Business as usual in Eastleigh amid nationwide anti-Finance Bill demos
  • Author: Abdirahman Khalif
  • Date: 2024-06-25 13:22:09

Business as usual in Eastleigh amid nationwide anti-Finance Bill demos

Key outlets such as the Day to Day, Tasnim, Sunrise, Al Noor, and Bangkok malls on Mohamed Yusuf Hajii Avenue opened their doors at 9 a.m.

Tarmacking of Eastleigh's Eighth Street a welcome boost for businesses
  • Author: Abdirahman Khalif
  • Date: 2024-06-22 13:43:02

Tarmacking of Eastleigh's Eighth Street a welcome boost for businesses

The repairs have improved the face of the area, making it a magnet for both small and large business owners and leading to a noticeable increase in economic activity.

James Nduati's 20-year journey to building Eastleigh charcoal empire
  • Author: Abdirahman Khalif
  • Date: 2024-06-19 16:34:39

James Nduati's 20-year journey to building Eastleigh charcoal empire

Nduati, a father of three, has used the proceeds from his business to raise and educate his children. His supply chain is extensive, with the charcoal sourced from counties including Machakos, Isiolo, and Kitui.

A nostalgic journey into Eastleigh's 90s manyanga matatu culture
  • Author: Yassin Juma
  • Date: 2024-06-15 15:35:08

A nostalgic journey into Eastleigh's 90s manyanga matatu culture

The matatus were pimped, with colourful names inspired by urban culture, inside lights, graffiti vinyl sticking and painting, and strong sound systems.

Slow morning in Eastleigh as residents fast to mark Day of Arafa
  • Author: Abdirahman Khalif
  • Date: 2024-06-15 10:33:02
ODPP orders probe after pastor's remarks spark furore over xenophobia against Somalis
  • Author: Hanifa Adan
  • Date: 2024-06-08 10:30:58

ODPP orders probe after pastor's remarks spark furore over xenophobia against Somalis

An unidentified pastor is captured issuing remarks about Somalis in Kenya, which several leaders from the community have described as hateful, baseless, and reminiscent of historical propagand used to marginalise communities.

Stakeholders challenge State’s plan to designate hawker spaces in Eastleigh
  • Author: Albert Mwazighe
  • Date: 2024-06-01 08:39:30

Stakeholders challenge State’s plan to designate hawker spaces in Eastleigh

Over the last decade, as Eastleigh’s reputation as a profitable business hub has grown, many traders in Nairobi have dumped popular markets such as Muthurwa to move to the business district.

Somalia President Hassan Sheikh Mohamud tours Eastleigh
  • Author: Abdirahman Khalif
  • Date: 2024-05-29 18:28:41

Somalia President Hassan Sheikh Mohamud tours Eastleigh

Hassan went on a guided tour of the Business Bay Square (BBS) Mall, the biggest in East and Central Africa. 

Business district association, Nairobi County team clean up Eastleigh
  • Author: Abdirahman Khalif
  • Date: 2024-05-25 14:51:45

Business district association, Nairobi County team clean up Eastleigh

The exercise followed a meeting on Thursday between the EBDA and Nairobi City County officials to address the garbage menace in Eastleigh.

Eastleigh Business District Association pledges major investments in Konza smart city
  • Author: Abdirahman Khalif
  • Date: 2024-05-22 21:06:53

Eastleigh Business District Association pledges major investments in Konza smart city

Led by EBDA Chairman Ahmed Abdullahi, they pledged to create "another Eastleigh" there, referring to the business hub reported to contribute at least 30 per cent of Nairobi's revenue. 

Eastleigh offers relief to textile traders
  • Author: Albert Mwazighe
  • Date: 2024-05-11 07:43:29

Eastleigh offers relief to textile traders

Traders are among the many stakeholders in the apparel industry whose prospects have been significantly influenced by the growth in textile trade in Eastleigh.

Kenya-Somalia ties: From frosty relations to a flourishing bond
  • Author: Mwangi Maina
  • Date: 2024-05-11 07:05:56

Kenya-Somalia ties: From frosty relations to a flourishing bond

The two countries signed a political consultation deal which enables them to engage in regular discussions and exchange views on matters of mutual interest

Ruto gives Eastleigh property developers go-ahead for taller buildings
  • Author: Mary Wambui
  • Date: 2024-05-06 16:17:57

Ruto gives Eastleigh property developers go-ahead for taller buildings

President William Ruto has declared that the buildings can now be 2 or 30 floors tall.

How the allure of Eastleigh’s tourism is attracting travel agencies
  • Author: Albert Mwazighe
  • Date: 2024-04-27 08:04:56

How the allure of Eastleigh’s tourism is attracting travel agencies

The image of Eastleigh has been significantly transformed, with a rich cultural heritage attracting thousands of people every day in search of unique experiences.

How two businessmen were conned out of Sh20.4 million in fake dollars deal
  • Author: Joseph Ndunda
  • Date: 2024-04-16 16:40:43

How two businessmen were conned out of Sh20.4 million in fake dollars deal

They are accussed of defrauding the businessmen by claiming they could sell them US dollars at an exchange rate of Sh120.

Business slows in Eastleigh after festive Eid season ends
  • Author: Abdirahman Khalif
  • Date: 2024-04-15 21:11:27

Business slows in Eastleigh after festive Eid season ends

A vibrant business atmosphere was witnessed in the last 10 days of Ramadan, during which Eastleigh welcomed thousands of shoppers.

Eastleigh labourers fight stiff competition as foreign workers flood market
  • Author: Charity Kilei
  • Date: 2024-04-04 06:52:59

Eastleigh labourers fight stiff competition as foreign workers flood market

Labourers, including house managers and construction workers, are forced to start their days very early and lower their charges in order to survive.

Why Eastleigh residents prefer crushed oats for pre-dawn Ramadan meal
  • Author: Abdirahman Khalif
  • Date: 2024-04-01 20:41:21

Why Eastleigh residents prefer crushed oats for pre-dawn Ramadan meal

Muslims explain why crushed oats, or sareen, are the preferred choice for suhuur, the pre-dawn meal they have before fasting each day.

Man shot in Eastleigh robbery suffered serious spinal cord injuries - doctor
  • Author: Lucy Mumbi
  • Date: 2024-03-31 23:46:45

Man shot in Eastleigh robbery suffered serious spinal cord injuries - doctor

Doctors say Adan Ali Mohamed, 26, needs a procedure to stabilise the spine and decompress the spinal cord in order to recover.

Eastleigh Airbase among areas to get 25-floor buildings as height limits lifted
  • Author: Lucy Mumbi
  • Date: 2024-03-24 21:14:35

Eastleigh Airbase among areas to get 25-floor buildings as height limits lifted

The governor clarified that this development does not mean all building proposals will automatically be approved.

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