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Will Kenyan Superhighway Also Benefit China?
World  (tags: africa, china, development, Kenya, politics, world, interesting, government, ethics, news )

Cal
- 1997 days ago - npr.org
Chinese companies are building a superhighway in Kenya to help expand the economy. But there's a downside to the growing Chinese presence: an influx of counterfeit goods and a rise in poaching.
Obama: Kenya Lawmaker a "Drugs Kingpin"
World  (tags: world, africa, 'HUMANRIGHTS!', corruption, Kenya, politics, unitednations, usa, society, news )

Cal
- 2012 days ago - globalpost.com
Kenyan parliamentarian faces US sanctions after being named as a druglord by President Obama
Elephant Tusks, Rhino Horns Seized in Kenya
World  (tags: Elephant tusks, rhino horns, Kenya, ivory, Wildlife, animals )

Anna
- 2299 days ago - edition.cnn.com
Two suspects were arrested over the weekend after authorities found two tons of raw elephant ivory and five rhinoceros horns at Nairobi's Jomo Kenyatta International Airport, the Kenya Wildlife Service said Monday.
KENYA : Poor Women Beset On All Sides By Violence
World  (tags: humanrights, violence, children, Kenya, women, rape, poverty, slums, flying toilet, sodomy, fear, silent, danger, sufferings, crime )

Naoko
- 2305 days ago - ipsnews.net
I lay there recoiling in disgust, hurt and betrayal and watched the man whom I call husband, rape my daughter. It was the most painful ordeal...but i was powerless because he is the sole bread-winner in the home.
Season of Plenty Brings Misery for Teenage Girls
World  (tags: FGM, the "cut", girls, Kenya, young marriage, Female Genital Mutilation, Pokot, circumcised, abuse, help, rescue centre, exodus, africa, violence )

Naoko
- 2340 days ago - nation.co.ke
Fifteen-years-old Elizabeth dreads the long rainy season, when, like many other girls her age, she would be forced to undergo the age-old practice of female genital mutilation. The season is also the time when schoolgirls as young as 10 get married off.
TANZANIA COMMITTED TO SELLING IVORY STOCKS
World  (tags: tanzania, ivory stockpiles, selling, kenya, elephants, slaughtered, tragedy )

Simone
- 2401 days ago - goallover.org
On Thursday Tanzania affirmed its determination to sell its 90-tonne ivory stockpile in a rejection of a suggestion from Kenya that the country burn the ivory instead.
Over 50,000 Kenyans "Risk Forced Eviction"
World  (tags: humanrights, kenya, government, eviction, Kibera, 50, 000, water, sanitation, food, homes, railways, slums )

Naoko
- 2428 days ago - afrol.com
The quick eviction of more than 50,000 people living alongside Kenya's railways is being considered by the Nairobi government. Rights groups urge authorities to adopt "guidelines that conform with international humen rights standards" before considering
Construction of Dam Will Devastate Local Communities
World  (tags: Ethiopia, Kenya, Gibe III, dam construction, devastating, environmental impact assesment, Omo river, Lake Turkana, inflaw of water, affected, critics )

Naoko
- 2451 days ago - ipsnews.net
According to an independent environmental impact assesment (EIA) done by the Africa Resources Working Group (ARWG), a cluster of eight scholars and consultants from the United States, Europe and Eastern Africa, the building of Gibe III upstream of the Omo
Dirty Water 'Leading Cause' of Diseases
World  (tags: World Water Day, Kenya, water-related diseases, 80%, healthcare bill, huge, lack of access, clean water, pollution, raw sewage, drain, hygiene )

Naoko
- 2452 days ago - standardmedia.co.ke
Kenya marked World Water Day amid reports that the country's 80 percent of diseases were water-related. This has resulted in a huge healthcare bill for ordinary Kenyans who are the most affected since they lack acccess to clean water.
Refugee News Reporting Project Under Threat
World  (tags: Refugees&Relief, humanitarian organization, information, control, access, Kenya, Kakuma refugee camp, KANERE, monopoly, Kakuma News Reflector, UNHCR, independent media )

Naoko
- 2456 days ago - pambazuka.org
In 2008 refugee journalists in Kakuma refugee camp, Kenya, set up KANERE, a news reporting project 'to counter the monopoly of information enjoyed by humanitarian organisations that largely control access to and information about refugee camps."
KENYA: Trying to Rebuild Communities After Floods
World  (tags: Refugees&Relief, weather, africa, Kenya )

Cal
- 2456 days ago - ipsnews.net
After torrential rains and floods claimed lives in Kenya's North Rift region, hundreds of displaced people are now in dire need of relief aid.
Rapid Pupulation Growth Threatens Development
World  (tags: Kenya, population growth, development, contraceptives, stock-out, pregnancy, avoid, IUCD, reproductive health, NCAPD )

Naoko
- 2459 days ago - ipsnews.net
NAIROBI, Mar.15 (IPS) - Margaret Atieno, a 38-year-old mother of six, says she wanted to avoid her last pregnancy. But consistent stock-outs of contraceptive devices at her health care center in rural Siaya, western Kanya, gave her no choice but to fall
East Africa: Kenya and Tanzania Disagree on Ivory Trade
World  (tags: ivory trade, elephants, protection, kenya, tanzania, disagreeing )

Simone
- 2483 days ago - ethjournal.com
African elephants are classified in CITES Appendix I, in which trade is prohibited. Tanzania and Zambia have been lobbying for the elephant to be down-listed from Appendix I to Appendix II, which covers endangered species but in which limited
Poverty Hinders the Fight Against Nyanza's Fishy Sex Trade
World  (tags: women's rights, fishermen, Kisumu, Kenya, hiv/aids, sex trade, money, poverty, average, jaboya, ill practice, prevention, economy, national HIV program )

Naoko
- 2493 days ago - plusnews.org
If you were a fishmonger in Kisumu, a city on Lake Victoria in western Kenya, you would have to sleep with the fishermen to get stock to sell so you could make a living. A year ago Lucy Agoya got fed up with the practice and rallied a few women to stand
Kenya Seeks US Support Against Ivory Trade
World  (tags: conference, kenya, african elephants, protection, ban ivory trade, US )

Simone
- 2494 days ago - nation.co.ke
Kenya's campaign against trade in elephant ivory goes before the US Congress Wednesday as the government solicits support for its proposal for a 20-year moratorium.

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