Free at last: Eastleigh bustling as lockdown lifted

In Summary

• President Uhuru Kenyatta on Saturday lifted the lockdown of Eastleigh as well as Old Town in Mombasa.

• However, the curfew remains, although the time has been extended to 9pm to 4am.

Nicholas Kinyua 35, a bike technician on June 8, 2020.
Nicholas Kinyua 35, a bike technician on June 8, 2020.
Image: CHARLENE MALWA

Eastleigh was a hive of activity on Monday following the lifting of the lockdown of the area.

President Uhuru Kenyatta on Saturday lifted the lockdown of Eastleigh as well as Old Town in Mombasa.

However, the curfew remains, although the time has been extended to 9pm to 4am.

The previous curfew time was 7pm to 5am.

Potato vendors at Biafra market in Eastleigh
CHARLENE MALWA Potato vendors at Biafra market in Eastleigh
Eastleigh residents on June 8, 2020.
Eastleigh residents on June 8, 2020.
Image: CHARLENE MALWA
Vincent Ayodi a driver operating between the CBD and Eastleigh.
Vincent Ayodi a driver operating between the CBD and Eastleigh.
Image: CHARLENE MALWA
A vendor sells her goods in Eastleigh.
A vendor sells her goods in Eastleigh.