Nairobi is the capital and the largest city of Kenya. The name comes from the Maasai phrase Enkare Nairobi, which translates to "cool water", a reference to the Nairobi River which flows through the city. The city proper had a population of 4,397,073 in the 2019 census, while the metropolitan area has a population of 9,354,580. The city is popularly referred to as the Green City in the Sun.
The soporific buzz of bees fills the abandoned train station at Kiu, a two-hour drive from Kenya's capital Nairobi. Rusting rail sleepers lay on the grass outside; a slender snake slithers away after.. Reuters - Published
A Kenyan court granted bail on Wednesday to the Nairobi County governor charged with multi-million dollar corruption in one of the most high profile cases in the government's anti-graft push. Reuters - Published
Police in the Kenyan capital sealed off a court building where the governor of Nairobi County was due to be charged with corruption and other economic crimes on Monday, guarding against threatened.. Reuters - Published
At least three people were killed and 27 injured on Friday when a residential building collapsed in the Kenyan capital Nairobi, police said, as rescue workers struggled to free a woman who was.. Reuters - Published
Kenyan police arrested the Nairobi County governor, known for his chunky gold jewelery and impromptu raps, on Friday on corruption charges, a high profile move in the government's much trumpeted.. Reuters - Published
Kenya's public prosecutor on Friday ordered the arrest of the Nairobi County governor on suspicion of economic crimes, in one of the most high profile arrests since the government launched an.. Reuters - Published
Seven children were killed and 64 injured when a classroom collapsed as students were starting their morning lessons at a school in Kenya's capital Nairobi on Monday, officials said. Reuters - Published
The five-star dusitD2 Hotel in Nairobi will reopen its doors to guests on Thursday, six months after 21 people were killed in an attack on a hotel and office complex by Somalia's al Shabaab militants. Reuters - Published
A farmer in a small, rural village two hours outside of Nairobi, Kenya built a dirt road up a steep hill so his neighbors would have an easier route to get to school and church.
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