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How Kenya Struggled to Bring UNEP Headquaters to Nairobi

How Kenya Struggled to Bring UNEP Headquaters to Nairobi

BACKGROUND The first United Nations Conference on the Human Environment was held in Stockholm, Sweden, from 5-16 June 1972. But the story of UNEP dates back to the 1960s when several developed countries first tried to sabotage the formation of an environmental body...
How to Spend your Madaraka Weekend in Gigiri (2018)

How to Spend your Madaraka Weekend in Gigiri (2018)

The 55th Madaraka Day is happening this weekend. As it is the norm, this is the day that Kenya commemorates attaining internal self-rule in 1963, preceding full independence from Great Britain on December 12 that year. This year’s national celebrations will be...
7 Restaurants You Have to Try in Gigiri, Nairobi

7 Restaurants You Have to Try in Gigiri, Nairobi

To spice up your stay at our hotel, we’ve put together a selection of the most unique, inspiring and incredible places to eat in Gigiri! From simple local cuisines to specialized international cuisines, you’ll find all the inspiration you need to make your...
3 Interesting Facts about Gigiri, Nairobi

3 Interesting Facts about Gigiri, Nairobi

Hosting one of the largest expat communities in Africa, Gigiri is perhaps the most tranquil & secure neighborhood in Nairobi. The upscale residential suburb is also home to the United Nations African headquarters making Nairobi one of the two African cities to...