All posts tagged with: Kenya

I have always had a thing for South Africa!

Posted January 18, 2014 no picture Kwoba @H_Kwoba

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What can I say, South Africa has always been that country for me. I want to go there so badly. After I read the very well written article by Aulia (http://bit.ly/LlBZjH) from Indonesia who was talking about her love for India, I thought to myself, "hey, why not pen down something about my most favorite destination as well." This thought brought back all those wonderful reasons I have for South Africa. Have you ever heard someone speak zulu? They have this thing where they do...


Cry of the Refugees

Posted December 16, 2013 Avatar JulieVOY

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Interview with Bizimana Francois, a young filmmaker from Kenya. You can watch his PLURAL+ video “Cry of the Refugees” here: http://bit.ly/IZYYiI What is your video about? My video is all about the devastating living condition of families living in the Dadaab Refugee Camp in the northern part of Kenya. Why did you make this video? What motivated you to make it? What inspired me to do this video was when I went there for volunteer work and was so touched b...


Is there possibility of development without security?

Posted December 10, 2013 no picture CARITAS MARALAL

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0n 30th October 2013, a student leader of Laikipia University Maralal campus was shot following a peaceful demonstration against the deteriorating security situation in Samburu. In November, two students lost their lives in Loikas the outskirts of the Samburu County headquarters- Maralal after being shot, a Samburu woman was shot in Barsaloi Samburu North. Two Turkana boys also lost their lives after being shot in Baragoi Samburu North. On 9th December a young boy in Nkabai, was at...


Fresh Water For All

Posted December 3, 2013 no picture Kelly_GEMConnect_StJoseph_UnitedStates

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http://m.bbc.co.uk/news/science-environment-24049800 In September of this year, there was a recent life changing discovery in Africa. In the arid Turkana region of northern Kenya, a large supply of water had been detected. This pool of water is indeed clean, and can supply the country for nearly 70 years. This discovery was made thanks to scientific research of the area by use of satellite and radar. With clean water, this area will grow agriculturally, and economically. This reg...


Voices of Youth's Inspire Portrait was sourced from one of our very own users, Muyu. She took the time to interview someone inspiring and now we are sharing with you! Your name: Newton Ochieng Oduor Your age: 22 Where are you originally from and where do you currently live? I was born in the serene capital city of Kenya, Nairobi. In all my 22 years on earth to date, Nyayo Highrise (Kibera) has and will always be my home sweet home. According to your busine...


15 years old and 4 months Pregnant!

Posted November 20, 2013 no picture CARITAS MARALAL

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Upon our arrival at Barsaloi in Samburu North (North-west Kenya), to coordinate and Facilitate a Gender based Violence response and prevention workshop, We got information that one woman had suffered injuries on her left arm that very night, after being battered by her brother in law. This incident caused a slight unrest in the small town that is out of network coverage and lacks hydro-electric power supply. The lady was rushed to the Catholic hospital nearby. During the workshop,...


Uncovering digital habits among teens in 'Africa’s Silicon Valley'

Posted September 12, 2013 Avatar KateVOY

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Mary* (16) and Portia* (17) live in Kawangware - a low-income neighbourhood in Nairobi, Kenya. Neither are currently attending school – Portia is helping her family by looking after her older sister’s baby while Mary is studying to become a hairdresser to supplement her family’s income. Nevertheless, both have their own mobile phones and consider them to be prized possessions. They both started using Facebook about seven months ago, and when asked, consider themselves to be...