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Inside Nairobi's Slum Tourism Boom
NAIROBI—Thanks to its white sandy beaches and world-famous parks, Kenya is a must-visit for many of the world’s travelers. Nairobi, however, champions storytelling as a way to spread its rich culture, ... read more
Inside the Very Real World of 'Slum Tourism'
From here, the idea of slum tourism began spreading across the world, from Nairobi to the Dominican Republic, and of course, India. Mumbai Magic isn’t alone in operating tours of Bombay’s Dharavi ... read more
Nairobi Looks for New Water to Ease its Growing Thirst
One solution is to rehabilitate a series of nearby wetlands, dams and swamps both inside and ... of rivers in the Nairobi area, and the improvement of the Nairobi dam as part of a regeneration project ... read more
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Over 100 dead, others horribly maimed in Nairobi pipeline explosion
More than 100 people have been killed, and scores horribly burned in Kenya, after a leaking fuel pipeline exploded Monday morning in a Nairobi slum ... said that an “informal school” inside the slum ... read more
From savannah to slums, Kenyan yoga strikes a pose
Nairobi, Kenya (CNN)-- There he stands, Mount Kilimanjaro in the background ... contributing positively to communities and creating jobs. The catalyst for this yoga boom in Kenya is the Africa Yoga ... read more
Kenya: Citizen Journalists Give a New Face to Nairobi's Slums
"The Ghetto Mirror gets into the lives of local people," Odiambo proclaims, "it gives what's inside ... tourism" in slums received hundreds of international hits. But slum media's first obligation is ... read more
Poverty tours: A learning experience or simply gawking?
Later, I discovered that slum tours in India are often organized and can cost money. Reality Tours and Travel ... of Nairobi's largest slum, Kibera. He wrote in The New York Times that the tours do ... read more