New book reveals the many separate facets of Nairobi that rarely intersect
Posted Sunday, April 24 2011 at 17:07
Another group that has a long history in Nairobi is women escaping poverty and discrimination in rural areas.
John Londsdale talks of the women (many of whom earned a living through prostitution) concentrated in Pumwani and Pangani in the 1930s for whom the city offered not just freedom but power. Such unique insights are what make Nairobi Today a must-read for anyone interested in the dynamics of this city.