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This Clip of Nairobi in the 50’s Will Make You Yearn For A Cleaner City

With Sonko in office and hawkers everywhere, a disorganized, dirty and sometimes dangerous Nairobi city is being compared to Gotham City, a place contaminated with criminality. However, about half a century ago Nairobi was a more beautiful, captivating place.


We’ve already seen several photo’s, but a video of Nairobi City back in the 50’s posted by Twitter account ‘Kresearcher’ brings history to life, showing a more well structured, simpler, and cleaner city.

Here’s the clip.

This was a short while before independence.  Which Nairobi do you prefer? The current one or this one?