Francis Kariuki

Chief Kariuki, National Administration

Chief Kariuki

National Administration


Francis Kariuki is the chief of LanetUmoja located in the  Nakuru North Sub-County of Nakuru County in Kenya. He was a school teacher for 21 years and later joined the president’s office as the chief-in-charge of LanetUmoja location. The area has a population of 29000 people. He started using Twitter as a tool for community policing, helping the community in the neighbourhood watch through sharing of information via tweeting. The crime rate was reduced by 90%. They have recovered lost animals, children and even helped people with disabilities.


October 22, 2015

Crime Fighting with Social Media

17:00  -  17:20 
Chancellery Auditorium  
November 23, 2016

Global Goals for Local Impact – The Lanet-Umoja Story

15:20  -  15:40 
Chancellery Auditorium