Breaking news: Citizen journalists give a new face to Nairobi’s slums

Ghetto Mirror reporters hand out the November issue in Kibera
Ghetto Mirror reporters hand out the November issue in Kibera.  Photo by Jason Patinkin

Nairobi, Kenya:

Newspaper editor Vincent Achuka was behind schedule. The November issue of his Ghetto Mirror newspaper had arrived a week late from the printer, and he had an hour to finalise story assignments for the next. Then, he and his reporters had to distribute hundreds of papers by hand across Kibera, Nairobi’s largest slum.  Read more…

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