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Nairobi (Kenya)

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  • Obama's brother: Nightmares from father

     
    by Mark Silva They had the same father, but they have very different life stories. And today, the more reclusive half-brother of President Barack Obama is telling his. Mark Okoth Obama Ndesandjo, who has lived in the Chinese city of......
  • Kenyan officials seize 2 tons of ivory, rhinoceros horns destined for Malaysia at Nairobi airport

     
    NAIROBI, Kenya — Wildlife officers seized 2 tons of elephant ivory and five rhino horns at Kenya's main airport that were to be illegally shipped to Malaysia, an official said Tuesday. Paul Udoto, a spokesman with the Kenya wildlife Service,......
  • About The Series: American Friends Of Kenya

    Bethe and Marcel Dufresne of Old Mystic are reporting for The Courant on a journey to Kenya by some 40 doctors, nurses, teachers, librarians, business people and others working with American Friends of Kenya, a nonprofit organization based in Norwich with...
  • Student From Kenya, American Group Start School For Girls

    Student From Kenya, American Group Start School For Girls
    It began, like so many relationships do today, over the Internet. Four years ago Wesleyan University student Kennedy Odede was living in the chaotic Nairobi slum where he grew up, in a 10-by-10-foot shack without running water, basic sanitation or...
  • Kenyans Waiting For Obama

    Kenyans Waiting For Obama
    "Where you from?" asked the small boy hawking candy bars whose face barely reached the windowpane of the van stalled in Nairobi traffic. "U.S.A.," a voice inside said. " Obama!" the child responded with a twinkle and a grin. The van had no sign...
  • Slum Daughters' Champion: Native Son's Gift To Nairobi Girls Opens Door To Brighter Future

    Slum Daughters' Champion: Native Son's Gift To Nairobi Girls Opens Door To Brighter Future
    One by one, the women stood up to tell their stories. They were mothers, in one case a grandmother, to some of the 45 girls chosen from more than 300 applicants to form the premiere class of the first school for girls in Kibera, Nairobi's largest slum....
  • Hartford Lawyer Trades Safaris For Service

    Hartford Lawyer Trades Safaris For Service
    Hartford lawyer Kevin McNally has been on safari in the most beautiful regions of Kenya during three previous trips to the country. But he's never felt as happy here as he was Wednesday morning handing out Gummy Bears to children in Kibera, Nairobi's...
  • High Hopes In The Kenyan Highlands

    High Hopes In The Kenyan Highlands
    The children of Igamba School, dressed in not-exactly-uniform green, warily eyed the young American woman. All the students were on their best behavior for the Thursday visit by teachers from American Friends of Kenya. But what could Rebecca Clarke,...
  • Librarians On Loan To Kenya

    Librarians On Loan To Kenya
    Books are in short supply everywhere in Kenya, and that's tough on a population of avid readers. But in its five years of existence, American Friends of Kenya has done more than donate 150,000 books. It has helped libraries organize and share them. Audra...
  • Humanitarian Group American Friends Of Kenya Hopes Work Has Lasting Value

    The Kenyan woman had come for a Pap test, but like hundreds of others who had lined up outside St. Bakhita's Clinic on Tuesday, she had other medical needs as well. "You have back pain?" asked the American doctor, Tara Kumaraswami, who at 28 was about...
  • Day 8: American Friends Of Kenya Hopes Work Has Lasting Value

    Day 8: American Friends Of Kenya Hopes Work Has Lasting Value
    The Kenyan woman had come for a Pap test, but like hundreds of others who had lined up outside St. Bakhita's Clinic on Tuesday, she had other medical needs as well. "You have back pain?" asked the American doctor, Tara Kumaraswami, who at 28 was about...