Nairobi is the capital of Kenya, and also the country’s largest city with a population of 3.36 million in 2011. It was founded in 1899 by the colonial authorities in British East Africa, originally as a rail depot on the Uganda Railway, but quickly grew into one of the largest cities in Africa.A brief introduction of NairobiIn only a couple of years, it replaced Machakos as the capital of Kenya. After Kenya became independent in 1963, Nairobi became the capital of the Republic of Kenya. Thousands of Kenyan businesses and over 100 major international companies and organizations are located in Nairobi, including two major humanitarian organizations: The United Nations Environment Programme (UNEP) and the United Nations Office at Nairobi (UNON). The city is also widely known for having the world’s only game reserve located within a major city: Nairobi National Park. Through the decades, the city has seen some suffering. We want to elaborate on one crisis that shook the country and its capital.