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HindustanTimes Sat,30 Aug 2014

Maasai Masala

Crowded House: Living and dreaming in Kibera

Kibera, in Nairobi is the biggest slum in all of east Africa. Sanchita Sharma writes on the life and dreams of its dwellers.

What women want

Much like India, Kenya makes excellent laws very efficiently and then fails to implement them as efficiently. As a result, many women continue to live under the shadow of violence. Sanchita Sharma writes.

Granny Obama puts Kenya town on map

Mama Sarah Obama, 90, is Kisumu's biggest tourist attraction, bigger than Lake Victoria, the world's second largest freshwater lake that hugs this town in western Kenya. Sanchita Sharma reports.

Wonder drugs that keep families together

He is simply called "the Orphan". He is the nameless 14-year-old who lives with his aunt Mary Adiamborogo, 35, a frail young widow and her two children in Manyatta, a suburban village in Kisumu in western Kenya. Sanchita Sharma writes.

Boom Country

Along with India, Kenya is among 40 countries with the fastest-growing populations. Policy and social changes are making a difference, but not fast enough. Sanchita Sharma writes.
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