Election

The supreme court verdict

March 30, 2013
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The along waited verdict from the supreme court was not received very well with members of mathare community who are believed to be CORD followers. People were seen in groups trying to discuss how the ruling was expected to be.On the other hand Jubilee supporters are are also seen in groups with joy on...

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How people celebrated uhuru’s victory

March 18, 2013
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How people celebrated uhuru’s victory

Celebrations were taken to the roads after Uhuru the Jubille presidential aspirant was ahead of Raila of Cord alliance. celebration began at night and when it was daytime they proceeded to the national tallying center. Uhurus victory was celebrated by both young,old,men and women. they also used also forms of instruments from vuvuzelas,whistles to...

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WORK AS USUAL

March 11, 2013
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WORK AS USUAL

  Today morning things looked normal and everybody was busy to ensure things are in order. In schools students and pupil were back to class and lessons were rolling as usual. ‘Mama mboga ‘were also selling their vegetables, men were also busy with their works. Matatus were also filled with passengers who were going to...

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voters mood

March 7, 2013
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voters mood

After a peaceful general election, conducted by IEBC, the voters are calm and eagerly waiting for the presidential result, and official declaration of their preferred candidates for the seats of governor, senator, member of parliament and county reps respectively. With counting still in progress, the mood from either sides on ground is neutral and...

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PROFIT MAKING TO THE SMEs

March 7, 2013
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PROFIT MAKING TO THE SMEs

After the election some kiosk vendors in Mathare north are back to business and they are confident  there will be no violence but what they have done is that they have hiked the prices of some foodstuffs e.g they sell one tomato  for  20 shillings, a cabbage for 150 shillings while some sell them...

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Things getting back slowly

March 6, 2013
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Things getting back slowly

Few shops opened, people are getting back to the streets after they waited for the result without success this happened afterissues rose that IEBC system was hacked and they were going to start tallying the presidential result manually. Different aspirants won in different categories within mathare constituency and the people were force to move...

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ELECTION OFFENCE

March 6, 2013
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ELECTION OFFENCE

ST teresa girls which is the tallying center of mathare constituency issues erupted after Ferdinand Waititu arrived at the center. its said that GM wanjohi the TNA MP aspirant had called him. When he arrived people started  shouting “roho juu” they had to be sent away to avoid commotion. Later on ballot boxes from...

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By tomorrow they should have the results, hopefully.

March 5, 2013
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By tomorrow they should have the results, hopefully.

In 2007, things began to go wrong because the end result came late: the counting of electoral ended three days after the vote. And not only that.   What triggered off the first violence was an act that shocked the population completely. In the afternoon of the third day went by the current across the...

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Two robberies and disorders this morning in Mathare

March 4, 2013
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Two robberies and disorders this morning in Mathare

As in Kibera, Mathare voting process was slow in the morning and the chaos of polling crowd made the situation worse. Landlords and tenants conflict arose in some parts of Mathare, Kiamaiko, Mabatini and Huruma wards around 12am. Some landlords are hiking rent, others asked the tenants to leave their houses, claiming they want...

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Election day

March 4, 2013
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Election day

March 4th was welcomed with vuvuzela ,with supporters of either side were sing as atool to inform there fellows . The response was marvelous as compared with the previous general elections, which indicate that Kenyans were really out for a change. The multitude was witnessed by large stretch of queues all over the poling...

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