Plans for a new harbor, pipeline and international airport on the Kenyan island of Lamu could bring new jobs. But concerns about the environmental impact of the project bring controversy.
Could the costs outweigh the benefits?
Security agencies and human rights groups in Kenya are worried by the increasing number of young women and girls joining Somalia's terrorist group al-Shabab. But for those who escape, life can get even more difficult.
A group of activists in Kenya wants to sail thousands of kilometers in a boat made of plastic trash and their vessel is already taking shape.
Lamu island off the northern coast of Kenya is a UNESCO world heritage site and used to be one of Kenya's foremost tourist attractions. But its also not far Somalia and the ongoing conflict across the border. Tourists stopped coming to Lamu island after several terrorist attacks in the region. That poses big problems for the local economy, and it could also threaten the heritage site itself.
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