Category Archives: Kibera

Is Storm Gathering Over Kibra?

Ethnic Intolerance is gradually strengthening its roots in Kenya, at most so after the 2007 post election violence that rocked the country, a recent debate on a Facebook group over slum evictions shows. Although, many will agree with me that … Continue reading

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Voluntary Male Circumcision.

  Since Stone Age, different cultures across Africa, have embraced circumcisions. It is either performed for religious reasons or as an initiation rite. Male circumcision is surgical removal of the foreskin – the retractable fold of tissue that covers the … Continue reading

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Security map grafitti draw attention in Kibera

Map Kibera Trust has completed painting a security map on two walls in Kibera as a community outreach program. Wall painting played a big role in providing key security information during the just concluded general election; particularly to visitors and … Continue reading

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Courts Verdict: The events before and after courts decision to Uphold Presidential Election results

Map Kibera Trust aim to effectively participate in the monitoring and coverage of the elections events as they unfolded finally came true a few days to the 4th  as all plans were now in place.  Finally the long awaited day … Continue reading

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Miraa Chewing among the Youth.

The culture or act of chewing miraa has not only been in Kibera but the entire country for quite sometime, this can be witnessed by the youth around the City. When you take a walk around the slums of Nairobi … Continue reading

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An opportunity to get free food turns awry as 2 die struggling to get a share.

  A few days after the results of the just concluded heavily contested elections were announced, Uhuru Kenyatta who was declared presidential race winner was awarded a certificate as the law says and while he was giving his acceptance speech … Continue reading

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Security lapse in Kibera worrying

Laini Saba District Officer Mr. Hezbone Khayeti spent the better part of the day, today in a closed door meeting together with political and opinion leaders from different ethnic communities to discuss the brewing tension in Kibera. The tension is … Continue reading

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KIBRA: Women voters miss in IEBC’s manual register

Women voters were turned away this morning without voting in Langatta and Kibra constituencies because their names are missing in the IEBC’s manual register. Between 6:00am and 8:00am, more than twenty women had already been turned away without   voting at … Continue reading

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Fire disrupts voting at Nyayo High-rise, Langatta

This morning fire disrupted voting exercise at Soweto Resource Centre and Undugu Society polling stations in Nyayo High-rise ward, Langatta constituency. The fire which started at around 9.30am has gutted about 30 houses at the border between Soweto east and … Continue reading

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IS KENYA READY FOR A RUN OFF?

One may argue that Kenya is prepared for a run off in the election. Financially? Yes, I think the IEBC may or can handle the do over of the election, but this is the question is Kenya as a nation … Continue reading

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