Lake Turkana

Crisis in an Oasis

Turkana county in northern Kenya hosts the country’s largest aquifer. Discovered in the Turkana and Lotikipi basins, the aquifer was expected to benefit the local community which comprises nomadic pastoralists. Read More

The forgotten struggle of Kenyan indigenous people

In the Rift Valley region of Kenya, Simon Sencho looks at the mountains that surround the village which used to be his home. He’s one of a thousand Maasai people who had to move, to give way to the Olkaria geothermal plant.

Meanwhile, 380 kilometres north, in Marsabit County, a separate group of about 1,200 indigenous people have been resettled to a different part of the Lake Turkana region to make way for a wind farm.

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