Maasai Masala

  • Kibera
    Jun 19, 2012 08:41 ISTMaasai 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.

  • pregnant girl
    Jun 19, 2012 22:45 ISTMaasai Masala

    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.

  • Mama Sarah Obama
    Jun 22, 2012 08:07 ISTMaasai Masala

    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.

  • Volunteers
    Jun 23, 2012 19:19 ISTHealth Wise

    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.

  • New mums
    Jun 30, 2012 22:39 ISTpeople aplenty

    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.