kenya

  • E-Environment

    Due to climate change, extreme weather events such as droughts, floods and earthquakes are becoming more common all over the word. At the same time, because of environmental degradation, populations are becoming more vulnerable. This situation increases poverty levels, mainly reducing agricultural income and exacerbating global threats related to...
  • The Ramifications of Poaching

    Last week Kenya burned 105 tons of ivory, which were estimated around 150 million dollars. The enormous bonfire was set in the Nairobi National Park and the President Hururu Kenyatta symbolically lit it in front of all the major officers of the country,  UN representatives, presidents of foreign countries,...
  • The Never-Ending Refugee Camp

    By now, most people have heard of Zaatari refugee camp in Jordan, which houses tens of thousands of Syrian refugees fleeing the war at home. There is, however, a refugee settlement in the world that is even bigger, and more a city than a camp. Its population size resembles...
  • The Inconvenient Truth About Westerners’ Solidarity

    Last Friday evening, gunmen and suicide bombing attacks were carried out in several places in Paris that victimized hundreds of people, from which at least 127 have died. The next morning, almost all the newspapers and magazines featured the attacks. Facebook, Twitter and other social media platforms were filled...
  • A Day In A Life

    According to Lant Pritchett, a senior fellow at the Center for Global Development and professor of the practice of international development at Harvard’s Kennedy School of Government, If you want to find a child who lacks education today, the place to find them is in school; although globally emphasis...
  • A Good Solution for Kenya

    There are over a half a million refugees in Kenya, trapped in protracted refugee situations with few opportunities for self-reliance. In Dadaab refugee camp, some Somali refugees have stayed for as long as 25 years. Their prolonged stay is not in any way illegal but it should be a...
  • letter to my country - kenya - we need young generation

    Dear Kenya

    Dear Kenya, my friends and family know I have been one of your biggest advocates and ambassadors. I love you. You are mine and I am yours. I chose to leave the bright lights of the west to come home and use my craft towards building our vision of...
  • The Women of my Family- Stories from Dadaab

    My Sister and Mother Maryan, now a little girl, was very distressed. She could discern that her mother was sick, her father blind. Sometimes she would sit in the sun, crying. This however did not change anything. She started to help in cooking, and keeping the home. My mother...
  • Eritrean Dadaab

    Separation- Stories from Dadaab

     At the end of March 2014, the Government of Kenya issued a Directive requiring all urban refugees in Kenya to relocate to the Dadaab or Kakuma refugee camps. Early April, the security operation Usalama Watch was launched in response to the emerging security challenges facing Kenya. Since then, thousands...
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