Education

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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SAD CHRISTMAS FOR RESIDENTS OF MATHARE

December 28, 2016
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SAD CHRISTMAS FOR RESIDENTS OF MATHARE

      Indeed it was a sad festive mood for the people of Mathare Constituency “MASHIMONI area” in Mabatini Ward. More than five hundred (500) houses were brought down by fire which is said to have been caused by explosion of a cooking gas. Many people lost their properties as some are said...

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CHRISTMAS NA RAFUOK (CHRISTMAS WITH RAFUOK)

December 29, 2015
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CHRISTMAS NA RAFUOK (CHRISTMAS WITH RAFUOK)

Residence of Mabatini Ward in Mathare Constituency had something to smile about during the festive season. Member of County Assembly (MCA) for Mabatini Ward Wilfred Odalo aka Rafuok shared Christmas with them. Speaking at Mathare Polytechnic while issuing bursaries and food stuff to members of his ward (Mabatini), he also gave wheelbarrows to youth...

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TEACHERS STRIKE

September 29, 2015
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TEACHERS STRIKE

Take a walk along the streets of Mathare and be sure of seeing a lot of children around, possibly not in school because of the teacher strike that took off as soon as schools opened for the 3rd term. Ever since the strike started most of the children are forced to remain at home,...

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LIGHT OF HOPE IN MATHARE SLUM

September 18, 2015
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LIGHT OF HOPE IN MATHARE SLUM

LIGHT OF HOPE IN MATHARE SLUM Above: Fishmonger takes an advantage of light during the night to sell fish.  Below: KPLC connections in Mathare Slum (photo by Ronald Odhiambo) Gone are the days when lighting in Mathare was only but a dream to many inhabitants. This has been made possible with the coming of...

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SCHOOLS OPEN FOR THIRD TERM

September 8, 2014
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SCHOOLS OPEN FOR THIRD TERM

From Monday the 1st September 2014 throughout last week a lot of schools opened and the pupils are expected back to school for the 3rd term. The prices for the vehicles were hiked up because the pupils in boarding schools were boarding them. The queue in supermarkets and minimarkets were full with the parents...

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