Annual Fires in Nairobi’s Gikomba Market

kenya-market-fire-2018“Kenyans have woken up yet to another fire in one of the country’s largest open-air markets claiming at least 15 lives and destroying property worth millions of shillings.

“The Gikomba fireballs have become an annual occurrence. Here, a look at them between 2012 and 2018.” — Fredrick Obura, “Dante’s Hell: A Fire, a year, that is Gikomba for you,” Standard Digital, June 28, 2018