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These Are The Safest Places To Live In Nairobi

1. Muthaiga

Muthaiga is a green and leafy area located on the outskirts of Nairobi city. It highly ranks in terms of safety of the residence. Muthaiga is famous for hosting a majority of the high end and affluent individuals and expats. Security in this particular area is beefed up. Muthaiga area hosts a number of international bodies such as embassies and it is in close proximity to Gigiri’s United Nations Headquarters in Kenya. Muthaiga is splendid as it is well endowed with top notch services such as golf clubs, shopping malls and classy restaurants which are accessible to the residents.

2. Runda

Runda is a suburb in Nairobi that is well known for being home to a majority of the wealthy Kenyan and Non-Kenyan citizens and international residents too. Runda is located to the east of Limuru Road and to the west of Kiambu road. It is a very secure region which is complete with complementary services such as restaurants, various educational services and commercial facilities.

3. Lavington

Lavington is a top preferred choice to a number of high income earners in Kenya. It is a one of the most well-kept regions in Kenya. It has a number of schools such as the Braeside High School, Strathmore School and Loreto Convent School thereby attracting a number of affluent families that prefer being close to their children’s schools. These is one of the contributors of the significantly high security levels.

4. Karen

Karen is another safe residential area in Nairobi which usually borders the Ngong Forest. Karen is home to a number of high-income earners in the country and is quite attractive due to being away from the hustle and bustle of the activities at the central business district . Karen has proven to be a stable and secure environment to reside in.

5. Kilimani

Kilimani is a bubbling business hub. The recent insurgence of the Chinese people into the country has seen a huge number of these particular visitors make stay in this affluent area.

6. Westlands

This is one of Nairobi’s most alive and fastest-pace growing areas. Hosting a wide variety of businesses and notable national investments such as The Global Trade Center (GTC), Westlands is an attractive settlement location. It offers quick access to multiple needs from the diverse shopping centers, entertainment joints and restaurants thus being a wonderful location to reside in. Safety in the area has been kept high in ensuring that businesses go on smoothly and that residents are comfortable and get value for their service charges.

7. Parklands

Parklands is 5km away from the Central Business District and offers a very great residential area that allows fast access to school or work. Some universities prefer to put their campuses there such as University of Nairobi Law School. It is dominated by the Asians in the country who have set up schools and other businesses in the area. It is a very safe area for residents and businesses.


Kikuyu is attractive as it is located away from the city’s congested and upbeat life. Kikuyu is host to a number of research institutions such as the Kenya Forestry Research Institute (KEFRI) which are run by the government. The growing number of apartments and new residents has made the county government to raise its security vigilance making it one of the safest places to live in Nairobi.

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