Babies are stolen every day on the streets of Nairobi. Kenya’s capital is the perfect setting for traffickers.
After a year of investigation, journalist Njeri Mwangi and the BBC’s Africa Eye team found compelling evidence of a thriving activity in this African country.
Those involved in this trade take babies from their mothers and then sell them for a few hundred dollars.
One of the women who takes the babies to their mothers told the story that she sells the children to a businesswoman for 50,000 shillings ($ 460) if it is a girl or 80,000 shillings ($ 720) if it is a boy