Monthly Archives: August 2014

Steven Kariuki Says Thank You to Mathare Voters

August 29, 2014
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Video by Richard chapia

This clip shows Steven Kariuki of Orange Democratic Movement (ODM) thanking the residents of Mathare Constituency for voting for him in a by-election which was held on 11th August 2014. Steven Kariuki garnered 14,966 votes while George Wanjohi of The National Alliance (TNA) who followed closely got 14,082 votes. Wanjohi is the immediate member of parliament whose election was nullified by the court.

Monthly Period Causes Girls to Drop out of School in Mathare

August 12, 2014
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Monthly Period Causes Girls to Drop out of School in Mathare

If you meet a young girl during class time and ask them why they are not in school, the reason they will give will differ. Some of the reasons people have cited to cause drop out from schools include high school fees, early/unwanted pregnancy, irresponsible parents and many more. But during my field visit...

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Mathare Decide

August 11, 2014
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Today very early in the morning people turned out to vote for the member of parliament. Poling stations were opened by 6 O’clock . The turnout was very low, voters were taking the shortest time ever. Few cases of voter bribery has been reported and some voters arrested. There was heavy presence of security...

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By Election Postponed

August 1, 2014
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Mathare by- election was scheduled to take place on 7th to find the Member of parliament was postponed The court ruled that Mr William Omondi to be included in the ballot box. Mr Omondi is vying as an independent candidate. He tried vying in Ruaraka constituency and was defeated by TJ Kajwang. This comes...

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