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Slum Farmers Rise Above the Sewers
Offbeat  (tags: green, family, food, Kenya, Kibera, farming, woman, sack farming )

- 843 days ago -
Alice Atieno attends to her vegetables, right on the doorsteps of her shanty in Kibera slum. Credit: Miriam Gathigah/IPS
Offbeat  (tags: helicopter photos, Kenya, safar, beautiful, world, nature )

- 883 days ago -
Giraffes Join Guests for Breakfast and Dinner at Iconic Giraffe Manor
Offbeat  (tags: giraffe manor, Kenya, humans, behavior, cute )

- 994 days ago -
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 )

- 1684 days ago -
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 )

- 1685 days ago -
Short video, please watch
Offbeat  (tags: kenya, reunite, petition, government )

- 1691 days ago -
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 )

- 1724 days ago -
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 )

- 1732 days ago -
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 )

- 1735 days ago -
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 )

- 1781 days ago -
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 )

- 1788 days ago -
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 )

- 1792 days ago -
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
Two Elephant Poachers Shot Dead in Kenya, Wildlife Agency Says
Offbeat  (tags: kenya, wildife agency, amboseli national park, two elephant poachers, shot dead )

- 1830 days ago -
Kenya's wildlife agency said two suspected poachers were shot dead yesterday while trying to kill elephants for their tusks outside the Amboseli National Park. Three accomplices escaped with injuries, the state-run Kenya Wildlife Service said in an
Japanese Woman Finds the 'Light of Life' in School She Runs in Kenyan Slum
Offbeat  (tags: children, Kenya, elementary school, Japanese children, Japanese woman, light of life, Kibera, social inequality )

- 1863 days ago -
A Japanese woman who runs an elementary school in one of the largest slums in Africa says she hopes Japanese children will learn to appreciate the value of life.
Kenyan Pupils Find Teachers in Laptops
Offbeat  (tags: children, Kenya, laptops, education, primary school, e-learning )

- 1865 days ago -
Gladys Lokilamak is always cheery in the afternoon. This is the time that she and her colleagues at the remote Asilong Promary School in north-western Kenya normally fun in education - through laptops.

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