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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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Border Post 1: Mandera

[caption id="attachment_309" align="aligncenter" width="660"] A walk through the Mandera Border Police post. Here, anything goes. gunshots and explosions are the norm.[/caption] BY DANIEL WESANGULA On a hot lazy afternoon, a tale is told at the Mandera Police Post of a certain senior officer newly...

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A future in crisis

[caption id="attachment_299" align="aligncenter" width="660"] The writer at Mandera Township Primary School[/caption] Story originally appeared in the Standard on Sunday on Feb 22nd To an old woman who is sitting down under the shade of a stunted acacia tree, wrestling might seem to be the simples...

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