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15 photos that will depress Nairobians

Nai-robbery
Nai-robbery

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Plain cloth police officer whisks away a suspected thief who drew a knife when his victim raised an alarm at Muthurwa market before he was arrested.

 

 

 

Stinky eyesore
Stinky eyesore

 

 

 

 

 

A bulldozer clears a heap of garbage at the Busia Road stage in Nairobi’s Industrial Area.

 

 

 

 

Drunken stupor
Drunken stupor

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Muthurwa market labourer lies drunk in sewage water. Most food cafes in the market are said to sell changaa to their clientel.

 

 

 

 

Step, hop and jump
Step, hop and jump

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

A man leaps over raw sewage at Muthurwa market in Nairobi.

 

 

 

 

 

Wasted resources
Wasted resources

 

 

 

 

 

Children fetch water from a burst pipe in Mathare.

 

 

 

Street brawl
Street brawl

 

 

 

 

A man tries to separate two men who were wrestling as touts and hawkers mill around for a piece of the action.

 

 

 

 

Fire fighting
Fire fighting

 

 

 

 

 

Anti-riot Police officers put out a bonfire lit by protesters on the streets of Nairobi.

 

 

 

Mad House crumbles
Mad House crumbles

 

 

 

The building that housed F1 Club House (Mad House) along Koinange Street in Nairobi that was an architectural masterpiece under demolition.

 

 

 

 

 

Senseless face-off
Senseless face-off

 

 

 

A University of Nairobi student hurls a tear gas canister to the police along University Way Nairobi during a protest over the delay by Higher Education Loans Board to remit funds.

 

 

 

 

Made  in China
Made in China

 

 

 

 

Loosely hanging street lights at Roasters along Thika Superhighway.

 

 

 

 

Traffic snarl up
Traffic snarl up

 

 

 

 

Striking Matatu operators block the Thika Superhighway in Nairobi to protest what they termed as exorbitant parking fee charges by the County Government.

 

 

 

Walking to work
Walking to work

 

 

 

 

Commuters walk along Thika Superhighway when Matatus plying that route striked citing increased parking fees by the County Government.

 

 

 

 

Matatu blast
Matatu blast

 

 

 

 

 

A bus that was involved in the Thika Road blast.

 

 

 

 

Face of terror
Face of terror

 

 

 

 

The car that was involved in the Pangani blast that killed two civilians and two police officers.

 

 

 

 

 

Road of dirt
Road of dirt

 

 

 

Hawkers operating at Ngara, Nairobi along Thika Superhighway have to endure filthy smell from this heap of garbage as they go on selling their products.