Sporadic violence around Kenya is already spurring fears that next year's elections could lead to a repeat of the bloody post-election clashes in 2007-2008.
As Kenya's urban slums expand at rapid rates, they face increasing challenges in food security, health services, water and sanitation.
The tide of brain drain – from developing countries to industrialized nations – has turned. Human capital is now returning home to Asia, Latin America, Eastern Europe, and Africa.
Sprinkles: How an innovative program using micronutrients to combat childhood anemia overcame unexpected obstacles.
Photographer Micah Albert discusses the waste management inefficiencies in Kenya's Dandora Municipal Dump Site—a situation that is creating a human rights crisis.
The Pulitzer Center is proud to announce the publication of its first iBook “In Search of Home," an exploration of statelessness in Kenya, Burma, and the Dominican Republic.
The overloaded municipal dump near Kenya's capital, Nairobi, is not only a place for scavengers who make money selling scraps they find, but also a place for the hungry who cannot afford food.
Dandora, Nairobi's overflowing and mismanaged dump site, could be closed or relocated, leaving many scavengers without food or a source of livelihood.
About 6,000 people have come to depend on the 30-acre Dandora dump for their livelihood and income. But their needs are at odds with nearby residents who want the toxic waste gone.
Nairobi's Dandora Municipal Dump Site is the only location for waste in Kenya's capital. Disease and pollution from the dump spill into the households of nearly a million people.
USAID head Rajiv Shah explains his agency's effort to integrate development and emergency intervention while emphasizing public-private partnerships in long-term development programs.
At the Dandora trash dump in Nairobi, Kenya, the scene is otherworldly: smoke from burning chemicals and plastic, rotting debris, overpowering smells, scavenging animals and humans.