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Traders count losses as fire razes Gikomba market again - Daily Nation

Fire ravages property in Gikomba market, Nairobi, on October 6, 2017. Mr James Kilonzo, a trader in the market, faulted the authorities' response to the fire. PHOTO | ANTHONY OMUYA | NATION MEDIA GROUP. In Summary. President Uhuru Kenyatta warned that ...and more »

Fire razes down Gikomba market in Nairobi (Photos) - The Standard

The Friday morning inferno destroyed property worth millions but efforts are ongoing by the Nairobi City Council (NCC) fire team to contain the situation. No casualties have been reported at the popular flea market. The cause of fire is still unknown ...and more »

Gov't says initial reports show Gikomba fire arson - Citizen TV (press release)

The government has indicated that the fire that broke out at Gikomba market early Friday morning was not an accident but could have been arson. In a statement issued Friday morning, Devolution Cabinet secretary Mwangi Kiunjuri said: “from the initial ...and more »

Nairobi Governor Sonko reveals what he will do after the Gikomba Market inferno - The Standard

It destroyed property worth millions as firefighters made frantic efforts to save what was left. See Also: Sonko's leaked late night chat with beautiful pastor evokes response from Kenyans online. Nairobi governor Mike Sonko said that his government ...and more »

Firefighters take their time as huge fire razes Gikomba market – PHOTOS - Nairobi News

Nairobi fire brigade took over two hours on Friday to reach Gikomba market where a huge fire was destroying businesses and properties. Owners of stalls at the market watched helplessly as their wares were reduced to ashes, their only hope arriving ...and more »

Uhuru orders probe into Gikomba fire, govt to rebuild market - Business Daily (press release) (blog)

President Uhuru Kenyatta has called for swift and thorough investigations to establish the cause of the fire that gutted part of Nairobi's biggest market, Gikomba, early morning on Friday. President Kenyatta said stern action would be taken against ...and more »

Largest open air Kenya market completely burnt down in Nairobi - Coastweek

NAIROBI (Xinhua) -- Kenya's largest open air market, Gikomba, located in downtown Nairobi was on Friday dawn razed to the ground following a huge inferno suspected to have been started by business rivals. The inferno that lasted hours destroyed ...and more »

Gikomba market on fire, property destroyed [VIDEO] - Citizen TV (press release)

Property of unknown value has been gutted down by a fierce inferno that broke out at the Gikomba market in Nairobi early Friday morning. No casualties have been reported in the Gikomba fire that began at 3am.whose cause is still unknown. Also Read: WHO ...and more »

Gikomba fire rages as authorities plead for containment aid - Capital FM Kenya

By SIMON NDONGA, NAIROBI, Kenya, Oct 6 – Fire fighters on Friday morning battled to contain a raging inferno at the Gikomba market. The National Disaster Management Unit Deputy Director Mwachi Pius said the efforts of the county fire department ...and more »

Uhuru orders swift probe into Gikomba fire - Citizen TV (press release)

President Uhuru Kenyatta has called for swift and thorough investigations to establish the cause of the fire that destroyed Nairobi's biggest market, Gikomba. The President said stern action would be taken against anyone found to be behind the Gikomba ...and more »