Turkana County, an ancient and long-neglected region of Kenya, has suddenly become an area of interest after millions of barrels worth of oil reserves were found under its surface.
Karim's talk brings sharp insights on global issues of waste through war, poverty, or sheer ignorance.
Gone are the days of gushers – we’re coaxing out glue, and struggling to move it after that. With oil prices crashing, are oil companies going to regret going after East Africa's waxy crude?
The recent discovery of oil in the poorest corner of Africa could have devastating results.
An investigation into the impact of the oil industry on one of the world's most environmentally and culturally sensitive sites.
In episode 2 of The Last Hunger Season film series, produced by Josh Courter and Guilia Longo Courter, Pulitzer Center grantee Roger Thurow chronicles the daily lives of Leonida Wanya's family.
"We are losing a lot of our women, who could support our economy, who are our mothers and sisters, you know, for no reason."
In this episode of The Last Hunger Season film series, Andrew Youn talks about the beginning of One Acre Fund, its philosophy, and its work with farmers to conquer the hunger
In Kenya, improving sexual health education and providing girls and women with control over their own fertility are crucial in preventing maternal deaths.
The sight of young mothers in Busia is not uncommon. Poverty and rape account for the high number of unintended pregnancies in the region.
Lake Turkana is the world's biggest desert lake, a vital source of life for humans and animals alike. But its lifeline is about to be cut by a push for development.
Prolonged dry spells push pastoralists to the brink of starvation as food prices soar and cattle raids spiral out of control.