Nairobi

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As Africa's Cities Change, so Does Youth Slang

Whether Sheng or Town Bemba, informal languages are giving the continent's urban youth culture a voice.

Msingi Sasis

Exploring Nocturnal Nairobi

A photographer finds beauty in a city's declining commercial center. 

digitalmatatus/Civic Data Design Lab MIT

This Is What Informal Transit Looks Like When You Actually Map It

An experiment from Nairobi with implications for the urbanizing world.

Reuters

In Africa, Burying the Dead Is Big Business

Funerals are lavish affairs and, often, a burdensome expense.

Reuters

Massive Flames Engulf Nairobi's Airport

International passengers are still stranded while officials come up with alternative plans.

International Livestock Research Institute

Why It's Problematic That Rural Kenyans Bring Their Cows With Them to Cities

One of the stranger aspects of Africa's rapid urbanization is the influx of livestock in new, unplanned towns -- and the diseases they bring with them.

Mina Kvarter

How to Get Kids Excited About Building Better Neighborhoods? Try Minecraft

The Swedish video game company and UN-HABITAT are teaming up to help people around the world re-envision their cities.

Reuters

Slum Evictions Move Ahead in Nairobi

Contested land ownership remains an open question for residents of Nairobi's Kiberia slum.

Postcard from Nairobi

Local bars go quiet, slums are cleared and a film festival heats up

Courtesy Konza Technology City

The Other Silicon Savannah

The Kenyan government wants to build its own tech hub