rusted metal roofs that stretches to the horizon. At night, paths in the slum belong to police, muggers, and lately, enthusiastic men who throng video dens to watch live sex.
During the day, men frequent the mabati video dens to watch the latest flick or football game, but at night, the video dens are turned into a stage where people pay to watch live sex, courtesy of shrewd twisted youthful entrepreneurs.
Once inside the packed video den, which can accommodate up to 20 people, bulbs are yanked off their holders, leaving a lone bulb hanging over the stage. The girls, sourced locally, are barely past………