The increased demand for housing in Nairobi, which has a population of more than four million people, has prompted the county government to come up with innovative ways to meet the demand.
Consequently, late last year the county government passed a motion allowing the construction of commercial centres and high rise apartments in upmarket neighbourhoods.
The county government plans to introduce a new zoning policy. The areas to be affected include Zones 4, which comprises Spring Valley, Riverside Drive, Kileleshwa, Kilimani, Thompson and Woodley.
Also affected will be Zone 5, which includes Upper Spring Valley, Kyuna, Loresho and Lavington/Bernard Estate and Zone 15, which includes Dagoretti.
The new policy will see the suburbs lose their exclusive status… read more on the daily nation
Rural to Urban Migration (esp to Nairobi): Rural folk have this mentality that in order for u to make it in life u have to relocate to Nairobi. Even if u have no educational background wewe enda Nairobi maisha itajisort.
*Kuzaana kama mapanya: “Nani utaoa lini?” or “when am i getting my mjukuu?” from relatives/family leads to unplanned for pregnancies.
*Opened the borders for West Africans…Self explanatory.
*Kuishi Ongata Rongai and other outskirts is considered backwardness. Aaaah wewe unaishi Ronga…uko ni diaspora/ ukitravel from Rongai unaona sign post ya welcome to Nairobi and other lame jokes.