Edition:
United States
Pictures | Mon Jul 23, 2018 | 8:10am EDT

Slums demolished for new Kenyan road

Onlookers watch as bulldozers demolish houses to make way for a new road in the Kibera slum in Nairobi, Kenya. REUTERS/Baz Ratner

Onlookers watch as bulldozers demolish houses to make way for a new road in the Kibera slum in Nairobi, Kenya. REUTERS/Baz Ratner

Onlookers watch as bulldozers demolish houses to make way for a new road in the Kibera slum in Nairobi, Kenya. REUTERS/Baz Ratner
Close
1 / 10
A man stands on the rubbles of his home after bulldozers demolished dozens of houses to make way for a new road in the Kibera slum in Nairobi. REUTERS/Baz Ratner

A man stands on the rubbles of his home after bulldozers demolished dozens of houses to make way for a new road in the Kibera slum in Nairobi. REUTERS/Baz Ratner

A man stands on the rubbles of his home after bulldozers demolished dozens of houses to make way for a new road in the Kibera slum in Nairobi. REUTERS/Baz Ratner
Close
2 / 10
A youth is escorted by Kenyan police officers as dozens of houses are being demolished to make way for a new road in the Kibera slum in Nairobi. REUTERS/Baz Ratner

A youth is escorted by Kenyan police officers as dozens of houses are being demolished to make way for a new road in the Kibera slum in Nairobi. REUTERS/Baz Ratner

A youth is escorted by Kenyan police officers as dozens of houses are being demolished to make way for a new road in the Kibera slum in Nairobi. REUTERS/Baz Ratner
Close
3 / 10
A man looks through the rubble of houses demolished to make way for a new road in the Kibera slum in Nairobi. REUTERS/Baz Ratner

A man looks through the rubble of houses demolished to make way for a new road in the Kibera slum in Nairobi. REUTERS/Baz Ratner

A man looks through the rubble of houses demolished to make way for a new road in the Kibera slum in Nairobi. REUTERS/Baz Ratner
Close
4 / 10
Golfers walk in the background as Kenyans watch bulldozers demolish dozens of houses to make way for a new road in the Kibera slum in Nairobi. REUTERS/Baz Ratner

Golfers walk in the background as Kenyans watch bulldozers demolish dozens of houses to make way for a new road in the Kibera slum in Nairobi. REUTERS/Baz Ratner

Golfers walk in the background as Kenyans watch bulldozers demolish dozens of houses to make way for a new road in the Kibera slum in Nairobi. REUTERS/Baz Ratner
Close
5 / 10
A writing is seen on a wooden board in the rubbles of a house, one of dozens demolished to make way for a new road in the Kibera slum in Nairobi. REUTERS/Baz Ratner

A writing is seen on a wooden board in the rubbles of a house, one of dozens demolished to make way for a new road in the Kibera slum in Nairobi. REUTERS/Baz Ratner

A writing is seen on a wooden board in the rubbles of a house, one of dozens demolished to make way for a new road in the Kibera slum in Nairobi. REUTERS/Baz Ratner
Close
6 / 10
Catharine Kamiri collects wood from the rubbles of her home after bulldozers demolished dozens of houses to make way for a new road in the Kibera slum in Nairobi. REUTERS/Baz Ratner

Catharine Kamiri collects wood from the rubbles of her home after bulldozers demolished dozens of houses to make way for a new road in the Kibera slum in Nairobi. REUTERS/Baz Ratner

Catharine Kamiri collects wood from the rubbles of her home after bulldozers demolished dozens of houses to make way for a new road in the Kibera slum in Nairobi. REUTERS/Baz Ratner
Close
7 / 10
A man collects a wooden board from the rubble of a house after bulldozers demolished dozens of houses to make way for a new road in the Kibera slum in Nairobi. REUTERS/Baz Ratner

A man collects a wooden board from the rubble of a house after bulldozers demolished dozens of houses to make way for a new road in the Kibera slum in Nairobi. REUTERS/Baz Ratner

A man collects a wooden board from the rubble of a house after bulldozers demolished dozens of houses to make way for a new road in the Kibera slum in Nairobi. REUTERS/Baz Ratner
Close
8 / 10
Catharine Kamiri (L) and her sister Mercy Wanjiku (C) collect their belongings after bulldozers demolished their house to make way for a new road in the Kibera slum in Nairobi. REUTERS/Baz Ratner

Catharine Kamiri (L) and her sister Mercy Wanjiku (C) collect their belongings after bulldozers demolished their house to make way for a new road in the Kibera slum in Nairobi. REUTERS/Baz Ratner

Catharine Kamiri (L) and her sister Mercy Wanjiku (C) collect their belongings after bulldozers demolished their house to make way for a new road in the Kibera slum in Nairobi. REUTERS/Baz Ratner
Close
9 / 10
A golfer tees in the background as Kenyans watch bulldozers demolishing dozens of houses to make way for a new road in the Kibera slum in Nairobi. REUTERS/Baz Ratner

A golfer tees in the background as Kenyans watch bulldozers demolishing dozens of houses to make way for a new road in the Kibera slum in Nairobi. REUTERS/Baz Ratner

A golfer tees in the background as Kenyans watch bulldozers demolishing dozens of houses to make way for a new road in the Kibera slum in Nairobi. REUTERS/Baz Ratner
Close
10 / 10

Next Slideshows

Eating in virtual reality

The "TREE BY NAKED, yoyogi park" restaurant in Tokyo incorporates virtual reality, projection mapping, and music to enhance diners' enjoyment of their food.

Jul 19 2018

Tropical storm floods Manila streets

Tropical Storm Henry causes flooding in the Manila.

Jul 18 2018

Farnborough Airshow

Planemakers touch down at Farnborough Airshow in England amid worries over trade tensions, Brexit, higher oil prices and rising interest rates.

Jul 17 2018

Unrest in Iraq spreads

Growing anger over poor public services and widespread corruption spurs protests in some cities.

Jul 17 2018

MORE IN PICTURES

Under Genoa's collapsed bridge

Under Genoa's collapsed bridge

The Morandi bridge, which collapsed and killed at least 38 people, looms over apartments and warehouses in the restricted "red zone" in Genoa, Italy.

Journey to Mecca

Journey to Mecca

Muslim faithful make the annual haj pilgrimage to the holy city of Mecca.

Highest-paid actresses

Highest-paid actresses

The world's 10 highest-paid actresses in 2018, according to Forbes.

Clashes on the Israel-Gaza border

Clashes on the Israel-Gaza border

Palestinians continue their protests demanding the right to return to their homeland at the Israel-Gaza border.

Caught at the U.S.-Mexico border

Caught at the U.S.-Mexico border

Border patrol agents apprehend migrants caught illegally crossing the U.S. border from Mexico near Los Ebanos, Texas.

Mourning Aretha Franklin

Mourning Aretha Franklin

Fans of Aretha Franklin come together in cities across the U.S. to pay their respects to the Queen of Soul.

Recreating the happiest day

Recreating the happiest day

Elderly couples, who have been married for more than 50 years, recreate their wedding photos ahead of the Qixi festival, also known as Chinese Valentine's Day.

Aretha Franklin: 1942 - 2018

Aretha Franklin: 1942 - 2018

Aretha Franklin, the long-reigning Queen of Soul, dies at age 76.

Photos of the week

Photos of the week

Our top photos from the past week.

Trending Collections

Pictures

Podcast