Nairobi's Airgate Mall Owner Scoffs at Demolition Order
The owner of the "upmarket" Airgate Mall - formerly known as Taj Mall - has defended the legality of the mall, inviting President Uhuru Kenyatta and Governor Mike Sonko to attend the demolition on August 30, and not send their junior officials. Meanwhile, mall tenants have been asked to vacate the premises.
Nairobi News, 16 August 2018
Taj Mall (now Airgate Mall) managing director Ramesh Gorasia has dismissed a notice of demolition of his premises as "nonsense" and called the multi-sectoral committee on unsafe… Read more »
Capital FM, 16 August 2018
The Ukay Centre in Westland was finally flattened on Thursday, marking an end to what environmentalists termed as a monument of impunity. Read more »
The Airgate Centre, formerly Taj Mall, situated along North Airport Road.
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 ... 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 »