Gikomba News

Jomo move that drove matatu sector down the road of chaos

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.

Daily Nation , Kenya Nov 18, 2018

Sh10 billion estate street lighting project goes dark

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.

The Standard , Kenya Nov 16, 2018

MUSYOKA: Gikomba traders operate under difficult situation

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.

Business Daily Africa , Kenya Nov 11, 2018

Second-hand Luxury Ware Craze

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.

Business Daily Africa , Kenya Nov 9, 2018

Another mystery fire razes parts of Gikomba market, traders expect more empty promises

Traders at the sprawling Gikomba market suffered losses after yet another mystery fire razed their stalls yesterday.

The Star , Kenya Nov 7, 2018

Gikomba market on fire again 4 months after deadly inferno at the market

Property of unknown value has been destroyed after raging fire gutted down a section of the renown Gikomba market.

Tuko , Kenya Nov 7, 2018

Fire fighters contain dawn fire at Gikomba

, NAIROBI, Kenya, Nov 7 – The dawn fire that broke out Wednesday at the Gikomba Market has been contained.

Capital News , Kenya Nov 7, 2018

Several stalls at Gikomba market razed down following huge fire

Several stalls at Gikomba market, Nairobi were razed down when a fire broke out early Wednesday morning.

The Standard , Kenya Nov 7, 2018

Several stalls at Gikomba market razed following huge fire

Huge fire destroys stalls at Gikomba market on Wednesday, November 7, 2018.

The Standard , Kenya Nov 7, 2018

Gikomba market on fire again

- 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.

Tuko , Kenya Nov 7, 2018