Monday, 7 January 2013

KENYAN CELEBS COME TO THE DEFENCE OF NAIROBI CITY


After Smart Planet ranked Nairobi as the second worst city to live in globally, various celebs rose to defend the city.

According to the website, the ranking was based on metropolis nature, the city’s green space, natural assets in the city and its connectivity. The ranking by The Economist Intelligence Unit also rated the cities based on pollution indices and Isolation (proximity to other cities).

With these, the 10 best cities to live in:

1. Hong Kong
2. Amsterdam
3. Osaka
4. Paris
5. Sydney
6. Stockholm
7. Berlin
8. Toronto
9. Munich
10. Tokyo


And the 10 worst:

1. Tehran 2. Nairobi
3. Lusaka
4. Phnom Penh
5. Karachi
6. Dakar
7. Abidjan
8. Dhaka
9. Lagos
10. Harare

The article writen by Tyler Falk (@tjfalk) elicited the following sentiments from Kenyans on Twitter. For more on this topic check out the trending topic #WhyNairobiWasRanked2nd








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