4th Annual African ccTLD Event
AfTLD -5

2nd  - 7th March 2010 , Nairobi, Kenya

Theme: “Enhancing Internet Management in Africa”




Kenya ( Visas )


About Nairobi

Nairobi is the capital and largest city of Kenya. The city and its surrounding area also form the Nairobi Province. The name "Nairobi" comes from the Maasai phrase Enkare Nyirobi, which translates to "the place of cool waters". However, it is popularly known as the "Green City in the Sun".

The site of modern Nairobi was a watering hole for Maasai pastoralists until 1899, when British engineers building a railway from Mombassa to Uganda chose it as a supply depot. Nairobi's relatively cool climate and abundant game made it a favorite of hunters and British travelers.

The settlement became a colonial capital and the manufacturing and commercial center of East Africa.

Kenya's capital is cosmopolitan, lively, interesting and pleasantly landscaped. Its central business district is handily compact and it's a great place to tune into modern urban African life.


At 5,449 ft) above sea level, Nairobi enjoys a fairly moderate climate.  The altitude makes for some chilly evenings, especially in the June/July season when the temperature can drop to 10 C (50 F). The sunniest and warmest parts of the year are from December to March, when temperatures average the mid-twenties during the day. The mean maximum temperature for this period is 24 C (75 F)

Nairobi, Kenya Fast Facts

Population City proper 2,143,254
Metro area 2,818,000
Elevation 1,729 meters (5,672 feet)
Temperature January 25/12C (77/54F); July 21/11C (70/52F)
Average daily High/Low C (F)

Visa Information

For  information on visa requirements please goto http://www.uyaphi.com/kenya/visa.htm
Please contact local host Joe Kiragu <kiragu@kenic.or.ke> for futher information on visa and other issues

For sponsorship opportunity for the event, please send email to secretariat@aftld.org

Hosted byKenya l Network Information Centre (KeNIC)


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