How to restore Nairobi's old tag of 'Green City in the Sun'

Muindi Mbingu Street

A section of Muindi Mbingu Street in Nairobi's CBD in this picture taken on March 31, 2021 after it was upgraded by Nairobi Metropolitan Services (NMS), in the ongoing city face-lift projects.

Photo credit: Dennis Onsongo | Nation Media Group

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Concrete jungle • Once fondly referred as the Green City in the Sun, Nairobi is, sadly, fast losing that identity with the “tremendous expansion of its infrastructure in the recent past, particularly the road and rail network, creating a concrete jungle,” says Churchill Amatha. “For some balance, trees should be planted where possible, with shrubs and flower pots erected on the roads.” Email: amatha@hotmail.

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