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Kenya

As water falls short, conflict between herders and farmers sharpens

Source: Thomson Reuters Foundation - Mon, 23 Nov 2015 07:32 GMT Author: Wesley Langat KIBOYA, Kenya, Nov 23 (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - It's a hot, windy afternoon in Kiboya village. Dusty leaves swirl around William Ekidor, his wife…

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24 Nov 2015

Kenya

Geek teams on two continents write poverty-breaking apps for Kenya

Source: Thomson Reuters Foundation - Wed, 7 Oct 2015 01:01 GMT By Katy Migiro NAIROBI, Oct 7 (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - Powered by caffeine and adrenalin, hundreds of Kenyan and Canadian geeks will compete over Skype in a…

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07 Oct 2015

Kenya

Sand dams quench the thirst of water-short Kenyans

Source: Thomson Reuters Foundation - Thu, 1 Oct 2015 07:51 GMT Author: Sophie Mbugua LEMISHAMI, Kenya, Oct 1 (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - On a busy market day in Lemishami village, Letilia Lekula herds his goats to a dry,…

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04 Oct 2015

Kenya

Lack of groundwater data is keeping Kenya thirsty, experts say

Source: Thomson Reuters Foundation - Fri, 25 Sep 2015 04:35 GMT Author: Maina Waruru NAIROBI, Sept 25 (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - When Charles Wachira, the proprietor of Maji Drilling Services, was contracted by a local church organisation to…

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26 Sep 2015

Kenya

As droughts worsen, joined-up adaptations build resilience in arid Kenya

Source: Thomson Reuters Foundation - Tue, 22 Sep 2015 05:48 GMT Author: Sophie Mbugua YAMICHA, Kenya, Sept 22 (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - Gusts of wind blow the dust coming from thousands of animals as they make their way…

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22 Sep 2015

Kenya

Mobile schools acclimatise to educate girls in rural Kenya

Source: Thomson Reuters Foundation - Wed, 15 Jul 2015 13:28 GMT Author: Kagondu Njagi By Kagondu Njagi LAISAMIS, Kenya, July 15 (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - At 16 years of age, Nagirasia Lengima is already a mother of two. But…

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15 Jul 2015

Kenya + 1 more

Mombasa draws up master plan to combat worsening flooding

Author: Anthony Langat MOMBASA, Kenya, June 16 (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - Saumu Juma 25, a mother of two, was conducting morning prayers in her mud-walled home when her iron-sheet roof started caving in. She rushed to protect her…

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24 Jun 2015

Kenya

New app to connect Kenyan farmers with climate-smart seeds

By Chris Arsenault ROME, June 10 (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - A new app launched in Kenya on Wednesday could help millions of farmers adapt to climate change by offering information on the best seeds for changing growing…

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11 Jun 2015

Kenya

Cash aid feeds business surge in northeast Kenya

Author: Isaiah Esipisu TURKANA, Kenya, May 11 (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - When the government of Kenya began giving cash instead of food aid to poor people in Kenya's drought-stricken North Eastern region, the aim was to help…

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12 May 2015

Kenya

Kenyan pastoralist women find new economic freedom - from pawpaws

Source: Thomson Reuters Foundation - Fri, 1 May 2015 11:32 GMT Author: Kagondu Njagi By Kagondu Njagi KIBARTANE, Kenya, May 1 (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - It is said among the Samburu people of Kenya that if a woman is…

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AlertNet
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04 May 2015