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Building that has shut out Nairobi's noise for 100 years


Welcome to the madness that is Khoja roundabout, the lunatic headquarters of hawkers, touts, pickpockets and all manner of itchy fingers.

Building that has shut out Nairobi's noise for 100 years

By Amos Kareithi | 25 days ago

‘Lunatic Line’ that helped create a country

‘Lunatic Line’ that helped create a country

President Kibaki’s promise on Tuesday that the railway infrastructure is to be upgraded to modern standards echoed the excitement expressed by a colonial administrator in 1903 when the railway reached Kisumu.

| 11 years ago

Doomed from the cradle: The Lunatic Express

Elliot, the commissioner of British East Africa who presided over its construction, declared: “It is not uncommon for a country to create a railway."

Amos Kareithi | 2 years ago

The last of the Lunatics

For 100 years, nothing dominated the transport landscape the way the Kenya-Uganda railway did.

Daniel Wesangula | 3 years ago