Slum

By IndepthAfrica
In Nigeria
Aug 12th, 2013
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Tens of thousands of Nigerians risk being made homeless as part of redevelopment plans in Lagos, Amnesty International says in a new report. The rights group said 9,000 people have already been forced from their homes during the first phase of the plans. “The effects of February’s forced ...
By IndepthAfrica
In East Africa
Apr 17th, 2012
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Nairobi – Kenyan priest John Webootsa has been awarded a French-German human rights prize for his work in one of the most overcrowded slums in the East African country, organisers of the prize said on Monday. Webootsa has been promoting education for youths, employment for women and legal aid f...
By benim
In East Africa
Sep 15th, 2011
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Nairobi – The Kenyan government was repeatedly warned about the dangers of people living on top of a gasoline pipeline that leaked fuel and exploded days ago, killing 95 people, experts said on Wednesday. Families living in Kenya’s slums are vulnerable to explosions, electrocution, fires,...
By benim
In Article
Sep 12th, 2011
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At least 75 bodies have been recovered after petrol that had spilled into an open sewer caught fire and sent a wave of flame through a densely populated slum in the Kenyan capital, police said on Monday. Kenyan media said more than 100 people were burnt to death and a similar number were taken to [&h...
By benim
In East Africa
Sep 12th, 2011
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More than 100 people were burnt to death and a similar number were taken to hospital after a petrol fire ignited by a cigarette butt broke out in a densely populated slum in the Kenyan capital, local media said on Monday. Police said a large number of people had been burnt to death, but that [&hellip...