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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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THE EASTER HOLIDAY

March 25, 2016
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THE EASTER HOLIDAY

    As Christians celebrate the death of Christ worldwide, members of the Catholic Church in Mathare and its environs were not left behind. They took to the streets singing songs of praises to celebrate the death of Christ. “Today being a Good Friday, I’ve decided to leave my usual work and join my...

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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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WATER DEMONSTRATION ALONG JUJA ROAD MATHARE

December 21, 2015
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WATER DEMONSTRATION ALONG JUJA ROAD MATHARE

Today morning (21-12-2015), residence of Mathare constituency in Mabatini Ward. Areas of Mashimoni and Thayu held demonstration along Juja Road the reason behind the demonstration was water shortage for the past one month. “Tumekuja kwa barabara kutetea haki yetu kwa sababu county government especially Nairobi Water and Sewerage Company wame-disconnect maji mpaka kuoga, kufua...

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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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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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