Conflict is prevalent in the region characterised by harsh climate, vast wilderness and low levels of development.
The next year appears likely to bring another sequence of La Niña-related droughts to eastern East Africa. The time to act is now or many will suffer.
Our research shows how a large scale renewable energy project can be plagued by many of the same troubling impacts on local communities as oil and extractive industries.
When the Aral Sea dried up, it was called the “world’s worst environmental disaster”. We’re witnessing its equivalent in Africa.
Kenya must address the needs and priorities of the oil sector in regards to environment, health and safety.
A major constraint that prevents Kenyans from benefiting from the oil sector includes the lack of specialised training or technical skills
Turkana women weren’t properly represented in decisions made between the oil company and community.
Refugee policy may well be a humanitarian issue. But it is also a development issue.
There is a need to isolate core African values and belief systems that define our identity and keep them in the education system.
Why hunter gatherers weren’t as peaceful as you may think.
Oil and gas exploration could transform economies and improve lives in Africa, but this is not happening. People living in rural areas are the most excluded from the benefits.
Stone tools excavated in Kenya date back 3.3 million years – making them about a million years older than the oldest known fossils from our own hominid genus Homo. Who made and used these tools?