A front row view of the action (or inaction) in Kenyatta Hospital’s ER on a Friday night.
By Edith Honan The only thing that made it different when this 15-year-old girl went to the Huruma Police Station to report that her neighbor had raped her was the presence of a brigade of local female hellraisers. She had come alone to this same station a few weeks earlier to report the rape. Nothing…
Nairobi is already a city of walkers, so what would it take to make it walkable?
By Nanjala Nyabola With a reputation for grit and glamour, Nairobi is an African city whose outsize reputation precedes it. It’s a heavy and earned reputation — at its worst the city can be a tough and unforgiving place. In order to avoid much of the grime, most travellers opt to remain in what locals call the…
Davy Ngarukiye explores his Burundian heritage through the lens of fellow expats in Nairobi.
The first installment of serialized fiction by Alex Ikawah
Ride Nairobi’s commuter train with photographer Tobin Bryce Jones
Jimmy’s is the go-to place for new and vintage records right in the middle of Kenyatta Market.
How the plan for a bus park could transform a town on the Nairobi-Mombasa highway
A Q&A with the director of Tuko Macho