Tag Archives: Kibera

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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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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Shared opinions on Facebook about elections

On Monday 4th March, people of Kenya came out to vote, this was not just voting like any other but it was more of a historical election, being the first one under our hardly fought for “ the new constitution” … Continue reading

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Elections after-math in Kibera 2

Most shops remain shut, empty streets; lack of basic services and hiked prices on most food stuffs describes the situation in Kibera on Wednesday morning. Residents remain indoors glued to their television sets following Isaak Hassan’s appearance to announce a … Continue reading

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Everything didn’t work as expected in Kibera

To ensure the security at polling stations, the IECB staff at Holy Trinity worked extra hard this morning to organize the larger number of voters into their respective streams in order to ease the voting process. At Mashimoni primary polling … 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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Polling stations in Kibera: the arrival of Raila Odinga

Large group of people are singing and chanting at kamkunji ground Gatwekera this morning at 6am, waiting to vote and go home. “Some of them are running around making noise to wake up other people to join them”, a MapKibera … Continue reading

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Map Kibera Trust awareness creation in readiness to the Election Monitoring in March.

Map Kibera Trust is an organization started in Kibera way back in 2009. It comprises with 3 Kibera programs which are the Mapping Team, Kibera News Network and the Voice of Kibera as well as programs in Mathare and Mukuru. … Continue reading

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Rising Insecurity in Kibera

There has been reports and cases of increased insecurity in different parts of Kibera over the resent times. This has led to a number of deaths either by mob justices, police killings and even some caused by the gangster’s attacks … Continue reading

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