10 years ago, the sound of shouting and banging fists on the front gate of the “Safe House” would keep Agnes Pareyio awake at night. The commotion: Parents demanding the return of their girls so they could go through the traditional female Maasai rite of passage, ukeketaji, to become a woman.
Thursday, Kenya’s political uncertainty was apparent as election day saw low voter turnouts in certain polling stations, and protests across parts of the country. Many opposition supporters held true to their word of not voting. CGTN’s Oliver Jarvis recounts the key events he experienced throughout the day:
CGTN Africa’s Oliver Jarvis went live from Dandora Dumpsite, Nairobi to show the extent of the damage that plastic has on our environment.
“#Live：Our team is in the Kenya’s coastal city of Mombasa ahead of the #SGRLaunch tomorrow. But before that, they will be talking to Esther Wanjiku Wanjiru, Site Supervisor, at the Mombasa Terminus. She will be […]
#LIVE：CGTN Africa has obtained exclusive access to the new Nairobi train terminus, to show you what it looks like. The Kenyan SGR was launched on May 31st. It has been labelled as the country’s biggest […]
Up until the early 20th century, for an unmarried girl who fell pregnant in a sleep-town near Lake Bunyonyi, the thought of Punishment Island would have held her mind to sleepless nights. A tiny overgrown island with […]
Everything is getting faster. Trains have sped up, internet connection’s quicker and change is happening at a pace difficult to keep up with. Among this hastening world, food has also become “faster”. High-in fat fast […]