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WHAT IS AILING OUR BUILDINGS?

  WHAT IS AILING OUR BUILDINGS? About one month ago ,before dawn on a Sunday morning on the 3rd of June 2018, a five-storey building in Huruma, Nairobi, collapsed. It left at least 3 people dead and 3 others hospitalized in critical condition. For most Kenyans however, the news of a building collapsing has now become a little too common to register any shock. It’s the sad and bitter truth. In the last 20 years alone, at least 20 buildings…

NAIROBI FLOODS AGAIN!

 A CALL FOR LESS TALK AND MORE ACTION The ongoing heavy rains have resulted in major floods as recently evidenced along major streets in the CBD of Nairobi and industrial area; major arteries including Mombasa Road, Jogoo Road, Uhuru Highway and Limuru Road and in informal settlements constructed on riparian land along Nairobi River such as in Mathare, Mukuru and Sinai. As a result, these floods have caused traffic congestion which has resulted into structurally unsound buildings collapsing in Juja,…