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Kagondu Njagi

As fuel prices rise, firewood rustlers vex rural Kenya

15 Jul 2019

MUIRU, Kenya (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - Lucy Muthoni has never liked dogs. But these days, a pair of mean-looking hounds tail her as she makes the rounds at her farm in central Kenya.

FEATURE-As fuel prices rise, firewood rustlers vex rural Kenya

15 Jul 2019

MUIRU, Kenya, July 15 (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - Lucy Muthoni has never liked dogs. But these days, a pair of mean-looking hounds tail her as she makes the rounds at her farm in central Kenya.

Clashing tribes and shrinking grassland as Kenyan airport sparks property boom

15 May 2019

ISIOLO, Kenya (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - Sitting on a roadside boulder at the edge of Kenya's Isiolo airport, six young men engage in a friendly argument over what speed an airplane reaches on takeoff.

CORRECTED-FEATURE-Clashing tribes and shrinking grassland as Kenyan airport sparks property boom

15 May 2019

ISIOLO, Kenya, May 14 (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - Sitting on a roadside boulder at the edge of Kenya's Isiolo airport, six young men engage in a friendly argument over what speed an airplane reaches on takeoff.

Voice of resilience: Kenyan radio builds herders' trust in drought insurance

13 May 2019

ISIOLO, Kenya (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - It only lasts about two and half minutes, but the brief message Asma Mohamed broadcasts on her daily radio show has become essential listening for more than half a million herders in northern Kenya.

FEATURE-Voice of resilience: Kenyan radio builds herders' trust in drought insurance

13 May 2019

ISIOLO, Kenya, May 13 (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - It only lasts about two and half minutes, but the brief message Asma Mohamed broadcasts on her daily radio show has become essential listening for more than half a million herders in northern Kenya.

The tree helping Kenyan farmers beat drought and poverty

25 Mar 2019

KIBWEZI, Kenya (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - Worried that a drought could wipe out his crops back in 2000, farmer Jonathan Kituku Mung'ala remembered meeting agricultural customers, in his previous job with Kenya's power company, who were making good money growing a hardy, native tree.

FEATURE-The tree helping Kenyan farmers beat drought and poverty

25 Mar 2019

KIBWEZI, Kenya, March 25 (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - Worried that a drought could wipe out his crops back in 2000, farmer Jonathan Kituku Mung'ala remembered meeting agricultural customers, in his previous job with Kenya's power company, who were making good money growing a hardy, native tree.

Hands off! Kenyan slum dwellers unite to protect city dam

27 Feb 2019

KIBERA, Kenya (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - It is Friday morning, and the southeastern fringe of Kibera slum comes alive as teams of women and youngsters converge on the edge of the Nairobi dam.

FEATURE-Hands off! Kenyan slum dwellers unite to protect city dam

27 Feb 2019

KIBERA, Kenya, Feb 27 (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - It is Friday morning, and the southeastern fringe of Kibera slum comes alive as teams of women and youngsters converge on the edge of the Nairobi dam.

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