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‘It’s a struggle for survival’: why Kenya – and its wildlife – need tourists to return
Covid dealt a blow to tourism and the conservation funds it provides. But as visitors slowly return, the sector is looking for new ways to thrive

Peter Muiruri

13, May, 2022 @6:45 AM

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Hunger crisis grips Horn of Africa – but 80% of Britons unaware, poll shows
UK government urged to act as worst drought in 40 years threatens region while aid efforts and global attention remain focused on Ukraine war

Lizzy Davies

12, May, 2022 @6:30 AM

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A story of 90,000 trees: how Kenya’s Kipsigis brought a forest back to life
Indigenous trees were being lost, and a way of life with it. So local villagers decided to replant their historic woodland

Wesley Langat in Siongiroi

09, May, 2022 @10:00 AM

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Killed by abortion laws: five women whose stories we must never forget
As the US supreme court threatens to undo 49 years of access to safe and legal terminations, five women who died because of bans on abortion stand as warnings of what is at stake globally

Joe Parkin Daniels, Sarah Johnson, Weronika Strzyżyńska, Kaamil Ahmed and Mercy Kahenda

07, May, 2022 @11:00 AM

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Mwai Kibaki obituary
Third president of Kenya who helped modernise the economic and political landscape of his country

Stephen Chan

03, May, 2022 @7:43 PM

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Poison, persecution and people: why Kenya’s raptors are disappearing
Urgent action is needed, say conservationists, after report shows numbers of birds of prey in the country declining by as much as 95% over the past 40 years

Peter Muiruri

13, Apr, 2022 @10:15 AM

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From the Ranting Atheist to I Like Girls: the best African podcasts
Covering topics from queer Africans to a blogger’s disappearance, female hosts and producers from across the continent pick their top shows

12, Apr, 2022 @6:45 AM

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Kenya’s already fragile elections now face a dangerous new enemy: big tech platforms | Odanga Madung
Media complacency has allowed for a thriving disinformation industry that threatens Kenya’s democratic discourse, says Kenyan journalist Odanga Madung

Odanga Madung

07, Apr, 2022 @9:00 AM

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A drowning world: Kenya’s quiet slide underwater
Kenya’s great lakes are flooding, in a devastating and long-ignored environmental disaster that is displacing hundreds of thousands of people

Carey Baraka

17, Mar, 2022 @6:00 AM

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Hope for Kenya’s mountain bongos as five released into sanctuary
Rewilding programme marks the ‘most significant step’ in ensuring the critically endangered species’ survival

Peter Muiruri

15, Mar, 2022 @4:00 PM

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Kenya to use solar panels to boost crops by ‘harvesting the sun twice’
Successful trials found growing crops beneath panels – known as agrivoltaics – reduced water loss and resulted in larger plants

Geoffrey Kamadi in Nairobi

22, Feb, 2022 @9:51 AM

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Six African countries to begin making mRNA vaccines as part of WHO scheme
Egypt, Kenya, Nigeria, Senegal, South Africa and Tunisia first countries to be assisted by global mRNA hub

Peter Beaumont

18, Feb, 2022 @12:44 PM

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