Odinga visits family of girl shot dead during Kenya post election violence
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Kenya's opposition leader Raila Odinga arrived in the slums of Nairobi to meet the family of an 8-year-old girl shot dead during post election clashes.
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In September, Kenya declared the drought in the country a national disaster. Many users have used social media to show their support, with the hashtag #PrayforKenya. However, many of the images are out context, or just simply out of place. Also, did a movie from 1963 really predict the Omicron variant? We tell you more in this edition of Truth or Fake.
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A hydroponics greenhouse in Kenya is shaping the modern agribusiness in Africa. Techpreneur Charles Oduk hopes to inspire farmers in other arid areas with his automated farm.
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