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The protected area provides a natural habitat for thousands of wild animals, including primates, more than 250 bird species, and 779 species of plant. But many of the wild animals do not confine themselves to the protected areas, occasionally straying away from the park – especially during dry spells – looking for feed and water. This brings them into direct conflict with neighboring human communities. For those who farm close to the national park, baboons and monkeys have been a menace. "The baboons – which in Kikuyu we call 'Nugu' – are very clever and troublesome," Johnston Kinyanjui, an Endarasha village elder and teacher by profession, told AA.
Kenya's Maasai warriors fight to save last white rhinos Only five northern white rhinoceroses remain in the world, with Kenya hosting the last remaining male rhinoceros
One year on, Kenya remembers attack on Garissa Al-Shabab militants attacked Kenya's Garissa University and killed more than 140 people on April 2 last year. As Kenya commemorates the dead, how are the survivors of the brutal attack coping today?
Cancer Day: Kenyans go to India for treatment But even as the battle to contain these alarming death rates is gaining momentum, new findings have shown how doctors make deals with hospitals in India, after receiving bribes, to refer cancer patients there for treatment that they would get back home in Kenya.
Dams increase risk of malaria infections in Kenya 'Every morning when we wake up and head to the farm we are bitten by mosquitoes,' says a farmer who lives near a dam
In Kenya’s northern region, erratic weather is getting worse due to climate change. Drier periods are getting longer, rainfall patterns are changing, and water is scarce. It’s a scenario that’s already playing out across the Horn of Africa. So, what impact would a three degree temperature rise have?