Image: COURTESY A fire has once again razed stalls at the populous Gikomba Market early Saturday morning. Known for its booming second hand clothes business, Gikomba has suffered several fire tragedies in the past this being the second one in a year. President Uhuru Kenyatta. A fire broke out a few minutes after 4am Thursday at the Gikomba market in Nairobi’s Kamunkunji area. The cause of fire is yet to be established. Properties Worthy 10Billions Lost In Gikomba Fire. A section of Gikomba Market is on fire. Another fire at Gikomba. Traders at the busy Gikomba Market count losses as they wake up to another dawn fire, cause yet to be established. Edwin Ochieng June 27, 2020 Business, News Comments Off on Mitumba Association Assists Gikomba Fire Victims, Call For the lifting of Ban to Save Livelihoods and 2 … Fire incident that was recently reported in Gikomba Market, is now turning out to be a different story after story after stalls that were reconstructed by the traders after the fire in the market, were allegedly demolished again by the National Youth Service (NYS) recruits. Two other incidents took place in February; one in 2019 and another in 2020. They are as a result of constant struggle over urban space continued after Kenyan independence in 1963. He went on to intimate that he was aware that some unknown private developers were trying to forcefully drive the traders out of the area for their own selfish interests. — Philip Etale (@EtalePhilip) June 25, 2020. ... Dec 16, 2020 Dec 16, 2020. Fire burns property at Nairobi's Gikomba market on June 25, 2020… Is this exercise a sign that the govt was involved in the recent fire? GSU officers are also there protecting the recruits. Perennial fires at Gikomba market have been the subject of numerous investigations as some claim political interference and land grabbing are to blame. Structures at the cereals and ‘mitumba’ sections at Gikomba market, Nairobi County lost to a dawn fire. Walter Akillah - June 26, 2020. Tuesday, July 14th, 2020 A section of Gikomba Shoes traders. /FILE. The scene of the latest Gikomba Market fire on June 25, 2020. According to the Kenya Red Cross, response teams are currently at the scene. Businessman Charged For Falsely Obtaining Ksh135M From Two Banks. Their actions were unsuccessful leading to loss of merchandise. The last incident took place in August when … Traders count losses as mysterious fire breaks out in Gikomba market Thursday June 25 2020. By. They're demolishing stalls that traders had reconstructed after a mysterious fire razed them on Thursday morning. Tweet on Twitter. At the time of going to press, the fire had gutted down dozens of business structures even as traders counted losses running into hundreds of thousands. December 1, 2020. President Uhuru Kenyatta’s government will compensate all traders who lost their property in the Thursday night infrerno at Gikomba Market, in Nairobi. 13. Thread starter Meria; Start date Nov 20, 2020; Meria Chief Lister. November 20, 2020. in News. Reading Time: 1min read Fire at Gikomba Market on 20th Friday. https://dailyactive.info/2020/02/01/gikomba-on-fire-again-photos There have been numerous fire incidents at the market, often blamed on business rivalry. An early morning fire has destroyed several structures at the cereals and mitumba sections opposite the Central Organization of Trade Unions (Cotu) offices of Gikomba Market in Nairobi. Gikomba open air market is one of them. Staff member. Mitumba Association Assists Gikomba Fire Victims, Call For the lifting of Ban to Save Livelihoods and 2 Million Jobs. The Kenya Red Cross confirmed the incident on their Twitter platform saying that a section of the market is on fire. Gikomba Fire: President Uhuru to compensate all traders who lost property. Officials say the cause of the fire is yet to be established. Firefighters were struggling to contain the huge inferno as traders tried to […] This time gutting down sections of the open air market. 0. ... 2020 18:26. [Courtesy] In 2019, Kenya’s largest open-air market went up in flames at least three times. The market has burnt at least 10 times from 2010 with three of the incidents taking place in June of 2015, 2018 and 2020. — Hon. Response teams are at the scene. Manhunt launched for group that predicted Gikomba market fire on social media. NAIROBI, Kenya, Feb 1 – A section of Gikomba market in Nairobi went up in flames Saturday, destroying property of unknown value, in the latest incident in months. Gikomba Market on fire. Fire fighters managed to contain the inferno whose cause is […] Gikomba fire has become an annual event. 