Traffic jams makes Nairobi world’s ‘second-worst’ city

What you need to know:

  • Mumbai, also in India, in ranked third, followed by Jakarta (Indonesia) and Manila (Philippines).
  • Frederick Karanja, the Nairobi County chief officer for roads and public works, said the volume of cars has contributed to the endless traffic jams in the city.
  • The nature of Nairobi’s roads are also to blame, with the designs being a major contributor to jams.

Nairobi has been ranked the second-worst city in the world on traffic congestion.


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