Scores of families displaced after Mukuru slums demolition - Nairobi News
4 days ago, 18:32
Hundreds of residents at Mukuru Kwa Njenga will tonight spend the night in the cold after their houses were demolished on Wednesday morning.
The demolition that started in the wee hours of Wednesday caught most residents unaware.
A resident of Mukuru Kwa Njenga ponders her next move after the slum was demolished following a government directive.
Residents of Mukuru Kwa Njenga salvage their property after the slum was demolished following a government directive.
PHOTO | COURTESY According to some of the residents, they saw a police car that came at night and told them to go into their houses and nothing would happen then a few minutes later 10 land cruisers and a tractor showed up.
Many of the residents have called place their home for the last 10 years and are now calling on the government and other stakeholders to intervene.