Is Nairobi Turning Into Singapore?
Nairobi’s City Council recently made life a little more difficult for the city’s residents by outlawing a wide variety of mundane activities. Things like blowing your nose without a tissue, spitting in the street, crossing the road while talking on the phone, and making loud noises will now result in a fine or jail term. The city council argues the new laws are designed to make the city more habitable, but some residents believe it’s simply a money-making scheme. One resident warned, “The city council askaris may make a killing out of this. They will demand bribes.” (HT: F.P. Passport) [%comments]