548. Gikomba Fires are planned! All Threads. The June 25 fire was the second major incident witnessed after a February 1, 2020 fire equally destroyed a large portion of the market. Police have opened investigations into Thursday’s morning fire that razed down a section of Nairobi’s Gikomba market. June every year, it has to happen. Standard 6 Pupil Shot During Botched Eviction November 19, 2020 A Friday dawn fire has destroyed structures at the cereals and ‘mitumba’ sections at Gikomba market. The market has burnt at least 10 times from 2010 with three of the incidents taking place in June of 2015, 2018 and 2020. Another fire strikes Gikomba 02-02-2020 | 15:26 The phone call came at 4 am and after several rings, Joshua Mboya jolted awake and picked up.“Gikomba kunachomeka (Gikomba is on fire),” came to the frantic voice from the other end. Indeed, each year, there are a number of places that you can always bet with certainty that fire will raze part or most of. The scene where a fire razed stalls at the populous Gikomba Market. More pain for Gikomba traders as structures demolished overnight under police supervision By Nganga Njoroge For Citizen Digital Published on: June 27, 2020 12:23 (EAT) fire incidents “On March 2019, I asked a question on the frequent fires in Gikomba market on the floor of parliament. Two other incidents took place in February; one in 2019 and another in 2020. by The Informer. Share on Facebook. Rev Natasha Shares With The Physically Disabled. NYS recruits are in Gikomba right now. The cause of the Gikomba fire is yet to be established. In the past decade, Gikomba has burnt every year except 2011, 2013 and 2016. By Richard Kamau / Friday, 26 Jun 2020 06:49AM / Leave a Comment / Tags: Gikomba fire The government has pledged to find a permanent solution to the perennial fires in Nairobi’s Gikomba Market after another inferno left traders counting losses Thursday. This is the second time the upmarket has gone up in flames since the year began and traders are now convinced there are cartels responsible for the fires. This is … In July, at least 15 people were confirmed dead following another early morning fire at Gikomba market. Gov’t to supply over 600,000 locally assembled desks to public schools. On Thursday morning, traders in Gikomba Market woke up to counting losses as property of unknown value was razed down in a fire early morning for the umpteenth time. On June 28, 2018, 15 people died and more than 60 others were injured after a timber and second-hand clothes went up in flames. Menu. Gikomba Market traders counting losses after another dawn fire destroys properties a month ago read comments by Masolo Mabonga - The fire broke out … VIEWS. Another fire strikes Gikomba- Photos By Mercy Asamba | June 25th 2020 at 09:37:42 GMT +0300 Traders at Gikomba market are counting losses after an early morning fire razed down their property. SHARES. According to witnesses, the fire which started at 2am broke out at the groceries section of the open-air market. Gikomba market is once again on fire as reports of fires broke out on Saturday morning. A section of Gikomba market was razed down on Monday morning leaving traders with huge losses. The 3 am inferno reduced several structures at the cereals and mitumba sections into ashes, destroying traders’ property worth millions of shillings. Response teams have been deployed at the moment. December 5, 2020. UN Puts Kenya Boss in Charge of China. No fatalities and injuries were reported. Some of the traders have even accused police of being responsible for the Monday morning fire. February 1, 2020. — Kenya Red Cross (@KenyaRedCross) February 1, 2020. June 25, 2020 9:10. November 20, 2020November 20, 2020 NAIROBI, Kenya, Nov 20-Traders at the busy Gikomba Market counted losses Friday after they woke up to another dawn fire. December 4, 2020. NAIROBI, Kenya, Jun 25 – A section of Nairobi’s Gikomba market was razed down on Thursday morning following an inferno, the second such incident this year. Fire strikes Gikomba Market again. Early morning of Friday, November 20 had traders trying to salvage their properties following a fire break out. ... Gikomba Fire. Rev Natasha Hints At Reopening The Church. Jaguar (@RealJaguarKenya) June 26, 2020 According to Starehe Member of Parliament, Hon Jaguar, General Service […] Market, often blamed on business rivalry, often blamed on business rivalry after Kenyan independence in.. 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