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Africa Population Conference focuses on youth development

The 8th Africa Population Conference in Uganda began on Monday with a call to develop programs aimed at improving opportunities for Africa's youth. Speaking during...

Hung out to dry: Botswana’s cattle sector grapples with drought

Like many in Botswana, cattle rearing for Boyce Sebonego, is a family affair.  “My dad, my mother - they loved farming, they loved anything to...

Kenya Flower Festival 2019: A milestone in the country’s horticulture sector

The Lord Erroll in Runda Nairobi, played host to the inaugural 2019 Kenya Flower Festival which brought together flower enthusiasts in the country on Saturday. Kenya...

Cornea transplants give many a second chance at sight

Timothy Maina knows what it is like to get a second chance at sight. And he, along with others in Africa's medical community, want...

Kenya’s interior pins job creation hopes on a growing tourism sector

World Tourism Day has been marked by the United Nations for decades and this year Kenya is participating in earnest. While 2019’s primary celebrations...

Testing the tracks of SGR’s new Nairobi-Naivasha line

The massive effort to create a rail link between Kenya’s capital Nairobi and the strategically critical Indian Ocean port of Mombasa was derided by...

The challenge of having an intersex child

Eight years ago, Peter Maingi and his wife walked into a hospital expecting their second child.  They had been told from the scans that it...

How local fishermen helped uncover the ‘other’ great migration

Every morning at 6:00 am, as the rising sun casts its golden light over Kenya’s east coast, Hassan Makame drags his fishing boat out...

Meet Joyce Muramba, Kenya’s mangrove mama

Along the coast of Watamu, north of Mombasa, a narrow wooden boardwalk meanders through a dense forest of mangrove trees. Rising from the water,...

Hodan Nalayeh had big plans for Somalia, then she was killed

The desire to tell factual, but uplifting and beautiful stories about Somalia, not just about the violent civil war or famine, is what compelled...
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