Representatives of the UN Security Council member states raise their hands to vote.
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The UN’s Security Council is dominated by the veto-wielding permanent five members and attempts at reform continue to be plagued by obstacles.
Dead animal carcasses lie outside of the village of Dambas in Kenya during a drought in 2006.
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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.
Large herbivores like elephants used to roam wide swathes of Europe and Asia.
It sounds like a mammoth plan, but bringing back large herbivore species to Europe could help mitigate ecosystem collapse.
A nurse at Amudat Hospital in Northern Uganda, checks on a child being treated for kala-azar. The disease mostly affects children and young adults.
Kala-azar, already one of the most neglected diseases on the planet, is in danger of becoming even more neglected.
Key cashew producing countries in Africa are rolling out strategies to increase production and processing of raw cashew nuts.
Ghana is losing out the booming global cashew industry in terms
of job and revenue generations.
Small-scale farmers use oxen to plough their farm in Kericho County, Kenya.
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Research questions the idea that getting commercial seeds and fertilisers to smallholder farmers will double yields and incomes.
The place names of Nairobi’s informal settlements offer a glimpse into the realities of people who live there.
Corporate governance reforms should be viewed as a cog within a big wheel and accompanied by appropriate changes to the enabling infrastructure.
A researcher prepares reagents for testing the samples for the COVID-19 coronavirus at the laboratory of Kenya Medical Research Institute (KEMRI)
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Countries must be encouraged to distribute essential healthcare provision - like diagnosis - to where people most need them and where they can be accessed more easily.
Every increase in one degree of global warming will increase losses of crops to insects from 10% to 25%.
Kenya’s Eliud Kipchoge receives his drink bottle on the way to gold in the men’s marathon of the Tokyo 2020 Olympic Games.
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Kenya’s dominance in distance running has been repeatedly tested, most recently by the emergence of Ethiopia as a powerhouse.
Refugees from the Democratic Republic of Congo gather by a market in the Kyangwali Refugee Settlement in Uganda.
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Uganda is making an effort in a neighbourhood where few other countries have the same enthusiasm.
Rwanda’s President Paul Kagame meets Israel’s then Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu in 2017.
Most countries in Africa have chosen to separate the issue of the Palestinians from economic cooperation with Israel.
Lamu in coastal Kenya is an area where women and girls have been recuited by Al-Shabaab.
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From the archive: a researcher on the complex dynamics surrounding Kenyan women’s involvement in Al-Shabaab. Listen to The Conversation Weekly podcast.
Eurobonds are costly for governments. But they are also attractive because investors buy them without preconditions.
Kenyan women march towards a restaurant after a female client was allegedly thrown out for breastfeeding and not covering up.
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Provision of breastfeeding support and information within the community can lead to a significant increase in exclusive breastfeeding rates.
Time for the three-day weekend.
Plus, the history of how Nairobi’s informal settlements got their names. Listen to The Conversation Weekly podcast.
Women from the Tana River delta carrying water.
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With higher warming levels, most of the spaces in which species can survive will be lost and the potential for restoration will become more limited.
Women’s need for contraception and contraceptive use must be an ongoing priority.
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Contrary to expectations, researchers found that overall contraceptive use increased in most settings.
Traders leave their cabbages after the County Governor ordered the closure of the main open air market to curb the spread of the COVID-19 coronavirus in Kisumu, Kenya.
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Lockdowns to curb the spread of COVID-19 had various effects on food as it went from farms to plates.