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The Scramble for Kenya’s Kibera Slum

Nairobi – Controversy continues to brew here over ownership of the land under Kibera slum, one of Africa’s largest. Nubians who have lived in the area for more than 100 years want Kibera registered as Nubian land, but their efforts are opposed by countless Kenyans who over the past six decades have also settled there.

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African Slums on the Reel

Sep2

After two successful years, the third edition of the Slum Film Festival was inaugurated today at Nairobi, expanding its focus to slum stories from across the African continent. The third edition of the Festival will be celebrated in Nairobi on September 2 – 9 2013, in open grounds at both Kibera and Mathare (Nairobi’s biggest slums), as well as central cultural venues around the city.

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African Technology Interventions among Best Humanitarian Tech in 2011

Computers and mobile phones are already essential to humanitarian planning, and 2011 saw the growth of technology-based humanitarian interventions, from the use of GPS (global positioning systems) to provide early weather warnings to real-time health reporting.

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Cameras For Kibera

Dec8

KIBERA –  is Kenya’s largest slum and here, life is described by dingy dwelling with zero amenities against thousands. A journalism project initiated by A Dutch filmmaker has been initiated to help young boys and girls to develop their journalistic skills and tell Kibera’s story to the world. A Video By a24media.com

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How numbers game turned Kibera

Nairobi — It is now official: Kibera is not the biggest slum in Africa. The 2009 Kenya Population and Housing Census shows that one of the world’s most famous slums houses just 170,070 residents, not one million, as previously believed.

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Kenya: centre embarks on empowering street children

Ndugu Mdogo Rescue Centre takes the children through their rights as enshrined in the new Constitution. It is a chilly morning early on Wednesday and I decide to take a tour of Kibera, sub- Saharan Africa’s largest slum settlement.

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