Working Life and Business

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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CHRISTMAS NA RAFUOK (CHRISTMAS WITH RAFUOK)

December 29, 2015
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CHRISTMAS NA RAFUOK (CHRISTMAS WITH RAFUOK)

Residence of Mabatini Ward in Mathare Constituency had something to smile about during the festive season. Member of County Assembly (MCA) for Mabatini Ward Wilfred Odalo aka Rafuok shared Christmas with them. Speaking at Mathare Polytechnic while issuing bursaries and food stuff to members of his ward (Mabatini), he also gave wheelbarrows to youth...

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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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Sudden Stop of the National Youth Service (NYS) Project

November 13, 2015
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Sudden Stop of the National Youth Service (NYS) Project

They saw it as a blessing from heaven to the youths of Mathare Constituency who did not have a stable source of livelihood. Even those who were out of school saw it as what they needed. Then after corruption allegations in the (NYS) National Youth Service Project were confirmed and the people involved relieved...

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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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LIGHT OF HOPE IN MATHARE SLUM

September 18, 2015
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LIGHT OF HOPE IN MATHARE SLUM

LIGHT OF HOPE IN MATHARE SLUM Above: Fishmonger takes an advantage of light during the night to sell fish.  Below: KPLC connections in Mathare Slum (photo by Ronald Odhiambo) Gone are the days when lighting in Mathare was only but a dream to many inhabitants. This has been made possible with the coming of...

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MATHARE DEMOLITION

August 21, 2015
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MATHARE DEMOLITION

The photos you are seeing were taken during the demolition of houses and structures along Juja road On Thursday 20th August 2015 at around 8AM, residence of MATHARE CONSTITUENCY in Mathare area 3C MABATINI WARD along Juja Road opposite Moi Air Base woke up with shock after the business stall and house were brought...

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