The country buses, mostly owned by indigenous Kenyans, had been given their own terminal — Machakos Country Bus Stage — which was in downtown sandwiched between Gikomba, Ladhies railway quarters and Muoroto slums.
Industrial areas set to benefit from the program included Kariobangi and Baba Dogo Light Industries as well as informal sector zones such as Gikomba and Kamukunji.
Ideas & Debate Gikomba traders operate under difficult situation Last week I began the first of a two-part series on how Gikomba market is the exemplification of Kenya’s entrepreneurial spirit.
A new designer suit in Nairobi’s upmarket stores would cost these lawyers above Sh50,000, money they can part with anyway, but they buy from Mr Mwaniki who has a makeshift store in downtown Gikomba at Sh15,000.
Traders at the sprawling Gikomba market suffered losses after yet another mystery fire razed their stalls yesterday.
Property of unknown value has been destroyed after raging fire gutted down a section of the renown Gikomba market.
, NAIROBI, Kenya, Nov 7 – The dawn fire that broke out Wednesday at the Gikomba Market has been contained.
Several stalls at Gikomba market, Nairobi were razed down when a fire broke out early Wednesday morning.
Huge fire destroys stalls at Gikomba market on Wednesday, November 7, 2018.
- The fire is said to have started at 3am - Firefighters arrived at the scene at 5am and are still containing the fire - A number of stalls are said to have been damaged Property of unknown value has been destroyed after raging fire gutted down a section of the renown Gikomba market.