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Lamu Coal: A much needed energy boost or cancer causing project?

The overhead fans in the rectangular room on the first floor hallway of the Lamu Fort are at full speed. Mohammed Athman, 51, adjusts himself in the little black chair at the front. The entire room watches his every movement. For a moment, the only sound that could be heard was the ruffling of paper...

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Laikipia

For almost a year now, lawlessness has visited the once serene plains of Laikipia. Farm invasions, shootings and even deaths. What really ails Laikipia and what possible solutions can be found? Please listen in to a podcast between Melanie Rice of Cape Radio South Africa and myself as we try to u...

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At what cost development?

On the morning of August 22nd, Samia Omar woke up with a divided conscience. She spent the whole morning trying to reconcile the two sides into one. But by 2pm she had given up the fight and she submitted in her resignation as the Lamu County Trade, Tourism, Culture and Natural Resources Executiv...

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