From a shack to parliament, Kenya’s slum MP pushes pro-poor agenda

By Katy Migiro NAIROBI (Thomson Reuters Foundation) – With human waste from a burst sewer oozing down the main street of Kenya's largest slum, annoyed residents have been bombarding the Facebook page of Kibera constituency's first parliamentarian, Kenneth Okoth, with insults. "It's just been: 'Ken Okoth is good for nothing. Okoth has phoned and sent photographs of the filth to Nairobi City Water and Sewerage Company and Nairobi's governor, who is in charge of sewerage services, without response.

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