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Kenya

'We are not wildlife': Kibera residents slam poverty tourism

Tourism in Nairobi slum is rising but many residents are angry at becoming an attraction for wealthy foreign visitors.

'We are not wildlife': Kibera residents slam poverty tourism

Kenya

Poverty drives some Kenyans to rent out their wives

Poverty and unpredictable tourism industry forcing men on the east coast to send spouses into prostitution.

Poverty drives some Kenyans to rent out their wives

Kenya

Kenyan tribe readies for the death of its native tongue

Fewer than 10 elders speak Yakunte, a language native to Kenya's Yaaku people that the UN has classified as 'extinct'.

Kenyan tribe readies for the death of its native tongue

Mental health

The taboo of mental illness in Kenya

As people treat mental illness as a spiritual rather than a medical disorder, many victims go untreated.

The taboo of mental illness in Kenya

Health

Meet the Kenyans too poor to afford cancer treatment

The stories of two cancer patients reveal the desperate plight faced by those who cannot afford private care.

Meet the Kenyans too poor to afford cancer treatment

Poverty & Development

Boats over books for many of Uganda's children

Growing numbers of children in Maluba, Uganda, are trading their education for a chance to earn a living fishing.

Boats over books for many of Uganda's children