THESE AERIAL SHOTS CAPTURE THE DRAMATIC INEQUALITY OF NAIROBI

THESE AERIAL SHOTS CAPTURE THE DRAMATIC INEQUALITY OF NAIROBI

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Kenya, the largest economy in East Africa, has some of the starkest inequality in the region. Nowhere is that more apparent than in Nairobi, where the wealthy and middle class live and work next to slums housing some of the country’s poorest.

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An aerial view of the upscale suburb of Loresho in Nairobi, Kenya. (Johnny Miller/Thomson Reuters Foundation)
A highway separates a slum from an upscale neighborhoods in the Nairobi suburb of Loresho in Kenya.
A highway separates a slum from an upscale neighborhoods in the Nairobi suburb of Loresho in Kenya. (Johnny Miller/Thomson Reuters Foundation)

A highway next to Kibera. (Johnny Miller/Thomson Reuters Foundation)
Rehabilitated roads next to Kibera in Nairobi. (Johnny Miller/Thomson Reuters Foundation)
(Johnny Miller/Thomson Reuters Foundation)
A golf course next to Kibera in Nairobi. (Johnny Miller/Thomson Reuters Foundation)
(Johnny Miller/Thomson Reuters Foundation)

 

Aerial photos of Nairobi show Kibera’s proximity to developed housing estates. (Johnny Miller/Thomson Reuters Foundation)

A highway cuts through Kibera in Nairobi. (Johnny Miller/Thomson Reuters Foundation)

 

Kibera, next to new housing developments in central Nairobi. (Johnny Miller/Thomson Reuters Foundation)