Revealed: How unwanted plastic waste from Western countries is disguised as ‘Mitumba’ clothing
Kenya receives tonnes plastic waste disguised as ‘Mitumba’ (used clothing). A new report has lifted the lid on this new form of dumping by Western countries that’s targeting poor countries in Africa. "More than one in three
Uhuru: I've no problem with mitumba, but we must manufacture our clothes
Referencing a former mitumba trader in Kisumu who has now shifted her business to manufacturing, President Uhuru says that even though he has no problem with hustling, the nation must aspire to become great.
"Ambieni wale majamaa, internet never forgets" - Raila tells off Ruto over Mitumba debate
Kenya Kwanza presidential candidate William Ruto and his Azimio La Umoja One Kenya counterpart Raila Odinga on Tuesday, June 7 engaged in a heated online war on the ongoing Mitumba debate.The two took to their Twitter acc
Clip, crop, and share: It's the season of misinformation
On May 24 this year, Mathira Member of Parliament Rigathi Gachagua who is William Ruto's presidential running mate in the Kenya Kwanza coalition,
The 'mitumba' cry
The Mitumba Association of Kenya is urging the government to lift a ban on the importation of second-hand clothes due to the COVID-19 pandemic.The association argues that the clothes do not pose any health risk since they undergo
KOT angered as yet another Gikomba fire destroys property
A section of Gikomba traders is counting losses after early morning fire destroyed part of the market.According to some of the traders, the fire started at around 3 am, razing down structures at the cereals and "mitumba" section.