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Shrinking Chapati | Hustling in Kenya in a Global Food Crisis | 52 Documentary
It’s becoming harder for Mary, a praised chapati- and mandazi-maker, to keep her business afloat and take care of her adult son, John, who has epilepsy. Rising wheat and oil prices caused by the war in Ukraine, climate change, and global recession have made it hard to make ends meet. Mary has been in the catering business for over 15 years, and she thought she'd seen the worst of times during the pandemic. This intimate look at Mary’s daily life offers a glimpse into how ordinary Kenyans are endeavoring to survive trying times. #Documentary #FoodInsecurity #Kenya Shrinking Chapati makes its streaming debut on VOA+ on 11/17/22. Subscribe to 52 Documentary: https://bit.ly/3KyZT9Q Watch more 52 Documentary Videos: https://www.youtube.com/c/52Documentary Watch 52 Documentary on VOA+ Download VOA+ for Apple handheld devices: https://apps.apple.com/us/app/voa/id1532399606 Download VOA+ for Android handheld devices: https://bit.ly/3KykriI 52 Documentary is a new weekly documentary series of Voice of America (VOA), the largest U.S. international broadcaster, providing news and information in 48 languages to an estimated weekly audience of 326 million people. VOA produces content for digital, television, and radio platforms. It is easily accessed via your mobile phone and on social media. Since its creation in 1942, VOA has been committed to providing comprehensive coverage of the news and telling audiences the truth. VOA exemplifies the principles of a free press.
The Race To Replace Africa’s Forest-Killing Fuel
Charcoal production is the leading cause of deforestation in Africa. A Nairobi startup says replacing it with bioethanol could save forests as well as lives. #COP27 #bloombergquicktake #africa -------- Like this video? Subscribe: http://www.youtube.com/Bloomberg?sub_confirmation=1 Become a Quicktake Member for exclusive perks: http://www.youtube.com/bloomberg/join Subscribe to Quicktake Explained: https://bit.ly/3iERrup QuickTake Originals is Bloomberg's official premium video channel. We bring you insights and analysis from business, science, and technology experts who are shaping our future. We’re home to Hello World, Giant Leap, Storylines, and the series powering CityLab, Bloomberg Businessweek, Bloomberg Green, and much more. Subscribe for business news, but not as you've known it: exclusive interviews, fascinating profiles, data-driven analysis, and the latest in tech innovation from around the world. Visit our partner channel QuickTake News for breaking global news and insight in an instant.
The Fight Over Kenya’s ‘Abortion Bill’ Is Killing Young Women
VICE News goes inside Kenya’s abortion battle. Subscribe to VICE News here: http://bit.ly/Subscribe-to-VICE-News Check out VICE News for more: http://vicenews.com Follow VICE News here: Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/vicenews Twitter: https://twitter.com/vicenews Tumblr: http://vicenews.tumblr.com/ Instagram: http://instagram.com/vicenews More videos from the VICE network: https://www.fb.com/vicevideo
Attack on upscale Nairobi hotel claimed by al-Shabab militants
Editor's Note: Kenyan President Uhuru Kenyatta announced Jan. 16 the 19-hour siege was over and that at least 14 people had been killed. On Jan. 15, Nairobi's DusitD2 hotel and office park on Riverside Drive were attacked by armed assailants. The Somali militant group al-Shabab later claimed responsibility. Read more: https://wapo.st/2Mh6Xuw. Subscribe to The Washington Post on YouTube: http://bit.ly/2qiJ4dy Follow us: Twitter: https://twitter.com/washingtonpost Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/washingtonpost/ Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/washingtonpost/
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LGBT churchgoers in Kenya pray for change
The Cosmopolitan Affirming Church (CAC) is a rare space where Kenya's LGBT community can escape hostility from society, which is often reflected in hatred and vitriol from religious pulpits. Congregants of the church will be praying ahead of Friday's potentially historic decision by Kenya's High Court on whether laws that criminalise homosexuality are unconstitutional.
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The Hidden Lives Of 'Housegirls' - BBC Africa Eye documentary
In Uganda, young women are leaving their homes to try and find jobs as domestic workers, but for some their new lives can lead to mistreatment and abuse. A charity in Kenya is calling for the introduction of laws to protect domestic workers, who are commonly referred to as ‘housegirls’, to ensure their safety. For BBC Africa Eye, reporter Nancy Kacungira has been investigating why young women living near Uganda’s border are leaving their villages to find work in Kenya. Subscribe: http://bit.ly/subscribetoafrica Website: https://www.bbc.com/africa Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/bbcnewsafrica/ Twitter: https://www.twitter.com/bbcafrica/ Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/bbcafrica/
Zimbabweans prepare for an election without Mugabe
On July 30, Zimbabweans will vote for the first time since Robert Mugabe, their authoritarian leader of 37 years, resigned last November under pressure from the military and his political party. Subscribe to The Washington Post on YouTube: http://bit.ly/2qiJ4dy Follow us: Twitter: https://twitter.com/washingtonpost Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/washingtonpost/ Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/washingtonpost/
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