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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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Voter registration process in Kibera.

As Hon. Mwai Kibaki the President of the Republic of Kenya was launching the Voter registration at the KICC, the voter registration in Kibera and the rest of the country had kicked off. Particularly for Kibera, Map Kibera Trust had … Continue reading

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Shining Hope for Communities: The first free school for girls in Kibera

The Kibera School for Girls was founded in 2009 by the Kibera-bornKennedy Odede in partnership with Jessica Posner— who is, like Odede, a graduate of Wesleyan University and co-founder with Odede of the US-based nonprofit Shining Hope for Communities. Odede decided to set up … Continue reading

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A Visit By Amnesty International at Map Kibera Trust

  What informed the decision to map Kibera? Who were involved? How did it happen and what made you guys decide to start Map Kibera Trust? This is the closely related Questions that brought about a wonderful discussion at the … Continue reading

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Global Voices Visit to Map Kibera Trust.

The global voices summit will be happening in a matter of hours from now “Monday and Tuesday in Westlands” and many bloggers will be gathering to discuss issues or best practices when it comes to blogging. Due to this summit … Continue reading

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Death Has befell a small business man.

Today was unexpectedly the last day for one small business man who sells sugar cane along Karanja , Olympic road. He died in misteriuos ways not to be understood by his business neighbours. Jacky Mwikali, his neighbour only recalls a … Continue reading

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A Training Workshop on How NGOs can better work with media

  “What is the one message you could let out to media about your organization? What will be worth talking about? “ After days of waiting, the eagerly awaited day, the 25th came and I being among the 15 people … Continue reading

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Kibera; Sitting on a time bomb whose explosion waits

Having taken time to see, listen to people talk, watch in the news and follow all those tweets about the Sinai Slums tragedy, I sat back and thought what if/how different would it have been in Kibera if this was … Continue reading

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The voice of kibera team has carried out different activities as well as participated in different events that are and will enhance growth at different capacities. Last week witnessed the evaluation launch of “ushahidi” .”ushahidi”which means testimony in Swahili, is … Continue reading

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Yesterday ,the 25 th of August 2011, is a day to recall in the history of “ushahidi” as it was the official evaluation launch of the platform. Ushahidi  is  a tool for crowd-sourcing information by use of multiple channels like … Continue reading

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