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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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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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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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WHY THIS DEATHS/ABDUCTION?

August 2, 2017
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I once read The Late Ken Saro Wiwa’s story “AFRICA KILLS HER SUN”. The story is of great provocation and teachings to many because, The Kenya of today is not the Kenya of 1990’s. Why am I saying this? Am saying this because nowadays people are so much enlightened and informed through social media...

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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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MATHARE NYS COHORTS DEMONSTRATION

March 9, 2016
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MATHARE NYS COHORTS DEMONSTRATION

    Today morning (9th march 2016), The Mathare National Youth Service (NYS) Cohorts held a demonstration along Juja Road demanding for the immediate release of their “SACCO SAVINGS” since there is no NYS project that is ongoing in Mathare Constituency. The youths brought businesses and other activities to standstill along Juja Road. “Hawa...

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MATHARE HEROES AWARDS 2015

December 29, 2015
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MATHARE HEROES AWARDS 2015

The name Mathare creates a lot of shivers in people’s mind. To some people, it is a place known to be associated with so many vices but that’s not the case as it is. Mathare Slum has got so many great talents and people who are willing to transform the community and it’s environs...

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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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