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Reporter’s Diary: The dangers of informal mining in East Africa

As the explosion sounds, a young girl collapses and her mother wails. They had been waiting all night for him to come home -...

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...

Reporters Diary: Fighting the jigger parasite

In the Western part of Kenya, in Bungoma county lies Siritanyi village. It is in this area that we meet an aged, frail-looking Mama Taphrosa...

Locust swarm begins to take an economic toll

For farmers in Kenya’s upper eastern region, the rain that fell during November and December was a blessing. The rain allowed the farmers to begin...

Reporter’s Diary: Meeting a nomadic Berber family in Morocco

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=nMo_seyJUnE&feature=youtu.be   At around 7 pm as we arrived at our lodge, deep in rural Morocco, I heaved a huge sigh of relief. We had flown...

Reporter’s Diary: The road to Kenya’s Maasai Mara

Kenya’s Maasai Mara may be a vast and remote wilderness, packed with landscapes that seem as if they’re frozen in time, but modern road...

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...

The birth of a desert locust swarm

Did you know that Desert Locust breed in moist sandy soil and in low temperatures and their eggs usually hatch in about four weeks. Scientists...

Reporters Diary: Villagers learn new technique to fight climate change

Beyond the ‘home of heroes’ that is Eldoret Town in South-Eastern Kenya lies Elgeyo-Marakwet County close to 100 kilometres away. It is characterized by rolling...

Reporter’s Diary: How to track wild animals in Kenya’s Maasai Mara

Many visitors come to Kenya’s world-famous Maasai Mara National Reserve with ambitious goals of catching up-close views of the iconic animals that call the...