The series of demolitions have been targeted at Nairobi's posher addresses, indiscriminately bringing down restaurants, houses, swimming pools, along with perimeter walls and even entire malls, as happened at South End Mall on Lang'ata Road. The National Environment Management Authority says there will be no looking back in the ongoing process of taking down structures built on riparian lands and choking rivers.
Keep Off City Affairs, Sonko Tells Waititu On Demolitions
Nation, 14 August 2018
Nairobi Governor Mike Sonko has asked his Kiambu counterpart Ferdinand Waititu, once a close ally, to keep off the city county's affairs, particularly the ongoing demolition of… Read more »
No New Demolitions in Nairobi This Week, Team Says
Nairobi News, 14 August 2018
There will be no new demolitions of buildings in Nairobi this week until the ones that were partially knocked down last week are flattened. Read more »
Demolitions in Nairobi Are the Chaotic Result of Confusion and Corruption
Nation, 13 August 2018
Demolition week! It sounded like the latest thrill series being produced right in front of our noses. Whether you lived in Lavington, Westlands, Kibera or Nairobi West, demolition… Read more »
The Rich Also Cry as Demolitions Come Knocking
Nation, 9 August 2018
When government bulldozers flattened houses in Kibera two weeks ago and left over 20,000 people homeless, most of Nairobi's middle and upper class thought nothing of it, chalking… Read more »
A bulldozer pulls down a section of Java House and Shell petrol station in Kileleshwa on August 6, 2018.
A bulldozer brings down South End Mall on Langata Road on August 8, 2018.
Police officers supervise the demolition of illegal structures in Kibera, Nairobi on July 23, 2018.
Kenyatta Now Goes After Officials Who Approved Construction of Demolished Buildings
Nairobi News, 9 August 2018
With demolition of buildings put up on riparian lands going on in Nairobi, President Uhuru Kenyatta has said officials who made approvals for the premises to be built on such lands… Read more »
Sonko - Demolitions in Nairobi Will Continue, My Own Property Included
Nairobi Governor Mike Sonko has lent his support for the ongoing demolitions saying that he will ensure that all properties built on water ways, road reserves and riparian land are… Read more »
Proprietors of Ukay Centre in Court to Block Demolition
Capital FM, 9 August 2018
The proprietors of the Ukay Centre in Westlands have moved to court seeking orders to halt the intended demolition of their premises. Read more »
Mike Sonko - These Buildings Will Also Come Down
Nairobi Governor Mike Sonko has expressed his support for the ongoing demolitions of buildings which were illegally erected, saying that he will ensure that all properties built on… Read more »
Sonko Vows All Illegal Structures Will Be Demolished
Nairobi Governor Mike Sonko has vowed to make sure all property built on road reserves and riparian land are demolished. Read more »
Illegal Structures At Mutindwa Demolished - More in City Estates Targeted
Nairobi News, 8 August 2018
Nairobi county on Tuesday afternoon completed the demolition of illegal structures at Mutindwa market. Read more »
DPP Orders Probe Into Building Approvals on Riparian Lands
The Director of Public Prosecutions (DPP) Noordin Haji has ordered the Directorate of Criminal Investigations to investigate circumstances under which proprietors of properties… Read more »
You're Part of the Problem, Boniface Mwangi Tells Tenants of Demolished Buildings
Civil rights activist Boniface Mwangi is back at it. Mr Mwangi is now calling out tenants in illegally constructed premises, accusing them of being part of the problem and then… Read more »
Charge Officials Who Approved Structures On Riparian Lands - Uhuru
President Uhuru Kenyatta says government officials who approved construction of buildings on riparian land should be arrested and charged. Read more »
Raila Junior Slams Nema for Demolishing Java, Shell Station in Kileleshwa
Nairobi News, 7 August 2018
Raila Odinga Junior has slammed National Environmental Management Authority (Nema) for demolishing Shell petrol station and Java House premises in Kileleshwa on Monday. Read more »
The building, owned by former Bobasi MP Stephen Manoti, has been blamed for obstructing the river leading to perennial flooding and destruction of property in Nairobi West, South C ... Read more »
Amnesty International has called on the government to "immediately stop" the demolition of homes and businesses in Kibera, and first complete the listing and resettlement of ... Read more »
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