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Friday April 5, 2019

Kamukunji MP Yusuf Hassan has brokered a deal between Eastleigh traders and the Kenya Revenue Authority (KRA) that has ended protests that saw businesses close on Wednesday and Thursday.

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By Collins Omulo and Amina Wako

Thursday April 4, 2019


Members of the Eastleigh Business Community protest in Nairobi on April 3, 2019 over huge levies charged by KRA to clear containers. PHOTO | EVANS HABIL


Nairobi residents shopping at Eastleigh will have to find other alternatives as traders in the area have closed their malls and shops indefinitely protesting exorbitant taxes levied on their cargo by Kenya Revenue Authority (KRA).

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The Eastleigh Business Community has this morning closed down virtually all business operations in the area in condemnation of the recent terrorist attack at the 14 Riverside Drive that left at least 21 people dead.

 

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Jun. 22, 2018, 12:00 pm

By STAR REPORTER, @thestarkenya

Eastleigh hawkers continue with businesses as mall traders close shops in protest over invasion of their premises by hawkers in 2016. /FILE

A group of Eastleigh businessmen have complained of hawkers’ harassment and extortion.

 

 

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 Eastleighwood Youth Forum is a media based and youth led organization that is based in Nairobi’s Eastleigh estate. Eatleighwood Youth Forum was started 2011 after the Kenya defense forces went into Somalia and Eastleigh, its population and businesses were under propaganda attack that was formulated by the media.