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Coronavirus to extreme weather: What happens in a city lockdown?

Here is how authorities go about closing a city, and what it means for the.

Female genital mutilation hurts economies, says WHO

LONDON, UK, February 6, 2020 – Female genital mutilation (FGM) is exacting a “crippling” economic.

Homes, land destroyed as desperate Zimbabweans turn to illegal gold mining

With Zimbabwe going through its worst economic crisis in a decade, desperate citizens are turning.

Kenya issues smart ID cards to protect fishing and forests

LAMU, Kenya, October 28, 2019 – Fishing communities on Kenya’s north coast will be the.

Vigilantes join forces to stop Kenyan families losing donkeys to China

NAIVASHA, Kenya, – Kenyan families left destitute by the theft and slaughter of thousands of.

Designer death? South Africa struggles to bury inequality

A new breed of luxury cemetery is leading to claims of ‘economic apartheid’ as it.

Camel milk froths hope in drought-hit Kenya

Camels are highly adapted to climate change, while their milk has been dubbed “white gold”.

Kenya’s LGBT+ voices highlight abuses ahead of gay sex court verdict

NAIROBI, Kenya, May 16 – From a gay high school student to a transgender woman,.

Isiolo radio builds herders’ trust in drought insurance

Explaining to pastoralists via local media how index-based insurance can protect them from climate stresses.

Some Maasai try a swap to dairy cattle

OLOMAYIANA, Kenya, March 13 (Thomson Reuters Foundation) – In this Maasai village, where cattle have.