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Kenya Famine

Gold -- the Color of Impending Starvation

David Weiss | Posted 04.07.2012 | World
David Weiss

Although the drought in the Horn of Africa has long since faded from the headlines, unless we continue to plan long term we may never be very far away from the next crisis.

A Kenyan Street Boy's Quest for Survival

Michael Mungai | Posted 12.21.2011 | Impact
Michael Mungai

Life in the streets for many Kenyan children is not an entirely a hopeless situation. The following narrative proves that with small, persistent efforts, they can be helped to realize their own utmost potential.

Corruption And Missing Funds Hurt Hungry Kenya Kids

AP | Posted 11.08.2011 | Impact

By Associated Press NAIROBI, Kenya — International donors are spending nearly half a billion dollars to feed starving Kenyans, even after tens ...

Sharing Loss in Marsabit: Praying for the Drought to Break

Elizabeth Wright | Posted 10.30.2011 | Impact
Elizabeth Wright

Just ten years ago, the landsape around Marsabit town was green, with fields of maize and beans, and mango trees all over the hillsides. Cool mists frequently clouded nearby Marsabit mountain. But all that has changed.

In Kenya, Eating One Meal A Day Is Becoming A Matter Of Chance

AP | TOM ODULA | Posted 10.10.2011 | World

KAKUMA, Kenya — The two mothers exchanged blows as they held their wailing infants in their arms after one of the women tried to cut in the long...

Clinton Calls On Al-Shabaab To Allow Aid

Posted 10.04.2011 | World

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Secretary of State Hillary Clinton Thursday called on Somalia's al-Shabaab militants to allow food aid to move "unfettered"...

U.S. Official Says 29,000 Somali Children Under 5 Dead In Famine

AP | MOHAMED SHEIKH NOR and JASON STRAZIUSO | Posted 10.04.2011 | World

MOGADISHU, Somalia — Kaltum Mohamed sits beside a small mound of earth, alone with her thoughts. It is her child's grave – and there are t...

Kenya Makes Urgent Plea To Help 10 Million Affected By Famine

DAILY NATION | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

Kenya has made an international appeal for food aid to help alleviate famine affecting 10 million people. The Government requires Sh 32 billion to mee...