Nyayo Estate, Embakasi -Nairobi Kenya
Nyayo Estate was built near Embakasi Village by NSSF during the Moi era in the late 1990s to cater for middle class home owners. It is a mammoth housing development consisting of four-story apartment blocks and one-story maisonettes which will add up to 4774 units when its completed
Nyayo Embakasi, apart from the masterpiece in designs and architecture, boasts of beautiful well paved road networks. The roads within the estate are linked together, making it accessible for vehicular movement and has no single pothole.
In Africa, Nyayo Embakasi is the second largest housing estate, following Nigeria’s Gwarinpa Estate which has 5,700 houses. Although Gwarinpa has 1000 houses more than Nyayo, the estate is a chaotic commercial centre of all sorts of business activities being run from private houses.