Latest Kibera Stories

2014-11-10 16:21:54

BOSTON, Nov. 10, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Former U.S. Marine Rye Barcott visited Bunker Hill Community College on November 6 in honor of Veterans Day 2014.

2014-02-04 23:04:50

Denver Sister Cities International (DSCI), Nokero International, Ltd., and Denver City Councilman Albus Brooks celebrate a trilateral city relationship between Nairobi, Denver, and Kunming.

2012-03-16 23:02:42

Cisco is funding Digital Divide Data with a grant to increase the scale and sustainability of its operations in Kenya.

2011-04-18 10:30:00

First Off-Site Exhibition during Cooper-Hewitt's Renovation NEW YORK, April 18, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- "Design with the Other 90%: Cities," the second in a series of themed exhibitions by Cooper-Hewitt that demonstrate how design can address the world's most critical issues, opens Oct.

2009-06-08 12:06:00

Host of CMT INSIDER, Katie Cook, to Join Event as Emcee; Ellie's Run for Africa volunteers to travel to Kenya to complete school's construction NASHVILLE, Tenn., June 8 /PRNewswire/ -- Students in Kibera -- Africa's largest slum in Nairobi, Kenya -- will have new educational opportunities with the opening of a vocational school later this summer, thanks to funding in part by Nashville-based Ellie's Run for Africa (http://www.elliesrun.org).

2006-08-31 10:49:58

By Tia Goldenberg NAIROBI (Reuters) - Kenya on Thursday accused Senator Barack Obama, a rising star in America's Democratic party, of making inaccurate criticisms about corruption in the country of his father.

2006-08-27 10:50:50

By Jack Kimball NAIROBI (Reuters) - Amid the corrugated iron shacks of Nairobi's sprawling Kibera slum, a local market trader tells U.S. Senator Barack Obama how she and many others were able to turn tiny investments into thriving businesses.

Word of the Day
  • A handkerchief.
  • Specifically— The legendary sweat-cloth; the handkerchief of St. Veronica, according to tradition miraculously impressed with the mask of Christ; also, the napkin about Christ's head (Johu xx. 7).
  • In general, any miraculous portrait of Christ.
The word 'sudarium' comes from a Latin word meaning 'a handkerchief'.