nairobi nairobi  /ˌnaɪ ˈroʊ bi/

Definition(s):

  • (n) the capital and largest city of Kenya; a center for tourist safaris

News

  1. Kenyan shilling seen weaker as stock market investors book gains

    NAIROBI (Reuters) - The Kenyan shilling was steady early on Wednesday, supported by tea exporters selling dollars, but traders expect it to come under pressure from foreign investors exiting the stock market. At 0727 GMT, commercial banks quoted the shilling at 85.00/20 per dollar, barely changed from Tuesday's close of 84/95/85.15. "Tea dollar are trickling into the market and this has provided ...
    on June 12, 2013     Source: Reuters via Yahoo! News

  2. Kenya tea prices dip at latest sale

    NAIROBI (Reuters) - The average price of Kenya's top-grade Broken Pekoe Ones tea dipped to $3.16 per kg at this week's auction from $3.21 per kg at last week's sale, trader Africa Tea Brokers said. Tea is a major source of foreign exchange for Kenya, which is the world's leading exporter of black tea. It earned 112 billion shillings from the commodity last year. ATB said that Best Broken Pekoe ...
    on June 12, 2013     Source: Reuters via Yahoo! News

  3. Police step up search for Nairobi, Mombasa bombers

    NAIROBI, Kenya, June 10 (UPI) -- Police have ramped up the search for those behind the bombings in Mombasa and Kenya's capital of Nairobi in which at least 15 people were hurt, officials say.
    on June 10, 2013     Source: UPI

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Quotes

  1. Speaking at the climate conference at the UN headquarters in Gigiri, Nairobi, Mr Annan said: "The Nairobi conference must send a clear, credible signal that the world's political leaders take climate change seriously."
    on Nov 16, 2006 By: Kofi Annan Source: SomaliNet

  2. "We asked for a response as to where, when, and with whom we are going to do these talks. For us, we propose Nairobi and for the mediator we proposed chief Obasanjo," Mr Nkunda said.
    on Nov 29, 2008 By: Laurent Nkunda Source: BBC News

  3. "We have been actively engaged in this since the news of this kidnapping occurred," Mr Rudd said. "We have deployed additional staff from our mission in Pretoria to our high commission in Nairobi which is handling this case at a consular...
    on Aug 24, 2008 By: Kevin Rudd Source: The Australian

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