"Signs from Kenya"

Funny signs around the country

In a Nairobi restaurant
"Customers who find our waitresses rude ought to see the manager."

In a Westlands jewelry store
"Ears pierced while you wait."

In the window of an Indian store along River Road
"Why go elsewhere to be cheated, when you can come here?"

On the grounds of a private school
"No trespassing without permission."

On an Athi River highway
"Take notice: when this sign is under water, this road is impassable."

On a poster at Kencom
"Are you an adult that cannot read? If so, we can help."

In a City restaurant
"Open seven days a week and weekends."

One of the Mathare buildings
"Mental Health Prevention Center"

A sign seen on an automatic restroom hand dryer
"Do not activate with wet hands."

In a Pumwani maternity ward
"No children allowed."

In an cemetery
"Persons are prohibited from picking flowers from any but their own

In a Thika hotel.
"Is forbidden to steal hotel towels please. If you are not a person to
do such a thing please dont read this notice."

In a hotel in Mombasa
"Visitors are expected to complain at the office between the hours of
9 and 11 am daily."

A sign posted in a tourist camping park
"It is strictly forbidden on our camping sites that people
of different sex, for instance, men and women, live together in
one tent unless they are married with each other for that purpose."

In a Hindu temple.
"It is forbidden to enter a woman even a foreigner if dressed as a man."

In a New Nairobi Club
"Special cocktails for the ladies with nuts."

In the same club
"Ladies are requested not to have children in the bar."

Submitted by: Steve Muasya