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The Elephants' Graveyard: Protecting Kenya's Wildlife
Offbeat  (tags: ivory trade, poachers, elephants, graveyard, wildlife, Kenya )

Ray
- 107 days ago - bbc.co.uk
A rise in the demand for ivory has led to poachers illegally killing thousands of elephants every year - and despite the use of GPS tracking systems, rangers are finding it increasingly difficult to protect the animals.
Heartbroken Baby Elephant Refuses to Leave Dead Mother's Side Through the Night (as His Rescuers Fight to Keep Predators at Bay)
Offbeat  (tags: Heartbroken, baby elephant, Kenya )

Ray
- 126 days ago - dailymail.co.uk
Oblivious to the cold - and predators - as night falls, an orphaned elephant calf holds a vigil by the body of his dead mother. The five-month-old lovingly laid his trunk on her as the emotional drama was played out in Samburu, northern Kenya. (Video)
Kenya's Government to Oversee Wildlife Authority Actions
Offbeat  (tags: animals, environment, protection, wildlife, poaching, Kenya )

Cher
- 154 days ago - cbc.ca
Government hopes to stop poaching of elephants and rhinos
Slum Farmers Rise Above the Sewers
Offbeat  (tags: green, family, food, Kenya, Kibera, farming, woman, sack farming )

Naoko
- 404 days ago - ipsnews.net
Alice Atieno attends to her vegetables, right on the doorsteps of her shanty in Kibera slum. Credit: Miriam Gathigah/IPS
KENIA HELICOPTER PHOTO SAFAR !
Offbeat  (tags: helicopter photos, Kenya, safar, beautiful, world, nature )

Giana
- 444 days ago - player.vimeo.com
Beautiful.
Giraffes Join Guests for Breakfast and Dinner at Iconic Giraffe Manor
Offbeat  (tags: giraffe manor, Kenya, humans, behavior, cute )

Giana
- 555 days ago - grindtv.com
One of the more peculiar hotels in the world features giraffes joining you for breakfast or dinner by poking their heads through open windows.
The Superheroes of 'African Cats' and 'Born to Be Wild'
Offbeat  (tags: african cats, orphaned elephants, surival, documentaries, awareness, kenya )

Simone
- 1245 days ago - latimes.com
Disneynature's new documentary "African Cats" centers on two animal families struggling to survive in the savanna in Kenya: an injured lioness raising a cub and a cheetah who's just given birth to five cubs. The threats they face -- including shrinking
Angry Kenyans Protest Against High Food and Fuel Prices
Offbeat  (tags: kenya, food prices, hunger, government )

Judith
- 1246 days ago - africast.tv
Short video, please watch
TAKE ACTION - One Kenya
Offbeat  (tags: kenya, reunite, petition, government )

Judith
- 1252 days ago - thepetitionsite.com
Please sign the petition and help Kenya reunite. Thousands of people still displaced after the riots of 2007.
Son Tutors Mother to Top of Class
Offbeat  (tags: kenya, mother, son, education, tutor, exam, school fee, Nakuru, top score, dedication, goodnews )

Naoko
- 1285 days ago - nation.co.ke
She dropped out of school 20 years ago due to lack of school fees and got married. But in 2007, she decided to resume hr studies and enrolled at Ol Rongai Secondary School in Rongai, Nakuru, to the amusement of her three sons.
One Woman's Turbulent Journey to Success
Offbeat  (tags: Africa, Kenya, Mount Elgon, FGM, femal genital mutilation, empowerment, retrogressive, education, Tears of Women Organisation, women, children )

Naoko
- 1293 days ago - ipsnews.net
Mount Elgon in Western Kenya is one of the most marginalised regions in the country. The area is characterised by violent conflicts over land, as well as retrogressive cultural practices such as female genital mutilation (FGM) and early child marriages.
Great Handwriting Without Hands
Offbeat  (tags: kenya, handwriting, exam, education, without hands, disabled, handicapped, excellent, good results, KCPE, KCSE )

Naoko
- 1296 days ago - nation.co.ke
Ms Nyanaro, 18, wrote the exam despite her incomplete development of both hands and a leg. Her hands ends at the elbow while one of her legs ends at the knee. But you cannot beat her in hand writing.
Kenyan Women Milk Fortunes From Camel
Offbeat  (tags: women, camel, financial independence, Kenya, Isiolo, milk )

Naoko
- 1342 days ago - afrol.com
The camel - long fabled as the ship of the desert - may not your idea of turning conservative women to some financial independence. Just consider that the camel is clumsy, not so good looking and seemingly in a constant mourning mode.
Return My Teeth, Former Kenyatta Ally Tells Britain
Offbeat  (tags: Kenya, Britain, colonialist, brutal, Luo, Mau Mau freedon fighter, teeth removed without anesthesia )

Naoko
- 1350 days ago - standardmedia.co.ke
It was done 57 years ago, but Thomas Oluk shudders as he narrrates his ordeal. The colonial administrator ordered his teeth removed to prove that he was a Luo and not a Mau Mau freedom fighter - without anesthesia.
Gifted Woman Mechanic Rescues Stranded Cyclists
Offbeat  (tags: garage, mechanic, challenge, Kenya, motorcycle, bicycle )

Naoko
- 1353 days ago - standardmedia.co.ke
Her open-air garage is teeming with bicycles and motorcycles of all sizes. Clad in a black overcoat, Maureen Jepkogei hammers a wheel back to shape as clients wait. It is only 9am and she has fixed 5 broken down motorcycles since she reported to work at 6
 

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