According to reports, when a player signs up for the game, they are assigned an administrator who provides them with a daily task to complete for 50 days.
Data collection will be carried out in Korogocho informal settlement within the Nairobi Urban Health and Demographic Surveillance System (NUHDSS), which APHRC has been managing since 2002.
The major ethnic groups in Korogocho are: Kikuyu (34%); Luo (26%); Luhya (18%); Kamba (7%); Garre (6%), Borana (3%) and Somali (3%).
The major source of livelihood in the settlement is casual employment.
A 16-year-old boy committed suicide in their house in Kamukunji, Nairobi, after playing an online game that encourages one to take his or her life.
Jamie Njenga, a Form Two student at JG Kiereini Secondary School in Kiambu County, had on Thursday played the online game Blue Whale Challenge.