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Loita forest is home to endangered bird species such as the grey-crested helmet-shrike. Nik Borrow/Flickr

Shadrack Omuka meets the Maasai women using photography as a way to preserve Kenya's Loita forest.

Shadrack Omuka reports from Kenya’s Arabuko Sokoke forest on the threat posed to East Africa’s largest coastal...

A green bench next to a path in a park of trees and grass

Nanjala Nyabola on how Nairobi’s young lovers have claimed the city’s public spaces.

A man wearing a blue t-shirt sits next to a window

Could solar-powered desalination help boost drinking water supplies in Kenya and beyond? Anthony Langat...

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Exasperated at politicians, Nanjala Nyabola reflects on the disastrous consequences of poor leadership in a...

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Nanjala Nyabola mourns the loss of Nairobi's canopy, and questions the expansion of cities. 

Health workers demonstrate handwashing techniques to Mukuru community members. Photo: Victoria Nthenge

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Abandoned by the state, self-organized health workers in Kenya are absorbing the brunt of the pandemic, writes ...

President Cyril Ramaphosa addresses the South African press on developments in the nation's risk-adjusted strategy to manage the spread of Coronavirus COVID-19 [Photo: GCIS/Flickr]

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Nanjala Nyabola on the mask mandate and personal freedom.

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Nanjala Nyabola explains the weighty, 'anti-citizen' African bureaucracies that have their origins in the colonial period....

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Sally Hayden reports on a fully independent, refugee-run news outlet in the Kakuma refugee camp in Kenya

Kenyan lawmaker Sarah Korere talks to supporters during an election campaign rally in the village of Dol Dol in Laikipia County, Kenya.

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Can male volunteers help break the cycle of womens’ political exclusion in Kenya? Hannah O’Neill and...

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A controversial six-day media switch-off has put the country’s news organizations at loggerheads with the government writes...

The Turkana are a nomadic people, mainly based near Lake Turkana in north-west Kenya. Photo: Filiberto Strazzari, CC-BY-2.0

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In East Africa, traditional lifestyles are bringing nomads into conflict with states, writes Maina...

Youth bulge: A public billboard in Uganda urges young people to have smaller families.

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Wangui Kimari makes the case that the youth discourse in Africa has patronizing,...

Kenyan elections: Kenyatta is sworn in as president after the 2013 elections.

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Wangui Kimari reports on the twists and turns of this year’s election season.

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In most areas, pasture, water and food supplies are totally depleted, writes Nick Guttmann.

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