Kenya: Bees not cattle for the Maasai
05 October 2019 | 11:46 am
With the decline of livestock herding due to drought and shrinking communal lands, the Maasai community in Kenya is slowly embracing commercial bee farming.
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A new round of peace talks between the Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC) government and representatives of major rebel groups ended in the Kenyan capital city Nairobi on Tuesday with participants agreeing on a raft of issues including the unconditional release of prisoners.
UNAIDS welcomes Kenya's High Court judgement in landmark case of involuntary sterilization of women living with HIV. GENEVA, 20 December 2022—UNAIDS welcomes the judgement by the High Court of Kenya at Nairobi recognizing that coerced sterilization of women living with HIV is a violation of their human rights.
People in Kenya's LGBTQ community have expressed safety concerns following online attacks against them. The harassment follows the mysterious murder of Edwin Chiloba, a renowned LGBTQ activist. Chiloba’s death is still under investigation with police naming his roommate, with whom he is thought to have been in a relationship, as the main suspect.
A Kenyan lady is trailblazing in the aviation industry as the first black female hot air balloon pilot. Captain Joyce Beckwith flies balloons over the scenic Masai Mara.
Kennedy Odede dreamed of providing his neighborhood with safe, affordable water. But first he had to negotiate with the gangs monopolizing Kibera's water supply.
Kenyan authorities are concerned about the high level of poaching in different areas of the country. As the country remains gripped by drought, more locals are now hunting for bushmeat as a means to get by.
Kenya is the world's fourth largest exporter of cut flowers - but it's a dirty business. At Lake Naivasha, huge numbers of fish have been killed by pollutants. We see how Kenyan flower farms are now working more sustainably.
Cancer diagnoses are on the rise in Kenya, but with less than a fifth of people enrolled in a national insurance scheme, getting a diagnosis can force families to make huge financial sacrifices. Stigma only makes things worse.
Vugo is a traditional celebratory dance in Kenya – just for women! In the Bajuni community, a group of dancers want to pass their moves down to the next generation.
We take a look at how opinion writers are covering Joe Biden's visit to Ukraine. Also in the papers, Kenya's tea industry is hit by accusations of sexual abuse and the climate crisis is creating a winter drought in Europe that could be catastrophic this spring and summer.
In Kenya, dollar shortage has hit oil importers hard as they need the greenback to bring in supplies.
Kenya's Kokwa village has been affected by Lake Baringo's rising water level. It’s now an island on which the population has been left stranded.
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