Nairobi, the capital city of Kenya is the largest city in East Africa.This large town is currently the largest business and governance centre for Kenya
Most of the upmarket suburbs are situated to the west and north-central of Nairobi, where most European settlers resided during the colonial times. These include Karen, Langata, Lavington, Gigiri, Muthaiga, Spring Valley, Loresho, Kilimani, Kileleshwa, Hurlingham, Runda, Kitisuru, Nyari, Kyuna, Lower Kabete, Westlands and Highridge, although Kangemi, Kawangware and Dagoretti are lower income areas close to these affluent suburbs. Most lower-middle and upper middle income neighborhoods are located in the north-central areas such as Highridge, Parklands, Ngara, Pangani.
Areas to the southwest and southeast of the metropolitan area near the Jomo Kenyatta International Airport. The most notable ones include Avenue Park, Fedha, Pipeline, Donholm, Greenfields, Nyayo, Taasia, Baraka, Nairobi West, Madaraka, Siwaka, South B, South C, Mugoya, Riverbank, Hazina, Buru Buru, Uhuru, Harambee Civil Servants', Akiba, Kimathi, Pioneer, and Koma Rock to the center-east and Kasarani to northeast area among others.
The low and lower income estates are located mainly in far eastern Nairobi. These include, Umoja, Kariokor, Dandora, Kariobangi, Embakasi and Huruma. Kitengela suburb, though located further southeast, OngataRongai and Kiserian further southwest and Ngong /Embulbul suburbs to the far west are considered part of the Greater Nairobi Metropolitan area.
More than 90% of Nairobi residents work within the Nairobi Metropolitan area, in the formal and informal sectors (jua kali). Many Somali immigrants have also settled in Eastleigh, nicknamed "Little Mogadishu".
One of our Coordinators addresses the audience in KU Peace Forum
Richard Shikoli (Writing) a gardener in westlands commits to be an ambassador of peace
KU ambassadors display their issues