Entries from 'Nairobi'

Living on hand-to-mouth basis

Today was the ground breaking event for the huge investment building the Konza-city. In another part of Nairobi it was just another day… As a part of this project i’m trying to understand what’s motivating people. When I see this kinds of environments, I realize why some people are willing to undertake immoral actions. The…

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Recalculating route…

Today’s quote “You will not get the visa to China, you have to apply for it in India” at the chinese embassy in Nairobi. (I just got a good reason to travel across the whole country of India and back again within the next month)

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At Nailab, with a view over Nairobi.

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Do you have a bomb under your car?

Nairobi is a large and dangerous city. Since I came here I have seen security guards everywhere. At the entrence of every building you will find security guards searching you with metall detectors. At the entrence of parkingspaces you will be stopped and security guards will search your car and look with a mirror under…

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Reading articles about the development in Nairobi, Kenya.

Preparing tomorrows first visit at the Nailab incubator by reading interesting articles This article is about a huge project where they are building a new city outside Nairobi. The city will have full focus on entrepreneurship and creating new companies. http://eastafricabusiness.ning.com/profiles/blogs/africa-s-silicon-valley-to-be-initiated-in-nairobi-konza-city   This one is about Nailabs founder, Sam Gichuru http://edgie.een.nl/2012/11/modern-heroes-1/   This is a Swedish…

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