Posts Tagged ‘ The standard newspaper ’

MATHARE CELEBRATES SUPREME COURT RULING

September 1, 2017
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On friday 1st sept 2017, Hundreds of NASA supporters took to the streets of Mathare and some parts of its environ to celebrate the court ruling. Chants and songs were heard in praise of Chief Justice David Maraga who made the ruling. The Supreme Court had a total of Seven judges but as the...

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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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WRONG DETAILS. WILL I.E.B.C SOLVE THIS?

August 7, 2017
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As people were busy confirming their names from the Independent Electorate and Boundaries Commission (I.E.B.C) register which has been put to public for confirmation, Christine Adhiambo Okwero who is a registered voter in Mathare Constituency Mabatini Ward was  surprised this monday morning (7th August 2017) to find out that her registration details show that...

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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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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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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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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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