Nairobi City Intensifies Crackdown on Hawkers
Director of operations at Nairobi City Inspectorate Department Peter Mbaya says the cleaning is necessitated by the upsurge in the number of hawkers in the city streets, increased number of illegal structures and activities in the central business district. Mbaya cites congestion caused by boda boda operators and increased number of street families and beggars as other reasons for the crackdown.
Nation, 24 February 2018
Police and county officers clashed with hawkers and boda boda operators in Nairobi city centre on Friday during a crackdown dubbed 'Operation Fagia Nairobi County'. Read more »
City askaris dismantle woodens stands used by hawkers in the city centtre during a stong operation.
Nairobi News, 22 February 2018
It was a cat and mouse game as city askaris carried out a sting operation to flush out hawkers and boda boda operators from the central business district on Thursday morning. Read more »
Nairobi Governor Mike Sonko's task team whose mandate it is to prevent land grabbing and to repossess county land that landed in private ownership, has repossessed land occupied by ... Read more »