Garbage collection headache in Nairobi


Traders going about their business by the roadside oblivious of the garbage dumped on the pavement separating the two lanes on Haile Selassie Avenue in Nairobi in this picture taken on November 7, 2021.

Photo credit: Lucy Wanjiru | Nation Media Group

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Garbage • Nairobi City County seems to have a serious litter collection challenge, says Fredrick Njoka. Most of the traders doing business by the roadside, he adds, should have specific places or zones to dispose of their garbage, as they contribute to the menace by throwing it by the roadside and in the storm drains. “Over to you, Madam Governor Ann Kananu!” His contact is [email protected].


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