Popular Club Owner speaks after government shuts down premises

Tough times for Club Owners

Speaking to the Star, Ali revealed that he wrote to the Kilimani Foundation chairman and NEMA, inviting them to carry out a sound check. Ali said the Chairman and other residents went to the location for an inspection but they did not receive any feedback.

"I have written to NEMA twice inviting them to conduct a sound check and confirm whether the club adheres to the Noise Regulation Act but they neither replied nor visited," Ali disclosed.

He went ahead mention that he was not given a notice of closure.

The Club is located on 8th floor of Galana Plaza along Galana Road in Kilimani and apparently there is a Radio studio in the same building Oumarou pointed out that if truly the Club was noisy the first people to complain is Homeboyz Radio.

"My club doesn't have windows to let music out and Kiza is the only East African club that has a sound proof disco and modified headphones."

National Environment Management Authority (NEMA) closed down four prime night clubs in Nairobi following numerous complaints from the public, Kiza being one of them.

’Today we have come to serve closure orders to four clubs that have been notorious in terms of noise pollution. NEMA has received several complains and what we did is that we have tried to engage these facilities before and they have refused to comply with the noise regulations. “NEMA mentioned earlier.

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