Kangemi

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Kangemi is a slum in Kenya located, like many other slums in Nairobi, on the outskirts of the city. It is bordered on the north by the middle class neighborhoods of Loresho and Kibagare and Westlands on its west. Its southern border connects with Kawangware, another large slum and its eastern border connects to Mountain View, another middle class enclave. It is on the road connecting Nairobi with Naivasha. [1][2] Kangemi likely has more than 100,000 residents. While it is a multi-ethnic slum, the largest group of residents consists of the Luhya tribe. [3]

Kangemi is located in a small valley.[4] The slum has no sewerage. [5] About 20,000 persons belong to a Catholic parish based in Kangemi. [6] Kangemi High School exists in Kangemi. [7]

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