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Kenya’s rich will survive, climate change will kill off the rest of us - 11 months ago, 7 Mar 19:13

By: Charles Onyango-o ...

First, it was a drought, and parts of Kenya were hit hard. In the corner of Nairobi where I live, we have endured rather near-primitive conditions without water for the better part of three weeks. The story is no different in most other parts of Africa. That most fashionable and tech-savvy of African cities, Cape Town, is going to run out of water kabisa kabisa (completely) in a few weeks. Then the rains came and the pendulum swung in the opposite direction: We are being washed out and drowned. In the face of the ‘missing rain’ crisis, the big question was, how do we get out of this mess? FORESTS In a development that must have warmed the hearts of environmentalists, the hashtag #plantreesKE trended earlier in the week, a sign that a good number of people are troubled enough to care about what has happened to Kenya’s forests. Planting ...
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