Watch out for misleading images related to the drought in Kenya
05 December 2021 | 2:10 pm
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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Kenya's first National Wildlife Census takes to the air after launching on May 7th 2021. The census is conducted through a partnership with the Ministry of Tourism and Wildlife, the Kenya Wildlife Service and the newly-created Wildlife Research & Training Institute, who are increasingly turning to plane observation to monitor the state of the country's animal populations.
The Indian Ocean island nation's worst drought in 40 years has left hundreds of thousands of people fighting for survival as the crisis gets more dire by the day.
A Kenyan USB cable and mobile charger manufacturing company produced a ‘’made in Kenya’’ USB Cable. The company was set up in 2019 by Muthungu Anthony.
Taita-Taveta is known for producing food for other neighboring counties in southern Kenya. Banana farming has become a business that ensures the livelihood of several families in the region and increases the flow of trade on the border with Tanzania.
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2 million Kenyans face severe drought, with many at risk of starvation as a crippling drought stalks northern counties. Already many domestic livestock and wild animals have succumbed to thirst and hunger.
Climate change has led to a dramatic increase in droughts and floods around the world over the past 20 years, says the secretary-general of the World Meteorological Organization, presenting a report on the evolution of water issues related to climate.
University students in Kenya have developed an indoor purifier and air monitor. They're hoping their low-cost invention will allow more families to breath clean air at home.
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