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War, hunger and a housing boom: welcome to Africa's most crowded city

11 Dec 2018

NAIROBI (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - Conflict, drought and floods have pushed a record number of Somalis into Mogadishu, making it Africa's most crowded city, the Internal Displacement Monitoring Centre said on Tuesday.

War, hunger and a housing boom: welcome to Africa's most crowded city

11 Dec 2018

NAIROBI, Dec 11 (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - Conflict, drought and floods have pushed a record number of Somalis into Mogadishu, making it Africa's most crowded city, the Internal Displacement Monitoring Centre said on Tuesday.

UPDATE 1-Kenya struggles to give life to futuristic 'Silicon Savannah' city

11 Dec 2018

KONZA, Kenya, Dec 11 (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - L abourers milled around an unfinished eight-storey building in an expansive field in Konza dotted with zebra and antelope - the only visible sign of progress in a decade-old plan to make Kenya into Africa's leading technology hub by 2030.

CORRECTED-FEATURE-Kenya struggles to give life to futuristic 'Silicon Savannah' city

11 Dec 2018

KONZA, Kenya, Dec 11 (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - L abourers milled around an unfinished eight-storey building in an expansive field in Konza dotted with zebra and antelope - the only visible sign of progress in a decade-old plan to make Kenya into Africa's leading technology hub by 2030.

Kenya struggles to give life to futuristic 'Silicon Savannah' city

11 Dec 2018

KONZA, Kenya (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - Laborers milled around an unfinished eight-story building in an expansive field in Konza dotted with zebra and antelope - the only visible sign of progress in a decade-old plan to make Kenya into Africa's leading technology hub by 2030.

Deadly ranch invasion shows land-use conflicts in Kenya - experts

03 Dec 2018

NAIROBI (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - Renewed invasions of private ranches by herders in Kenya's northern Laikipia region a year after similar invasions led to deadly conflicts is a sign of cracks in the country's land use system, experts said on Wednesday.

CORRECTED-Deadly ranch invasion shows land-use conflicts in Kenya - experts

03 Dec 2018

NAIROBI, Nov 28 (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - Renewed invasions of private ranches by herders in Kenya's northern Laikipia region a year after similar invasions led to deadly conflicts is a sign of cracks in the country's land use system, experts said on Wednesday.

African fishing communities face 'extinction' as blue economy grows - experts

27 Nov 2018

NAIROBI (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - Fishing communities along Africa's coastline are at a greater risk of extinction as countries eye oceans for tourism, industrial fishing and exploration revenue to jumpstart their "blue economies," U.N. experts and activists said on Monday.

New Kenyan coastguard to stop foreigners stealing 'our fish'

20 Nov 2018

NAIROBI (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - The launch of a coastguard in Kenya - one of a handful in Africa - could cut illegal fishing and boost the economy, experts said on Tuesday, although the service only has one boat so far.

New Kenyan coastguard to stop foreigners stealing 'our fish'

20 Nov 2018

NAIROBI, Nov 20 (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - The launch of a coastguard in Kenya - one of a handful in Africa - could cut illegal fishing and boost the economy, experts said on Tuesday, although the service only has one boat so far.

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