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Kenyan schools learn ABC of court to preserve playgrounds

23 Apr 2019

NAIROBI (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - Head teachers in Kenya have enough trouble keeping order and teaching basics. Now they need to learn the wily ways of court to protect their grounds from property developers keen to exploit thousands of schools that lack deeds.

FEATURE-Kenyan schools learn ABC of court to preserve playgrounds

23 Apr 2019

NAIROBI, April 23 (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - Head teachers in Kenya have enough trouble keeping order and teaching basics. Now they need to learn the wily ways of court to protect their grounds from property developers keen to exploit thousands of schools that lack deeds.

'Islands of wealth in a sea of slums'? Kenya divided over satellite cities

18 Mar 2019

NAIROBI (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - On the outskirts of Nairobi, vast tracts of agricultural land are seeing a new type of growth, as steel rods and concrete pillars set into the red earth reach into the Kenyan sky.

FEATURE-'Islands of wealth in a sea of slums'? Kenya divided over satellite cities

18 Mar 2019

NAIROBI, March 18 (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - On the outskirts of Nairobi, vast tracts of agricultural land are seeing a new type of growth, as steel rods and concrete pillars set into the red earth reach into the Kenyan sky.

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.

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