Gang On Revenge Mission in Kenya

One man was killed and several injured, and at least 20 homes torched after skirmishes broke out yet again in apparently retaliatory attacks in Mathare.

VIDEO: One Dead, 20 Homes Torched in Kenya's Mathare Slum

One man was killed and several others injured after violence broke out again in Mathare slums. see more »

  • Kenya:  Tension High in Mathare Slums

    The Star, 9 January 2013

    Tension is still high in Nairobi's Mathare slums following an overnight incident in which a man was killed and 20 houses torched in suspected retaliatory attacks. The incident ... read more »

  • Kenya:  Tenson High in Mathare

    The Star, 9 January 2013

    Tension is high in Mathare slums after a man was yesterday killed and 20 houses torched in suspected retaliatory attacks. The incident happened after a police swoop saw about 12 ... read more »

  • Kenya:  One More Dies in Mathare Retaliatory Attacks

    The Star, 9 January 2013

    One more person has died following the Mathare slums clashes raising the death toll to two. Five others sustained critical stab wounds. Anti-riot police are currently in the area ... read more »

Photo: Capital FM

Residents (file photo) :One person was killed and 20 homes torched in revenge attacks in Mathare slum, Nairobi.

  • Kenya:  Mathare Arson Attack Suspects

    The Star, 31 December 2012

    Twenty young men believed to have been behind the Mathare slum attacks have been charged with arson in a Nairobi court.The suspects who appeared before senior principal ... read more »

  • Kenya:  Protests Over Insecurity Rock Nairobi

    The Star, 31 December 2012

    Dandora residents have taken to the streets to protest over the rising insecurity in the area following the killing of two people and wounding of one man by three armed thugs. read more »

  • Kenya:  Mathare Arson Suspects Arraigned in Court

    The Star, 31 December 2012

    A Nairobi court has today charged 20 youths believed to have been behind the Mathare slum attacks on Friday with arson. read more »

  • Kenya:  Security Stepped Up After Nairobi Clashes

    Capital FM, 29 December 2012

    Security was on Saturday beefed up in Nairobi's Mathare slums after 30 houses were burnt on Friday night in rival gang clashes. read more »

  • Kenya:  Three Killed in Slum Fire

    The Star, 24 December 2012

    Three people were last night killed in a fire incident in Mathare slums. Several people were left homeless in the incident. Police are investigating the cause of the fire. read more »