Education

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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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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AMANI LAZIMA 2

July 27, 2014
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AMANI LAZIMA 2

Amani lazima phase 2 takes place once a month at different venue in Huruma .The aim of the project of the project is to create better livelihoods through teaching them proper dance. It also Promote peace through art. The project is coming at a time when the country is being faced by issues of...

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SABA SABA EVENTS

July 9, 2014
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SABA SABA EVENTS

On 7th July 2014 mostly known to Kenyans as Saba Saba was eagerly waited. The opposition had vowed that they want a national dialogue with the government. The whole country was tensed, CORD moved from county to county trying to inform people why they need a dialogue. The grand rally was to be held...

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