Photos: Maasai market opposite Sarit Center demolished


The demolished Maasai market in Westlands, Nairobi. Photo/COURTESY
The demolished Maasai market in Westlands, Nairobi. Photo/COURTESY

In Summary

  • The popular Maasai market opposite Sarit Center has been demolished.
  • On Thursday morning, there was heavy police presence in anticipation of demonstrations by stall owners.
  • Motorists were urged to use alternative routes with heavy traffic being experienced for the better part of the morning.

The popular Maasai curio market that is opposite Sarit Center has been demolished.

On Thursday morning, there was heavy police presence in anticipation of demonstrations by stall owners.

Police cordon off roads leading to Maasai market in Westlands, Nairobi. Photo/COURTESY
Police cordon off roads leading to Maasai market in Westlands, Nairobi. Photo/COURTESY

Motorists were urged to use alternative routes with heavy traffic being experienced as roads leading to the curio market were cordoned off.

Maasai market is renowned for its curio products that attract both local and international visitors.

Carvings at Maasai Market. Photo/COURTESY

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