Kibera earmarked for facelift as it is declared a special area

An aerial view of Kibera slums. PHOTO | FILE | NATION MEDIA GROUP

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  • The move is aimed at allowing authorities to formulate harmonised standards and guidelines for buildings and other forms of development as defined in the laws governing land use and planning, the notice signed Tuesday says.

Kibera is earmarked for a facelift after the Nairobi Metropolitan Service (NMS) declared it a special planning area, suspending any more development in the slum for two years.

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