Don't wonder when you look at the map, the Nakumat shopping center is quite new, inside you find everything: food, electronic, tools, micro wave, clothes, household items.... its impressive to see how many things fits in the building, its biggest and best shopping center at Diani Beach. The prices are nearly the same like in europe, upstairs is a big Safaricom shop, somethimes they have good offers, for example a Huawei Google Android smartphone for 8.000 ksh incl. a lot of airtime / data bundle.
Comparing that the Barceleys shopping center on the other side of the road is old style.
If you use the ATM on the place be carefull. Sometimes it give no money but nevertheless charge your account.
Welcome to Africa, AKA the motherland! Check out African Internet Radio while you're scoping the panoramas.The earliest fossil of the homo sapiens family (human beings) was found in Ethiopia, dating back more than 200,000 years. Compared to this length of time, even the "ancient Sumerians" from 6000 B.C. are drooling toddlers.Let's mention a few African heroes you may have heard of, for inspiration in the face of the continued economic inequality and violence which plague Africa today: Nelson Mandela, first democratically elected President of South Africa, who fought against apartheid and served 27 years in prison while advocating freedom and peace. Haile Salassie, Emperor of Ethiopia, who resisted Mussolini and the fascist Italian invasion of WWII, and who is worshipped as an incarnation of God by the Rastafari movement. Kwame Nkrumah, first Prime Minister of Ghana, advocate of uniting Africa in Pan-Africanism. Fela Kuti, inventor of Afrobeat music, who declared his home to be an independent state, ran for president of Nigeria, and to whose funeral ONE MILLION PEOPLE came to pay their respects.In June 2001 the African Union was formed, consisting of 53 African States organized, like in the EU, around common economic and political development.Text by Steve Smith.