There is a saying that Nairobi ni shamba la mawe, meaning Nairobi is like a desert, full of stones and barren land and the only way to milk something out of it is to struggle, work hard and be smart.
in the effort of trying to make ends meet in Nairobi, many individuals have made their profession to take that which does not belong to them through stealing.
There are human beings in Nairobi who are ready to kill and injure to take anything valuable from mostly defenseless Nairobians.
There are areas within Nairobi where thugs roam freely and can rob from anyone any time of the day. There are areas where even the police cannot set foot unless they want to commit suicide.
For years, Lucky Summer estate has been perceived as a safe place where people can leave and carry out their businesses. Of late, the area has become a den of thugs who walk around with guns, knives, and machetes. Currently, in Lucky Summer, thugs can steal from you in broad daylight or even gun you down.
Githurai has a long-standing reputation of harboring thieves who will not hesitate to kill to steal. In fact, they say if you are new in Githurai, the only way to be safe is to swallow both your cash and phone but if the thieves realize, they might perform a surgery on you to have the items.
Here are the 10 most dangerous places in Nairobi:
Most thieves within Nairobi’s CBD are pickpocketers with the most targeted items being phones, wallets, and laptops.