SEE IT: Nairobi’s 1800 security cameras to combat crime in Kenya Updated for 2021

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Updated: March 7, 2021


In Nairobi, the capital of the East African country of Kenya, there are over 1800 security cameras spread across the city to detect and combat crimes. 

The cameras, positioned at strategic locations, are monitored from the National Police Services Traffic Command and Control Center.

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Officers who control them receive more than 40 thousand phone calls a day from the 3.5 million residents in the city.

The cameras are said to work perfectly day and night. 

Nairobi, in addition to being the capital of Kenya, is also the country’s largest city by population. 

The primary languages of Nairobi are Swahili and English. 

Crime is high as the city is the location of one of the largest slums in the world, and approximately 22 percent of the city’s residents live in poverty.

It is a very ethnically city, and Kenya’s major ethnic groups all reside there, including Luo, Luhyia and Kamba.

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Simon Ateba
Simon Ateba
Simon Ateba covers the White House, the U.S. government, the International Monetary Fund, the World Bank and other financial and international institutions for Today News Africa in Washington D.C. Simon can be reached on simonateba@todaynewsafrica.com

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