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In pictures: Heavy downpour disrupts business at Gikomba market

NAIROBI
By Denish Ochieng | April 6th 2021

Traders and customers at the Gikomba Market in Nairobi have been forced to look for alternative means to access businesses at the market.

Traders and customers at the Gikomba Market in Nairobi have been forced to look for alternative means to access businesses at the market.[Denish Ochieng.]

A sewer line serving the market has blocked, pushing out filth at the junction of Kinyanjui Street near Solidarity Building.

Heavy downpour makes roads impassable in the Gikomba market. [Denish Ochieng, Standard]

Market-goers were forced to jump over sewage to access the other side of the market.

The traders fear a possible disease outbreak if the blockage remains unattended.

Market-goers were forced to jump over sewage to access the other side of the market. [Denish Ochieng, Standard]

At Kinyanjui junction, a manhole flooded the front side of the market, making it inaccessible.

Market-goers were forced to jump over sewage to access the other side of the market. [Denish Ochieng, Standard]
Market-goers were forced to jump over sewage to access the other side of the market. [Denish Ochieng, Standard]

 

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