Daily NationHow Burundi crisis is affecting KenyaDaily NationKenya's deputy president William Ruto (left) and Burundi's President Pierre Nkurunziza in a jovial mood when he paid him a courtesy call at State House Bujumbura where they discussed economic and security issues in 2016. FILE | PHOTO | DPPS ...and more »
ReliefwebKenya: Drought Response Situation Report No. 2, 23 May 2017ReliefwebHighlights - The nutrition situation remains of concern across Kenya's northern pastoralist and southeastern marginal agricultural areas. Surveys conducted in January and February report a Global Acute Malnutrition rate of up to 30 per cent in three ...and more »
IRINnews.orgA way of life under threat in Kenya as Lake Turkana shrinksIRINnews.orgNearly 90 percent of its freshwater inflow comes from the Omo River across the border in Ethiopia. Last year, the government in Addis Ababa unveiled Africa's tallest hydroelectric dam and announced plans to build a series of water-hungry plantations ...and more »
News24Ethiopia carries out mass doping testsNews24Last year, the World Anti-Doping Agency urged Ethiopia to carry out more doping tests, with fears that the country had problems similar to that of neighbour Kenya, which has seen a spike in doping cases over the last five years. Kenya's anti-doping ...and more »
New York TimesKenya's Struggling Uber Drivers Fear a New Competitor: UberNew York TimesNAIROBI, Kenya— James Njoroge, an Uber driver in Nairobi, earns barely $5 at the end of a grueling 10-hour workday ferrying customers through snarled traffic across the Kenyan capital. Now a new competitor is in town, threatening to undercut even ...
PBS NewsHourKenya races toward goal of electrifying every household | PBS ...PBS NewsHourKenya has made rapid gains in connecting households across the country to the electrical grid, as part of a goal to achieve universal access to power by 2020.and more »
AllAfrica.comKenya: Election Season Offers a Reminder That Kenya Remains Deeply SexistAllAfrica.comKenyan folk stories celebrate women as strong, fierce heroines of the distant past. Women in some communities in western and central Kenya are said to have enjoyed considerable power directly or indirectly as chiefs, queens, queen mothers and advisors.and more »
ReliefWebKenya: A humanitarian emergency May 2017 - Responding to the needs of those affected by the ongoing emergency in ...ReliefWebMore than 2.6 million Kenyans are severely food insecure and this number is rapidly rising. Many pastoralist households are experiencing Crisis levels of acute food insecurity (IPC Phase 3). During the lean season (July to September) many families will ...
Financial TimesRising food prices add to political pressures in KenyaFinancial Times“Those who have been caught napping are those who have been in government, many of whom now are in the opposition, who should've dealt with this problem 15, 20 years ago,” he told the FT in an interview, referring to Kenya's lack of crop irrigation ...
Citizen TV (press release)The maize shortage is not only affecting Kenya– CS Willy BettCitizen TV (press release)Uganda for instance could not export to Kenya because NGOs were buying maize to go and feed the people of South Sudan who are in a war crisis,” explained the CS. Local farmers have been blamed for the situation with the Ministry telling the ...Food crisis was planned from last year,