Posts Tagged ‘ education ’

TWO PEOPLE KILLED IN MATHARE IN I.E.B.C PROTEST

August 9, 2017
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Following NASA claims that I.E.B.C server had been hacked by IT gurus in the Jubilee camp, Hundreds of people took to the streets to protest against the presidential vote results. As the protests were taking place in Mathare No 10 area of Mathare Constituency in Mabatini ward, a teargas cannister was threw to the...

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CANDIDATES DISAPPOINTED

November 14, 2016
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CANDIDATES DISAPPOINTED

Most schools are closing after the the third term is coming to an end, and most candidates in class 8 and form 4 are also doing their final touches as they wait for the national examination which will determine wether they are moving to the next level.  Codman  academy was also not left out...

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SCHOOLS OPEN FOR THIRD TERM

September 8, 2014
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SCHOOLS OPEN FOR THIRD TERM

From Monday the 1st September 2014 throughout last week a lot of schools opened and the pupils are expected back to school for the 3rd term. The prices for the vehicles were hiked up because the pupils in boarding schools were boarding them. The queue in supermarkets and minimarkets were full with the parents...

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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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KIAMAIKO AGAIN

May 16, 2014
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KIAMAIKO AGAIN

Kiamaiko is known by many to host many refugees from Ethiopia and Somali both registered and unregistered. On the other hand a day will not end without seeing Lorries flocking in from different parts of the country carrying goats and sheep that are to be slaughtered. Kiamaiko is said to be the biggest goat/sheep...

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HOUSE BURNT DOWN

July 18, 2013
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HOUSE BURNT DOWN

Electric fault, bursting of stove while cooking, candles left carelessly, explosion of cooking gas and arson are some of the causes of fire in Mathare. it was just a day like the other days, but this one seems to be a nightmare to this woman “mama Scovia” who is a single mother of  three...

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The Teachers Strike

July 11, 2013
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The Teachers Strike

The strike has just been suspended for talks with the government on issues of the agreement that were made in the 1997. The government termed the strike illegal and a court order was issued asking the teachers to go back to school. The agreement was to be implemented over a period of 5 years...

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Huruma community forum

May 30, 2013
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Huruma community forum

Members of Huruma ward, Mathare constituency today converged at Huruma CDF hall with their County rep MR. Peter Owera. Residents started arriving as early as 8.30am. The organizers of the function were SISI NI AMANI and SAUTI YETU who in the past have organized political debates in the six wards of Mathare and few...

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SCHOOLS REOPEN FOR SECOND TERM

May 9, 2013
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SCHOOLS REOPEN FOR SECOND TERM

Schools reopened after breaking early last term due to elections that were scheduled for 4th Feb.  2013. Those going to boarding schools are set to report today while day scholars reported back to school yesterday. After the elections the education department is expected to have a new cabinet secretary Jacob Kaimenyi who was appointed...

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Strength of A Woman

April 30, 2013
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Strength of A Woman

Meet Seline Aoko who is 35 years known in her neighborhood as mama Atur, she is a victim of post election violence, initially she lived in “kwa nyama” before moving g to mathare where she was seeking refuge during the post election violence in 2007/2008 that claimed lives and lived many displaced, she is...

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