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KNN Recruits New Members

Map Kibera’s video team Kibera News Network has recruited new members to ease their work in the community. The new members are currently undergoing training on different citizen media techniques such as Camera work, field reporting news/video editing and blogging. … Continue reading

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NASA’s First Visit to Kibera Since The Court Ruling

It was the first time since the supreme court ruling that Nasa coalition were having a their political campaign in Kibera’s famous Kamkunji ground. The Nasa Presidential aspirant Raila Odinga was present accompanied by other Nasa leaders and Mps among … Continue reading

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Fire Sensor Pre-Mapping Training

Fire Sensor Pre-Mapping Training was conducted at the Boma Hotel Nairobi offices by Map Kibera Trust. Day One kicked off with Introductions to the project and expectations from the participants, what they were looking forward to gain at the end … Continue reading

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Sarangombe Ward Security Meeting

The first public security meeting was held at Kamkunji grounds, Kibera. The meeting was organized by the office of the Sarangombe ward representative and the office of the Deputy County commissioner. However, the Deputy County Commissioner did not attend as … Continue reading

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NYS Protests; The Larger Picture

So much has been said and done, almost in each and every slum in Nairobi, with the sole purpose of preventing any violence that might occur, or re-occur in this context. The civil society has come up with many different … Continue reading

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Youth Discussions at the UN HABITAT 24th Governing Council

In the world today, the youth are regarded as the backbone of any nation, and any decision making that excludes the youth is regarded as shun and not all inclusive. At the UN HABITAT 24th Governing Council, the youth centered … Continue reading

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CDF Committee Elections

As the concluded general election campaigns were at their peak, I met a man running to become a member of parliament who was humble and engaging. When we called him for an interview in our offices, he showed up in … Continue reading

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Kibera News Network and Langata Youth Network hold joint Community Forum

It was 30th march 2013, the day map kibera trust’s video program, KNN. together with langata youth network came together to conduct a community screening that also incorporated a youth forum to discuss ways of avoiding violence at the height … Continue reading

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Prize Giving Day at the Green Pastures School

Green pastures school is private based institution which is sponsored by the Equity Bank and the British High Commission among other sponsors. The school has over 500 children in which more than 200 are fully sponsored by various organisations. The … Continue reading

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THE POOR MAN’S VOICE.

For a long time Kibera has been viewed as one of the faces in the limelight especially where matters concerning violence, crime and abuse of human rights are concerned. Whether true or not this has been attributed by:-poverty, unemployment, illiteracy … Continue reading

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