A Slum Born Out Of Thorns – Kibera

A Slum Born Out Of Thorns – Kibera

Rural-Urban Migration the cause of the rising crime rate in the informal settlement.

Teenage Pregnancy A Menace In The Slums A Midst Covid-19

Covid-19 has had devastating effects with Kenya seeing a rise in Teenage Pregnancy by 40% during this period. Since most of the affected girls come from informal settlements, this has worsened the economical situation that is already being experienced in the Slums during this pandemic.

Waking up from the Menstruation Nightmare.

In Kenya, 65% of girls and women cannot afford sanitary pads due to poverty. One in every 10 Kenyan adolescent girl ends up missing school during her menstruation period. This in time affects her performance. In this episode, we shine a light on Ebby Weyime. A Kenyan actress, model & entrepreneur. As she works towards […]

Somalia’s Khat ban leaves Kenyan Farmers & Merchants in Despair

Somalia's Khat ban leaves Kenyan Farmers & Merchants in Despair

The ban which was caused by diplomatic disputes between the two government has had devastating consequences on both Farmers and Merchants. Kenyan Government is holding talks with the Somalian Government to uplift the Khat export ban which is a source of livelihood to many families in Meru county.

Promising Fish Farming Economic Projects in Isiolo, Kenya

About 70% of the northern area residents depend solely on livestock for their livings. A number of farmers and livestock breeders resorted to fish farming, which was supported by the county and The World Food Programme, following the death of many livestock due to the drought. The aim is to limit the malnutrition among children. […]

Somalia Floods

Thousands of families have fled Shebelle River’s floods and havetaken refuge in Opali camp in Mogadishu. Because of the sudden population surge at the camp, they are in dire need of aid.


The worst desert locust in Africa has been devastating to the Samburu community. African slum journal tell us about the worst locust infestation in 70 years for Kenya.