Famous Slums of Nairobi

famous slums of nairobi



Found in Lang’ata, the slum is believed to be second largest in Africa after Soweto in South Africa. Kibera has a lot of residents that continue to live in desparet conditions. Housing is poor and the families have to share a single room and more worse when they are large in number. Criminal activity is quite high indicating that security is a major challenge to the people. The government has taken steps to ensure that the living conditions of the residents are improved and that everyone enjoys good life.


The place is known for being the dumpsite area in Nairobi. Dandora is a very large slum that has a lot of residents some of which live in hardships. Rate of crime is also high and the level of security is down. However, the slum has produced a lot of musicians in Kenya that ensure the lives of people around the area are well improved and that their needs are well catered for.


Neighbor to Thika road, the slum is populated with people of different cultures that have different economic interests in the place. It has a lot of residents that not only seek to improve the place but also have stared creative projects to improve the living conditions of people in the area.


Found near Kangemi,the slum has a lot of cultures and many people are moving there possibly to seek job opportunities in the nearing lovington estate. The slum is big and many people are living in difficult conditions struggling hardest to acquire the basic requirements of life. Sanitation is quite poor and the government is taking measures to improve the level of sanitation in the place. Many projects have been initiated to help the jobless youth find some constructive activities to do and cater for their basic needs.


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Emerging from the athletic heartland of Rift Valley, Eka Kaoo was destined to have a relationship with sports. However, instead of lacing up running shoes, Eka picked up a pen, weaving narratives around the athletes who brought pride to Kenya.

Growing up, Eka was deeply inspired by the marathoners and middle-distance runners from his region, often finding himself amidst training camps and local races, absorbing stories of dedication, sweat, and sheer willpower.

Eka pursued his passion academically at a renowned university in Kenya, specializing in Sports Journalism. This formal education, combined with his intrinsic understanding of the Kenyan sporting ethos, allowed him to produce articles that resonated deeply with readers. His pieces, rich with local anecdotes and broad insights, began to get attention both within the university and in the national press.

Upon graduation, Eka became a sought-after name in sports journalism. His writings, spanning across various sports but with a soft corner for track and field, offered a fresh perspective, blending personal athlete stories with technical analyses.

Eka Kaoo's articles soon began appearing in international sports magazines and journals, elevating him to the status of an ambassador for Kenyan sports on the global stage. He covered major events like the Olympics and the World Championships, consistently providing readers with unique, Kenya-centric viewpoints.

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