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Kenya + 4 more

Inescapable Effects of Climate Change Jeopardize Livelihoods Across East Africa

By Rael Ombuor TRANS NZOIA, KENYA - As the Earth heats up, weather and climate patterns are changing dramatically around the globe. Africa felt the effects of those changes in 2019, experiencing cyclones, droughts and unstoppable rains…

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News and Press Release
Source:
VOA
Posted:
24 Dec 2019

Kenya + 1 more

Kenyans Warm to Refugees After Benefiting from Them

By Ruud Elmendorp June 26, 2019 09:36 AM KAKUMA, KENYA - Like many places hosting refugees, the town of Kakuma in northwestern Kenya saw tensions rise when people fleeing war and lack of basic services flooded in from…

Format:
News and Press Release
Source:
VOA
Posted:
26 Jun 2019

Kenya

Kenyan Villagers Use 'Digital Wells' to Cope with Record Drought

May 29, 2019 3:20 PM Maggie Njuki NAKURU, KENYA — Kenya is facing one of the worst stretches of drought in years, causing underdevelopment, fights over water, and fears of starvation. However, a village in western Kenya is using…

Format:
News and Press Release
Source:
VOA
Posted:
30 May 2019

Kenya + 1 more

Fate of Dadaab Refugee Camp in Limbo as Kenya Presses for Closure

Rael Ombuor NAIROBI — More than once in recent years, Kenyan officials have called for the closure of Dadaab refugee camp in eastern Kenya, home to more than 200,000 refugees and asylum seekers, many of whom fled Somalia…

Format:
News and Press Release
Source:
VOA
Posted:
17 May 2019

Kenya

Drought in Kenya's Northwest Leaves Thousands Near Starvation

Rael Ombuor NAIROBI — Kenya's government and aid groups are sending food to Kenya's northwest region, where thousands of Kenyans are starving due to droughts. "There is hunger and a lot of suffering in the ground," Kenyan Eric Eyan…

Format:
News and Press Release
Source:
VOA
Posted:
27 Mar 2019

Kenya + 1 more

Experts: Kenyan Attack Sign of al-Shabab Resilience

Fatiha Belfakir WASHINGTON - The deadly al-Shabab attack that rocked a luxury hotel in Kenya’s capital of Nairobi Tuesday, killing 14 civilians, including one American, is seen by many experts as a signal of resilience by the…

Format:
News and Press Release
Source:
VOA
Posted:
17 Jan 2019

Kenya + 1 more

Empowering Refugees Through Energy

Initiative in Africa tests a market approach to foster displaced people's self-reliance. Mohammed Yusuf Carol Guensburg Kakuma, Kenya Jerome Mbusuka fled violence in the Democratic Republic of Congo and found safety in a sprawling refugee camp here in Kenya's…

Format:
News and Press Release
Source:
VOA
Posted:
14 Nov 2019

Kenya + 1 more

Uncertainty Strains Ethiopian Refugees in a Kenya Camp

Sora Halake Dawit Gelmo NAIROBI, KENYA — Two months ago, Kote Adi fled Moyale, Ethiopia, after government soldiers there opened fire on civilians, killing at least nine. Kote and his pregnant wife found shelter in a tent in…

Format:
News and Press Release
Source:
VOA
Posted:
20 May 2018

Kenya

Kenya Dam Collapse Survivors Worry Other Dams Could Burst

Rael Ombuor NAIROBI — More than 40 people were killed after a dam burst Wednesday night in Kenya's Rift Valley and many others are still missing following heavy rains. Authorities say the dam was built illegally on private…

Format:
News and Press Release
Source:
VOA
Posted:
13 May 2018

Kenya

Attack in Kenya Kills Civilian, Wounds Several Police Officers

January 13, 2018 3:50 PM VOA News At least one civilian was killed and several police officers were wounded Saturday in an attack on a convoy by suspected al-Shabab Islamists in eastern Kenya, the Interior Ministry said. Interior Ministry…

Format:
News and Press Release
Source:
VOA
Posted:
14 Jan 2018

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