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Kenyan Fishermen Languish Under Government Policy

Paradise Lost for Kenyan Fishermen

As the Kenyan government aims to develop the northern coast, fishermen’s livelihoods have been thrown into disarray. It is becoming clear that, despite promises of jobs and economic benefits, there is no space for the fishermen in this new vision of Lamu.

East Africa’s Worst Drought in 40 Years Is Threatening Countries’ Future

A Terrible Drought Overtakes Kenya

An estimated 1.4 million livestock have died because of drought in Kenya in the final months of 2021, which has taken a toll on herder communities. But these climate change challenges have perhaps come with a silver lining: Class sizes have increased, especially among girls.

Nairobi Gang Members Turn to Greenery to Change Their Lives and City

Nairobi Gang Members Turn to Greenery to Change Their Lives and City

"Nature has saved a lot of youths who might have been killed.” In impoverished areas of Kenya’s capital, gang members are putting down their guns and instead creating green spaces in the urban jungle.