Kenya’s slum DJ shows us around Kibera

Latest news

    Abdullah ‘Dallas’ Mussa has been working as a journalist and local radio DJ in Nairobi’s Kibera slum for more than two decades.

    With a population of more than 200,000, the slum is considered Kenya’s biggest and Dallas has a lot of ground to cover. He’s made it his mission to be the voice of the disenfranchised and to hold the powerful to account.

    His life isn’t made any easier by the authorities. “I have problems with the police. I’ve been slapped several times because, maybe, I’m at the right place at the wrong time,” he told Al Jazeera.

    View the original article: https://www.aljazeera.com/indepth/features/2017/01/kenya-slum-dj-shows-kibera-170125085438700.html

    Al Jazeera spent the day with Dallas as he walked us through life as a journalist, and local celebrity, in Kenya’s biggest slum.

    In the same category are

    After backlash, Trump says misspoke on Russian election meddling Trump said he maintains Russia's actions had no impact on the election result US President Donald Trump has been forced to backtrack after a media ...
    Why the ICC is worth defending The entrance of the International Criminal Court (ICC) is seen in The Hague Twenty years ago today, the international community achieved what had s...
    Libyan coastguard left refugees to die in Mediterranean: NGO The boat carrying the two bodies and one survivor were found about 120km off the Libyan coast Proactiva Open Arms, which has been rescuing refugees...
    US, EU, China ‘entrench’ authoritarianism with spying tech export Over the past two decades, the US, EU and China have all increased their security aid budgets The United States, the European Union and China are e...
    Hong Kong: Pro-independence party faces possible ban The group has three weeks to make a case for why it should be allowed to operate Authorities in Hong Kong told a political party which promotes ind...
    Astronomers find 10 new moons around Jupiter, including ‘oddball’ Scientists have discovered ten new moons orbiting Jupiter Astronomers have announced the discovery of 10 more moons of Jupiter, including one "oddb...

    Leave a comment

    Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *

    This site uses Akismet to reduce spam. Learn how your comment data is processed.