Nairobi

Nairobi is a busy modern city of between three and four million people and it is the de facto commercial capital of East Africa. Most businesses are headquartered in the city centre or in the industrial area to the southeast.Country and regional offices for the many international humanitarian organi...

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Nairobi skyscraper set to be Africa's tallest building

Work commences on 300-m-high Pinnacle in Nairobi. Kenyan president Uhuru Kenyatta has laid the foundation stone for a Nairobi skyscraper destined to be the tallest building in Africa when it opens...
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Major redevelopment in Nairobi's Eastlands district

Urban renewal plans involve demolition and reconstruction More than 80,000 new homes are to be built in Eastlands, a mixed-income district located due east of Nairobi city centre, as part of a major...
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Demolition of Nairobi’s dangerous buildings

Nairobi city council has embarked on a scheme to demolish all substandard and illegally constructed buildings in the city. The plan was underlined by the minister for local environment Musalia Mudavad...
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Property boom in Nairobi

Recently published figures in the Global Property Guide (GPG) reveal the extent of Kenya's real estate pricing bubble which has pushed the cost of homes to almost 150 times the annual incomes of the a...
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Nairobi city council in dispute with Yaya centre

The company which owns the Yaya Centre development in Nairobi, Yaya Towers Ltd, has become involved in a legal action with the city council of Nairobi. Both sides dispute ownership of the carpark at t...
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Nairobi city council in dispute with Yaya centre

The company which owns the Yaya Centre development in Nairobi, Yaya Towers Ltd, has become involved in a legal action with the city council of Nairobi. Both sides dispute ownership of the carpark at t...
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Nairobi buildings face demolition.

Nairobi landlords have no reason to smile as their treasured residential and commercial buildings could be on the verge of being demolished. Landlords, especially in the prime areas of the city, bett...