Nairobi has been affected by multiple tremors over the past several days and the quakes could continue for some time, the national earthquake information centre of the US Geological Survey has said. The earthquakes have had their epicentre almost 200 km away in the Lake Natron area of northern Tanzania and are thought to be the result of volcanic activity at Mount Oldonyo Lengai; the strongest, measuring six degrees on the Richter scale at the epicentre, reportedly caused high-rise buildings in the Kenyan capital to sway for several minutes and generated panic among the population, although no casualties or major damage have been reported. However, Kenyan architects and structural engineers have expressed concern about the safety of the city

Wanted in Africa
Wanted in Africa
Wanted in Africa, part of the Wanted Worldwide network, is a website in English for expatriates in Africa established in 2006. We cover Europe's news stories that may be of interest to English speaking residents along with tourists as well. Our publication also offers classifieds, photos, information on events, museums, churches, galleries, exhibits, fashion, food, and local travel.
Previous article Conference on reading in Accra.
Next article Opposition leaders freed.