Name ID 2340
"Cosmopolitan Street" is well named. In it are shopkeepers from Pakistan, India, Greece, Aden and Cyprus. There are shops built in steel and concrete, rough-cut stone, bati- (corrugated iron) roofed, shops of mud brick and flattened out of oild drums. Housing is to match.
Many of the pictures on this page, if not all, are of Arusha.
Extract Author: Valentine Marc Nkwame
Page Number: 509
Extract Date: 15 March 2008
Arusha is becoming an ‘Orange’ town. Nothing to do with the Orange Democratic Movement in Kenya. Most buildings in the precinct are either painted Orange or in the process acquiring a coat of the color. Already whole streets such as Goliondoi and Boma have all adopted the peachy orange finishing.. ...
… others remind that the term ‘Arusha’ means ‘Rising sun’ in Hindi language. However a teacher who has been studying Maasai culture say Arusha came from the word La’ Arusa, Meaning a place of ‘Grey’ cows.