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'A small paradise in the desert'

'A small paradise in the desert'

Nov 20, 2014

20 November 2014 - Faith Kagwiria talks about the ongoing situation in the Dadaab refugee camps, home to hundreds of thousands of mainly Somali refugees.

South Sudan crisis being met with silence, ACT Ethiopia says

South Sudan crisis being met with silence, ACT Ethiopia says

Apr 16, 2014

15 April, 2014 - The veil of silence over the South Sudan must be broken and peace talks resumed immediately if the conflict is to be contained

Flood protection urgently needed in Kakuma camp

Flood protection urgently needed in Kakuma camp

Apr 08, 2014

8 April, 2014 - The rainy season threatens to make life a misery for Kakuma camp extension residents, refugees from the conflict in South Sudan

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About Kenya
  • Population: 41.6 million (World bank, 2011)
  • Capital: Nairobi
  • Area: 582,646 sq km (224,961 sq miles)
  • Major languages: Swahili, English
  • Major religion: Christianity
  • Life expectancy: 54 years (men), 55 years (women) (UN)
  • Monetary unit: 1 Kenya shilling = 100 cents
  • Main exports: Tea, coffee, horticultural products, petroleum products
  • GNI per capita: US $770 (World Bank, 2008)