Produced by Ahmed Hussein
September 27, 2023
Global Humanitarian Group Helps Kenyans Fight Climate Change
The charity group Mercy Corps is helping rural communities in Kenya preserve rangelands and protect themselves against the impact of climate change. For more, reporter Ahmed Hussein produced this report from Wajir County, Kenya.
July 14, 2023
Militants Kill Kenyan Teacher, 2 Police Officers
June 11, 2023
Kenyan Start-Up Connects Rural Farmers With Online Livestock Marketplace
As Kenya’s livestock market faces long-standing challenges, a Nairobi-based startup called M-nomad is offering small livestock farmers in rural areas a way to buy and sell their livestock online. For VOA, Ahmed Hussein reports from Wajir County, Kenya.
March 25, 2023
Kenyan Startup Distributes Learning App on Solar-Powered Tablets
Education and literacy are a challenge in rural Africa, where teachers and electricity are often lacking, and many students speak languages different from their country’s primary tongue. A startup in Kenya is tackling the problem by providing learning software in multiple languages on thousands of solar-powered tablet computers. Ahmed Hussein reports from Wajir County, Kenya
February 28, 2023
Failed Rainy Season Leaves Kenyans Facing Food Insecurity
Health experts and Kenyan authorities report calling on President William Ruto to declare a national disaster over the record drought in the nation’s north that has impacted approximately five million people. Authorities add that a failed sixth consecutive rainy season is worsening hunger across the region. For more, VOA’s Ahmed Hussein reports from Wajir County, Kenya.
December 03, 2022
Horn of Africa, Kenya Authorities Scramble to Avert Famine
Authorities and aid groups in the Horn of Africa and Kenya are reportedly scrambling to prevent famine, a development that is happening soon after reports of worsening hunger and nearly a million children facing acute malnutrition, amid a fifth failed rainy season in the region. VOA’s Ahmed Hussein reports from northern Kenya about attempts by authorities to curb the impending disaster.
November 05, 2022
Kenya Stresses Over Possible Drought, Education Disaster
Kenyan officials say a record drought has killed millions of livestock, left locals facing hunger and pushed thousands into dropping out of school, a development which experts say will negatively affect the East African nation’s education sector. VOA’s Ahmed Hussein provides updates.