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Wild Wonderland: Breaking down wildlife stereotypes

The lion as the noble hunter, hyenas as cackling scavengers.  We all have preconceptions of animals in the wild, human traits we assign to them...

Human-elephant conflict: Can we coexist in peace?

During a drive through Kenya’s Maasai Mara reserve, one will frequently catch the sight of the African elephant. Sometimes, a solitary male will appear...

Reporter’s Diary: The true price of gold

For Judith Akelo Otana, she can no longer hold a cup of water still - or bathe herself fully. Ever since her hands began...

How did Zimbabwe get here?

In 2013 a resounding electoral victory handed back full control of Zimbabwe’s Government to ZANU- PF, ending an uncomfortable coalition with the opposition. The four-year...

Reporter’s Diary: Kenya’s political landscape

Thursday, Kenya's political uncertainty was apparent as election day saw low voter turnouts in certain polling stations, and protests across parts of the country....

Reporter’s Diary: U.N. Environment Assembly

In such uncertain times for the global climate, the United Nations Environment Assembly 2017 (U.N.) provided a platform for those concerned with the future...

Reporter’s Diary: Witnessing Kenya’s annual wildebeest migration

The annual wildebeest migration that grips East Africa’s savannas between June and August of each year is a natural phenomenon like few others. In...

Reporter’s Diary: How to prepare for filming wildlife in Kenya’s Maasai...

Kenya’s Maasai Mara is one of the East African country’s most visited protected nature areas with thousands pouring into this vast landscape each year...

Reporter’s Diary: My encounter with the Samburu Tribe in East Africa

  In September of 2019, I embarked on a road journey with our video production crew to the north-central region of Kenya to meet and...

Reporter’s Diary: How we covered the 2021 Maasai Mara wildlife migration

As the sun set on our news team’s final day of reporting on 2021’s annual wildlife migration in the beautiful Maasai Mara, we took...