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Downtown Nairobi is in stark contrast to the images of famine and war that often represent coverage of Africa. Kenyas middle class has grown to 10 percent of the urban population — or 1.5 million people — making Kenya home to one of the largest middle class populations in sub-Saharan Africa. Government deregulation stimulated economic growth and turned Nairobbery — a former nickname for the city — into a booming economic center. Nairobi reflects this trend with multinational businesses, towering office buildings and a growing middle class. Worldfocus correspondent Martin Seemungal and producer Yuval Lion report from Nairobi on middle class Kenyans, who are educated, optimistic and upwardly mobile. More at http://worldfocus.org/blog/2008/10/14/middle-class-sprawls-in-nairobi-kenya/185...
Hit subscribe to join our journey around the world: Weekly travel videos and digital nomad interviews. We in Nairobi! Capital city of Kenya - largest city and fastest growing economy in East Africa. Known as the 'Silicon Savannah' as it has been a major tech startup hub for the exploding economy in Africa Just a little tour thru the streets and view of the city skyline from KICC tower viewpoint! IT'S A ONE MONTH BACKPACKING TRIP - Here's what we've got planned - 1 Week in Nairobi City 2 Weeks of road tripping around the Kenyan savannah for Safari adventures, chasing giraffes and other shenanigans:) 1 Week on the tropical beaches of Mombasa & Zanzibar island And lots of other random excursions mixed in Stay tuned! Enjoy! Music Credit: https://soundcloud.com/stko/stko-beaut...
Mshwari is a mobile payment system that lets users save and borrow money through their phone while earning interest on money saved. It is an attractive offer for Kenyans with little income and small businesses.
In Nairobi, Kenya, almost half of the residents have trouble getting fresh water. That is because they live in the large “informal settlements” in the capital city. The Nairobi City Water & Sewerage Company (Nairobi Water) lacks a proper setup for water service in these areas. Further, it has not had a viable set-up for operating public water kiosks, so Nairobi Water is looking for safe and sustainable solutions to these challenges. For years, black market cartels have controlled water supply here. Vendors are known to tamper with water lines in other parts of the city, fill water tanks, and then sell that water in the slum areas for twice or up to many times higher than the official consumer tariff. In addition to the high cost, consumers can not trust the water quality. Nairobi Water has...
In this video, Sharon Mundia and Susan Wong explore Nairobi Fashion Market in the quest to find some unique items for their closets, homes and kitchen pantry! Credit: Sharon Mundia (@thisisess) Susan Wong (@SusanLUCKYWong) Francis Mbatha (@francombatha)
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The Ministry of Transport has embarked on plans to strengthen the monitoring of traffic network in Nairobi through the use of special traffic systems. The intelligent transport system will see the adoption of special platforms to be used in all the junctions in Nairobi to ease traffic flow by using data solutions. Denis Otieno reports on this system which marks yet another attempt to get rid of traffic jams in Nairobi. Citizen TV is Kenya's leading television station commanding an audience reach of over 60% and in its over 12 years of existence as a pioneer brand for the Royal Media Services (RMS), it has set footprints across the country leaving no region uncovered. This is your ideal channel for the latest and breaking news, top stories, politics, business, sports, lifestyle an...
Is it a case of robbing the sick? A 48 year old woman has denied stealing items valued at 30,000 shillings from a patient at the Nairobi hospital. Anne Mugure Wambugu is accused of stealing personal items valued at 30,000 shillings from a patient who had gone for a physiotherapy session at the hospital.
Here is my experience with Club Hopping in Nairobi and another excellent Burger Restaurant. Website: http://kadenyi.com Instagram: http://instagram.com/kadenyi_m Facebook: http://facebook.com/kadenyi Snapchat: @Kadenyi_M Background Music Credit: https://www.youtube.com/user/NoCopyrightSounds
Nairobi Thompson is a performance artist with a distinctive style and tone. She writes and shares poetry that inspires, challenges and empathises. She is a versatile talent performing different styles of poetry from traditional rhyme to colourful free verse patois. A prolific writer with a rare ability to capture and entertain the minds and the hearts of her audience Nairobi is a poet of our time. Book PURCHASE Info: http://nairobithompson.co.uk/buy/ Amazon UK: http://amzn.to/2nvENza For more info and bookings, please visit: http://nairobithompson.co.uk/ Facebook: http://on.fb.me/1N5Cooa Twitter: http://bit.ly/1KYgsoH Instagram: http://bit.ly/1JsWrqr Video credit: SpecialFXMedia@gmail.com Instagram.com/SpecialFXMedia
See what it's like to walk with Hanifa Seme (Credit Officer with SMEP) through "The Pipeline", a densely populated urban area just outside Nairobi, Kenya. Hanifa meets with potential Kiva borrowers to get the information for their Kiva website profiles (www.kiva.org)