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Kenya

Education critical to empower indigenous women in Kenya, says an activist

LISTEN / DOWNLOAD Indigenous women in Kenya face a number of challenges including lack of education and economic opportunities, according to an indigenous activist. Agnes Leina is the Executive Director of a non-governmental organization called Il'laramatak Community Concerns…

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News and Press Release
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UN Radio
Posted:
18 Apr 2013

Kenya

A fund helps improve health services in rural areas of Kenya

Listen Rural areas in Kenya, as in other countries of Africa, are always left behind in getting good quality health care for a number of reasons. One of them is that it is difficult to attract trained doctors…

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News and Press Release
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UN Radio
Posted:
28 Nov 2012

Kenya

A Kenyan Maasai calls for protection of his community

Listen to the interview Indigenous people from around the world have gathered at United Nations headquarters in New York for a two week forum to discuss their issues. Samuel Naikada, a Maasai from Kenya is one of the…

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News and Press Release
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UN Radio
Posted:
10 May 2012

Kenya

Malnutrition drops in northwestern Kenya

Listen to the interview Malnutrition has dropped in the Turkana region in northwestern Kenya according to the United Nations Children’s Fund (UNICEF). UNICEF spokesperson Marixie Mercado says that recent nutrition surveys in the drought-affected areas of Kenya show…

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News and Press Release
Source:
UN Radio
Posted:
14 Jan 2012

Kenya

Innovative irrigation methods helping Kenyan farmers

Water scarcity problems in Kenya mean that many farmers have to struggle to irrigate their farms. But help is now coming in the form of the International Atomic Energy Agency or IAEA, who is helping farmers make…

Format:
News and Press Release
Source:
UN Radio
Posted:
27 Nov 2011

Kenya

Rural Kenya shows signs of progress

Listen to the News Life has improved in many developing countries, but these achievements have gone largely unreported. That's one of the messages expected in the United Nations Human Development report released on Thursday, which provides an annual snapshot of health,…

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News and Press Release
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UN Radio
Posted:
21 Mar 2011

Kenya

Kenyans reject local tribunal in favour of the ICC

Listen to the Interview Following the 2007 post electoral violence that rocked Kenya, an overwhelming majority of Kenyans rejected the idea of a local tribunal in favour of the International Criminal Court, ICC, take over the matter of investigation and prosecution.…

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News and Press Release
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UN Radio
Posted:
21 Mar 2011

Kenya

Kenyan children showing signs of stunted growth

Listen to the Interview While more children in Kenya are surviving beyond the age of 5 years many of them are not showing signs of becoming healthy adults who will live to fulfill their potential. UNICEF says that child mortality figures…

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News and Press Release
Source:
UN Radio
Posted:
21 Mar 2011

Kenya

UNICEF is concerned about plight of children in Kenya

Listen to the news The UN Children's agency has expressed concern about the escalating violence in Kenya and its impact on children. According to UNICEF, between 80,000 and 100,000 children now live in camps for internally displaced people in the country. UNICEF…

Format:
News and Press Release
Source:
UN Radio
Posted:
21 Mar 2011