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All Posts Tagged With: "Kenya"

2009 marks decade’s deadliest year for African journalists

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2009 marks decade’s deadliest year for African journalists

In Somalia, nine local journalists were murdered or killed in combat situations. Tom Rhodes of the Committee to Protect Journalists writes about the deteriorating situation for journalists in Somalia and explains why this figure is especially startling considering that sub-Saharan Africa has historically had one of the lowest journalist murder rates.

Posted: December 17, 2009 15:40   Comments: 2
Worldfocus Extended Coverage Pages

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Worldfocus Extended Coverage Pages

Worldfocus.org builds out extended coverage pages to focus on key international countries and themes: Voices of Iran; Stateless to Statehood; Politics and Pop Culture; Behind the Korean; Crisis in Congo, and more.

Posted: November 6, 2009 18:22   Comments: 0
Prolonged drought devastates Kenyan people, wildlife

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Prolonged drought devastates Kenyan people, wildlife

A long and severe drought in the eastern part of Africa has had an effect not only on people, but also on wildlife. Watch a video exploring the drought in Kenya and hear from Dan Rubenstein of Princeton University on the causes of and solutions to drought.

Posted: October 6, 2009 14:53   Comments: 0
Chaos in Somalia creates humanitarian crisis in Kenya

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Chaos in Somalia creates humanitarian crisis in Kenya

Thousands of displaced people continue to stream across the Somali border into a large refugee camp in northern Kenya. Spencer Platt of Getty Images recently returned from the Dadaab refugee complex and shares his impressions.

Posted: September 14, 2009 15:19   Comments: 2
Malaria still kills more than a million people a year

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Malaria still kills more than a million people a year

The mosquito-borne disease malaria kills more than one million people each year -- most of them in sub-Saharan Africa. Shravan Vidyarthi and Christina MacGillivray of the International Reporting Project report from Kenya and Michael Novacek discusses the challenges of fighting malaria.

Posted: August 28, 2009 14:41   Comments: 8
Clinton pledges support for Somalia’s weak government

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Clinton pledges support for Somalia’s weak government

On her African tour, U.S. Secretary of State Hillary Clinton pledged to expand American support for Somalia's weak interim government as it struggles against Islamic extremists. Emira Woods of the Institute for Policy Studies discusses Clinton's agenda in Africa and U.S. goals in Somalia.

Posted: August 6, 2009 13:51   Comments: 1
Ethnic Nubians live on the margins in Kenya

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Ethnic Nubians live on the margins in Kenya

Adam Hussein Adam, project coordinator of the Open Society Initiative for East Africa, writes how his community's plight is largely unknown outside of Kenya. About 100,000 Nubians live in Kenya, brought by British colonialists to the area as soldiers from different parts of Sudan.

Posted: July 23, 2009 14:14   Comments: 3
Worldfocus receives two Emmy nominations!

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Worldfocus receives two Emmy nominations!

Worldfocus received two Emmy nominations today for our reporting on Africa. "Crisis in Congo" was nominated for best story and "21st Century Africa" was nominated for outstanding feature story.

Posted: July 14, 2009 15:56   Comments: 5
Africa responds to Obama’s “tough love” message

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Africa responds to Obama’s “tough love” message

U.S. President Barack Obama's message in Ghana on Saturday was described as a kind of "tough love," encouraging democracy and at the same time warning African nations they need to take care of themselves. Yaw Nyarko of New York University discusses why Obama chose Ghana and what is at stake for the U.S. in Africa.

Posted: July 13, 2009 15:27   Comments: 2
Thousands line up in Kenya for HIV testing

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Thousands line up in Kenya for HIV testing

In urging Congress to spend $60 billion over the next six years on health aid to other nations, U.S. President Barack Obama called for an integrated approach -- fight AIDS, but at the same time, combat other preventable disease that kill millions of people each year. In Kenya, a health project is taking that very approach.

Posted: July 8, 2009 11:26   Comments: 2
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