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Referendum in Kibera slum, Nairobi

Aug4
The majority of people from Kibera slum appear to be voting YES. Many of them did not read the constitution but they follow what their leaders tell them: the constitution is made for the poor.
A focus on the areas of debate from the grass roots people’s point of view.

Kenya is ready to go for Wednesday’s vote on the proposed constitution. The majority of people from Kibera slum, in Nairobi, appear to be voting YES. Many of them did not read the constitution but they follow what their leaders tell them: the constitution is made for the poor. A focus on the areas of debate from the grass roots people’s point of view.

A video report by Arianna Azzolini

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Kenya: the World Cup goes solar in Africa’s largest slum

NAIROBI – A small association of Kenyan youths is using the ongoing World Cup to popularize solar energy as a clean, affordable option for Africa’s urban poor.

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Kenya: Dandora, the dark side of Nairobi

NAIROBI – In Nairobi, Kenya’s capital and the economic core of Eastern Africa, Dandora is the only dumpsite. Here more than 2,000 tons of garbage get dumped daily. This is the product of more than four million citizens. It is has become the starting point of a dangerous cycle which may be putting inhabitants’ lives at risk.

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Paintings of Kibera

Jun22

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Situated on the outskirts of Nairobi, Kibera is the second largest slum in Africa after Soweto in South Africa. It is a two square kilometre miserable slum where over one million people are huddled together.

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