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#Slum

# slum - Saturday 26 March, 2016

Take a walk through Kangemi slum, where Nairobi's poorest fight to survive
# Kenya
# Kenya

Take a walk through Kangemi slum, where Nairobi's poorest fight to survive

Mar 26th 2016, 9:00 PM 29,411 Views 27 Comments

Unemployment is high, addiction is rife, and most women are victims of some form of violence – but somehow they find the strength to carry on.

# slum - Sunday 22 December, 2013

Unknown number trapped after cargo train derailment in Nairobi slum
# Kenya
# Kenya

Unknown number trapped after cargo train derailment in Nairobi slum

Dec 22nd 2013, 11:12 AM 5,290 Views 0 Comments

The number of injuries is lower than initially feared as residents were at church or back in their home villages for Christmas.

# slum - Wednesday 22 August, 2012

Rio 2016: Favela dwellers face eviction as Olympic highway is planned
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# Clear Out

Rio 2016: Favela dwellers face eviction as Olympic highway is planned

Aug 22nd 2012, 10:06 AM 6,333 Views 8 Comments

“Our government wants to act like Robin Hood, but the other way around,” says one resident, “take from the poor to give to the rich.”

# slum - Sunday 13 November, 2011

Brazil police invade Rio's biggest slum
# Brazil
# Brazil

Brazil police invade Rio's biggest slum

Nov 13th 2011, 9:54 AM 667 Views 4 Comments

The move comes ahead of the country hosting the 2014 World Cup and 2016 Olympics.

# slum - Monday 12 September, 2011

Dozens burned to death in petrol pipeline explosion
# Kenya
# Kenya

Dozens burned to death in petrol pipeline explosion

Sep 12th 2011, 11:49 AM 447 Views 7 Comments

At least 40 bodies have been counted after the blast in Kenya’s capital Nairobi, according to reports.