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  • A small gift, the traffic police woman requests - brushing the palm of her hand - to stay out of jail for driving in sandals (a brand new law).

    To have detectives come to the house after a gang of men break in at midnight, not a bribe, just a small gift to the station (enough to cover the cost of fuel),

    Kidogo kidogo, the clerk says - rubbing her forefinger against her thumb - not to spend all day waiting to file a report about being carjacked on Thika Road last night ("Please tell us exactly what the cameras are worth...")
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