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One person shot dead in mathare area 3c

June 2, 2020
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One person shot dead in mathare area 3c

Yesterday night, one person was shot dead by police officers in Mathare Constituency, Mabatini ward area 3C along maumau road. It was during the curfew time in this corona period that incident happened. Hundreds of people took to the street lighting tyres and demanding justice to the victim. The name of the deceased is...

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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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A woman in MATHARE Slum cleaning her hands due to Corona Virus

If COVID-19 plague could hit one of the Nairobi slum, then it will be game over. For instance, there is no running water in some parts of Mathare Constituency and to make the matter worse, we live in crowded places. How can one wash his/her hands and distance him/herself?
Do not misquote me when I say, we have the worst healthcare system. It’s high time we should have an emergency fund.
Kenyans in the slum are too indiscipline to self isolate. how can you self isolate in the midst of poverty, hunger and unemployment?
How can you self isolate while you are living in a single room as an extended family?
Only one plague and the world stood still.

Written by: Richard Chapia

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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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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POLITICAL DEATHS & VIOLENCE

April 2, 2017
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The worst thing that we always do is to bury our heads in the sand. Sometimes it’s good to learn from the past. During 2007/2008 Post Election Violence, Many people across the country lost their lives because of politics. On Sunday (26th March 2017) one person lost his life when two groups clashed. A...

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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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COLLAPSED BUILDING IN HURUMA NGEI WARD

April 30, 2016
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COLLAPSED BUILDING IN HURUMA NGEI WARD

  A six storey building collapsed yesterday night in Huruma Ngei ward Mathare Constituency near Meta meta Bar and Restaurant at around 9:45PM.The building which was constructed near the Mathare River is believed to have caved in due to heavy rains. So far 7 people have been confirmed dead while hundreds have been hospitalized....

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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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