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E.g., 10/07/2022
E.g., 10/07/2022
As many as 28 million people across East Africa face severe hunger if the March rains fail. With the unfolding crisis in Ukraine taking their attention, there is a real danger that the international community will not respond adequately to the escalating hunger crisis in East Africa until it is too...
The World Bank’s International Finance Corporation (IFC) has quietly divested from New Globe Schools, better known as Bridge International Academies (BIA), a for-profit school chain operating in four African countries and India. The IFC has invested a total of $13.5 million in BIA since 2014, with...
T he COVID-19 pandemic pushed millions into poverty and dramatically increased inequality and poverty in Kenya. Approximately 2 million people were pushed into poverty in the first year of the pandemic alone, as the effects ravaged households, especially the vulnerable, who constitute most of the...
Joint statement by the ASAL Humanitarian Network Nairobi, 13 July 2021 Following yet another below-average long rain season between March and May 2021, food security in the Arid and Semi-Arid Land (ASAL) counties in Kenya is deteriorating quickly. This is an alarming situation at the onset of the...
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE LAST week, The Royal Danish Embassy in Nairobi signed a DKK 20 Million (KES 310 million) grant to provide cash transfers to 40,000 vulnerable Kenyans in Mombasa and Nairobi informal settlements. The cash transfers will be disbursed monthly, for three months, via MPESA to...
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