Kenya's Nubians: What's in a Name?

For Nubians living in Kenya, the traditional naming process is a generational rotation—and a source of confusion for some Kenyan bureaucrats.

Kenya's Nubians

For decades, ethnic minority Nubians have lived as "Other Kenyans" or simply "Others." They’ve been denied many social, civil and economic rights, including title to the land once designated for them.

Resistant Wheat: Progress Steady But Slow

Experts in Kenya report steady advances in developing varieties of wheat resistant to the stem-rust disease that threatens an essential crop. But progress is slow—and the stakes are high.

The Famine Next Time

Millions of people are starving unnecessarily in Ethiopia, Kenya and Somalia. The world knows how to prevent drought-induced famine. So why doesn’t it?

Escaping from Somalia's Famine into a Perilous Refuge

NGO workers in Kenya, though grateful for the recent influx of aid dollars, are frustrated with the current state of chaos. They want to establish long-term development programs to avoid famines.