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MP FOR MATHARE LAUNCHES SANITIZATION BOOTH

June 13, 2020
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MP FOR MATHARE LAUNCHES SANITIZATION BOOTH

    Mp for Mathare Constituency Anthony Oluoch in conjunction  with Super loaf and Nairobi Metropolitan Services launched a sanitization booth in Mathare outside Deputy County Commissioner’s office. Also present during the launch was Kenya Pipeline Company who donated sanitizers which are to be distributed to members of the community.   written by: Richard Chapia

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An infant retrieved from Mathare river

June 8, 2020
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An infant retrieved from Mathare river

    It was indeed a rude shock for the residence of Mathare Slum Bondeni area 3A when dead body of 2-3 months was retrieved from Mathare river. Alot of questions had been asked on who could have been behind such an act. Police officers from pangani came at the scene and took the...

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One person shot dead in mathare area 3c

June 2, 2020
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One person shot dead in mathare area 3c

Yesterday night, one person was shot dead by police officers in Mathare Constituency, Mabatini ward area 3C along maumau road. It was during the curfew time in this corona period that incident happened. Hundreds of people took to the street lighting tyres and demanding justice to the victim. The name of the deceased is...

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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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