April 26, 2016 / PBS NewsHour
Zach Fannin, Nick Schifrin
One year ago, Burundi's president announced he was running for a third term, which triggered a failed coup, protests and a violent crackdown. Hundreds died and at least 220,000 have left the country.
April 23, 2016 / PBS NewsHour
Nick Schifrin, Zach Fannin
More than 100 Kenyan troops died in a January attack by terror group Al Shabaab. Last week, the group released a video of the operation. As Al Shabaab makes gains, is it also winning the propaganda...
April 18, 2016 /
Nick Schifrin, Zach Fannin
Nick Schifrin and Zach Fannin reported in Kenya on corruption, Al-Shabaab, and radical recruitment. They embedded with militarized police and interviewed radicals, corrupt cops, and a Shabaab fighter...
February 8, 2016
Laura Bassett, Jake Naughton
Laura Bassett and Jake Naughton traveled to Kenya to take a close look at the devastating impact of a United States policy on the abortion rights of rape victims around the world.
February 8, 2016 / Untold Stories
Jake Naughton
In rural western Kenya, access to safe abortions is next to impossible. As a result, women are left to seek out untrained abortion providers, or beg a skilled clinician to perform one clandestinely.
January 27, 2016 / Global Press Journal
Wairimu Michengi
Encouraged by memories of earning money in Israel during one five-year stint, during which he stayed illegally, Douglas Maina wants to return. But saving money to return is a challenge.
Illustration by Chuck Todd / Global Press Journal.
January 27, 2016 / Global Press Journal
Wairimu Michengi
Pulitzer Center grantee talks about her project "In Limbo: Kenya’s Exodus to Europe."
January 25, 2016 / Global Press Journal
Wairimu Michengi
Some migrants work for years to save enough for a trip that requires them to risk their lives. Some are turned back at international borders, but many others slip unnoticed into Europe.
January 22, 2016 / Global Press Journal
Wairimu Michengi
A smuggler who helped Kenyans move to and around Europe used various ploys, including sending them her own identity documents.
Illustration by Chuck Todd.
January 22, 2016
Wairimu Michengi
As more Africans risk their lives trying to leave their homelands, people in one area of rural Kenya rely on a woman who has built a career on safely transporting them to Europe.
January 22, 2016 / Global Press Journal
Wairimu Michengi
Unemployed African migrants can continue a desperate struggle in Greece or Spain amid the financial crisis. Or they can return to their native land, ashamed to tell others of their failure.
January 19, 2016 / Foreign Policy
Ariel Zirulnick, Will Swanson
The university targeted by al-Shabab last year has reopened. Will Kenya's softer, gentler approach to counterterrorism keep it safe?
Garissa University Principal Ahmed Osman Warfa has overseen the university through its opening, the Al Shabab attack that killed 148 people on campus last year, and now its reopening after being shuttered for 10 months. He calls the university a "lifeline" for the marginalized region. Image by Will Swanson. Kenya, 2015.
January 11, 2016 / Christian Science Monitor
Ariel Zirulnick, Will Swanson
Garissa University was intended to bring opportunity to long-marginalized northern Kenya when it opened in 2011. Its reopening after Al Shabab's 2015 attack provides a second chance to get it right.

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