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Mathare Covid-19 FC

May 17, 2020
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Mathare Covid-19 FC

Since the closure of both public and private schools by the government due to Covid-19 pandemic, school going children in the informal settlement of Mathare are finding it difficult to comply with the government initiative of online learning/ e-learning due to lack of necessary logistics to follow through with their studies. A big percentage...

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FIRST COVID-19 SUSPECT IN MATHARE

May 5, 2020
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FIRST COVID-19 SUSPECT IN MATHARE

Ever since Covid-19 pandemic was announced to have invaded various parts of our country Kenya, no reports were announced in Mathare until yesterday 4th May 2020 when one person who is suspected to be a victim of the virus was found in Huruma Ward near Mathare Constituency CDF hall. The Covid-19 suspect is said...

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COVID-19 ARSTIC WORK

April 25, 2020
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COVID-19 ARSTIC WORK

They say that can photo can be described in a millions words, and indeed it quite evident looking at the photo, they send different message with same meaning. local artist in Mathare area did different types of artistic works in Mathare slum . there was to enlighten the residence concerning the covid-19 pandemic. covid-19...

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A woman in MATHARE Slum cleaning her hands due to Corona Virus

If COVID-19 plague could hit one of the Nairobi slum, then it will be game over. For instance, there is no running water in some parts of Mathare Constituency and to make the matter worse, we live in crowded places. How can one wash his/her hands and distance him/herself?
Do not misquote me when I say, we have the worst healthcare system. It’s high time we should have an emergency fund.
Kenyans in the slum are too indiscipline to self isolate. how can you self isolate in the midst of poverty, hunger and unemployment?
How can you self isolate while you are living in a single room as an extended family?
Only one plague and the world stood still.

Written by: Richard Chapia

Closure of Betting sites

July 12, 2019
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Betting has become another source of employment to people aged eighteen (18yrs) years and above. The government has issued a 48 hour ultimatum for people to withdraw their cash in all betting sites. If the government could have addressed the issue of: UNEMPLOYMENT DRUG ADDICTION CRIME & GAMBLING in a sober manner then we...

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EXAM SECURITY or EXAM TENSION?

November 6, 2018
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EXAM SECURITY or EXAM TENSION?

Education system in Kenya has always been like a competition at both the Primary and Secondary students. For instance, if you are a secondary school student and you happen to get Grade “A” in Mathematics, “B” Plus in Agriculture, “B” Plain in Biology, “E” in Physics and “E” in English, your mean Grade is...

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WASTED TALENTS

October 24, 2018
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WASTED TALENTS

”We are the dictators of our own lives. We’ve killed our past and we are busy killing our future”. Those are the words that I read from The late Francis Imbuga’s book Betrayal In The City. On 23rd October 2018, Primary School Pupils, Secondary School Students and members of the community took to the streets...

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MATHARE CELEBRATES SUPREME COURT RULING

September 1, 2017
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On friday 1st sept 2017, Hundreds of NASA supporters took to the streets of Mathare and some parts of its environ to celebrate the court ruling. Chants and songs were heard in praise of Chief Justice David Maraga who made the ruling. The Supreme Court had a total of Seven judges but as the...

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TWO PEOPLE KILLED IN MATHARE IN I.E.B.C PROTEST

August 9, 2017
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Following NASA claims that I.E.B.C server had been hacked by IT gurus in the Jubilee camp, Hundreds of people took to the streets to protest against the presidential vote results. As the protests were taking place in Mathare No 10 area of Mathare Constituency in Mabatini ward, a teargas cannister was threw to the...

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WRONG DETAILS. WILL I.E.B.C SOLVE THIS?

August 7, 2017
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As people were busy confirming their names from the Independent Electorate and Boundaries Commission (I.E.B.C) register which has been put to public for confirmation, Christine Adhiambo Okwero who is a registered voter in Mathare Constituency Mabatini Ward was  surprised this monday morning (7th August 2017) to find out that her registration details show that...

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