As Ghosts of Cancer sweep Marsabit… – by Laura Maina

Narissa Allibhai Environment, Politics & Society 3 Comments

Northern Kenya is known as “The Cradle of Mankind”  due to the famous paleoanthropological site ‘Koobi Fora’[1], which hails one of the oldest human fossils, a 7 million year old from Turgen Hills. The region also unique as home to East Africa’s only true desert; to the world’s largest desert lake, Lake Turkana;  to the elephant with the largest tusks …

The Day some Classists Crashed my Hike

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I had decided not to write about this after getting over my anger a day later, partially because the prejudice was not explicit enough to warrant a blog post, I thought. However, upon recounting the story to a friend, she insisted that I write about the experience specifically because the classism was so subtle, so engrained that a guilty party …

“I don’t need Kenya. Kenya needs me!”

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Ever watched a talk show where the host has a speech impediment? Stay with me, there’s a great one coming up. Because, why shouldn’t a talk show be hosted by someone with a speech impediment? Especially when that host is a great investigative journalist.. Meet Anthony Ng’ang’a! “I don’t need Kenya. Kenya needs me.” He is young, ambitious and optimistic. …