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Kenyan rights groups demand clarity over activist's death
Kenyan rights groups demand clarity over activist's death
Rights groups are demanding an investigation into the death of activist Caroline Mwatha a week after her disappearance. Police claim she died...
Governments must end the brutal practice of forced evictions
Governments must end the brutal practice of forced evictions
In the biting cold of the early morning on July 23 2018, about 10 000 people in Nairobi’s Kibera slum watched in a sleepy haze as their homes and...
Elections are only part of the story in Kenya’s history of post-poll violence
Elections are only part of the story in Kenya’s history of post-poll violence
Kenya’s opposition leader Raila Odinga and his National Super Alliance are contesting the...
Kenyan women live in fear of election violence
Kenyan women live in fear of election violence
Women peace builders representing more than 10 informal settlements in Nairobi have raised their concerns over the impending violence ahead...
[SLIDESHOW] Sunlight and plastic bottles could be the solution to Kibera's water woes
[SLIDESHOW] Sunlight and plastic bottles could be the solution to Kibera's water woes
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Sunlight + plastic bottles = Clean drinking water in Africa's largest urban slum
Sunlight + plastic bottles = Clean drinking water in Africa's largest urban slum
When David Ingavo, a village elder in the Kibera slums in Nairobi, started having persistent stomach problems, he assumed they were normal...
[Slideshow]Bird? Plane? No, flying toilet!
[Slideshow]Bird? Plane? No, flying toilet!
Sanitation problems in Kibera have caused outbreaks of cholera, but the new Peepoo bag could be the answer.
Kibera's 'flying toilets' flushed out by peepoo bags
Kibera's 'flying toilets' flushed out by peepoo bags
In the 19 years that Eunice Akinyi has lived in Nairobi's Kibera slum, her most dramatic day was when a plastic can containing faeces fell on her...
MIT class studies Kenyan slum's clinic quandary
MIT class studies Kenyan slum's clinic quandary
The clinic's paperwork carried a common medical symbol -- a snake coiling around a wooden rod. But that simple insignia sparked a rumour in...

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