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Karen Calabria

Karen Calabria

    Kenya pioneers 'mobile money' in African first
    Kenya pioneers 'mobile money' in African first
    Eyeing his cellphone with a mixture of suspicion and amazement, Paul Kangethe reads and rereads the SMS he has just received.
    World Social Forum: 'World ignores African issues'
    World Social Forum: 'World ignores African issues'
    Anti-globalisation activists marched on Saturday through Africa's largest slum, calling for an end to conflict and a new war on poverty at the...
    Stigma remains hurdle in Kenya's fight against Aids
    Stigma remains hurdle in Kenya's fight against Aids
    Three-year-old Ibraham Akinyi pushes a toy car made of scrap metal across a makeshift wooden table, oblivious to the horrors that befell his...
    Environmentalists hopeful after US Democratic victory
    Environmentalists hopeful after US Democratic victory
    Environmentalists on Wednesday hailed Democratic victories in United States congressional elections as a possible harbinger of change in the...
    UN: Climate change threatens world's heritage sites
    UN: Climate change threatens world's heritage sites
    Rising sea levels and ocean temperatures, floods and other calamities linked to global warming threaten hundreds of natural and manmade cultural...
    Somalia's woes grow in Kenyan refugee camps
    Somalia's woes grow in Kenyan refugee camps
    Mohammed Abdi Guhad sits idly in the shade of a makeshift wooden kiosk, explaining his plan to return to Somalia and fight for the country's...
    'Lunatic Express' rides troubled rails of privatisation
    'Lunatic Express' rides troubled rails of privatisation
    As an engine of the once-proud Kenya Railway chugs through East African darkness, a sleepy bartender rouses himself with a surly belch and scowl in...
    Kenyan skaters flock to East Africa's first ice rink
    Kenyan skaters flock to East Africa's first ice rink
    Eager for a dose of winter, Kenyans are stepping out of blazing equatorial heat into the chill of East Africa's first ice rink for halting forays...
    Kenyans vote on draft Constitution
    Kenyans vote on draft Constitution
    Kenyans voted peacefully on Monday in a constitutional referendum amid fears of violence after a bitterly contested campaign for the first major...