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If you are a refugee in Africa, Uganda may be one of the better spots to be one. Newcomers are allowed freedom of movement. They can own their own businesses. And Ugandans, for the most part, are welcoming.
Africa's biggest refugee crisis is getting bigger by the day. Thousands of South Sudanese are crossing into Ugandaas violence and food insecurity ravages their home country. From northern Uganda,
Attended and supported by three African presidents, a three-day anti-poaching summit has concluded in Kenya, resulting in $5 million in pledges and a united message to the world that elephants are worth more alive than dead. The summit culminated at the Nairobi National Park with the largest ivory burn in history.
Officials from Kenya's Independent Electoral and Boundaries Commission joined human rights organizations in a protest in Nairobi. They want answers from Kenyan authorities following the murder of a senior electoral official.
China's trillion-dollar Belt and Road Initiative envisions building a huge interconnected network of railroads, bridges, roads and seaports in 70 countries to enhance global trade. Kenya's new Chinese-built railway, the Madaraka Express, is the African country's biggest public works project since colonial times. Part 1 of a three-part VOA series examines whether the $5 billion railway is the 'win-win' that China promised.
Nairobi Kenya is sub-Saharan Africa's fastest-growing city -- and on its southern flank is an environmental jewel -- beloved Nairobi National Park. The decision to route Kenya's new Chinese-built railway through the middle of Nairobi National Park has stirred loud protests. Part 2 of a three-part VOA series on the train examines the environmental impact of rail line -- and whether it's too late for conservationists
Kenyans affected by dwarfism are using football (soccer) to fight stigma with the first dwarf football team in East Africa. The Short Stature Society of Kenya formed the team just over a year ago with the hope of growing it into a national league to spread across the region.
Growing up with albinism 24-year-old Allan Herbert, a Kenyan journalism graduate knew he was different. While he did not face the stigma and discrimination that other albinos in his country suffer, he did have to take precautions. Despite this, he formed a football team made up of albino players as a way for people with his condition fight for their space in Kenya. And his team won its debut match on Saturday,
Rugby is one of Kenya's most popular sports, and the country's national team has played in the World Cup. Inspired by the national team's success, members of Kenya's deaf community launched a deaf rugby team last year. The team, which has been training for just more than a year now, has big dreams for the future.
In the year 2000, a football team was founded in a slum of Nairobi plagued by crime. The football team would later be named Kariobangi Sharks, Kariobangi being the name of the informal settlement the team members hailed from. The team became a source of hope, an escape for talented youth with an interest in football, some of might otherwise be involved in criminal activities. In the last two decades, the team has risen to the top of Kenya’s football league, nurturing talent and giving hope to a new generation of players.
East Africa is experiencing the worst desert locust invasion in 25 years, according to the UN’s Food and Agriculture Organization, and the worst in Kenya for 70 years. Desert locusts have ravaged at least 11 of Kenya’s 47 counties, leaving a trail of destruction on farmland. Experts say if the locust invasion is not checked, it could pose a serious threat to food security and livelihoods in the region.