A member of Langata Tegemeo, a community-based garbage cleanup organization in Southlands Kijijini, a neighborhood in Nairobi, Kenya, sorts through trash. The group offers garbage collection services to help deal with littering and dumping.
Jeremiah Mutunga Mwema, 38, sells his goods at Nairobi’s Maasai Market, held every Tuesday along Kijabe Street. The market brings together African fashion traders. Mwema makes and decorates his own African wear and is the founder of Black Pride, a clothing business.
Alfred Mutua, 26, waits for customers in the Umoja One area in Nairobi County, Kenya, where he sells water, in early January. The Kenyan government introduced water rationing in the capital city in response to a water shortage, which increased demand for Mutua’s water. He now sells 18 liters (4.75 gallons) of water for 50 Kenyan shillings (48 cents), up from last month’s price of 20 shillings (19 cents).
Activists marched in Nairobi, Kenya’s capital city, to promote women’s rights on Sat., Jan. 21, the same day that similar marches occurred in major U.S. cities and around the world. The marches in the U.S. and elsewhere were held, in part, in response to the inauguration of U.S. President Donald Trump.
A child stands at a memorial for Kenya Defense Forces soldiers killed in January during an attack by al-Shabaab militants in Somalia. The vigil, which was held at Uhuru Park in Nairobi, ended on January 24.