Election

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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KENYANS HAVE DECIDED

March 4, 2013
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Wow! it has been a busy day for all  Kenyans whereby everyone was running to their places of registration.As i write this am sure that i voted for change.The queues were long and the sun was scorching so many voters couldn’t tolerate the sun because they were standing on the queues on empty stomach....

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ITS FINALLY HERE

March 4, 2013
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ITS FINALLY HERE

the long awaited 4th march is finally here, very early morning voters were woken up with vuvuzelas and whistles as a mobilization tool asking the Kenyan citizen to come out in large number and vote.at the poling station things were not normal because it was 5:30am early morning and the queue was very long...

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Infrastructure boost within Mathare

March 1, 2013
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Infrastructure remains one of the key drivers of growth in the Kenyan economy. Over the past years Mathare has been neglected even though it accounts for certain % of the country’s national GDP through its juakali, SMEs, transport, housing & meat industries. The industries have registered a steady growth, and specifically the meat industry...

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