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MP FOR MATHARE LAUNCHES SANITIZATION BOOTH

June 13, 2020
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MP FOR MATHARE LAUNCHES SANITIZATION BOOTH

    Mp for Mathare Constituency Anthony Oluoch in conjunction  with Super loaf and Nairobi Metropolitan Services launched a sanitization booth in Mathare outside Deputy County Commissioner’s office. Also present during the launch was Kenya Pipeline Company who donated sanitizers which are to be distributed to members of the community.   written by: Richard Chapia

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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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Mathare Covid-19 FC

May 17, 2020
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Mathare Covid-19 FC

Since the closure of both public and private schools by the government due to Covid-19 pandemic, school going children in the informal settlement of Mathare are finding it difficult to comply with the government initiative of online learning/ e-learning due to lack of necessary logistics to follow through with their studies. A big percentage...

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FIRST COVID-19 SUSPECT IN MATHARE

May 5, 2020
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FIRST COVID-19 SUSPECT IN MATHARE

Ever since Covid-19 pandemic was announced to have invaded various parts of our country Kenya, no reports were announced in Mathare until yesterday 4th May 2020 when one person who is suspected to be a victim of the virus was found in Huruma Ward near Mathare Constituency CDF hall. The Covid-19 suspect is said...

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COVID-19 ARSTIC WORK

April 25, 2020
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COVID-19 ARSTIC WORK

They say that can photo can be described in a millions words, and indeed it quite evident looking at the photo, they send different message with same meaning. local artist in Mathare area did different types of artistic works in Mathare slum . there was to enlighten the residence concerning the covid-19 pandemic. covid-19...

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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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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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PATIENTS RUN FROM MATHARI MENTAL HOSPITAL

December 5, 2016
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PATIENTS RUN FROM MATHARI MENTAL HOSPITAL

    More than 100 patients had to escape from Mathari Mental Hospital in Mathare Constituency Nairobi County. The patients took advantage of the doctors and Nurses nationwide strike which began today. Both doctors and nurses working in government hospitals are demanding for salary increment. And so we ask: How can a solution to...

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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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